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South Africa backs Morocco for 2026 World Cup

JOHANNESBURG (AP) The South African soccer federation has promised Morocco ”unqualified support” in its bid to host the 2026 World Cup. The federation says its president, Danny Jordaan, assured Morocco’s delegation ”he will personally lobby” African officials ahead of the scheduled vot… FOX Sports Digital

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Australia extends lead to 301 over South Africa in 1st test

DURBAN, South Africa (AP) Australia hurried along at more than four runs an over to move to 112-3 in its second innings and increase its lead over South Africa to 301 runs in the first test on Saturday. Australia did lose David Warner (28) and Usman Khawaja (6) reasonably early at Kingsmead on Day 3 but that didn’t affect the ...

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Australia progresses to 300-8 in first test in South Africa

DURBAN, South Africa (AP) Australia progressed to 300-8 against South Africa in the first session on Day 2 of the opening test on Friday, losing Tim Paine and Pat Cummins to the second new ball, and then Mitchell Starc to the last delivery before lunch. Kagiso Rabada made early use of the new ball to have Paine caught behind for ...

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Australia 300-8 on Day 2 of 1st test in South Africa

DURBAN, South Africa (AP) Australia was 300-8 at lunch on Day 2 of the opening test against South Africa at Kingsmead on Friday. — Australia 300-8 in 101.4 overs (Mitchell Marsh 60 not out, Steve Smith 56, David Warner 51; Keshav Maharaj 4-103). Let’s block ads! (Why?) … FOX Sports Digital

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Australia wins toss and bats in 1st test in South Africa

DURBAN, South Africa (AP) Australia captain Steve Smith won the toss and chose to bat first in the opening test against South Africa on Thursday. Smith leads an unchanged Australia lineup from the final test of the Ashes series, when Australia sealed a 4-0 rout over England with an innings victory in Sydney. That means Cameron Bancroft kept his place ...

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Australia heavily armed for test battle in South Africa

DURBAN, South Africa (AP) Normally, a South Africa-Australia test series is fast and furious. This one may not play out at breakneck speed, but that’s still unlikely to calm a frequently fierce contest. Australia arrives with plenty of firepower for the four-test battle starting on Thursday in Durban and the presence of quick bowlers Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh ...

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South Africa bowls first against India in T20 series decider

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) South Africa won the toss and made India bat in the third and deciding Twenty20 at Newlands on Saturday. The teams are locked at 1-1 in the series, ensuring there’s something to play for in the final game of India’s two-month tour. South Africa won the test series 2-1 but India dominated the one-day international ...

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South Africa bowls first in 2nd T20 vs. India

CENTURION, South Africa (AP) South Africa won the toss and will bowl first in the second Twenty20 against India on Wedesday. India is on the verge of a limited-overs sweep in South Africa, leading the three-game T20 series 1-0 after having won the one-day international series 5-1. India made one team change at SuperSport Park as it seeks the victory ...

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India beats South Africa by 28 runs in 1st T20

JOHANNESBURG (AP) India beat South Africa by 28 runs in the first Twenty20 at the Wanderers on Sunday. — India 203-5 in 20 overs (Shikhar Dhawan 72, Manish Pandey 29 not out; Junior Dala 2-47) beat South Africa 175-9 in 20 overs (Reeza Hendricks 70, Farhaan Behardien 39; Bhuvneshwar Kumar 5-24) by 28 runs. Let’s block ads! (Why?) … FOX ...

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India wins toss and bats vs. South Africa in 4th ODI

JOHANNESBURG (AP) India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to bat first as the tourists look to seal the series in the fourth one-day international against South Africa on Saturday. Kohli’s India has been dominant so far, winning every game by a big margin to lead the six-game contest 3-0. India made its first team change of the ...

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