Author: Shaun Mc Neilage

Sports Roundup — Monday, September 15

Cricket:  Source: Super Sport Domingo’s contract extended. Cricket South Africa chief executive Haroon Lorgat said on Saturday that national coach Russell Domingo’s contract has been extended for another year because they were considering the negative impact that uncertainty could have on World Cup preparations. Lorgat announced that Domingo and national […]

Sports roundup — Monday, Sept 8

Cricket:  South Africa easily defeat Australia in triangular series final One-day tri-series final, Harare: South Africa 221-4 (40.5 overs) beat Australia 217-9 (50 overs) by six wickets Dale Steyn took 4-35 and Faf du Plessis scored 96 as South Africa defeated Australia by six wickets in the final of the […]

Sports roundup — Monday, Sept 1

Cricket:  Zimbabwe stuns Australia  Captain Elton Chigumbura hit a fluent half-century as Zimbabwe secured a shock three-wicket win over Australia in the triangular series on Sunday. Zimbabwe’s only previous success against the world’s top-ranked 50-over side came in their very first meeting in Nottingham in 1983 and since then have […]

Sports roundup — Monday, August 18

Cricket: Hashim’s ton eases SA to opening win Hashim Amla’s 15th one-day international hundred guided South Africa to a comfortable 93-run victory in the first game of a three-match series against Zimbabwe on Sunday. Amla batted through the innings to finish unbeaten on 122 from 132 balls as the Proteas […]

Sports Roundup — Monday, August 4, 2014

Cricket: Kallis lauded as an all-time great Tributes continued to pour in for Jacques Kallis, who retired from international cricket after an illustrious 19-year career. Fellow cricketers and the South African Cricketers’ Association (Saca) praised Kallis for his outstanding contribution to the game on Thursday.  Proteas test captain Hashim Amla, […]

Sports Roundup — Monday, July 28, 2014

Rugby Commonwealth Games:  South Africa stun New Zealand for sevens gold South Africa stunned four-time champions New Zealand with a nail-biting 17-12 final victory to seal Commonwealth rugby sevens gold at Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow on Sunday (July 27). Tries from Seabelo Senatla (2) and Cecil Afrika, one converted by […]

Sports Roundup — Monday, July 14

Cricket: SA seal satisfying series win South Africa rode on aggressive hundreds from Quinton de Kock and AB de Villiers to beat Sri Lanka by 82 runs in the third and final one-day international in Hambantota on Saturday. Left-hander De Kock smashed a 127-ball 128 while skipper De Villiers hit […]