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India vs South Africa: Wanderers Test felt like a debut game, says Duanne Olivier
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India vs South Africa: Wanderers Test felt like a debut game, says Duanne Olivier

"To be honest, when I played today I felt like it was a new debut. You can say I was very nervous today," Olivier said in a media interaction after the day one's proceedings.

'Test careers on the brink': Rahane, Pujara face criticism on social media after another failure
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'Test careers on the brink': Rahane, Pujara face criticism on social media after another failure

Both Rahane and Pujara have travelled a bumpy ride in the last couple of years. And after another failure on Day 1 of the 2nd Test against South Africa, they faced criticism on social media.

India vs South Africa: Hamstring worry cost Duanne Olivier place in first Test, says selector
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India vs South Africa: Hamstring worry cost Duanne Olivier place in first Test, says selector

The 29-year-old's non-selection was one of the big talking points of the first day on Sunday when India piled up 272 for three, with KL Rahul scoring 122 not out.

India vs South Africa: Bowling to Virat Kohli will be 'tough but exciting', says Duanne Olivier
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India vs South Africa: Bowling to Virat Kohli will be 'tough but exciting', says Duanne Olivier

"This will be the biggest series of my career against world class players and it's an exciting challenge. I need to bowl to Virat Kohli. It will be tough but it will also be exciting, probably I will be bowling to one of the top four batters in world cricket," Olivier spoke to Cricket South Africa's media wing.

India vs South Africa: Duanne Olivier and other South African players to watch out in Tests
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India vs South Africa: Duanne Olivier and other South African players to watch out in Tests

Here are some of the South Africans to watch out for in the upcoming three-Test series against India starting 26 December

'Kolpak' cricketers Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell could be ousted from English county cricket in event of no-deal Brexit
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'Kolpak' cricketers Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell could be ousted from English county cricket in event of no-deal Brexit

In the event of a no-deal Brexit, Kolpak signings would be null and void as the United Kingdom wouldn't remain a part of the EU

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Jason Holder, Faf du Plessis bat for minimum wage for cricketers to counter players moving to T20 franchise cricket
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Jason Holder, Faf du Plessis bat for minimum wage for cricketers to counter players moving to T20 franchise cricket

Faf du Plessis says that players opting out of international cricket for T20 franchise leagues is a concern for teams like South Africa and the West Indies

Cricket South Africa needs to take desperate steps to stop Kolpak exodus, here's what can be done
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Cricket South Africa needs to take desperate steps to stop Kolpak exodus, here's what can be done

If the rainbow nation is to thrive as it did during the years of Nelson Mandela’s presidency soon after African National Congress’ landslide victory in 1994, the opportunities must be equal to all South Africans.

Windies captain Jason Holder demands minimum wages for cricketers to curtail Kolpak exits
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Windies captain Jason Holder demands minimum wages for cricketers to curtail Kolpak exits

South African pacer Duanne Olivier recently bid goodbye to international cricket as he signed a Kolpak deal with Yorkshire.

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 152 of Spodcast where we discuss Sanath Jayasuriya's ban, Manu Bhaker-Heena Sidhu's ouster and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 152 of Spodcast where we discuss Sanath Jayasuriya's ban, Manu Bhaker-Heena Sidhu's ouster and more

Here's the full script of episode 152, where we discuss ICC's decision to ban Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya, Duanne Olivier's Koplak deal with Yorkshire and other results from the ISSF Shooting World Cup and the Premier League.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 152: ICC bans Sanath Jayasuriya for two years, shooters Manu Bhaker-Heena Sidhu's ouster and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 152: ICC bans Sanath Jayasuriya for two years, shooters Manu Bhaker-Heena Sidhu's ouster and more

In today's episode of Spodcast, we discuss ICC's decision to ban Sri Lanka's Sanath Jayasuriya, Duanne Olivier's Koplak deal with Yorkshire and other results from the ISSF Shooting World Cup and the Premier League.

South Africa pacer Duanne Olivier quits international cricket for Yorkshire Kolpak deal
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South Africa pacer Duanne Olivier quits international cricket for Yorkshire Kolpak deal

Duanne Olivier was one of the most in potent pacer going around, having claimed 31 wickets in five Tests since being recalled by South Africa in December.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Visitors bowl Proteas out for 128 in second innings on Day 2 to set stage for series win
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Visitors bowl Proteas out for 128 in second innings on Day 2 to set stage for series win

It was an extraordinary day’s play during which 18 wickets fell and 282 runs were scored, leaving both teams with a chance of victory. It was an extraordinary day’s play during which 18 wickets fell and 282 runs were scored, leaving both teams with a chance of victory.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera's 'Superman' effort brings relief to island nation's cricket in troubled times
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera's 'Superman' effort brings relief to island nation's cricket in troubled times

Kusal Perera's talent was first noticed when the posh Royal College offered him a scholarship when he was 16. From thereon, he went from strength to strength with a fair share of troubles. The wait has been worth.

Highlights, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test at Durban, Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Resolute Perera guides visitors to thrilling win
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Highlights, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test at Durban, Day 4, Full Cricket Score: Resolute Perera guides visitors to thrilling win

Follow the full scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary of Day 4 of the first Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Kingsmead, Durban on our live blog here.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Resolute Dale Steyn sets off to achieve two more goals while fighting growing age and selection policy
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Resolute Dale Steyn sets off to achieve two more goals while fighting growing age and selection policy

Given the way Dale Steyn went about things in Durban, there’s little doubt that he will knock off the remaining Test wickets to reach the milestone of 500.

Highlights, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test at Durban, Day 3, Full Cricket Score: Visitors shaky at stumps after being set stiff target
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Highlights, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test at Durban, Day 3, Full Cricket Score: Visitors shaky at stumps after being set stiff target

Follow the full scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary of Day 3 of the first Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Kingsmead, Durban on our live blog here.

Highlights, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test at Durban, Day 2, Full Cricket Score: Proteas take hefty lead after bowling out Islanders for 191
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Highlights, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test at Durban, Day 2, Full Cricket Score: Proteas take hefty lead after bowling out Islanders for 191

Follow the full scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary of Day 2 of the first Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Kingsmead, Durban on our live blog here.

Highlights, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test at Durban, Day , Full Cricket Score: Visitors 49/1 after Proteas bundled for 235
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Highlights, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test at Durban, Day , Full Cricket Score: Visitors 49/1 after Proteas bundled for 235

Follow the full scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary of Day 1 of the first Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Kingsmead, Durban on our live blog here.