Uncapped South Africa-born batsman Jason Roy suffered an injury scare on Sunday, hours after being included in England`s 14-man squad for next weekend`s Twenty20 international against India at Edgbaston.
Combative left-arm spinner is set to play his first Twenty20 International in more than four years, after being named in the West Indies 13-man squad to face Bangladesh in the one-off T20I at Warner Park Wednesday.
World champions Sri Lanka held off an England fightback to win by nine runs in a Twenty20 international at the Oval on Tuesday helped by an explosive innings from Thisara Perera and superb bowling from Lasith Malinga.
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.
Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis was on wednesday inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame before the start of the first Twenty20 International between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai Sports City.
Afghanistan will get another boost as a fledgling cricketing nation when they play former world champions Pakistan for the first time in a Twenty20 international in Sharjah on Sunday, according to reports.
Sri Lankan cricket selectors today opted to rest Mahela Jayawardene and Lasith Malinga for one-off Twenty20 International, scheduled to be held in Pallekele on October 30, against the touring New Zealand.