Cricket Today: Injuries ravage SA

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

What’s on the site

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis will miss the remainder of the One-Day International (ODI) series and upcoming T20 International series against India due to a finger injury.

In his place as skipper will be young batsman Aiden Markram.

We look at England’s vision for the future ahead of their tri-series encounters with Australia and New Zealand.

Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the opening match of that tri-series.

What’s in the news

CSA will adopt a complex three-tiered approach to their assessment of the T20 Global League.

Sri Lanka are closing in on victory after late wickets left Bangladesh fighting to save the first Test in Chittagong.

India won the Under-19 World Cup in fine style completely outclassing Australia.

Ajinkya Rahane is ready for the challenges of batting at four.

What’s on social media

Our friend Dan Liebke kept us entertained during a rain delay in Sydney…

Jimmy Neesham was not a fan of the Channel Nine boys riffs.

Tributes poured in for India Under-19 coach Rahul Dravid as his charges took home the spoils at the Under-19 World Cup.

What’s on  TV

Sunday 4th February
South Africa v India ODI Series 2018
South Africa 08:00 India
Sky Sports Cricket (07:55), Sky Sports Main Event (08:00)