Cricket Today: India take number one


Welcome to Cricket Today where we examine what is going on in the world of Cricket365 and social media.

What’s on the site

India returned to the number one ranking in ODI cricket following the release of the latest ICC rankings in the format.

Virat Kohli hailed his team’s performance in Port Elizabeth as perfect.

Proteas coach Ottis Gibson meanwhile feels the Proteas will be stronger for having had the experience of being beaten by India.

Javon Searles is looking forward to working with ‘Uncle Jacques Kallis” at KKR.

What’s in the news

Kagiso Rabada has been handed a fine for his send-off of Shikhar Dhawan during the fifth ODI at St George’s Park.

Ben Stokes will not automatically slot back into the England XI according to Trevor Bayliss.

Mirpur was rated ‘below average’ by the ICC for the pitch presented for the second Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Aussie Dan Worrall has signed on for a stint at Gloucestershire in the 2018 County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup.

What’s on social media

A look back at the West Indies very first ICC Under-19 World Cup triumph…

The ICC had a go at doing to Valentine’s day what they have done to cricket

Happy V-day lovers…

What’s on TV

Friday 16th February
New Zealand 06:00 Australia
Tri-Series in Australia/New Zealand 2018, Sky Sports Cricket (05:30), Sky Sports Main Event (05:30)

South Africa v India ODI Series 2018
South Africa 11:00 India
Sky Sports Cricket (10:55), Sky Sports Main Event (11:30)