Australia created history at the Adelaide Oval by winning the first-ever day-night Test by three wickets to seal a 2-0 series victory against New Zealand but not before Trent Boult gave them a scare with his five-wicket haul.
The proposed bilateral series between India and Pakistan has been clouded in doubt as the Board of Control for Cricket in India is unlikely to be granted permission by the Indian government according to sources.
Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood said that he was confident of taking up the responsibility in the absence of the injured Mitchell Starc in the remainder of the third Test against New Zealand in Adelaide.
Jos Buttler is the Cricket World Player of the Week for his scintillating knock of 116 not out in 52 deliveries in the fourth One-Day International against Pakistan in Dubai and taking England to a 3-1 series victory,
Marion Lawrence, Bute County Cricket Club's long serving scorer, was centre stage on the top table at the club's annual dinner awards at Rothesay's Victoria Hotel on Saturday night as players and guests honoured her for her unstinting service in fair weather and foul.