England blitzed the 10th-highest score in ODI history as they took a 2-1 lead in the ODI series despite a brave run-chase by the West Indies in the fourth ODI at Grenada on Wednesday.
England’s Ben Stokes has been omitted from his country’s third ODI against the West Indies as a precaution after rolling his ankle during practice in Grenada on Sunday.
West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has been named in the squad for the fourth and fifth ODIs against England in place of the injured Kemar Roach.
South Africa have recalled the services of Titans’ Lungi Ngidi and named the exciting Warriors speedster Anrich Nortje as part of the ODI squad to face Sri Lanka in a five-match series on home soil.
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.