Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Wed 28 Feb 2024 Lance Klusener feels Pandya could play a big role for India in South Africa Former South Africa all-rounder Lance Klusener feels all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be vital for India’s chances if they want to do well in the Test series. September 4 flashback: A Gavaskar special, and birth of Lance September 4 is significant in the history of cricket for a couple of important occurrences. Here’s a look Flashback: South Africa’s tours of India – Part I (1996-97) As South Africa prepare to take in India in the four-Test series to begin soon, we look back at the previous tours of the Proteas to India. We begin with their first-full tour, in 1996-97 Comparison: Kallis vs other great ODI all-rounders With Jacques Kallis retiring from one-day cricket, and thus ending his international career, we do a comparative study of Kallis and other prominent all-rounders who played in his era. Best bowling figures on Test debut South African pace bowler Kyle Abbott made a sensational Test debut, picking up 7 for 29 on day two of the Centurion Test. The figures are the second best by the South African in his debut Test, and best ever by a Proteas bowler in his first Test innings. Thanks to Abbott’s brilliant debut, Pakistan were cleaned up for 156, and were asked to follow-on. How many ODIs were won by last ball 6 in cricket history? Pakistan's Javed Miandad was the first batsman to do so, when he hit Chetan Sharma for a six to give Pakistan a thrilling one-wicket win in the Australasia Cup final at Sharjah in April 1986. High five: These ex-cricketers would have excelled in T20 It’s pretty much T20 season in cricket, with World T20 being followed almost immediately by the Champions League T20.