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South Africa captain du Plessis charged with ball tampering – ICC

REUTERS: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been charged with ball tampering during the second test against Australia in Hobart, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Friday. The ICC announced on Wednesday that it would review footage of the match that appeared to show du Plessis applying saliva to the ball with a… Read More »

No excuses from South Africa after historic defeat by Ireland

CAPE TOWN: South Africa offered no excuses for their disappointing defeat against Ireland on Saturday with coach Allister Coetzee ordering his players to go and “fix it”. An embarrassed-looking Coetzee praised the opposition and admitted his side’s shortcomings after South Africa were beaten 26-20 by Ireland at Newlands in an error-ridden performance in the first… Read More »