Pakistan player Azhar Ali bats during a training session on the eve of the second cricket Test match against Australia. Reuters
David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne both plundered back-to-back centuries as Australia stamped their authority on the opening day of the day-night second Test in Adelaide Friday.
Australia fast bowler James Pattinson was suspended on Sunday for player abuse, ruling him out of the first Test against Pakistan this week with skipper Tim Paine saying
Mohammad Amir took a one-day international best five for 30 as Pakistan bowled Australia out for 307 in a World Cup match in Taunton on Wednesday.
Ruturaj Gaikwad smashed his second consecutive fifty and Ravindra Jadeja hit an 11-ball 31 as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) dented Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) hopes of play-offs’ qualification with a six-wicket victory in Dubai on Thursday.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) will look to add to their winning momentum and boost their chances of making it to the play-offs when they take on Rajasthan Royals (RR) in a crucial IPL clash on Friday.
To win the targeted trophy, a team must feature in the top four of the IPL 2020 points table.
Surya Kumar Yadav hit a scintillating fifty after Jasprit Bumrah took three wickets as a ruthless Mumbai Indians defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by five wickets in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Wednesday.