Mustafizur Rahman became only the second player ever in One-Day International cricket to take two five wicket hauls in his first two games, wrecking the Indian batting and helping Bangladesh win the second ODI in Mirpur by six wickets (D/L) and with it their first ever bilateral series against India.
Yasir Shah took seven wickets to demolish Sri Lanka in their second innings and set Pakistan up for a win in the first Test at Galle by 10 wickets having to chase down 92 which they did in just 11.2 overs taking a 1-0 lead in the three match series.
Jonny Bairstow played a terrific knock under pressure against New Zealand to resurrect England from the dead and help them chase down a revised target after a rain delay helping his team win the fifth and final One-Day International by three wickets (D/L) in Chester-le-Street to win the series 3-2.
A fine team effort helped Scotland make short work of Ireland’s 166 winning the third T20 International between the two teams by six wickets with 11 balls to spare taking the series with one game to go in Bready.
Asad Shafiq scored a resilient ton and Sarfraz Ahmed played a brilliant counterattacking innings as Pakistan managed a lead of 117 with a chance to win the game, at stumps on day four of the first Test in Galle.
Former England fast-bowler, Darren Gough, is pleased with the way England have approached their game in the ongoing One-Day International series against New Zealand, even though he reckons it has come six months too late.
Indian captain MS Dhoni and debutant Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman have been handed hefty fines by the International Cricket Council after their on-field collision in the first One-Day International in Mirpur on Thursday.