Monday, July 28, 2014   

(Cricket) South Africa frustrate Aussies
(03-05 18:55)

AB de Villiers continued to stonewall Australia as South Africa went to lunch on 122 for 5 wickets on day five of the third cricket test at Newlands in South Africa. They have a chance of holding out for the draw.
De Villiers batted through an extended morning session, advancing his score to 39 not out from 214 deliveries as he shelved his attacking instincts entirely.
South Africa's intent to settle for the draw and not chase a target of 511 to win was obvious, as it scored just 51 runs in 39 overs on the fifth morning.
Nightwatchman Kyle Abbott was the only batsman to fall after he batted almost two hours for 7. –AP

   
Other Sports breaking news:
(Football) Griezmann to sign with Atletico (2 hrs 25 mins ago)
(NBA) Scott expects to be Lakers new coach (07-28 17:10)
(Football) Man City dump AC Milan in friendly (07-28 12:09)
(Football) Chelsea boss Mourinho considering Drogba return (07-25 17:10)
(Football) Olympiakos beat AC Milan in friendly (07-25 11:41)
(Football) Coach quits World Cup quarter-finalists Costa Rica (07-25 10:16)
(Football) Lampard joins New York City (07-25 10:00)
Olympic Champion Mo Farah out of Commonwealth Games (07-24 17:30)
FIFA head meets Emir of Qatar for labor rights talk in 2022 World Cup (07-24 17:09)
(Football) United dumps Galaxy in Van Gaal's debut (07-24 15:03)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.