Sheldon Cottrell took five England wickets for just 46 runs as the West Indies defended a target of 290 runs in the second ODI at Bridgetown, writes SIMON LEWIS.
England spoiled the West Indies’ run-party after racing to a relatively comfortable victory with eight balls in hand following Chris Gayle’s thumping 135 that saw the hosts post 360-8 at Bridgetown.
Chris Gayle marked his return to West Indies action by smashing England’s bowlers out of the park several times. His efforts in the home side’s losing cause earns him Wednesday’s Play of the Day award, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
Tim Southee played a pivotal role in New Zealand’s 88-run win over Bangladesh at the University Oval to help secure a 3-0 whitewash and earn Wednesday’s Turbo Bowler accolade, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
Mohammad Hafeez sustained a hand injury during his match in the Pakistan Super League over the weekend that may jeopardise his chances of featuring in the upcoming World Cup.
South Africa’s star all-rounder Marizanne Kapp smashed Sri Lanka to all parts of Potch in the second ODI as the Proteas clinched the series, with Kapp’s efforts earning her Thursday’s Play of the Day award, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
Marizanne Kapp was at her blistering best with both bat and ball for South Africa in the rain-affected second ODI against Sri Lanka to help seal a series-winning 2-0 lead, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
Australia’s injured fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has his eyes set on making his return in time to feature for his country in the 2019 Cricket World Cup taking place in England and Wales.
Match-winning Proteas Women skipper Dane van Niekerk will miss the rest of the Sri Lanka tour through injury, with Sune Luus replacing her for the second ODI against Sri Lanka at Potchefstroom.
Dane van Niekerk carried over her fantastic form with both bat and ball in the T20I series to the first ODI against Sri Lanka, and earns Monday’s Play of the Day award, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
Proteas Women’s wicketkeeper-batter Faye Tunnicliffe will make her ODI debut during the first fixture of the three-match series against Sri Lanka Women at Senwes Park on Monday.
Legendary Proteas all-rounder Shaun Pollock has given his firm endorsement for South Africa’s chances of lifting the 2019 Cricket World Cup at Lord’s on 14 July.
Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting ‘absolutely’ believes his country can win the upcoming Cricket World Cup in England, but the big-scoring batsman took pains to stress that his faith is not due to the fact that he’s taken up a new role as assistant to head coach Justin Langer.
Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur and national selector Inzamam-ul-Haq have drawn up a shortlist of 19 players from which they will make their final selection for a 15-man squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in England.
Vaughn van Jaarsveld’s powerful 124 set the tone for the Dolphins’ opening One-Day Cup match of the season as the home side outgunned the Highveld Lions by 19 runs after a brave run chase fuelled by a brilliant 130 by Reeza Hendricks.