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South Africa could see its cricketers return to domestic fold as Brexit brings Kolpak deals to an end
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South Africa could see its cricketers return to domestic fold as Brexit brings Kolpak deals to an end

South African cricketers have been major beneficiaries of Kolpak deals, signing lucrative contracts with English counties that automatically disqualify them from representing the national team

IPL Auction 2020: From Glenn Phillips to Chris Green, lesser-known foreign league stars who could garner interest
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IPL Auction 2020: From Glenn Phillips to Chris Green, lesser-known foreign league stars who could garner interest

Here we take a look at some foreign league stars who could attract attention this time around in the IPL auction

IPL 2020 Auction: Kolkata Knight Riders must prioritise sense over flair to find top-order balance, build strong bowling core
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IPL 2020 Auction: Kolkata Knight Riders must prioritise sense over flair to find top-order balance, build strong bowling core

On numerous occasions in the previous edition of the IPL, the misfiring Kolkata Knight Riders top-order was masked by the raw power and belligerence of Andre Russell and the composure of Dinesh Karthik

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis laments shrinking pool of talent brought on by retirements, Kolpak
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South Africa captain Faf du Plessis laments shrinking pool of talent brought on by retirements, Kolpak

The loss of players like Duane Olivier, Kyle Abbott, Rilee Rossouw and Simon Harmer, among others, to Kolpak contracts for playing in England have been a blow to South Africa

PSL 2019: Quetta Gladiators lift maiden title after outclassing Peshawar Zalmi by eight wickets in final
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PSL 2019: Quetta Gladiators lift maiden title after outclassing Peshawar Zalmi by eight wickets in final

Darren Sammy-led Peshawar, playing in its third straight PSL final, was restricted to 138-8 after being put into bat by Quetta captain Sarfraz Ahmed

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.

PCB hopes of hosting full series by 2020 after successful tour by West Indies
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PCB hopes of hosting full series by 2020 after successful tour by West Indies

Pakistan's cricket chiefs hope the country can host a full series by 2020, after a successful tour by the West Indies sparked hopes of an international revival.

Morne Morkel's retirement may have been spurred by  dip in form, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi's emergence
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Morne Morkel's retirement may have been spurred by dip in form, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi's emergence

With this patchy ODI form as well as the emergence of young fast bowlers like Ngidi and Junior Dala, perhaps Morkel would have felt the insecurity surrounding his World Cup place. Whereas in the Test side, based on the current form, Morkel seems like the fourth-choice pacer after Rabada, Philander and Ngidi.

South Africa's Hashim Amla is considering Kolpak deal, claims report
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South Africa's Hashim Amla is considering Kolpak deal, claims report

Hashim Amla could become the latest player to leave South Africa and sign a Kolpak deal after Kyle Abbott, Rilee Rossouw, Stiaan van Zyl and Dane Vilas.

South Africa will be 'middle of the road' in Tests due to quota-based selections, feels Graeme Pollock
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South Africa will be 'middle of the road' in Tests due to quota-based selections, feels Graeme Pollock

Transformation is designed to cope with the legacy of apartheid in South Africa, when largely only white players such as Pollock, were allowed to play for official South Africa sides.

South Africa cricket legend Barry Richards questions end goal of racial transformation policy
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South Africa cricket legend Barry Richards questions end goal of racial transformation policy

Cricket South Africa defined the policy as one where national teams should include on average and across all formats, six players of colour, of which two must be black African.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Proteas look to move on from Kolpak 'disruption'
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Proteas look to move on from Kolpak 'disruption'

South African captain Faf du Plessis admitted on Wednesday that Kyle Abbott’s Kolpak defection had been a disruption ahead of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka starting at the Wanderers Stadium on Thursday.

David Wiese latest South African to sign Sussex deal, virtually ending international career
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David Wiese latest South African to sign Sussex deal, virtually ending international career

South African all-rounder David Wiese has followed the lead of countrymen Kyle Abbott and Rilee Rossouw after English county Sussex announced his arrival on a three-year contract.

Explaining Kolpak, the ruling that allowed Kyle Abbot to ditch South Africa for country cricket
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Explaining Kolpak, the ruling that allowed Kyle Abbot to ditch South Africa for country cricket

South African cricket was rocked Thursday when fast bowler Kyle Abbott and one-day star Rilee Rossouw quit the national team in order to play county cricket in England under so-called 'Kolpak contracts'.

South Africa name uncapped batsman Theunis de Bruyn in injury-hit squad for Sri Lanka tour
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South Africa name uncapped batsman Theunis de Bruyn in injury-hit squad for Sri Lanka tour

South Africa have named uncapped batsman Theunis de Bruyn in their injury-hit squad for the three-match home test series against Sri Lanka that starts on 26 December.

South Africa clean sweep Australia 5-0 in ODI series despite David Warner century
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South Africa clean sweep Australia 5-0 in ODI series despite David Warner century

David Warner hit a magnificent century for Australia but could not prevent South Africa from completing a clean sweep by winning the fifth and final ODI by 31 runs.

Quinton de Kock slams 178 as South Africa beat Australia by 6 wickets in first ODI
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Quinton de Kock slams 178 as South Africa beat Australia by 6 wickets in first ODI

Quinton de Kock hit a dazzling century to lead South Africa to a six-wicket win in the first one-day international against Australia

Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard sink South Africa as West Indies cruise to four-wicket win
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Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard sink South Africa as West Indies cruise to four-wicket win

Sunil Narine snared career-best figures of six for 27 on his return to West Indies colours as the hosts defeated South Africa by four wickets in the opening match of the Tri-Nation One-Day International series

ICC World T20, 2nd semi-final: Kohli-Gayle contest epicentre of India-West Indies super showdown
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ICC World T20, 2nd semi-final: Kohli-Gayle contest epicentre of India-West Indies super showdown

On a serious note, getting rid of Kohli will be the core mantra of the ‘Calypso Boys’, and the able West Indian attack will be training every gun in that effort.