UAE bounced back to beat top contenders Ireland by five wickets in their second match of the World T20 qualifiers in Abu Dhabi on Saturday. Chasing a respectable total of 125, the UAE overhauled the target for the loss of five wickets with three balls to spare.
Australia are sniffing an innings victory against a stuttering Pakistan in the first of the three-Test series after a strong all-round performance in Brisbane on Saturday.
A sparkling century by Virat Kohli and Ishant Sharma’s four wickets put India on the cusp of a big win over Bangladesh on just the second day of their maiden day-night Test on Saturday.
After beginning their second innings 340 runs behind Australia and then losing three cheap wickets in the afternoon session on Saturday, the Pakistanis put up stern resistance Sunday before finally succumbing late in the final session.
The red-hot Indian pace battery ran through the fragile Bangladesh batting like a hot knife through butter, before Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli eased to typically classy half-centuries
Australia seized the advantage on the opening day of the first Test when they bowled Pakistan out for 240 just before stumps at the Gabba in Brisbane on Thursday.
Mount Maunganui: England captain Joe Root rules out any kind of Ashes hangover as he looked to regain in the two-Test series against New Zealand, beginning on Thursday.
Pakistan will take a huge gamble in the first Test against Australia in Brisbane on Thursday by giving 16-year-old schoolboy quick Naseem Shah his debut. Many a more-experienced
Rahkeem Cornwall, the heaviest man in Test Cricket, took seven wickets as West Indies skittled out Afghanistan for 187 on the first day of their one-off Test on Wednesday.