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Windies docked 6 WTC points for slow over-rate in 2nd Test against South Africa | Cricket

West Indies have been fined 60 per cent of their match fee and penalised six ICC World Test Championship (WTC) points for maintaining a slow over-rate against South Africa in the second Test in St Lucia. Richie Richardson of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after Kraigg Brathwaite’s side was ruled to be three overs ...

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Boucher hails disciplined South Africa after series win | Cricket

The tourists recorded two big victories in Saint Lucia — by an innings and 63 runs in the first test and by 158 runs in the second game that finished on Monday — to claim their first away series victory since a 1-0 success in New Zealand in 2017. Reuters | PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2021 08:25 PM IST Coach ...

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West Indies were disappointing with bat against South Africa: Brathwaite | Cricket

West Indies Test captain Kraigg Brathwaite admitted that his side was disappointing with the bat in the recently-concluded Test series against South Africa. West Indies lost the second Test against South Africa by runs on Monday and as a result, the hosts suffered a series sweep. In the entire series, the hosts failed to register a score of more than ...

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Keshav Maharaj picks South Africa’s first Test hat-trick in more than 60 years to script history – WATCH | Cricket

South African spinner Keshav Maharaj on Monday bagged a hat-trick against West Indies to hand a magnificent 158-run win to his team in the second Test in Saint Lucia. With this remarkable feat, Maharaj became only the second South African bowler, and the first Proteas cricketer in more than 60 years, to take a hat-trick in Test cricket. Maharaj turned ...

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Covid rebounds in US South as many junk vaccine | World News

Covid-19 transmission is accelerating in several poorly vaccinated states, primarily in the South, and more young people are turning up at hospitals. The data present the clearest sign of a rebound in the US in months. In Missouri, Arkansas and Utah, the seven-day average of hospital admissions with confirmed Covid-19 has increased more than 30% in the past two weeks, ...

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Maharaj hat-trick helps South Africa to series win over Windies | Cricket

Keshav Maharaj became only the second South African to take a test hat-trick as he ripped through the West Indies middle order with five wickets to help his side to an emphatic 158-run victory in the second test in Saint Lucia on Monday. South Africa, who claimed the series 2-0 after winning the opening game by an innings and 63 ...

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WHO planning technology transfer hub in South Africa for Covid-19 vaccines | World News

The head of the World Health Organisation said it is in discussions with numerous companies and institutions to create a technology transfer hub for coronavirus vaccines in South Africa. At a press briefing on Monday, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the consortium involves a company called Afrigen Biologics and Vaccines, which will act as a hub both for making vaccines that ...

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South African ‘diamond rush’ unearths only quartz crystals, officials say | World News

Unidentified stones that lured thousands of fortune seekers to a rural South African village to mine the land with picks and shovels were not diamonds as hoped, officials said on Sunday, but quartz stones with relatively low, if any, value. People from across South Africa travelled to KwaHlathi in the country’s eastern KwaZulu-Natal province where villagers had been digging since ...

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2nd Test: Bowlers help South Africa take strong first-innings lead against West Indies | Cricket

South Africa’s bowlers backed up a solid batting performance to put the Proteas in a command of the second cricket Test against the West Indies at the end of the second day. Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi and Anrich Nortje crashed through the West Indies’ top and middle order while Wiaan Mulder took three wickets for one run to wrap up ...

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Truck driver crashes into South Florida Pride parade; mayor says 1 killed | World News

A driver slammed into spectators Saturday evening at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, and an official says one person was killed and another seriously injured. The pickup driver acted like he was part of the Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade but then suddenly accelerated when he was told he was next, crashing into the victims, Fort ...

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