Keshav Maharaj

Sport24.co.za | Duminy finds positives after horror Proteas tour

Proteas all-rounder JP Duminy emerged proud enough after South Africa secured an ODI series win over Sri Lanka.

Sport (South Africa)

Sri Lanka teach Proteas a lesson in final ODI

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa would rather this final One-Day International be expunged from the record books, such was the calamitous nature of their …

Sport (South Africa)

EDITORIAL | Proteas must learn to handle spinners

IT did not take long for keyboard warriors to let the Proteas know exactly how dismal they were in the Test series against Sri Lanka. Indeed, Keshav …

Sri Lanka

Faf admits Proteas made a mistake with spin choice

2018-07-24 20:42<p>Faf du Plessis (AP)<p>Cape Town - Proteas skipper <b>Faf du Plessis</b> admits that his side made a mistake in playing one spinner in the second …

Sport (South Africa)

Twirlers would have fared a lot better than Proteas hurlers in Sri Lanka

Old habits die hard. In every walk of life, and even when logic dictates otherwise, the habits of old men are very difficult to bend.A case in point …

Sport (South Africa)

Maharaj bowls his way into record books

2018-07-23 12:38<p>Faf du Plessis and Keshav Maharaj (AP)<p>Cape Town - Despite a crushing defeat in the second Test in Colombo on Monday, Proteas spinner</b> …

Sport (South Africa)

South Africa set 490 after Sri Lanka declare

COLOMBO (Reuters) - South Africa have been set an unlikely target of 490 runs to win the second test and draw the two-match series after Sri Lanka declared their second innings on 275 for five on Sunday.<p>Cricket - Sri Lanka v South Africa -Second Test Match - Colombo, Sri Lanka - July 22, 2018 - …

Sri Lanka

Cricket: South Africa set 490 after Sri Lanka declare

COLOMBO (Reuters) - South Africa have been set an unlikely target of 490 runs to win the second test and draw the two-match series after Sri Lanka declared their second innings on 275 for five on Sunday.<p>Dimuth Karunaratne (85), Danushka Gunathilaka (61) and Angelo Mathews (71) scored the bulk of …

Sri Lanka

Sport24.co.za | Wicketless Steyn has to wait for Proteas record

Proteas fast bowler Dale Steyn will have to likely wait until September to become the highest wicket-taker in South African Test history.

Sri Lanka

SL v/s SA 2nd Test: Why South Africa cricketers wore black armbands against Sri Lanka

South Africa are facing Sri Lanka in the second test match of the series at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo. The second match of the 2-test …

Sri Lanka

Keshav Maharaj: South Africa spinner takes 9-129 against Sri Lanka

Keshav Maharaj posted South Africa's best figures since they were readmitted to international cricket in 1991 by taking 9-129 against Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka

Maharaj shatters records with career-best Test figures

Colombo, July 21 (IANS) South African spinner Keshav Maharaj on Saturday shattered a few records when he ripped through the Sri lankan line-up in the …

Anil Kumble

Sri Lanka reign in Colombo despite Maharaj milestone

Keshav Maharaj returned the second best figures by a South African bowler in a test innings but Sri Lanka took a firm step towards a 2-0 series sweep …

Sri Lanka

Maharaj claims South Africa's best Test bowling figures

Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj claimed South Africa's best bowling figures since its return to Test cricket, taking nine for 129.

South Africa

Maharaj claims South Africa’s best figures since readmission | FOX Sports

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) Left-arm orthodox spinner Keshav Maharaj claimed the best test innings figures by a South African bowler since the country’s …

Sri Lanka

Sport24.co.za | Sri Lanka hit back after Maharaj's record 9 wicket haul

Sri Lanka hit back by taking quick wickets, leaving South Africa in trouble at lunch on the second day of the second Test in Colombo.

Sri Lanka

Maharaj claims nine wickets, Sri Lanka out for 338

COLOMBO: Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj finished with an impressive haul of nine for 129 as Sri Lanka were dismissed for 338 in their first innings …

Sri Lanka

In Numbers: Records Tumble as Maharaj Rips Through Sri Lanka

| Updated: July 21, 2018, 11:21 AM IST<p>South Africa's Keshav Maharaj (L) celebrates with his teammates after he dismissed Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis …

Sri Lanka

Maharaj picks up 3 wickets as South Africa fight back | FOX Sports

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj picked up career best figures of eight for 116 runs as South Africa restricted Sri Lanka to …

Sri Lanka

Keshav Maharaj stuns SL with 8/116

Maharaj has become the fifth South African bowler to manage eight wickets in a Test innings, after Hugh Tayfield (twice), Goofy Lawrence, Tip Snooke, …

Cricket

Maharaj bags best figures by a visiting bowler in Sri Lanka

<b>0</b> - Visiting bowlers to have better figures than Keshav Maharaj in an innings in Sri Lanka. Maharaj currently has 8 for 116 going past Yasir Shah's 7 …

Sri Lanka

In Statistics: Maharaj Spins a Web to Keep Proteas Hopes Alive

| Updated: July 20, 2018, 6:24 PM IST<p>South Africa's Keshav Maharaj (L) celebrates with his teammates after he dismissed Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis …

Sri Lanka

'Really surprised' SA picked only one spinner - Samaraweera

12:55 PM ET<p>South Africa have picked only one frontline spinner at the SSC, and on a track as dry as this, even their opponents felt that was probably …

Sri Lanka

Maharaj's 8 wickets restrict Sri Lanka to 277-9

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj picked up career best figures of eight for 116 runs as South Africa restricted Sri Lanka to 277 for nine at stumps on day one of the second Test in Colombo on Friday.<p>Maharja's figures are the third best by a bowler from any opposition …

Sri Lanka

Maharaj hoping to learn from Sri Lanka’s finest

Standard Bank Proteas left-arm spinner, Keshav Maharaj, hopes to gain insight on succeeding in spin-friendly conditions from Sri Lanka’s left-arm …

Sri Lanka

Shamsi leaves Sri Lanka tour for family reasons

Tabraiz Shamsi, the left-arm wristspinner, has left South Africa's tour of Sri Lanka for family reasons. No date has been set for his return.<p>Shamsi …

Sri Lanka

Cricket: South Africa’s Shamsi leaves Sri Lanka tour

COLOMBO (Reuters) - South Africa spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has left the tour of Sri Lanka for unspecified family reasons, officials said on Monday.<p>No decision has been made on a return date and no replacement has been named ahead of the second test in Colombo starting on Friday.<p>Shamsi, playing in his …

South Africa

Cricket-Spinners put Sri Lanka in box seat as South Africa implode

GALLE, Sri Lanka, July 13 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka’s slow bowlers spun a web around South Africa who collapsed for a meagre 126 to concede a significant first innings lead on a spin-dominated second day of the opening test on Friday.<p>Touring captain Faf du Plessis spent his 34th birthday trying to save …

Sri Lanka

Maharaj gearing up for ODI series against Sri Lanka

DURBAN – Proteas spinner Keshav Maharaj is eager to make a significant impact in white-ball cricket.The Dolphins bowler is in the Proteas squad which …

Sport (South Africa)

Cricket - South Africa rest Tahir to assess World Cup spin options

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa will rest first-choice spinner Imran Tahir for the five-match one-day international series in Sri Lanka starting next month as they assess their slow-bowling options ahead of the 2019 Cricket World Cup.<p>FILE PHOTO: Cricket - England vs South Africa - Third …

South Africa