South Africa’s captain Faf du Plessis says his squad compared to previous tournaments are a lot younger and with those new faces come exciting opportunities. Agence France-Presse
South Africa’s 2019/20 home fixtures: England tour
December: 17-18 Invitation XI, Benoni, 20-22 South Africa A, Benoni, 26-30 First Test, Centurion
January: 3-7 Second Test, Cape Town, 16-20 Third Test, Port Elizabeth, 24-28 Fourth Test, Johannesburg, 31 SA Invitation XI, Paarl
February: 1 Invitation XI, Paarl, 4 First one-day international, Cape Town, 7 Second one-day international, Durban, 9 Third one-day international, Johannesburg, 12 First Twenty20 international, East London, 14 Second Twenty20 international, Durban, 16 Third Twenty20 international, Centurion
Senior Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik believes no team is favourite to win the upcoming World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales from May 30.
The national flag of Bangladesh is red and green, but the Tigers' jersey unveiled on Monday for the tournament starting later this month in England and Wales was green and white.
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Sharjah: As the World Cup draws close to knockout stages, Bangladesh have heated up the race for the last-four spots with their never-say-die attitude and gritty performances. The duel for the fourth spot has become more intense as three teams are separated by only two points. Bangladesh have already sent the standings
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Australia captain Aaron Finch hit a hundred before left-arm quicks Jason Behrendorff and Mitchell Starc shared nine wickets as the reigning champions thumped England by 64 runs at Lord's on Tuesday to book their place in the semi-finals of the World Cup.