Shane Watson’s 6th T20 ODI didn’t bring his side victory, as one of the light towers went on the fritz in the Big Bash League clash between the Sydney Thunder and Brisbane Heat at the Adelaide Oval.
Willem Ludick once ran out his friend Dean Foxcroft with his score on 98 … and then went on to make a century. It remains a source of cheerful banter to this day.
Christiaan Jonker was on the winning side for the Rajshahi Kings when they beat Dhaka Dynamites by 20 runs, but Rilee Rossouw’s 58 was not enough to carry the Rangpur Riders over the line against the Sylhet Sixers.
Chief executive officer Thabang Moroe has reiterated Cricket South Africa’s ambition to host the World Cup again.
D’Arcy Short was at it again in the BBL with a swashbuckling 96 not out against the Melbourne Stars to keep Hobart Hurricanes at the top of the log and earn today’s Play of the Day accolade, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
The round robin stages of the WBBL concluded with a consolation win for the Melbourne Stars over the Sydney Sixers – who failed to hit their straps in their final match after having already qualified for the semi-finals.
The Sydney Sixers Women sealed their 10th win of the season to capture top spot in the Women’s Big Bash League, with Marizanne Kapp picking up 2-19 in the 29-run win over the Melbourne Renegades Women after Ellyse Perry and Erin Burns starred with the bat.
Australia lifted themselves off the deck after a disappointing Test series loss to take the first ODI at Sydney over India by 34 runs despite a brave run chase from Rohit Sharma.
Rilee Rossouw’s incredible 83 runs off 44 balls wasn’t enough to secure victory for the Rangpur Riders over the Dhaka Dynamites as they lost by two runs on Friday in the Bangladesh Premier League.
New Zealand all-rounders Doug Bracewell and Scott Kuggeleijn earned the Black Caps a 35-run victory over Sri Lanka in the one-off T20I that brought the curtain down on Sri Lanka’s miserable tour Down Under, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
Delissa Kimmince (4-18) and Sammy-Jo Johnson (3-12) combined to roll the Melbourne Stars for 88, with the Brisbane Heat batters reaching their target in less than nine overs, while the Melbourne Renegades won by 8 wickets.
The Perth Scorchers brought the Melbourne Stars back to earth with a thumping six-wicket victory over the Melbourne-based men, and Andrew Tye’s 4-18 earns him Wednesday’s Turbo Bowler award, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
The explosive Dolphins all-rounder Robbie Frylinck – who has played three T20I’s for the Proteas – was at his destructive best with both bat and ball in the BPL and registered today’s Play of the Day, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
Cameron Bancroft and David Warner picked up half-centuries in the Big Bash and Bangladesh Premier leagues respectively, while South African Robbie Frylinck was in spectacular form, scoring an undefeated 44 off 24 balls (1×4, 4×6) and taking 3-26, including the wicket of Warner.
Rangpur Riders and Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza ripped through the Comilla Victorians top order with a magical spell of 4-11 to earn today’s Turbo Bowler award, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.