Pakistan clean sweeping Zimbabwe in the test series 2 nil with a new record in the last test for Pakistan with 3 bowlers taking five wicket hauls, hitherto never ever happened in Pakistan test history, which has seen great bowlers in their pantheon.
Controversial Aussie player Cameron Bancroft of the Sandpaper gate saga has come out with a statement saying that the bowlers would have been aware of the ball tampering besides them. This could well open up a can of worms in Australian cricket. Lets wait and watch, as to how this all unfolds.
India moved to the top of the tree in ICC test rankings closely followed by New Zealand, England taking 3rd place from Australia, West Indies climbing 2 notches to number 6 & South Africa first time in rankings plummeting to number 7.
One of the best wicketkeepers of the era, New Zealander BJ Watling has decided to retire after the England tour. A crisis batsman for New Zealand with his stone walling approach in batting wearing down the opposition bowlers & turning the match on its head
West Indies have a busy home season coming up by hosting Australia, Pakistan & South Africa.
New Zealand batsman Glenn Phillips getting his first NZ contract, which seemed totally unreal to him.
Sri Lanka keeping in view the 2021 T20 world cup has decided to go with youth by dropping seasoned players & making dashing batsman Kusal Perera the new captain. Perera has called for a gung-ho approach.
ICC are planning to increase the t20 teams to 20 for the World cup by 2024 & that’s the way to go.
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