Tag: Sports results

  • Sports Roundup — Monday, September 15

    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 team manager Mohammed Moosajee had…

  • Sports roundup — Monday, Sept 1

    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 endured 27 defeats and one…

  • Sports roundup — Monday, August 25

    Sports roundup — Monday, August 25

    Cricket: De Kock leads Proteas in Zimbabwe rout. A scintillating 84 from 75 balls by opener Quinton de Kock led South Africa to a seven-wicket win over Zimbabwe on Thursday and a 3-0 whitewash in the one-day international series. Spurred on by De Kock, South Africa needed just 27.2 overs to reach 171 for three…

  • Sports roundup — Monday, August 18

    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 posted 309 for three, before…

  • Sports Roundup — Monday, August 11, 2014

    Sports Roundup — Monday, August 11, 2014

    Cricket: Slow Proteas creep up on Zim South Africa overcame a sluggish spell to attain a position of strength on day two of their one-off test against Zimbabwe in Harare on Sunday as they reached stumps on 201 for four. Faf du Plessis’s unbeaten 69 left the Proteas just 55 runs behind Zimbabwe’s first innings…

  • Sports Roundup — Monday, July 28, 2014

    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 Branco du Preez, were enough…

  • Sports Roundup — Monday, July 14

    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 a fiery 71-ball 108, making…

  • Sports Roundup — Monday, June 30

    Sports Roundup — Monday, June 30

    Rugby: South Africa 55-6 Scotland South Africa (19) 55 Tries: Coetzee (2), Le Roux, Mvovo (2), Pietersen, de Jager (2) Pens: Pollard Cons: Pollard, (5) Boshoff Scotland (6) 6 Pens: Weir, 2 Scotland suffered a crushing Test defeat in their final tour match as an inexperienced South Africa side ran in eight tries in Port…

  • Sports Roundup — Monday, June 23

    Sports Roundup — Monday, June 23

    Rugby: U20 World Cup: Final England retained their Junior World Crown with a narrow 21-20 victory over South Africa. Wales beaten 31-30 by South Africa after late penalty try South Africa (14) 31 Tries: Penalty try 2, Hendricks, Le Roux Cons: Steyn 4Pens: Steyn Wales (17) 30 Tries: Roberts, Cuthbert, Owens Cons: Biggar 3Pens: Biggar…

  • Sports Roundup — Monday, June 16

    Sports Roundup — Monday, June 16

    Rugby: U20 World Cup: Semi-Finals South Africa’s under-20 team overcame a shocking TMO decision and a rampant New Zealand team to stage a magnificent comeback and surge their way into the IRB Junior World Championship final with a 32-25 win over the New Zealand under-20 side in Albany on Sunday. England who is the form…