"For us, our focus is on moving forward and trying to get the wins on the board and send a message to everyone that the World Cup is in our backyard and we want to be a team to be beaten." … [Read more...] about Warner not expecting friction between Australia and South Africa
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When South Africa blanked New Zealand 3-0 in the ODI series in New Zealand, it seemed they were peaking at the right time for the T20 World Cup. That, however, turned out to be a false dawn as they slipped in the T20Is series to a 1-3 defeat. Since the last T20 World Cup, they've won eight and lost eight games. Lizelle Lee and Mignon du Preez have been among the runs while injury has plagued their captain Dane van Niekerk. As many as eight players were part of Women's Big Bash League and that'll help the side as they aim to upset the likes of England and West Indies. … [Read more...] about WT20 World Cup Group B: Time for South Africa to soar?
"It's just words". Really? Sportsmen and psychopaths are alike, in that they have borderline delusional levels of self-confidence. They just know where to turn a blind eye. Steven Smith is back in South Africa - and he is as precise in handpicking his delusions as he is with picking out which balls deserve his ludicrous leave. On a Friday evening, when the Bull ring is intoxicated with beer and boerewors, looking for a place to dump the frustration of a tough work week, they'll find fresh meat in Smith. And gluttony will rear its ugly head, as the happy-go-lucky genius hops around, without a care in the world other than feeding on the juicy half-volleys in store for him. … [Read more...] about South Africa, Australia, and a ‘peri-peri’ contest like no other
Ireland clinched the Grand Slam on their last visit to Twickenham in 2018, ending a run of three straight Six Nations defeats in south-west London. They will collect the Triple Crown if they emerge victorious this weekend, while also remaining on track for a second Grand Slam in three years. … [Read more...] about QUIZ: England vs Ireland past Six Nations matches at Twickenham
"It's going to be difficult to try and bring everybody back. I would think if Tom comes back, one of those other players (McCourty, Van Noy, Collins) comes back," Ninkovich said. "But if Tom doesn't come back, I don't know if those guys are going to want to stick around. Because what's the outlook for the team? Is it a rebuilding phase? What happens moving forward?" … [Read more...] about Ex-Patriots player explains why Tom Brady’s possible exit could make it harder for New England to lure players