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How the Proteas fared at the 2018 IPL

Cape Town – The Chennai Super Kings were crowned Indian Premier League (IPL) champions after defeating the Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday. Australia’s Shane Watson smashed a ton to steer the Super Kings to a eight-wicket win and claim their third IPL title. In this year’s IPL, several South Africans stood-out and proved …

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Russia coach Cherchesov in quest of SWC history

Stanislav Cherchesov (Getty Images) Moscow – Stanislav Cherchesov is hoping to make history at home by becoming the first coach to lead Russia to the knockout stage of a World Cup – with the pressure of the host nation on his shoulders. Older fans watching the moustachioed 54-year-old pace the …

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Bismarck cleared to play in Top 14 final

Paris – Montpellier’s South African hooker Bismarck du Plessis is set to play in Saturday’s Top 14 final against Castres after escaping a sanction from league officials following a citation. Du Plessis, a world champion with the Springboks in 2007, was cited for putting his hand in the face of …

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Djokovic opens French Open campaign with easy win

Paris – Novak Djokovic opened his French Open campaign with a comfortable 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Brazilian Rogerio Dutra Silva on Monday. The 12-time Grand Slam winner was well below his best on Court Philippe Chatrier, though, and dropped serve three times against the world number 134 Dutra Silva. …

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