WELLINGTON, March 16 (Reuters) - England leg-spinner Mason Crane has been ruled out of the rest of the tour of New Zealand and will miss the two tests with a stress fracture of his back, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have said.
Mar 15 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of super sixes match 1 between West Indies and Afghanistan on Thursday at Harare, Zimbabwe Afghanistan win by 3 wickets West Indies 1st innings Chris Gayle b Mujeeb Ur Rahman 1 Evin Lewis Run Out Najibullah Zadran 27 Shimron Hetmyer lbw Mohammad Nabi 15 Marlon Samuels c Gulbadin Naib b Mohammad Nabi 36 Shai Hope c Najibullah Zadran b Mujeeb Ur Rahman 43 Jason Holder c Najibullah Zadran b Mujeeb Ur Rahman 28 Rovman Powell c Mujeeb Ur Rahman b Rashid Khan 3 Carlos Brathwaite c Rahmat Shah b Sharafuddin Ashraf 4 Ashley Nurse Not Out 10 Keemo Paul Not Out 16 Extras 1b 3lb 2nb 0pen 8w 14 Total (50.
March 15 (Reuters) - Vernon Philander has turned the heat up another notch in South Africa's acrimonious series against Australia by saying visiting captain Steve Smith could have avoided an incident that resulted in Kagiso Rabada being suspended.
CAPE TOWN, March 14 (Reuters) - Kagiso Rabada is appealing the guilty verdict handed to him by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for breaching their code of conduct in a last-ditch bid to be able to play in the rest of the gripping test series against Australia.
Mark Wood emerged from a chastening experience in Hamilton reassured that he is being primed for a lead role in England’s long-term future.