Rising Black Caps batting star Rachin Ravindra said Friday he is relishing his next crack at Test cricket when New Zealand take on a weakened South Africa side this weekend.
A fired-up Pat Cummins bagged five wickets and 10 in the match to earn Australia a nail-biting 79-run win in the second Test and clinch the series against a battling Pakistan Friday.
Brathwaite will lead a new-look West Indies team - with fast bowler Alzarri Joseph his deputy in the role of vice-captain and a total of seven uncapped players named among the squad of 15.
“We know Bangladesh are a great side in these conditions and it’s going to be a great and hard-fought Test series,” Southee said
New Zealand coach Luke Ronchi said Sunday that his side's Cricket World Cup experience in India would help end their barren run in Bangladesh, as they prepare to face the hosts for a two-Test series.
Cricket South Africa chief executive Pholetsi Moseki confirmed to AFP on Tuesday that no players contracted to the six SA20 franchises would travel to New Zealand
England and Australia have been docked crucial ICC World Test Championship points and have been hit with fines for maintaining a slow over-rate during the men’s Ashes.
India's defeat in the World Test Championship (WTC) final on Sunday underlined the cricket-mad country's lack of success in global tournaments and has thrown the future of their frontline batters into doubt.
Bangladesh finished in ninth position among nine teams in the Championship, the final of which will be played at The Oval, London from 7 to 11 June between India and Australia.