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  •   Home > News > Sports > Cricket

    It's taken five games, but South Africa has its first win of the cricket World Cup

    It's taken five games, but South Africa has its first win of the cricket World Cup


    They've beaten Afghanistan by nine wickets in Cardiff, chasing down 126 in the 29th over.

    Captain Faf du Plessis says it's a relief to get up and running.

    He says their intensity was particularly pleasing.

    Australia's beaten Sri Lanka by 87 runs in London, bowling them out for 247, having earlier posted 334 for seven.

    CRICKET WORLD CUP COVERAGE WITH KENNARDS HIRE - THE RIGHT EQUIPMENT FOR EVERY JOB

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     13 Oct: Off-spinner Ravi Ashwin has taken four wickets and fast bowler Umesh Yadav picked up three as India maintained their strong grip on the second cricket Test with South Africa after day three
     12 Oct: Virat Kohli has scored a career-best 254 not out and moved past 7000 test runs to help India take command on day two of the second cricket test against South Africa in Pune
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