Johannesburg, March 25 (IANS) Hosting the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2009 series in South Africa will be a huge logistical exercise but would bring economic advantages to the host country, the heads of the cricket bodies in both India and South Africa said here.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 9:06:06 AM
Johannesburg, March 25 (IANS) The decision to move the India Premier (IPL) League 2009 to South Africa was 'one of the hardest decisions that the BCCI ( Board of Control for Cricket in India) has ever had to take', Lalit Modi, chairman and commissioner of the IPL, told a press conference here as he jointly announced the decision with Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Gerald Majola.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 8:52:36 AM
Johannesburg, March 25 (IANS) The 'city loyalties' that had been built up in the competitive spirit of the inaugural IPL T20 series in India last year will pose a major challenge when its organisers host the second edition of the tournament in South Africa next month.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 7:37:06 AM
Johannesburg, March 24 (IANS) Weather and proximity to India were the decisive factors in South Africa edging past England as hosts of the Indian Premier League (IPL), which has now been shortened to five weeks starting April 18.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 10:25:25 PM
Durban, March 24 (IANS) South African selection panel chief Mike Procter believes in the credentials of Ashwell Prince as a Test cricket opening batsman.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 6:30:22 PM
Durban, March 24 (IANS) South Africa's cricket coach Mickey Arthur does not favour the team playing a triangular cricket series in June against India and Zimbabwe.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 5:52:42 PM
Johannesburg, March 24 (DPA) The organisers of a peace conference in South Africa on Tuesday postponed the event indefinitely after the government refused to issue the Dalai Lama a visa to attend, causing other Nobel peace laureates to pull out.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 5:18:48 PM
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) While uncertainty over the offshore venue of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) continues, Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the government there have moved swiftly and taken steps to host the Twenty20 championship, according to sources in the IPL management.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 12:45:02 PM
Johannesburg, March 24 (DPA) The furore over South Africa's refusal to grant the Dalai Lama a visa to attend a peace conference in Johannesburg later this week grew with former president and Nobel laureate FW de Klerk announcing Monday he was boycotting the meeting.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 2:18:06 AM
Luanda, March 23 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI left Africa Monday after a week-long visit, which was marred at the outset by his controversial remarks over condoms but ended on a more positive note in Angola, where he was acclaimed by hundreds of thousands of Catholics.
Monday, March 23, 2009 4:36:05 PM
News Africa Articles Index