Bangladesh now take on Zimbabwe in the t20 version of things. Zimbabwe has shown that they can really explode at the right time, as they showed in the close match in the 2nd odi, that they lost by just 5 runs
The new Board of Control for cricket in India led by the new chairman, former left arm spinner, Sunil Joshi,chose the first Indian team after taking up office.
India named the team for the odi series v South Africa, which sees the return from injury of in form Pandya, who smashed 2 tons in double quick time in the DY Patil T20 tournament, Bhuvaneswar Kumar comes back from injury, Dhawan back & Shubman Gill after a good outing in New Zealand for the India A team. Shivam Dube expectedly after Pandya came in is out of the squad. Kedar Jadhav is out . Shami lost his place after leaking lots of runs in the odi’s in New Zealand Agarwal is also out. No Rohit Sharma, who has a calf injury.
South African team, a rebuilding team with lots of talented youngsters in the mix are coming to India with super confidence after beating the Aussies hollow in the odi series 3 nil. India can expect a fair bit of challenge in the upcoming series.
Afghanistan have won the 2nd consecutive t20 v Ireland by 21 runs, thus winning the series.
In the Pakistan super league, the other day Ben Dunk hit 90 odd runs with 10 sixes, which became a record & today he bettered that record with another 2 sixes, 12 in all with 3 fours in a score of 99 not out of 40 balls in his team Lahore Qalandars win over Karachi Kings.