Dale Steyn ripped the heart out of Australia`s batting and Faf du Plessis came within a whisker of yet another century as South Africa cruised to a six-wicket victory to clinch the triangular series trophy on Saturday.
Ahmed Shehzad became the first Pakistani batsman to hit a Twenty20 International century as the 2009 champions crushed Bangladesh by 50 runs in a Group Two match to keep alive their semi-final hopes in the World Twenty20 on Sunday.
Australian captain Michael Clarke had reportedly played with a fractured shoulder while scoring a century in the decisive third Test against South Africa, which Australia won to score a 2-1 series victory.
Heaping praise on Brendon McCullum and B J Watling for their spirited batting in the ongoing third Test against India, New Zealand`s assistant coach Bob Carter today said their effort has given the home team "a lot of heart" to fight the tough battle of survival in the match.
Skipper Khurram Khan led from the front with a century as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) recorded a comprehensive 150-run victory over Papua New Guinea (PNG) on the first day of the Super Six stage of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier New Zealand 2014 (CWCQ) at Hagley Oval here Sunday.
A relatively unknown Australian cricketer, who has been contracted to Big Bash League side Perth Scorchers, has reportedly scored the fastest ever century in the history of the domestic Twenty20 tournament.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has played down talk of a first Premier League title for the side in almost a quarter of a century and insisted that the destination of the championship will be decided over the last 10 games.
Sri Lanka has managed to gain a seven-wicket win over an overly cautious England on Thursday with a chanceless unbeaten 134 from Kumar Sangakkara, leaving the ICC Champions Trophy Group A wide open ahead of the final two matches.