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South Africa

Non-traditional markets show great promise for garments

Garment exports to non-traditional markets are rising at a faster rate than to the traditional markets owing to the stimulus package and duty benefits by emerging markets for Bangladesh. In fiscal 2012-13, garment exports to non-traditional markets such as Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, Turkey and so on rose 29 percent year-on-year to $2.98 billion, according to data from Export Promotion Bureau. In contrast, exports to traditional markets of the US, Canada and European...

Eng book final date with Oz

Eng book final date with Oz

With a clinical display in the second semifinal England confirmed their place opposite archrivals Australia for the April 6 final of the Women's World Twenty20 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday. The nine-wicket win over South Africa showed why England and Australia are a cut above in the women's game as...

OVER RATE OFFENCES IN WT20

Chandimal, du Plessis suspended

Chandimal, du Plessis suspended

South Africa and Sri Lanka captains -- Faf du Plessis and Dinesh Chandimal -- have been suspended for one match each, after both sides maintained slow over-rates during their ICC World T20 Bangladesh 2014 Group 1 encounters at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong yesterday. Other players of these two teams have been fined...

WT20 SA VS HOL

Proteas ground 'Flying Dutchmen'

Proteas ground 'Flying Dutchmen'

NETHERLANDS 139 (18.4 ov) SOUTH AFRICA 145/9 (20 ov) South Africa beat irresistible Netherlands by only 6 runs at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong today in a Group 1 match of World T20 today. Proteas leg spinner Imran Tahir got the Man of the Match award for his 21/4 bowling performance. Earlier, after winning the toss,...

Lankans thwart Proteas

Lankans thwart Proteas

A calm Dinesh Chandimal approached the toss on a ground that seemed like Sri Lanka's home away from home. Having won their last nine games in Bangladesh, there was little that Chandimal and co were not aware of and it helped them hold on to a five-run win over South Africa in their...

WT20 SL VS SA

Narrow margin victory for Lankans

Narrow margin victory for Lankans

Sri Lanka win by 5 runs S Africa 160/8 and SL 165/7 Sri Lanka managed to pick a narrow-margin victory of five runs against South Africa in a World T20 match at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong today. State-run Bangladesh Television and private channel Maasranga TV telecasted the match live. Kusal Perera was awarded Man...

'I will walk away happy'

'I will walk away happy'

There is not a batsman today like Kumar Sangakkara. The man has built his game to such a height that he has answers for every kind of delivery, regardless of conditions on the pitch or overhead. He has been a cut above for a while and like his batting, he remains several leagues...

'Need to be playing our best everyday'

South Africa won their only ICC Trophy, the inaugural ICC Mini World Cup -- now known as the Champions Trophy -- in 1998 in Bangladesh, where they arrived yesterday to take part in the ICC World Twenty20.     Nonetheless, they do have an astonishing track record of being the form team in world cups and then throwing it all away at the knockout stage. That has earned them the unwanted tag of chokers and the unavoidable staple question at pre-tournament...

SA in dire straits

Graeme Smith was out for three in his last Test innings as South Africa struggled to 71 for four while chasing 511 to win on the fourth day of the third and final Test on Tuesday. South Africa were 15 for three at tea before steadying the ship in the final session of the day at Newlands as they fought to reach an unlikely target in this deciding match of the series. Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers defied the bowlers...

In South Africa, children raping children

In South Africa, children raping children

It is hard to imagine – a three-year-old girl being raped. It is even harder to fathom the rapists being children themselves. But in South Africa, not only is this crime shockingly common, it may be on the rise, according to a CNN report. Total 45 percent of rapes reported to the police in South...

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Vajpayee weakest PM: Congress

Vajpayee weakest PM: Congress

Days after the Congress .......

It's Gandhi vs Gandhi

It's Gandhi vs Gandhi

It is being viewed as Gandhi versus Gandhi.....

New book adds fuel to fire

New book adds fuel to fire

A new book by a former top ...

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