Cape Town - Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis admits that playing against Australia always brings out the best in his side.
A dismal England fell to their heaviest defeat in one-day international cricket as Sri Lanka thrashed the tourists by 219 runs in the final ODI in Colombo.
NEW DELHI: Polluted air in India's capital is a concern for golfers at a key Asian Tour event here this week, according to leading player Shiv Kapur , who felt he would struggle through the Panasonic Open India starting on Thursday but foreign players in particular would have a hard time in the growing smog.
Newcomer Fazle Rabbi got out for a duck on his debut but skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza suggested that they were backing the cricketer fully and cited the reasons which bring difficulties for new players.
Smith, the then Australian captain, and vice-captain David Warner were stood down for a year with opener Cameron Bancroft banned for nine months after they admitted their guilt in using sandpaper to alter the condition of the ball during the Cape Town Test in South Africa in March.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has rejected the spot-fixing charge made against the national team in a recently-released documentary as “baseless” and said a probe can only be conducted if the broadcaster shares the footage.
Barba, who has joined the Cowboys for the 2019 NRL season, has arrived back in Australia after a stellar stint with Super League outfit St Helens which included this year’s Man of Steel award.
LUKE Brooks is ready to stamp his authority as the Wests Tigers’ No.7 for the rest of his NRL career, according to veteran Benji Marshall.
Opener Glenn Phillips is in line to play his first match for New Zealand since January, after being recalled for the Pakistan series.