Sri Lanka took a big first innings lead in the 1st test v Zimbabwe of 150 odd runs with Angelo Mathews getting his maiden double century. Dhananjaya getting a fifty & Dickewalla making 63. Zimbabwe will have their work cut out on the final day to save the test. One can expect things to happen on a final day pitch with lots of wear and tear. Zimbabwe has to put up the same stern display as in the first innings to draw the test. Zimbabwe would resume on 30 for none, 125 runs in arrears.
Quinton De Kock has been named the new South African captain for the odi.s. With Du Plessis eyeing a retirement probably after the t20 world cup, the successor to him is being groomed.
Mumbai’s Sarfraz Khan has hit a triple century 301 against Uttar Pradesh in the Ranji trophy match.
Afghanistan are doing well in the Under 19 world cup by booking a quarter final place with the leg spinner Ghafari getting his 2nd five wicket haul in the tournament.