The owners of Bloem City Blazers have accused Cricket South Africa of lying and setting personal agendas in the way it has cancelled the Global T20 League and established an alternative model.
Rilee Rossouw scored a belligerent, unbeaten 120 to push Hampshire to 451 in their County Championship match against Dane Vilas’ Lancashire in Manchester.
Jos Buttler’s magnificent century hauled England back from the cliff edge to secure a one-wicket win and a 5-0 sweep of the ODI series against Australia.
Having been on the wrong end of two world-record batting innings, the Proteas Women will be fighting for their pride when they meet England in the triangular series on Saturday afternoon.
Morne Morkel took 4-36 as Surrey beat Somerset by an innings and 69 runs in a remarkable County Championship match in Guildford.
There was both ecstasy and agony for Warriors batsman Colin Ackermann, who was left just four short of a double century as Leicestershire were bowled out for 427 in the County Championship.
Just as Zimbabwe seek to restore credibility after the sacking of coach Heath Streak and captain Graeme Cremer, several top players have opted out of the triangular series against Pakistan and Australia over unpaid wages.
Dale Steyn’s form graph continued its upward trend when he took 4-48 off 25 overs for Hampshire in the County Championship.
Australia’s new dawn was plunged into darkness when they were beaten by 242 runs by a rampant record-breaking England in the third ODI, at Nottingham.
Eoin Morgan’s blistering 67 off 30 balls set the pace as England smashed a world record of 481-6 in an ODI against Australia at Trent Bridge.
Dale Steyn’s early impact helped Hampshire advance to the final of the Royal London One-Day Cup as Yorkshire were crushed by 107 runs in Southampton.
Once again, a Heino Kuhn century led the rescue of Kent as they beat Worcestershire in the first semi-final of the Royal London One-Day Cup in Worcester.
Heino Kuhn’s century led the destruction of Nottinghamshire in the quarter-final of the One-Day Cup, as Kent chased down 255 to win by nine wickets with 14 overs remaining.
Dale Steyn’s selection for the Proteas tour of Sri Lanka is, at the very least, a triumph over adversity and a demonstration of the determination that has marked his career.
It was a bittersweet introduction to the county scene for Morne Morkel, who produced a magnificent bowling performance in a losing cause as Surrey went down by 220 runs in the One-Day Cup.