Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul have attained career-high positions in the ICC Test Player Rankings after figuring in an important partnership that helped India defeat Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs to complete a 3-0 whitewash of the home side.
More than 180 million people around the world are estimated to have watched this summer’s ICC Women’s World Cup and there was an almost 300% increase in viewing hours in comparison to the last edition in 2013.
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.
A ground-breaking T20 Tri-Series, a visit from the West Indian women’s side, the possibility of a historic day-night Test against England at Eden Park – and the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup: these are some of the highlights of another action-packed summer schedule for New Zealand cricket fans.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes has moved up to take career-best positions in both batting and bowling, in the ICC Test Player Rankings after a fine show in the third Test against South Africa at The Oval, which his side won by 239 runs to take a 2-1 lead in the four-match series.
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.
A crowd of 2273 at County Ground in Derby on a sunny Wednesday watched with great delight as Natalie Sciver and Tammy Beaumont set up England’s 75-run win over New Zealand and take the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 host into the semi-finals.