The Biggest Stories of July 13, 2014
Jul 13, 2014
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday July 31, 2014
India needed to at least draw the contest to have any chance of qualifying for the last four and they did it in style by thrashing the Africans, for whom it was a must-win contest.
Press Trust of India | Thursday July 31, 2014
India and South Africa have six points from two wins apiece but the Sardar Singh-led side occupy the second position behind Australia in Group A on account of better goal difference.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday July 31, 2014
Jacques Kallis retired from limited-overs cricket on Wednesday, bringing an end to his illustrious international career.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 30, 2014
A group of South African students to be flown to India for training at an Indian university. They are to be given contraceptive implants to prevent them becoming pregnant, media reported on Tuesday.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday July 30, 2014
India lost their last crucial Pool A tie 3-2 to South Africa. They had to beat South Africa to have any chance of progressing to the semi-finals.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 30, 2014
A woman stripped naked in Nelson Mandela Square in Johannesburg and caressed a huge statue of the liberation hero as astonished bystanders looked on, local media reported on Wednesday.
Reuters | Wednesday July 30, 2014
Jacques Kallis is the only cricketer to score more than 11,000 runs and take 250 wickets in Test and ODI cricket. He ends his ODI career with 11,579 runs in 328 matches with 17 centuries at an average of 44.36.
NDTVSports | Thursday July 31, 2014
Jacques Kallis - who had previously retired from Tests - announced that he will not play ODIs and T20Is either. The veteran cricketer though will continue to feature for Sydney Thunders and Kolkata Knight Riders.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Indian men's hockey team lost 4-2 to Australia in a thrilling encounter. India will take on South Africa in their final group match.
NDTVSports | Tuesday July 29, 2014
World No. 1 South Africa will play a one-off Test versus Zimbabwe. Hashim Amla will lead the team.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Sri Lanka were agonisingly close to victory in the second Test, having taken eight wickets in the second innings, but South Africa's tailenders hung on to snatch a draw in the end and seal the two-match series 1-0 in Lanka.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday July 28, 2014
Chasing a target of 369 in the second and final Test against Sri Lanka, South African tail fought off a determined attack from the hosts to draw match and ensure a 1-0 series win.
AssociatedPress | Monday July 28, 2014
The ICC said in a statement that the 21-year-old Niroshan Dickwella was fined 10 percent of his match fee and given an official reprimand after he pleaded guilty to the offense.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday July 28, 2014
Rain at the ground in Colombo led to an early lunch with South Africa placed at 55-2 while chasing a target of 369 against Sri Lanka. They require 314 more runs with eight wickets in hand.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday July 27, 2014
Kumar Sangakkara (72) hit his tenth 50-plus score of the year and skipper Angelo Mathews chipped in with an unbeaten 63 as hosts Sri Lanka declared their second innings on 229-8 shortly before close of play on Day 4 to set the visitors an imposing ta...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Saturday July 26, 2014
Sri Lanka, who made 421 in their first essay, were 11-0 at stumps in their second innings for an overall lead of 150. Earlier, captain Hashim Amla struck a gritty 139 not out as South Africa were bowled out for 282.
Press Trust of India | Saturday July 26, 2014
Karn Sharma finished with figures of 2/35 and then scored a 16-ball knock of 39 as India A won by one wicket
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
Hashim Amla dug in with a painstaking 46 off 134 balls as South Africa trailed Sri Lanka by 323 runs with seven wickets in hand on the second day of the Test at the SSC ground in Colombo.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
South Africa's port city of Durban will host the 21st International AIDS Conference in 2016, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years, organisers said on Friday. Gathering scientists, policymakers and grassroots workers, the biennial conf...
Friday July 25, 2014
Out of the BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - only India avoided an IMF ratings downgrade, as business sentiment recovers after the country's election.