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Super Sport
SA, NZ in shootout for test honoursand against Australia in 2013-14. The hosts go into the match buoyed by the fo
SA, NZ in shootout for test honours
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and against Australia in 2013-14. The hosts go into the match buoyed by the form shown by opening bowlers Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander, both returning from injury, although they only bowled six overs each before rain intervened on the second... Read more
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iol.co.za
Centurion outfield set to pass the testsaid the biggest disappointment was having to go off for what proved to be the
Centurion outfield set to pass the test
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said the biggest disappointment was having to go off for what proved to be the rest of the match after Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander had reduced New Zealand to 15 for two. "New Zealand are not a team who bat down to 10 and 11, so you can... Read more
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Super Sport
Centurion outfield set to pass the testsaid the biggest disappointment was having to go off for what proved to be the
Centurion outfield set to pass the test
Super Sport / Posted 4 hours ago
said the biggest disappointment was having to go off for what proved to be the rest of the match after Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander had reduced New Zealand to 15 for two. "New Zealand are not a team who bat down to 10 and 11, so you can... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Battle of bowlers in series deciderStephen Cook, 3 Hashim Amla, 4 Faf du Plessis (capt), 5 Temba Bavuma, 6 JP Dumi
Battle of bowlers in series decider
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 5 hours ago
Stephen Cook, 3 Hashim Amla, 4 Faf du Plessis (capt), 5 Temba Bavuma, 6 JP Duminy/Wayne Parnell, 7 Quinton de Kock (wk), 8 Vernon Philander, 9 Dale Steyn, 10 Kagiso Rabada, 11 Dane Piedt New Zealand, on the other hand, are likely to go in with the... Read more
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International Business Times
South Africa vs New Zealand, 2nd Test: Where to watch live, prediction, preview, betting odds and live streaming informationbut could not convert those into bigger scores, which would be a worry for the
South Africa vs New Zealand, 2nd Test: Where to watch live, prediction, preview, betting odds and live streaming information
International Business Times / Posted 8 hours ago
but could not convert those into bigger scores, which would be a worry for the team management. However, Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander looked magnificent for 12 overs, getting swing and pace. The Proteas are likely to play the same team that... Read more
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iol.co.za
Key areas to success for Proteas(besides asking Shaun Pollock’s opinion) it’s best to keep things simple. “Hope
Key areas to success for Proteas
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(besides asking Shaun Pollock’s opinion) it’s best to keep things simple. “Hopefully, (the captain) wins the toss,” chirped Vernon Philander. However they read the conditions, South Africa must do so quickly and then adjust strategies... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Proteas Look to Build On Kingsmead Momentumwith the bat and will be looking to start strongly in what has become an all-im
Proteas Look to Build On Kingsmead Momentum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
with the bat and will be looking to start strongly in what has become an all-important series-decider. Proteas seamer, Vernon Philander, believes maintaining consistency to build up pressure will be his go-to operative regardless of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Proteas facing the ‘unknown’We’ll have to tap into the locals for a bit of knowledge. It will more than lik
Proteas facing the ‘unknown’
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We’ll have to tap into the locals for a bit of knowledge. It will more than likely be a little slower than usual,” said Vernon Philander. Temperatures aren’t what they usually are in the cricket season, so no-one’s sure if the pitch will break... Read more
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Super Sport
Proteas, Black Caps shootout for test honoursand against Australia in 2013-14. The hosts go into the match buoyed by the fo
Proteas, Black Caps shootout for test honours
Super Sport / Posted 12 hours ago
and against Australia in 2013-14. The hosts go into the match buoyed by the form shown by opening bowlers Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander, both returning from injury, although they only bowled six overs each before rain intervened on the second... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Shootout at CenturionFaf du Plessis, it was "disappointing" to have series honours on the line in on
Shootout at Centurion
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Faf du Plessis, it was "disappointing" to have series honours on the line in one match - an opinion echoed yesterday by Vernon Philander and Temba Bavuma. Does this difference between the teams tell us which of them will be hungrier to win when... Read more
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Super Sport
SA eye strong start in Centurionwith the bat and will be looking to start strongly in what has become an all-im
SA eye strong start in Centurion
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
with the bat and will be looking to start strongly in what has become an all-important series-decider. Proteas seamer Vernon Philander believes maintaining consistency to build up pressure will be his go-to operative regardless of the... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Philander's arduous road back to Test cricketVernon Philander put a career-threatening injury and self-doubt behind him, and
Philander's arduous road back to Test cricket
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
Vernon Philander put a career-threatening injury and self-doubt behind him, and gradually worked his way up South Africa's cricket structure to make a Test comeback Vernon Philander on his partnership with Dale Steyn: "I'd like to see us lead the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Proteas are on the right track - ZondiThe major hurdle was, of course, the injuries to key players such as Dale Steyn
Proteas are on the right track - Zondi
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The major hurdle was, of course, the injuries to key players such as Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander that bereft the Proteas of experience, and significantly, their high skill levels upfront with the new ball. But with Steyn claiming two New Zealand... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zondi believes Proteas are on trackThe major hurdle was, of course, the injuries to key players such as Dale Steyn
Zondi believes Proteas are on track
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The major hurdle was, of course, the injuries to key players such as Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander that bereft the Proteas of experience, and significantly, their high skill levels upfront with the new ball. But with Steyn claiming two New Zealand... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
David Leggat: Top brass rub hands of Durban washoutwanted to play. South Africa, with New Zealand on the ropes in their response
David Leggat: Top brass rub hands of Durban washout
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
wanted to play. South Africa, with New Zealand on the ropes in their response and with veteran seamers Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander putting them through hoops, would surely have been keen to get back out. Related ContentChris Rattue:... Read more
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iol.co.za
Things we’ve learned from Kingsmeadfirst Test, the Proteas looked like the Proteas of old. They had their revered
Things we’ve learned from Kingsmead
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first Test, the Proteas looked like the Proteas of old. They had their revered new-ball partnership of Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander back in the saddle, and the duo were intent to lay down a marker. Far away from the dust bowls and humidity... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Centurion Test turns decider after Durban damperpair performed. Tom Latham and Martin Guptill survived just 6.2 overs together
Centurion Test turns decider after Durban damper
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 2 days ago
pair performed. Tom Latham and Martin Guptill survived just 6.2 overs together in which each ball from Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander looked more threatening than the one before. "The bowling was fantastic. The guys were relentless in hitting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Proteas Take Positives Into Must-Win Clashpatient and played with real authority. "Looking back to what we got, it was a
Proteas Take Positives Into Must-Win Clash
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
patient and played with real authority. "Looking back to what we got, it was a good score after we saw how Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander bowled. We were disappointed not to get around 350, that would have been par on a wicket like that after we... Read more
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iol.co.za
Faf wants Proteas to convert good startsone guy to bat a bit longer and get a 75 or 100-plus score.” One plus point, t
Faf wants Proteas to convert good starts
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
one guy to bat a bit longer and get a 75 or 100-plus score.” One plus point, though, was the performance of Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander in the 12 overs that New Zealand were able to bat for. They kept things tight on off-stump and beat the bat... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'Player safety was the main concern and we respect that' - du Plessisaided seam movement and had good bounce and carry. New Zealand restricted South
'Player safety was the main concern and we respect that' - du Plessis
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 3 days ago
aided seam movement and had good bounce and carry. New Zealand restricted South Africa to 263 on it, before Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander brought back memories of old in a 12-over period in which they had New Zealand 15 for 2. With the visitors'... Read more
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Super Sport
Proteas take positives into second testpatient and played with real authority. “Looking back to what we got, it was a
Proteas take positives into second test
Super Sport / Posted 3 days ago
patient and played with real authority. “Looking back to what we got, it was a good score after we saw how Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander bowled. We were disappointed not to get around 350, that would have been par on a wicket like that after we... Read more
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NZCity
Rain allows bowlers to recharge: Taylorat Centurion, Taylor felt there was benefit in getting out in the middle agains
Rain allows bowlers to recharge: Taylor
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
at Centurion, Taylor felt there was benefit in getting out in the middle against South Africa's pace attack of Dale Steyn, Vernon Philander and Kagiso Rabada. "It's a world-class line-up and they know how to bowl in these conditions," Taylor said.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Start of day three in Durban delayedDale Steyn and Vernon Philander put the New Zealand top order through hoops in
Start of day three in Durban delayed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander put the New Zealand top order through hoops in dream conditions for swing and seam bowling. Photo / AP A wet outfield has delayed the start of play on the third day of the opening test between South Africa and New... Read more
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dna
#SAvNZ: Steyn returns with vengeance to dismiss Kiwi openers before rain washes out Day 2's playplay was possible. Steyn was not only threatening but miserly too, conceding j
#SAvNZ: Steyn returns with vengeance to dismiss Kiwi openers before rain washes out Day 2's play
dna / Posted 5 days ago
play was possible. Steyn was not only threatening but miserly too, conceding just three runs from his six overs. Seamer Vernon Philander also made an impressive return to test cricket after 10 months on the sidelines through injury and was... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Steyn, Philander take SA to happier timesTest cricket, for 59 minutes South Africa remembered what it felt like to have
Steyn, Philander take SA to happier times
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 6 days ago
Test cricket, for 59 minutes South Africa remembered what it felt like to have their best bowlers in business File photo - Vernon Philander was let down by his slip cordon It took just four balls for South Africa to remember what Steyn could do.... Read more
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iafrica.com
Steyn strikes twice on Test returnheavily overcast sky, it was though a rewind button had been switched as Steyn
Steyn strikes twice on Test return
iafrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
heavily overcast sky, it was though a rewind button had been switched as Steyn bowled with immaculate control, backed up by Vernon Philander, also coming back from injury. Langeveldt said he was delighted to have the pair back, bringing their skill... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Steyn bags openers as South Africa fight back in first testever winter test in Durban. The conditions have been perfect for swing bowling
Steyn bags openers as South Africa fight back in first test
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
ever winter test in Durban. The conditions have been perfect for swing bowling with low cloud cover and both Steyn and Vernon Philander have beaten the bat on numerous occasions. Earlier, New Zealand needed 10 overs to take the final two South... Read more
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iol.co.za
Proteas on fire after Steyn double strikeSteyn and Vernon Philander hit their lines and lengths almost immediately and b
Proteas on fire after Steyn double strike
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Steyn and Vernon Philander hit their lines and lengths almost immediately and beat the bat on several occasions as New Zealand openers Martin Guptill and Tom Latham struggled to get going against the swinging ball. Philander nearly made the initial... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Steyn's swing topples New Zealand openersZealand's two best batsmen. But even they were lucky to last till lunch because
Steyn's swing topples New Zealand openers
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 6 days ago
Zealand's two best batsmen. But even they were lucky to last till lunch because there was pressure at the other end too. Vernon Philander, coming back to Test cricket since injuring his ankle in November 2015, bustled in to string balls on a good... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA batsmen hand Kiwis the edgethe scene, which meant the Proteas had lost two wickets in three balls. At 208
SA batsmen hand Kiwis the edge
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
the scene, which meant the Proteas had lost two wickets in three balls. At 208/7, coach Russell Domingo would’ve wanted Vernon Philander and Kagiso Rabada to see the South Africans through to the close without further damage, and the... Read more
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Super Sport
Bowlers give NZ upper handat mid-off off the bowling of Santner. The same bowler struck two balls later
Bowlers give NZ upper hand
Super Sport / Posted 7 days ago
at mid-off off the bowling of Santner. The same bowler struck two balls later when he trapped Bavuma leg-before while Vernon Philander (8) bunted a Wagner delivery to Tim Southee at mid-off. Kagiso Rabada (14 not out) and Dale Steyn (2 not... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rabada learns some lessons from Kent stintas it is here.” The fast bowler was included in the st to play New Zealand. Ra
Rabada learns some lessons from Kent stint
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
as it is here.” The fast bowler was included in the st to play New Zealand. Rabada will line-up alongside Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander as part of strong Proteas bowling attack. Rabada acclimatised to the English summer conditions in no time at... Read more
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iol.co.za
Amla punishes Kiwi bowlersin for the injured AB de Villiers. But the bowling attack received a significa
Amla punishes Kiwi bowlers
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
in for the injured AB de Villiers. But the bowling attack received a significant boost, with old stalwarts Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander back in the whites after long spells out with injury. Elgar and Stephen Cook made a reasonable start as the... Read more
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dna
#SAvNZ: Proteas opt to bat against Black Caps in the first Test in Durbaninto the side as a fourth seamer and dropped spinner Ish Sodhi from their last
#SAvNZ: Proteas opt to bat against Black Caps in the first Test in Durban
dna / Posted 7 days ago
into the side as a fourth seamer and dropped spinner Ish Sodhi from their last test outing. For South Africa, seamers Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn returned after lengthy injury spells and will provide a potentially fearsome seam attack... Read more
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SportsFan
South Africa bat first against NZinto the side as an fourth seamer and dropped spinner Ish Sodhi from their last
South Africa bat first against NZ
SportsFan / Posted 7 days ago
into the side as an fourth seamer and dropped spinner Ish Sodhi from their last Test outing. For South Africa, seamers Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn returned after long injury spells and will provide a potentially fearsome seam attack along... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Proteas require culture shift to avoid mediocrity’series and we’re going to have to play well to beat them.” He welcomed back hi
‘Proteas require culture shift to avoid mediocrity’
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
series and we’re going to have to play well to beat them.” He welcomed back his two main strike bowlers Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander, from injury, saying their experience would be crucial to the quality of the team’s performance. He added... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
South Africa bat, Philander and Steyn returnSouth Africa v New Zealand, 1st Test, Durban, 1st day August 19, 2016 Vernon
South Africa bat, Philander and Steyn return
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 7 days ago
South Africa v New Zealand, 1st Test, Durban, 1st day August 19, 2016 Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn were back for South Africa after battling injury Kingsmead probably did not like being woken up so... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa opt to bat against New Zealandinto the side as an fourth seamer and dropped spinner Ish Sodhi from their last
South Africa opt to bat against New Zealand
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
into the side as an fourth seamer and dropped spinner Ish Sodhi from their last test outing. For South Africa, seamers Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn returned after lengthy injury spells and will provide a potentially fearsome seam attack... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Crickets Proteas Eyeing Fresh Start and Consistencyfocus on a new season which will hopefully be a good one to come, especially fo
Crickets Proteas Eyeing Fresh Start and Consistency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
focus on a new season which will hopefully be a good one to come, especially for the batsmen." The duo of Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander return to make up their lethal new-ball pairing after nearly eight months apart, and along with Kagiso... Read more
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asianage
South Africa seek revival against New ZealandFast bowling pair Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander will reunite as South Africa
South Africa seek revival against New Zealand
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
Fast bowling pair Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander will reunite as South Africa seek to start the long climb back up the rankings in the first Test against New Zealand in Durban on Friday. When Steyn and Philander last shared the new ball, in the... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
New Zealand expect stiffer challenge from South Africacore has become so keenly introspective that neither the exclusion of AB de Vil
New Zealand expect stiffer challenge from South Africa
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 8 days ago
core has become so keenly introspective that neither the exclusion of AB de Villiers nor the inclusion of Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander to South Africa's Test XI will affect their approach to the upcoming series. Or so they say. "It doesn't... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Proteas starting to wiltAfrica's key players are over 30 -- Hashim Amla, opener Stephen Cook, du Plessi
Proteas starting to wilt
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Africa's key players are over 30 -- Hashim Amla, opener Stephen Cook, du Plessis, Duminy and seam kings Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander. These are changing times for South Africa. New Zealand, by contrast, are a settled group. They'll tinker... Read more
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iol.co.za
India series ‘scarred’ Proteas - Fafstaff right through to the guy carrying the drinks." Du Plessis said the retur
India series ‘scarred’ Proteas - Faf
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
staff right through to the guy carrying the drinks." Du Plessis said the return of bowling kingpins Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander would make a "huge" difference to the South African attack, but added that New Zealand would be tough... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
South Africa reset focus in bid to climb up rankingsproblem though. They were also deficient with ball in hand last summer, during
South Africa reset focus in bid to climb up rankings
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 8 days ago
problem though. They were also deficient with ball in hand last summer, during which they were without Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander. The pair have returned from their respective injuries and du Plessis believes it will make a big difference... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lack of Tests a worry for Proteasbatting capabilities. Morne Morkel is also injured. However, his blow is softe
Lack of Tests a worry for Proteas
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
batting capabilities. Morne Morkel is also injured. However, his blow is softened by the return of Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander from long-term injury concerns. Stand-in captain Faf du Plessis will have at his disposal one of the... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Well-settled New Zealand eye historythat the quicks will have to work hard for their wickets. Among those are Sout
Well-settled New Zealand eye history
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 8 days ago
that the quicks will have to work hard for their wickets. Among those are South Africa's returning seamers, Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander, who will play together for the first time since November last year. The pair sat out most of the previous... Read more
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Super Sport
SA looking to get back on trackplayed a test since late January, but they will be boosted by the return from i
SA looking to get back on track
Super Sport / Posted 8 days ago
played a test since late January, but they will be boosted by the return from injury of the new-ball pair of Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander. Du Plessis said that both men would play in the first test and he was happy for the experience that they... Read more
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dna
#SAvNZ: Dale Steyn looking forward to a strong comeback as Black Caps improve performanceAfrican seam attack that is likely to welcome back Dale Steyn after he injured
#SAvNZ: Dale Steyn looking forward to a strong comeback as Black Caps improve performance
dna / Posted 8 days ago
African seam attack that is likely to welcome back Dale Steyn after he injured his shoulder in December. Also returning is Vernon Philander who was injured in November playing a game of football. Kagiso Rabada, who took 13 wickets in South... Read more
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iafrica.com
Steyn, Philander seek Proteas resurgenceSouth African Vernon Philander (L) and Dale Steyn celebrate the wicket of Chris
Steyn, Philander seek Proteas resurgence
iafrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
South African Vernon Philander (L) and Dale Steyn celebrate the wicket of Chris Gayle during the first One Day International (ODI) cricket match between South Africa and the West Indies at Kingsmead cricket ground in Durban. AFP PHOTO Fast bowling... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Steyn, Philander seek Proteas resurgenceSouth African Vernon Philander (L) and Dale Steyn celebrate the wicket of Chris
Steyn, Philander seek Proteas resurgence
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 8 days ago
South African Vernon Philander (L) and Dale Steyn celebrate the wicket of Chris Gayle during the first One Day International (ODI) cricket match between South Africa and the West Indies at Kingsmead cricket ground in Durban. AFP PHOTO Fast bowling... Read more
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