Australian opening batsman Chris Rogers admitted that he was proud to be consistently contributing to the team, having scored seven consecutive fifties, despite missing out on a couple of hundreds in the process.
After playing the starring role on day two of the first Ashes Test in Cardiff with a half-century and two key wickets, England all-rounder Moeen Ali says his side are in the driving seat against Australia.
A brilliant three-wicket haul from the spinners, Michael Leask and Mark Watt followed by a breezy half-century from George Munsey helped Scotland demolish the United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in the opening game of the ICC World Cup Qualifier 2015 in Edinburgh.
Pakistan and Bangladesh will be eyeing qualification for the International Cricket Council Champions Trophy in their upcoming One-Day International series against Sri Lanka and South Africa respectively.
Joe Root rescued his side after a bad start with a bustling, attractive century to push England to 343 for seven at stumps on the first day of the first Ashes Test against Australia in Cardiff on a two-paced pitch.