South Africa vs Pakistan: Shaun Pollock criticises Quinton de Kock ‘deception’ over Fakhar Zaman run-out | Cricket News – Times of India

CENTURION: Former South African captain Shaun Pollock on Wednesday said he believed South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock was guilty of deception in the run-out of Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman during the second one-international in Johannesburg on Sunday. But Pollock said he believed De Kock was not aware of a law which outlaws wilful attempts … Read more

Fakhar Zaman run-out: MCC says it’s up to umpires to decide if Quinton de Kock was at fault | Cricket News – Times of India

LONDON: Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman‘s contentious run-out in the second ODI against South Africa has sparked a debate on the spirit of the game with Marylebone Cricket Club saying it was “up to the umpires to decide” if Quinton de Kock had attempted to mislead the batsman. In a stiff chase of 342, Zaman smashed a … Read more

He was asking fielder to back up: Shamsi defends de Kock post run-out controversy | Cricket News – Times of India

JOHANNESBURG: While many lashed out at Quinton de Kock for his role in the controversial run-out of Pakistan opening batsman Fakhar Zaman in the second ODI on Sunday, South Africa spinner Tabraiz Shamsi on Monday defended the wicket-keeper. Zaman’s valiant 193-run knock was ended off the first ball of the final over as a direct … Read more

Mark Boucher looks at positives from IPL-bound players missing Pakistan series | Cricket News – Times of India

KARACHI: South Africa head coach Mark Boucher sought to dwell on the positives from his IPL-bound players missing the Pakistan series, saying it will help their T20 World Cup preparation in India and also allow him to test his team’s bench strength. Five top South African players including Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, … Read more

Bavuma appointment excites Boucher as Pakistan series looms | Cricket News – Times of India

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa’s new limited overs skipper Temba Bavuma must be given time to find his feet but coach Mark Boucher believes his appointment as the country’s first black captain represents “exciting times”. Bavuma will debut in the role when South Africa start a three-match ODI home series against Pakistan on Friday, which will be … Read more