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De Villiers unprecedented in world cricket: Bacher

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After Sunday’s carnage at the Wanderers where Proteas captain AB de Villiers rewrote the record books, former South African cricket captain Ali Bacher said his admiration for De Villiers knew no bounds. “In my opinion, AB is the most brilliant, innovative batsman the world has ever seen,” Bacher said after …

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Venus starts season with win

Veteran Venus Williams began the season with her 46th career title as she beat Caroline Wozniacki 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 on Saturday to win the ASB Classic. The 34-year-old American took a step up from 2014, when she lost the Auckland final to Ana Ivanovic. Third seed Williams struggled in the …

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Bavuma to debut for SA

Proteas captain Hashim Amla is confident Temba Bavuma will play in the Boxing Day Test against the West Indies at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth, on Friday. “It’s fitting that Temba should play, given that he has been in the squad,” Amla said in Port Elizabeth ahead of the …

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Mental approach is key for Ramdin

West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin believes his side need to change their mental approach ahead of the Boxing Day Test against South Africa at St George’s Park, in Port Elizabeth, on Friday. The tourists were outclassed in all departments by the top-ranked Proteas in the first Test in Centurion last …

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