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Keshav Maharaj Keshav Maharaj Height: 1.78m DOB: February 7, 1990

Keshav Maharaj rose to prominence in South Africa when the country started looking for spinners after ignoring them for a long time. A left-arm orthodox spinner, his main weapons are deadly accuracy and natural variation. Not a mug with the bat, he also has the ability to strike some lusty blows at the end of the innings or even hold one end up, as the need be. Along with Imran Tahir and Tabraiz Shamsi, Maharaj is making South Africa's spin inventory look more appealing than ever in their history.

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Keshav Maharaj expresses desire to lead South Africa across formats

Cricket | May 07, 2020, 06:26 PM IST

Maharaj has not been among the frontrunners for the position but he led the Dolphins to the domestic One Day title. The Dolphins were awarded the title by Cricket South Africa after the season had to be curtailed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Faf du Plessis rested for ODIs against Australia, Keshav Maharaj returns

Cricket | Feb 26, 2020, 10:28 PM IST

Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been rested for the three-match ODI series against Australia but Keshav Maharaj was included for the first time since 2018.

India vs South Africa 2019

Keshav Maharaj ruled out of 3rd Test vs India with shoulder injury

Cricket | Oct 13, 2019, 05:34 PM IST

Keshav Maharaj has been ruled out of the third and final Test match against India owing to a shoulder injury that he incurred during the second Test in Pune

I remained positive and did not go to a shell: Maharaj

I remained positive and did not go to a shell: Maharaj

Cricket | Oct 12, 2019, 08:20 PM IST

Maharaj talked about the planning he had done with the support staff on how to bat against the Indian bowlers.

Maharaj is still our man moving forward, says SA coach Nkwe

Maharaj is still our man moving forward, says SA coach Nkwe

Cricket | Oct 11, 2019, 08:43 PM IST

After going for 318 runs in the first Test (3/189 and 2/129), Maharaj has again been taken to cleaners in the second Test as he conceded 190 runs in India's first innings total of 601 for five.

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All stats from India vs South Africa 1st Test in Vizag

Cricket | Oct 06, 2019, 02:10 PM IST

India defeated South Africa by 203 runs in the opening Test to take a 1-0 lead in the three-game series.

We didn't bow badly, Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal were too good: Maharaj

We didn't bowl badly, Rohit and Agarwal were too good: Maharaj

Cricket | Oct 03, 2019, 08:24 PM IST

India spinners bowled faster than their South African counterparts and got more purchase out of the surface. Maharaj said the deteriorating pitch was also a reason Indian spinners doing well.

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We are prepared for rank turners: Faf du Plessis

Cricket | Oct 01, 2019, 05:48 PM IST

Faf du Plessis has insisted that Keshav Maharaj's presence in the squad makes the Proteas ready to face rank-turners in the upcoming Test series against India.

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Want to replicate Jadeja and Ashwin's consistency: Keshav Maharaj

Cricket | Sep 30, 2019, 03:21 PM IST

Keshav Maharaj, who is on his maiden tour to India, has said that the upcoming three-match Test series against the World No.1 side will decide if he belongs to international cricket.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2019

It's fun hitting guys on the head, says milestone man Dale Steyn after frightening Sri Lanka

Cricket | Feb 15, 2019, 10:11 AM IST

On Thursday, Steyn bowled a fiery unbroken 10-over spell with speeds constantly in the high 140s.

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2nd Test, Day 2: Sri Lanka take control after Keshav Maharaj's 9-wicket haul for South Africa

Cricket | Jul 21, 2018, 06:23 PM IST

The previous best bowling analysis by a South African since the country's return to test cricket in 1992 was Lance Klusener's eight for 64.

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2nd Test, Day 1: Keshav Maharaj claims 8 wickets as South Africa restrict Sri Lanka to 277/9

Cricket | Jul 20, 2018, 07:36 PM IST

Maharaj's figures are the third best by a bowler from any opposition against Sri Lanka behind Imran Khan's eight for 58 in Lahore in 1982 and Shannon Gabriel's eight for 62 in Gros Islet last month.

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CLT20: Match 14: Lahore Lions outplayed Dolphins to stay alive

Cricket | Sep 27, 2014, 10:35 PM IST

Bangalore: Pakistan champions Lahore Lions registered their first win in the Oppo Champions League Twenty20 main draw as they outplayed Dolphins of South Africa by 16 runs to keep their hopes of booking a semi-final

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CLT20: Match 14: Dolphins vs Lahore Lions scoreboard

Cricket | Sep 27, 2014, 08:01 PM IST

Bangalore: Scoreboard after Lahore Lions defeated Dolphins by 16 runs in the 14th match of 2014 CLT20 played at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on Saturday.Chasing 165 for victory, a winless Dolphins, who are now out of

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CLT20: Match 14: Lahore eye big win against Dolphins

Cricket | Sep 27, 2014, 12:06 PM IST

Bangalore:  Lahore Lions, who have just managed two points from a rained-off game, will be looking for a big win and the arithmetic to go in their favour to book their Oppo Champions League T20

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CLT20: Match 8: CSK seek turnaround against Dolphins

Cricket | Sep 22, 2014, 05:56 PM IST

Bangalore: After a jittery start, Chennai Super Kings will look for a turnaround to get their campaign back on track when they take on South African team Nashua Dolphins in a Group A match of

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CLT20: Match 4: Mitchell Marsh seals it for Scorchers in thrilling finish

Cricket | Sep 20, 2014, 09:36 PM IST

Mohali: The immensely talented Mitchell Marsh hit successive sixes off the last two deliveries as Perth Scorchers from Australia beat South Africa's Dolphins by six wickets in a group league match of the Champions League

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CLT20: Match 4: Dolphins score respectable 164/7 vs Perth Scorchers

Cricket | Sep 20, 2014, 06:19 PM IST

Mohali: South African side Dolphins overcame a top-order collapse to put up a fighting 164 for seven against Perth Scorchers in an Oppo Champions League T20 group league match here today.Khaya Zondo anchored the Dolphins

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CLT20: Match 4: Perth Scorchers vs Dolphins scoreboard

Cricket | Sep 20, 2014, 07:24 PM IST

Mohali: Scoreboard after the Australian champions Perth Scorchers defeated Dolphins by 6 wickets after Mitchell hit two back to back sixes in last two balls to seal the victory in fourth match of 2014 CLT20

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