England's explosive opening batsman Alex Hales believes that his side’s refreshingly aggressive brand of cricket in the ongoing series against New Zealand has helped them win back their admirers in the shorter format.
New Zealand coach, Mike Hesson, impressed by England’s performance in the ongoing One-Day International series between the two nations, termed the hosts as a side that can be very dangerous on their day.
Indian opening batsman Murali Vijay was fined 25% of his match fees after the International Cricket Council found this bat to be violating the logo regulations during the recently concluded Test match against Bangladesh in Fatullah according to report.
Somerset pacer Jamie Overton has been named in the England squad for the final two One-Day Internationals against New Zealand thereby joining his twin brother Craig Overton who is already part of the squad.
Australian batsman, Steve Smith, has claimed the pole position in the latest International Cricket Council Test rankings after a man-of-the-match performance in the second Test against West Indies in Jamaica.
Any notions of a heroic heist were quickly dispelled in the first hour of day four as West Indies lost quick wickets, eventually succumbing to a 277-run defeat chasing 392 in the second Test at Kingston, Jamaica to hand Australia the series by a 2-0 margin.
Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor posted tons in a record third wicket partnership to chase down England’s 302 albeit with some late-game drama, helping New Zealand win by three wickets with an over to spare in Southampton going 2-1 up in the series.
Ravichandran Ashwin took his tenth five wicket haul in Test matches as India managed to enforce a follow-on to gain a moral victory against Bangladesh in a rain-affected drawn game at the end of day five in Fatullah.