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.
Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Marsh shared five wickets under lights for Australia to keep New Zealand's lead down to 94 at stumps on day two of the third Test in Adelaide after Peter Nevill along with the lower order rescued the Australian innings earlier.
Cricket South Africa chief executive Haroon Lorgat welcomed the comments made by the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India Shashank Manohar on giving equal participation to all the member boards at the International Cricket Council.
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.