Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, who were suspended for two years from the Indian Premier League, are set to make a comeback in 2018 after the Board of Control for Cricket in India decided not to terminate the franchises.
Adil Rashid picked up a game-changing five-wicket haul as 15 wickets fell on a dramatic final day in Abu Dhabi with England falling short of a phenomenal victory by 25 runs in the first Test against Pakistan.
Rangana Herath claimed a 10-wicket haul as Sri Lanka defeated West Indies by an innings and six runs in the first Test in Galle despite Jermaine Blackwood’s hard-fought knock to go 1-0 up in the series.
Alastair Cook was dismissed for 263 on day four of the opening Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi after batting his side into the lead, England closing on 569 for eight in reply to Pakistan's 523 for eight declared.
A superb bowling performance led by Wellington Masakadza helped Zimbabwe continue their successful winning run at home as they defeated Afghanistan by eight wickets in the first One-Day International in Bulawayo.
Cricket Australia’s National Selection Panel has named fast bowler Peter Siddle in the Prime Minister's XI and the CA XI teams which will play tour games against New Zealand ahead of the upcoming Test series.
England captain Alastair Cook opined that his team will need to get to a total of at least 500 after the kind of start they have had in their first innings of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.