England allrounder Moeen Ali finished the series against South Africa with career-best rankings as a batsman, bowler and all-rounder after another stellar show in the fourth and final Test which his side won by 177 runs on Monday to clinch the series 3-1.
South Africa batsman Hashim Amla is back in the top 10 of the world Test batting rankings, having gained six places to reach seventh position with knocks of 78 and 87 against England in the second Test at Trent Bridge that the Proteas won by a massive 340 runs.
Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom says the crowd attendance for the ODI clash against England at Lord’s in May will be important when they discuss the possibility of playing a Test match at the famous venue.
In an historic day for cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) revealed both Afghanistan and Ireland as full members and thus eligible to play Test cricket. The announcement came after the membership committee recommended the applications from the two countries be accepted after membership criteria were recently amended. The decision followed the unanimous adoption of…
ICC Anti-Corruption Unit Chairman Sir Ronnie Flanagan’s main priority ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy is to ensure that whoever claims the trophy, no team or player is susceptible to any form of corruption.