Sharia-compliant cryptocurrency launched in South Africa

Sharia-compliant cryptocurrency launched in South Africa

Cape Town: A gold-backed cryptocurrency, which is called OneGram and is Sharia-compliant, has been launched in South Africa to make cryptocurrency attractive to the Islamic community. The company was started last year as a bridge between commodities and crypto. The Muslim community is sceptical about cryptocurrency because the Sharia principles emphasise actual economic activity based […]

India’s debacle against South Africa under scanner

India’s debacle against South Africa under scanner

NEW DELHI: The Committee of Administrators (COA) running the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will review India’s dismal performance in South Africa following the conclusion of the tour. India suffered big defeats in Cape Town and Centurion to lose the series. The inconsequential third and final Test starts in Johannesburg on Wednesday. […]

Acid test for Captain Kohli as India face SA in do-or-die tie

Acid test for Captain Kohli as India face SA in do-or-die tie

London: Virat Kohli will be facing the toughest battle of his nascent ODI captaincy career when defending champions India take on South Africa in a do-or-die virtual ‘quarter-final’ of the ICC Champions Trophy, here today. Their confidence shaken after Sri Lanka effortlessly out-batted them in a high-scoring encounter, the Indian team and Kohli in particular […]

South Africa reclaim No.1 ODI ranking after 5-0 sweep over SL

South Africa reclaim No.1 ODI ranking after 5-0 sweep over SL

DUBAI: South Africa returned to the top of the ICC ODI Team Rankings after sweeping aside Sri Lanka 5-0 in their home series which ended at Centurion. South Africa had entered the series against Sri Lanka, trailing number-one ranked Australia by four points. However, Australia’s 0-2 defeat against New Zealand and South Africa’s own 5-0 […]

Boult knocks Aussies for six as New Zealand take series

Boult knocks Aussies for six as New Zealand take series

Hamilton: A six-wicket haul for Trent Boult and a Ross Taylor century carried New Zealand to a 24-run victory over Australia in the third one-day international today to win the series 2-0. Their masterclass saw New Zealand reclaim the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy while Australia also lost their outright hold on the world number one ODI ranking. […]