England vice-captain Joe Root has reclaimed the pole position in the International Cricket Council player rankings after scoring consecutive fifties in the recently concluded encounter against Pakistan in Dubai.
Australian vice-captain David Warner is confident of recovering from his fractured thumb to make it in time for the first Test match against New Zealand which gets underway on 5th November in Brisbane.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq expressed his happiness at the efforts of his batsmen after defeating England by 178 runs in the second Test match in Dubai to claim an unassailable 1-0 lead in the series.
A spirited four-wicket haul from Dawlat Zadran and a collective batting performance from Afghanistan helped them overhaul Zimbabwe total of 153 in the first Twenty20 International in Bulawayo by six wickets.
West Indies Women have retained the 14 players that beat Pakistan Women 3-1 in their recent One-Day Internatonal series and called up opener Natasha McLean for the three-match Twenty20 International series.
For his back-to-back centuries in the One-Day International series against India, thereby securing South Africa's first bilateral series victory in India, AB de Villiers is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
Rangana Herath and Milinda Siriwardana shared seven wickets between them to secure a 72-run win for Sri Lanka against West Indies in the second Test in Colombo, claiming a 2-0 victory in the Sobers-Tissera Trophy.
England assistant coach Paul Farbrace clarified that Alastair Cook is not suffering from an injury, despite seeming to be in discomfort while batting in the second innings of the Dubai Test against Pakistan.
An overwhelmingly powerful all-round performance from South Africa trounced India by 214 runs in the fifth One-Day International in Mumbai, handing them their maiden bilateral series victory against the hosts in India.
Joe Root's fighting half-century helped England post 130 for three at stumps on day four after Pakistan set them a mammoth target of 491 runs riding on the back of Younis Khan's splendid hundred in the second Test in Dubai.