Isuru Udana’s astonishing 84 for Sri Lanka wasn’t enough to stop South Africa from clinching their Twenty20 international series with a 16-run win in the second match at SuperSport Park on Friday.
Skipper Aaron Finch smashed a career-best 153 off 143 balls as Australia trounced a hapless Pakistan by eight wickets in the second ODI at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday.
Andre Russell spoilt David Warner’s dream return to the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a 19-ball 49 as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by six wickets in their campaign opener at the Eden Gardens on Sunday.
Boosted by the return of Steve Smith, Rajasthan Royals (RR) will take on Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) opener at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Monday.
Aaron Finch fired a century as Australia beat Pakistan by eight wickets in the first one-day international in Sharjah on Friday.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is back and the 12th edition of the cash-rich league couldn’t have hoped for a better start as defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are all set to take on the star-studded Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the opening game at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Saturday.
A new-look but confident Pakistan take on a buoyant Australia in the opener of the five-match one day international (ODI) series in Sharjah on Friday.
The big-bucks Indian Premier League (IPL) begins on Saturday with disgraced Australian duo Steve Smith and David Warner back in action and looking to get some runs under their belts before the World Cup.
In-form batsman Usman Khawaja should be part of Australia’s World Cup plans despite the imminent returns of Steve Smith and David Warner, former captain Ricky Ponting has said.