Cricket South Africa announced on Thursday that South African Breweries had signed on as headline sponsor of the two Test series the Proteas are to contest against Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
The recent decision by 38-year-old Pakistan batter Mohammad Hafeez to retire from red-ball cricket after the 2-1 Test series loss to New Zealand has been labelled by some cricket insiders as an attempt by the batter to avoid fronting up to the Proteas pace attack in the upcoming Test series.
Kane Williamson has become the first New Zealand batsman to breach 900 ratings points on the ICC’s Test Rankings for batters after his side’s stunning 2-1 series victory over Pakistan.
Rishabh Pant breaking the record for the most dismissals by an Indian wicketkeeper in a Test is our Play of the Day.
India won the opening Test of a series in Australia for the first time after claiming a thrilling 31-run victory at the Adelaide Oval.
India pushed through to reach the highest score of the match and then snapped up four Australian second-innings wickets on the fourth day of the first Test in Adelaide to leave the hosts staring down the barrel of defeat ahead of the final day.
Highlights of day three of the first Test match between Australia and India in Adelaide, as India begin to take command of the Test.
Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah backs Ravi Ashwin to put the ball in the right spots in the fourth innings and praises Cheteshwar Pujara’s patience and maturity with bat in hand.
Australia’s Travis Head praises India’s Cheteshwar Pujara’s approach on the Adelaide wicket in the first innings, citing it as the perfect blueprint on the tricky surface.
India bowled Australia out quickly to take a first innings lead on the third morning of the first Test in Adelaide, after which their batters put in a solid performance as they started building a potentially imposing fourth innings target for their hosts to chase.
Legendary Indian batter VVS Laxman has called into question Rishabh Pant’s batting approach on the first day of the first Test against Australia.
A bold and inspired declaration by New Zealand on the fifth morning of the third Test against Pakistan – backed by a superb team effort in the field – earned the Black Caps a 123-run victory in the third Test to take the series 2-1.
India’s No 3 batsman, Cheteshwar Pujara, reviews his fantastic combative maiden century in Australia that spared his country’s blushes after a disastrous start in their first innings, and how the top order could have played better during the first Test in Adelaide.
Ravi Ashwin’s off-breaks knocked the top off the Aussie top order to leave them reeling at 87-4, before Handscomb and Head helped rescue the innings.
Mitchell Starc reflects on the brilliant bowling performance by Australia’s frontline bowlers, and the stunning catch by Usman Khawaja, reducing India to 250-9 at stumps on the first day of the first Test in Adelaide.