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Khumalo explains Wits move

Bongani Khumalo

Cape Town – Newly signed Bidvest Wits defender Bongani Khumalo says that it was an easy option to team up with former coach Gavin Hunt after his stay at SuperSport United ‘didn’t work out’. Khumalo spent six months at SuperSport after his contract with Tottenham Hotspur had come to an …

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Duminy, Vilas break Oz duo’s record

Duminy, Vilas break Oz duo’s record

Cape Town – Discarded Proteas JP Duminy and Dane Vilas notched a record partnership playing for their franchise, the Cape Cobras this past weekend. Both were recently dropped from the Proteas Test team but sent a message to the selectors in the Sunfoil Series match against the Highveld Lions in …

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Kings Super Rugby squad bolstered

kings

The Southern Kings officially kicked off their 2016 season on Monday, with a number of players from the Border Bulldogs, South Western Districts and Sharks joining the team on trial ahead of their return to Super Rugby in February. The new players on trial from Border include loose forwards Billy …

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SA attack ‘weakest since 1992

Cape Town – An English critic has delivered a damning verdict on South Africa’s shell-shocked, inexperienced bowling line-up in the second Test against England at Newlands here. In his report on Sunday’s scintillating advance by the tourists, spearheaded by double-tonner Ben Stokes, to a first innings total of 629 for …

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City will never give up vows Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini sent a warning out to the Premier League that Manchester City are ready to hit top gear in the title race after ending their away-day misery at Watford. Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero earned a 2-1 comeback win on Saturday as Manchester City won on the road for …

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Viljoen called up as cover for Abbott

Hardus Viljoen

Cape Town – Highveld Lions fast bowler Hardus Viljoen will join the Proteas squad in Cape Town on Thursday as cover for fast bowler Kyle Abbott. Abbott experienced tightness in his left hamstring at the conclusion of the first Test against England in Durban. “With a short turnaround between the …

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England all out, SA set 416 to win

Jonny Bairstow

Durban – England ground South Africa down with half-centuries by Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow to set the home team an almost unreachable target of 416 to win the first Test on Tuesday. Root made 73 and Bairstow hit a rapid, attacking 79 from 76 balls to take England to …

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