Dimuth Karunaratne and Dushmantha Chameera were the only positives for Sri Lanka on the second day of their tour match as fifties from Bharat Popli and Ben Smith propelled New Zealand Board President's XI to a 95-run lead.
Ravindra Jadeja took a five-wicket haul as South Africa were bowled out for a paltry score of 121 to concede a 213-run first innings lead after Ajinkya Rahane's hundred helped India post 334 on the second day of the fourth Test in Delhi.
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan has revealed that the board is considering recalling left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir to the national team on the back of his impressive domestic performances.
Sri Lanka struggled to put runs on the board after Tim Johnston’s three-wicket haul reduced them to 97 for five in the 40 overs that were possible in a rain-affected first day of the practice match against New Zealand Board President’s XI in Queenstown.
England cricketers Joe Root, Eoin Morgan and Jos Buttler took the chance to become a Formula One pit crew for a day at the Yas Marina Circuit last week ahead of the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Yorkshire will begin their bid for a hat-trick of County Championhip titles at home to Hampshire on 17th April after the England and Wales Cricket Board revealed the full domestic calendar for 2016 earlier today.