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Job comes first as Kiwi skipper McCullum prepares for final bow

Job comes first as Kiwi skipper McCullum prepares for final bow

It was job first and retirement talk second for Brendon McCullum yesterday on the eve of the final Test against Australia, with his focus firmly on a series-saving win and not his international swansong.

Voges cashes in as Australia forge huge lead vs NZ

Voges cashes in as Australia forge huge lead vs NZ

Adam Voges continued to capitalise on an early reprieve by scoring his fifth Test century as Australia eased to 463 for six by the close of the second day’s play of the first match against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve on Saturday.

Umpiring drama works in Australia’s favour

Umpiring drama works in Australia’s favour

The Australia-New Zealand cricket series faced a fresh umpiring drama on the opening day of the first Test in Wellington with Australian batsman Adam Voges given a reprieve after being bowled.

South Africa seek redemption in one-day series

South Africa seek redemption in one-day series

South Africa will be keen to avenge a Test series defeat when they meet England in five one-day internationals, starting at the Mangaung Oval tomorrow.

Rabada strikes twice as South Africa seek victory

Rabada strikes twice as South Africa seek victory

First innings hero Kagiso Rabada struck two early blows as South Africa pushed for victory on the fourth day of the fourth and final Test against England at SuperSport yesterday.

England beat South Africa by 241 runs in first test

England beat South Africa by 241 runs in first test

Moeen Ali took three wickets on Wednesday as England made quick work of securing victory in the first test by bundling out South Africa for 174 before lunch and ensure a 241-run win on the last day at Kingsmead.

  Two gems from Venice Film Fest

Two gems from Venice Film Fest

Although the Venice Film Festival is the oldest in the world, it has been struggling to attract the press and the public.

 OIC calls for UN peacekeeping operation in Syria

OIC calls for UN peacekeeping operation in Syria

The United Nations should consider a peacekeeping force for war-ravaged Syria to help curb the surge of refugees.

QDB launches QR365mn equity fund for SMEs, entrepreneurs

QDB launches QR365mn equity fund for SMEs, entrepreneurs

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has launched yesterday the QR365mn ‘SME Equity Fund’ aimed at providing capital growth...