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Shakib Scalps Five-Wicket Haul, Becomes 4th Player to Do So Against Every Test Nation

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan joined a select group of bowlers to take a 5-wicket…

Top 10 Swing bowlers

Top 10 Swing Bowlers in Modern Cricket

Swing bowlers are known to rattle batsmen by virtue of their ability to move the…

The Perfect Bowling Attack in Cricket - essentiallysports.com

The Perfect Bowling Attack in Cricket – essentiallysports.com

The Perfect Bowling Attack in Cricket : The Perfect Bowling Attack in Cricket,With the way…

Dale Steyn Ruled out of the Series Due to Injury

Poor Dale Steyn has not had the best of his time in the last 2…

Best Quotes On VVS Laxman

Top 10 Innings by VVS Laxman

With his magical wrists, VVS Laxman was easily one of the ‘very very special’ batsmen…

Stars who didn’t play in IPL 2016

The VIVO IPL 2016 ended last Sunday with Sunrisers Hyderabad named the new champions of…

England vs SA: Talking Points

When a team scores a total of 229, and the target gets chased successfully, you…

ES World XI: Righties vs Lefties & Notable Omissions

Earlier this year, my friend Terence came up with this novel and ingenious idea of…

Analysis – Signs of South Africa hope as de Villiers ponders

By Nick Said CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – For the first time in a decade, South…

Steyn ruled out of one-day international series

PRETORIA (Reuters) – Dale Steyn’s injury woes continued on Tuesday as South Africa ruled him…

Kagiso Rabada

Twitter Reactions: South Africa vs England 4th Test

A 20-year old rookie took 13 wickets and a 33-year old scored a century on…

Not Yet in the Driver’s seat: Top Dramatic Collapses

Determination and character are unsung weapons that can do wonders for an individual and more…

Alastair Cook

Preview: Dominant England aim to complete 3-0 triumph

PRETORIA (Reuters) – England, with a series win already secured, can complete South Africa’s ignominious…

Dethroned South Africa seek remedy for batting woes

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Unceremoniously dethroned as the world’s top-ranked test team, an embarrassed South Africa…

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South Africa determined to overcome bowling woes

By Mark Gleeson JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Handicapped by the absence of key strike bowler Dale…

ES’ ODI XI of 2015

2015 is finally over and it was one hell of a year in the cricketing worlds.…

South Africa unchanged for final two England tests

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa have named an unchanged squad for the remaining two…

Late Stokes burst gives England the edge

By Mark Gleeson CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Ben Stokes struck a sparkling unbeaten 74 to…

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Rabada to replace injured Steyn for South Africa

By Mark Gleeson CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn will miss…

James Anderson

Anderson poised for England return

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – England’s leading all-time wicket-taker James Anderson is set to return to…

South Africa add uncapped Viljoen as cover for Abbott

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Uncapped fast bowler Hardus Viljoen was added to South Africa’s test…

James Anderson

England’s Anderson set to return but Steyn doubtful for Proteas

By Mark Gleeson DURBAN (Reuters) – Fast bowler James Anderson is set to return to…

Dale Steyn

South Africa’s Dale Steyn to have scan on shoulder injury

DURBAN (Reuters) – South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn will have a scan on a…

Dale Steyn

Morkel grabs four wickets, England bowled out for 303

By Mark Gleeson DURBAN (Reuters) – Morne Morkel took four wickets but England put up…

Taylor and Compton lead England revival

By Mark Gleeson DURBAN (Reuters) – James Taylor and Nick Compton compiled gritty half-centuries to…

England fight back after Steyn strikes early

By Mark Gleeson DURBAN (Reuters) – South Africa’s Dale Steyn marked his return to the…

South African bowlers glad to be back on friendly wickets

DURBAN (Reuters) – A change from spin-friendly wickets in India to ones favouring seamers means…

Preview: England aim to dethrone test kings South Africa

By Mark Gleeson DURBAN (Reuters) – South Africa’s status as the top-ranked test-playing nation has…

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South Africa’s Steyn passes fitness tests

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Dale Steyn passed a thorough fitness examination with flying colours to…

South African batsmen off key in tune up for England series

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South African test cricketers delivered mediocre returns on Thursday after being…