England pace bowler Stuart Broad gave Australia five more reasons to despise him even more as he recorded a magnificent five-wicket haul to leave the baggy greens reeling at the end of the first day of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.
The rain Gods must have been on South Africa’s side during the first ODI in Johannesburg as the Proteas escaped with a narrow four-run win over Pakistan via the Duckworth-Lewis method to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
Ojha stole the limelight with his sixth five-wicket haul
Despite all the attention being focused on Sachin Tendulkar for his 200th and final Test match in an India jersey, the country’s spin duo of Pragyan Ojha and Ravichandran Ashwin stole the spotlight on the opening day of the second Test in Mumbai as they dismissed the West Indies for a dismal 182.
South Africa crushed Pakistan to take a 1-0 lead in the series
Fresh off their 4-1 win in the ODI series, South Africa kept their scintillating run of form alive as they cruised past a lacklustre Pakistan side by nine wickets in the first Twenty2o International in Dubai.
Malinga’s early wicket went in vain as the rain had the last laugh
New Zealand were looking to add to their winning streak after beating Bangladesh in a one-off Twenty20 International just four days ago, but heavy rain ensured that neither them nor Sri Lanka walked away with a victory in the first ODI in Hambantota.
Steyn claimed three wickets in one over to extinguish Pakistan’s hopes of levelling the series
South Africa opening batsman Quinton de Kock smashed a spectacular maiden century and pace spearhead Dale Steyn registered his second five-wicket haul as the Proteas beat Pakistan by 28 runs in the fourth ODI in Abu Dhabi to take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series.