Kagiso Rabada took a six-wicket haul on debut as South Africa thumped Bangladesh chasing down a modest 160 with eight wickets and nine overs to spare in the first One-Day International of the series, a rain-curtailed game in Mirpur.
Joe Root and Ian Bell struck pretty half-centuries as England ended Australia’s first innings quickly and then scored a brisk 289 to set Australia a target of 412 at stumps on day three of the first Test in Cardiff.
Ambati Rayudu scored an unbeaten ton to resurrect the innings after a top order collapse and post enough on the board to just stave off a spirited Zimbabwe chase as India won the first One-Day International in Harare by four runs.
Australian opening batsman Chris Rogers admitted that he was proud to be consistently contributing to the team, having scored seven consecutive fifties, despite missing out on a couple of hundreds in the process.
After playing the starring role on day two of the first Ashes Test in Cardiff with a half-century and two key wickets, England all-rounder Moeen Ali says his side are in the driving seat against Australia.
A brilliant three-wicket haul from the spinners, Michael Leask and Mark Watt followed by a breezy half-century from George Munsey helped Scotland demolish the United Arab Emirates by nine wickets in the opening game of the ICC World Cup Qualifier 2015 in Edinburgh.