Cape Cobras star batter Zubayr Hamza is on the brink of becoming the 100th player to earn a Proteas Test cap when South Africa play Pakistan at Centurion on Boxing Day, and in the last first-class match before that Test he proved his class in the field, writes SIMON LEWIS.
Grace Harris’ 42-ball ton for the Brisbane Heat was the fastest Women’s Big Bash League century and the second-fastest in women’s T20 cricket.
Heather Graham of the Perth Scorchers Women pulled off her best innings of the season, scoring 44 not out off 30 deliveries to tie the Women’s Big Bash League match against the Hobart Hurricanes on Tuesday.
Kgaudise Molefe was the hero of the day on day two of the Coca-Cola Khaya Majola Week, taking 7-39 over two innings for Gauteng against Border.
Wellington is a happy hunting ground for New Zealanders looking for big scores, and Sri Lanka seems to be a favoured opponent, with Tom Latham’s epic, undefeated 264 not out the latest addition to the record books.
Rishabh Pant breaking the record for the most dismissals by an Indian wicketkeeper in a Test is our Play of the Day.
When Rishabh Pant caught Australia’s Josh Hazlewood first ball off the bowling of Mohammed Shami in the first Test in Adelaide, it was the Indian wicketkeeper’s six catch of Australia’s first innings, lifting the 21-year-old into the record books alongside the great keepers in Test history.
Proteas Women star opener Lizelle Lee hammered a sensational undefeated 102 off 56 balls for the Melbourne Stars Women to down the Sydney Sixers Women in the second match of the 2018 Women’s Big Bash League in Melbourne.
Bangladesh strengthened their grip on the Test series with a solid performance on day one of the second Test against the West Indies at Dhaka.
South African-born Keaton Jennings (son of legendary wicketkeeper Ray Jennings) has taken four catches in Sri Lanka’s first innings of the third Test at Colombo.
A superb 120 from Mominul Haque was the backbone of Bangladesh’s first-day effort of 315-8 in the first Test against the West Indies at Chittagong.
The Cape Town Blitz’s Pakistan star Muhammad Nawaz scored his first T20 half-century and took a wicket as his side defeated the Tshwane Spartans by 49 runs in their Mzansi Super League opener on Friday.
The West Indies Women proved their champion credentials in a world-class fightback to secure a 31-run win against the Proteas Women in Gros Islet, led by skipper Stafanie Taylor.
Dane van Niekerk is ranked as the sixth-best all-rounder in the world on the ICC’s rankings, and she once again proved her value to the Proteas Women’s team with an inspired double act to guide them to a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka.
Mushfiqur Rahim abandoned his helmet during the latter part of his record-breaking century on day two of the second Test against Zimbabwe in Dhaka.