Taskin Ahmed picked four wickets and conceded just 11 runs in his final two overs to peg Afghanistan in the chase of 259 runs and sealed a thrilling seven-run victory for Bangladesh in the first One-Day International in Mirpur.
Temba Bavuma scored a fabulous century on his debut and shared a 159-run opening stand with Quinton de Kock as South Africa went on to post 354 in 50 overs following which the Proteas bowlers restricted Ireland to 148 in the only One-Day International between the two teams in Benoni.
Ravichandran Ashwin rattled the New Zealand top order with a triple strike in the second innings to restrict them to 93 for four after the batsmen set a target of 434 runs on the fourth day of the first Test in Kanpur.
A three-wicket haul from Sohail Tanvir spearheaded Pakistan’s bowling efforts as they restricted West Indies to 144 for nine after setting a target of 161 runs to secure a 16-run victory in the second Twenty20 International in Dubai and also an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series.
Unbeaten fifties from Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara stretched India’s lead to 215 runs after Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin bundled New Zealand out for 262 runs in 95.5 overs on the third day of the first Test in Kanpur.
As Essex's players and staff picked up the Second Division trophy at Canterbury yesterday, attention was diverted to the drama unfolding at Lord's where Middlesex brilliantly won their first Championship for 23 years. Rob Johnston shares his view on the club's recent progress.
Pakistan Cricket Board announced the T20 squad for its upcoming home series against the West Indies in the UAE, and once again, the chief selector has managed to put himself in a questionable state. This time it is for the omission of the promising all-rounder Ammad Butt,
Nicole Bolton scored a steady century, while Ellyse Perry contributed with a breezy knock of unbeaten 77 following which Australia Women bowlers rattled Sri Lanka Women to 131 runs in a chase of 269 to complete a convincing 137-run win in the fourth One-Day International in Colombo.
After bowling Sri Lanka Women out for 102 runs in 36.5 overs, Australia Women chased down the target in 27.3 overs to register a comprehensive nine wicket victory in the third One-Day International in Colombo.
A four-wicket haul from Kristen Beams delivered a convincing 78-run victory for Australia Women in the second One-Day International against Sri Lanka Women in Dambulla as they defended a total of 254 runs and secured a place in the 2017 Women's World Cup.
Stuart Broad says he is "determined" to get back into England's One-Day and Twenty20 International squads while limited overs captain Eoin Morgan would also like to see him involved again in the future.
Later this year, West Indies two-time World Twenty20 winning captain Darren Sammy will take the unusual step of leading out the St Lucia Zouks at a stadium bearing his own name and while he is still getting used to the idea, he is already looking forward to it.