Experienced batsman Faf du Plessis says South Africa must master the unfamiliar conditions and home captain Babar Azam when they play their first test in Pakistan since 2007 in the opening match of a two-game series that starts in Karachi on Tuesday.
South Africa will pay $5.25 for each dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine, whereas European Union members will pay just $2.16 for it.
Activist Joanie Fredericks' ladies only taxi service launched last week has already received calls from women requesting a ride to work that will keep them safe.
International cricket was suspended in Pakistan following a terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009. Test cricket was revived in the country in late 2019 when Sri Lanka toured for two tests.
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The true impact of the deal which could lift tens of millions out of poverty and boost trade among African neighbours will not be felt for some years despite its New Year’s Day launch.
The new virus strains are predicted to have thousands of mutations, the notables of which emerged in the United Kingdom, South Africa and Nigeria.
South Africa has identified a new variant of the novel coronavirus, which authorities believe is driving a surge in Covid-19 infections there. But are these concerns justified?
British Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirms two people infected with the new variant are “contacts of cases who travelled” from South Africa. South African scientists believe the variant is more infectious and could hit younger people harder.
The series had been scheduled to start on Friday but was delayed after an unnamed South African player tested positive for Covid-19.
The world champions are withdrawing two weeks before kick-off, citing player welfare concerns and logistical difficulties after Covid-19 made it harder for international players to travel.
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