Mukhtar Ahmed scored a second successive half century to ensure Pakistan chased down a stiff target of 176 in the last over to win both games of the two match Twenty20 International series against Zimbabwe at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
Lendl Simmons and Rohit Sharma scored classy half centuries to help Mumbai Indians (MI) demolish Chennai Super Kings (CSK), winning by a whopping 41 runs at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata to lift their second Indian Premier League (IPL) trophy.
Alastair Cook played right through the day for an unbeaten 153 to guide England to safety and much more as they coasted to a 295-run lead at stumps on day four of the First Test against New Zealand at Lord’s.
Kane Williamson hit a brilliant century to help New Zealand to establish a healthy lead before their bowlers took two quick England wickets to put their team well ahead in spite of late England resistance before stumps on day three of the First Test at Lord’s.
Ashish Nehra and Michael Hussey starred with ball and bat respectively as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Second Qualifier by three wickets with one ball to spare to make it to their sixth Indian Premier League (IPL) final setting up a clash with arch-rivals Mumbai Indians.
Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor added an unbeaten 155-run stand for the third wicket after a 148-run opening stand to ensure New Zealand won all three sessions of day two of the First Test against England at Lord's.
Mohammad Sami got three wickets on comeback and Mukhtar Ahmed smacked 83 as Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe by five wickets chasing down 172 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore in the first international game played in Pakistan after six years.