AFGHANISTAN will join the cricket big boys this week when they become the 12th Test-playing nation.
The England and Wales Cricket Board will stage trial matches in September as it decides on the best format for its new 100-ball-a-side competition, Press Association Sport understands.
IMAGE: Mark Wood played only the opening match for CSK this season.
block-time published-time 12.59pm BST 16th over: Surrey Stars 116-5 (Kapp 16, Sciver 43) Surrey fearlessly up the tempo - two boundaries off Taylor’s over, including a stylish drive by Sciver that was rather hopelessly parried by Western Storm.
Those eager to snap up tickets for next summer's ICC Cricket World cup can now pre-register for the online ballot.
Cricket Australia said on Tuesday (local time) that test skipper Tim Paine will also captain the one-day international team during next month's tour of England, but selectors are yet to decide who will lead the side's title defence at the 2019 World Cup.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan will once again swap the commentary box for the cricket field to captain the Test Match Special team in a challenge match against a Tailenders podcast team, led by England bowler James Anderson.
block-time published-time 2.55pm BST 41st over: India 95-3 (Kohli 41, Rahane 31) Rashid goes again, but again the batsmen deal with a maiden quite comfortably.