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South Africa considers 'dimming the Sun' to avoid drought-like conditions, postpone Day Zero
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South Africa considers 'dimming the Sun' to avoid drought-like conditions, postpone Day Zero

But this approach has its limits as it will only mask the effects of greenhouse gases but won't be able to reverse the acidification of the ocean.

South Africa vs England: Three Proteas cricketers isolated after one tests positive for COVID-19
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South Africa vs England: Three Proteas cricketers isolated after one tests positive for COVID-19

CSA said about 50 COVID-19 RTPCR tests on players and support staff were conducted prior to entering the bio-bubble here for the limited overs series, starting on 27 November.

Former ICC umpire Ian Gould picks Sachin Tendulkar vs Dale Steyn duel in 2011 Cape Town Test as best he has seen
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Former ICC umpire Ian Gould picks Sachin Tendulkar vs Dale Steyn duel in 2011 Cape Town Test as best he has seen

Former member of ICC's panel of elite umpires Ian Gould relished the battle between Sachin Tendulkar and Dale Steyn in 2011's Cape Town Test.

Sledge and risk IPL contract: ‘Pup’ Michael Clarke barks up the wrong tree
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Sledge and risk IPL contract: ‘Pup’ Michael Clarke barks up the wrong tree

Even at his peak, Michael Clarke wasn’t winning any popularity contests back home. Viewed as self-centred bordering on the selfish, it is unlikely that the former Australian skipper’s latest remarks which stopped just short of questioning the commitment of his colleagues would have gained him any friends, home or away.

South Africa vs Australia: David Warner, Mitchell Starc guide visitors to series win in Newlands
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South Africa vs Australia: David Warner, Mitchell Starc guide visitors to series win in Newlands

David Warner returned to the scene of the ball-tampering scandal and played a central role in a victory this time as Australia beat South Africa by 97 runs in the final Twenty20 to clinch the series 2-1 on Wednesday.

South Africa vs Australia: 'Last time it wasn’t pretty, but I’ve moved on,' says Steve Smith on return to South Africa
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South Africa vs Australia: 'Last time it wasn’t pretty, but I’ve moved on,' says Steve Smith on return to South Africa

Australia take on hosts South Africa in the first match of a three-game Twenty20 International series at a ground nicknamed ‘The Bull Ring’ for its hostile atmosphere, where England’s Ben Stokes had an altercation with a fan as recently as last month.

South Africa vs England: Visitors register innings and 53 runs victory in third Test after toiling hard to dismiss Proteas' tail on Day 5
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South Africa vs England: Visitors register innings and 53 runs victory in third Test after toiling hard to dismiss Proteas' tail on Day 5

England needed four wickets to win in their 500th overseas Test, but had to overcome late resistance and feisty 71 from Keshav Maharaj and 39 from debutant Dane Paterson before completing the task 10 minutes before lunch.

South Africa vs England: Joe Root says team unsure over Jofra Archer, Mark Wood's availability for third Test
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South Africa vs England: Joe Root says team unsure over Jofra Archer, Mark Wood's availability for third Test

England captain Joe Root says fast bowlers Jofra Archer and Mark Wood must still prove their fitness to be included in the side to play South Africa in the third Test at St George’s Park that starts on Thursday.

Virat Kohli will embrace the challenge of playing day-night Test cricket in Australia, says Steve Waugh
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Virat Kohli will embrace the challenge of playing day-night Test cricket in Australia, says Steve Waugh

Twelve months ago, India ended a 71-year wait for their maiden Test series win in Australia. However, Australia are a different team now with Steve Smith and David Warner back in the side having served one-year ball-tampering bans.

South Africa vs England: Newlands witnesses, highlights the possibilities and impossibilities of Test cricket on Day 5
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South Africa vs England: Newlands witnesses, highlights the possibilities and impossibilities of Test cricket on Day 5

South Africa versus England, second Test at Newlands, Cape Town: When fifth day of Test cricket once again became ingenious.

South Africa vs England, LIVE Cricket Score, 2nd Test Day 4 at Cape Town
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South Africa vs England, LIVE Cricket Score, 2nd Test Day 4 at Cape Town

Catch all the live updates from Day 4 of the second Test between South Africa and England at Cape Town.

South Africa vs England: Visitors hint on playing a spinner in Cape Town Test; Joe Root says call will be taken after assessing pitch
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South Africa vs England: Visitors hint on playing a spinner in Cape Town Test; Joe Root says call will be taken after assessing pitch

Dom Bess, who played twice against Pakistan in 2018 and was recently at a spin bowling camp in Sri Lanka led by Rangana Herath, is likely to be the first choice despite only being called up for the tour as cover when a virus swept through the squad.

Climate change, rising popularity of T20s threaten Test cricket, says former Australia skipper Ian Chappell
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Climate change, rising popularity of T20s threaten Test cricket, says former Australia skipper Ian Chappell

Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell believes Test cricket is threatened not just by the rising popularity of T20s but also climate change, something that the boards around the globe need to pay serious attention.

Ashes 2019: 'It was one of the hardest innings he's had to play' says Steve Smith's father Peter
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Ashes 2019: 'It was one of the hardest innings he's had to play' says Steve Smith's father Peter

Smith's grinding knock of 144 off 219 balls pulled Australia out of trouble to a respectable 284 after being eight down for 122 on the opening day of the first Ashes Test

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Australia opener David Warner says he has matured after the ball-tampering fiasco
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Australia opener David Warner says he has matured after the ball-tampering fiasco

Australian opener David Warner has credited his year out of the international game for bringing him perspective, saying he is on a 'good behaviour bond'

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Steve Smith and David Warner's IPL stint helped them adapt to international cricket, reckons Aaron Finch
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Steve Smith and David Warner's IPL stint helped them adapt to international cricket, reckons Aaron Finch

The Australians are on a roll having beaten India and Pakistan in one-day series away from home but Finch expects a tough fight against Afghanistan.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: With tainted past hanging heavy, hecklers in full cry and hopes ahead, Steve Smith is reborn
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: With tainted past hanging heavy, hecklers in full cry and hopes ahead, Steve Smith is reborn

That knock was another example of how cricket and life go hand-in-hand. You commit a mistake, you go back, learn, unlearn, relearn and come back. Life welcomes you. So does cricket. Australia begin their campaign on 1 June. Steve Smith has already begun his.

Cameron Bancroft says he is 'completely accountable' for role in ball-tampering scandal
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Cameron Bancroft says he is 'completely accountable' for role in ball-tampering scandal

Bancroft was banned for nine months for ball-tampering in a Test against South Africa in Cape Town last year while former Australia captain Steve Smith and deputy David Warner received year-long suspensions.

South Africa vs Pakistan: Intense scrutiny on Sarfraz Ahmed as Proteas start favourites in second Test at Newlands
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South Africa vs Pakistan: Intense scrutiny on Sarfraz Ahmed as Proteas start favourites in second Test at Newlands

Sarfraz, who bagged a pair in the last Test at Centurion, has seen his batting performance nosedive over the last year since taking over the reins from Misbah ul Haq.