South African captain Temba Bavuma praised Sisanda Magala for his game-changing spell in the first ODI against England at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein on Friday, January 27. Magala was named Player of the Match for his figure of 3/46 in nine overs as the Proteas beat England by 27 runs.
New Zealand stunned India by 21 runs in the first T20I in Ranchi on Friday, 27 January. Batting first after losing the toss, they posted 177 for 6 on the board on the back of impressive half-centuries from Devon Conway (52) and Daryl Mitchell (59 not out).
The Women’s Premier League (WPL) teams were sold on Monday, January 25 ahead of the inaugural edition of the league, which is likely to be held in March. Adani Sportsline Pvt Ltd, the sports arm of Gautam Adani, made the biggest bid for a team and purchased Ahmedabad for Rs 1289 crore.
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Team India skipper Rohit Sharma hailed all-rounder Shardul Thakur for his impactful performance in the Indore ODI against New Zealand on Tuesday, January 24. Thakur was named Player of the Match for his figures of 3/45 and 25 runs as India beat the Kiwis by 90 runs.
Experienced Pakistan wicketkeeper-batter Kamran Akmal reckons that India should find a way to accommodate tearaway fast bowler Umran Malik in their playing eleven. The 23-year-old Jammu and Kashmir pacer is part of the Indian team for the ongoing one-day series against New Zealand. However, he was not picked in the playing XI for the first two matches
In what was a disappointingly one-sided affair, India thumped New Zealand by eight wickets in the second one-dayer at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur on Saturday, January 21.
There was an element of surprise when India decided to go in with all-rounder Shardul Thakur ahead of fast bowler Umran Malik in the first one-dayer against New Zealand in Hyderabad. The latter had done pretty well in the recent matches that he had played until he was rested.