Cricket News sort by Francois du Plessis

Australia dominated the Adelaide Test for a major portion of the game, but South Africa batted credibly well on the last day to help the visitors escape with a draw.

South Africa pulled off a miraculous draw in the Second Test at the Adelaide Oval by batting out the entire final day’s play. The Proteas forced a draw with Australia tantalizingly falling short of a victory by two wickets.

South Africa battled hard on the third day’s play at Brisbane right till the end but the Aussies still hold the edge over them with an overall lead of 273 runs with still five wickets in hand.

It was a dead rubber between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians as both the teams already knew that they were out of the CLT20.

India clinched a narrow 1-run win over Proteas in the final Super Eights match at Colombo but couldn’t make it to the Semi Finals. Pakistan instead have moved into the Semi Finals ahead of India and will take on Sri Lanka.

Teams, no matter how good they are, are bound to have their bad days. It was once such occasion at the Kennington Oval, London. It very rarely happens that Hashim Amla, Graeme Smith and skipper A B de Villiers all fail in the same match.

Hosts Zimbabwe clinched the Unofficial T20 Tri Series defeating South Africa by a thumping margin of 9 wickets with 17 balls to spare in the Final at Harare on Sunday. Once again, opener Hamitlon Masakadza stood tall to play a match winning knock for Zimbabwe to get the Player of the Series award.

DLF IPL 2012: Chennai Super Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets in Match 26 at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai