After losing five wickets inside the first 10 overs, South Africa were rescued by David Miller who smashed an unbeaten fifty in a chase of 158 runs to give the Proteas a three-wicket win over Australia in the first Twenty20 International in Durban.
Shabnim Ismail stunned the West Indies Women top order by taking three quick wickets as South Africa Women restricted the opposition to 114 for six in a chase of 126 runs to complete a 11-run win in the first Twenty20 International in Durban which gave them a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
Crucial knocks from Sharjeel Khan, Sarfraz Ahmed and Umar Akmal saw Pakistan chase down Sri Lanka’s total of 151 runs in 19.2 overs with six wickets in hand in the 10th match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
Ellyse Perry followed a run-a-ball knock of 43 runs with a two-wicket haul to help Australia Women complete a 17-run victory in the third Twenty20 International in New Plymouth and avoid a series whitewash.
After restricting United Arab Emirates to 81 for nine in 20 overs, India made short work of the target by chasing it down in 10.1 overs, securing a massive nine wicket victory in the ninth match of the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
A research undertaken at the Nottingham University Business School and the University of Sheffield has indicated that one-sided contests in One-Day Internationals are a primary reason behind the diminishing spectator interest in the format.
The International Cricket Council has reprimanded Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan for hitting the stumps at the striker's end after being dismissed in the game against Pakistan in the 2016 Asia Cup in Mirpur.
Bangladesh progressed into the final of the 2016 Asia Cup, riding on a patient knock from Soumya Sarkar and unbeaten cameos from Mahmudullah and Mashrafe Mortaza as they chased down a target of 130 runs in 19.1 overs to complete a five-wicket win in the eighth match of the tournament in Mirpur.
The president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Shashank Manohar has assured adequate security for the Pakistan team in Dharamsala during their match against India in the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.