Cricket Today: India seize their moment
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 inched ahead of the Proteas at the Wanderers in an enthralling battle on what has been described as a demonic pitch.
Akash Fotedar has a look at the questions Australia need to answer ahead of the 2019 World Cup.
We look at five talking points from the Wanderers in our Freedom Series quintet.
Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed was thrilled with his bowlers after they finally earned a win on their tour of New Zealand.
What’s in the news
Pakistan beat New Zealand by 48 runs to level to the T20I series at 1-1 with one match to play.
Sri Lanka blasted past hosts Bangladesh by ten wickets to book a date with them in the tri-series final with Zimbabwe missing out.
Afghanistan earned a place in the Under-19 World Cup Semi-finals by beating New Zealand.
We wrap up all the MODC action.
Khaya Zondo was named in South Africa’s ODI squad for the first three matches of the series against India.
What’s on social media
Dolphins skipper Zondo reacted to the news that he had made the Proteas ODI squad.
Everyone on cricket twitter enjoyed Kagiso Rabada’s little gem of an innings as nightwatchman.
— Lungani Zama (@whamzam17) January 25, 2018
Rashid Khan has lit up the Big Bash and the Afghan spin wizard was at it again in the Scorchers final game at the WACA but couldn’t quite spoil the party.
— KFC Big Bash League (@BBL) January 25, 2018
What’s on TV
Thursday 25 January
ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2018
India Under 19s v Bangladesh Under 19s
Sky Sports Cricket (21:25), Sky Sports Main Event (23:55)
Friday 26 January
Australia v England ODI series
Australia v England 5th ODI
BT Sports HD 1 (03:00)
South Africa v India Test Series 2018
South Africa 08:00 India
Sky Sports Cricket – Red Button (07:55), Sky Sports Cricket (09:15), Sky Sports Main Event (09:15)
Pakistan shift Zimbabwe T20Is from Lahore to Rawalpindi
Zimbabwe are now set to play all six internationals in Rawalpindi.
CSA rubbishes reports of resignations at board level
Cricket South Africa insist there have been no resignations.
India great Kapil Dev stable after emergency heart surgery
The former all-rounder captained his country to a first-ever World Cup crown in 1983.
England’s male cricketers agree to pay cut to help deal with coronavirus crisis
Cuts will last for a year.
Middlesex committed to improving inclusivity and ‘addressing bias’
The Lord’s-based county confronted the issue at a recent board meeting.
Australian Event Awards honour Women’s T20 World Cup
The Women’s T20 World Cup has been recognised once again for its innovation and excellence in the field of event organisation.
India tour to Australia rubber-stamped by government
Cricket Australia have hammered out a deal with the New South Wales authorities to host the quarantining players.
England announce T20I and ODI tour to South Africa next month
England’s first tour since the coronavirus pandemic began will be played out amid biosecure plans agreed with the Proteas.
Morgan warns against long-term impact of bio-bubbles
England captain Eoin Morgan and his West Indies counterpart Jason Holder have expressed concerns about continuous use of bio-bubbles.