With the comeback of Hardik Pandya, Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar from their respective injuries, India have announced their 15-man squad for the upcoming three-match ODI series against South Africa at home. Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Shami have not been picked.
On the back of a dominating and stunning performance, the Australia Women registered a fabulous 85-run victory over India to win the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup title for the record fifth time. Healy and Mooney dominated the final with the bat.
In the opening game of the Road Safety T20 World Series, the India Legends registered a fantastic 7-wicket win over the West Indies Legends. Virender Sehwag played a remarkable unbeaten knock of 74 runs off 57 balls. Shivnarine Chanderpaul also smashed a vital fifty for West Indies.
On the back of a comprehensive performance, South Africa registered a comfortable 6-wicket victory over Australia in the final ODI to whitewash the three-match ODI series 3-0. JJ Smuts scored 84 runs with the bat and also took two wickets with the ball.
Former India opener and one of domestic cricket’s veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Jaffer has had a terrific record in his stellar domestic career, retires as the highest run-getter in the history of Ranji Trophy with over 12,000 runs.
On his return from injury, India’s premier all-rounder Hardik Pandya has been in a terrific form in the ongoing DY Patil T20 Cup. After notching a fabulous ton in just 39 balls, Hardik smashed an amazing 158 not out off just 55 balls.
The defending champions Australia Women successfully booked a place in the final of the Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 with India after a sensational 5-run victory over South Africa in a rain-truncated semi-final encounter. Meg Lanning scored 49 runs off 49 balls.
On the basis of finishing at the top position in the group stages, India have qualified for their maiden T20 World Cup final after their semi-final encounter against England got washed out due to heavy rain. England have been knocked out without getting a game.
On the back of Janneman Malan’s maiden century and Lungi Ngidi’s stunning six-wicket haul, South Africa registered an amazing 6-wicket victory over Australia in the second ODI to take an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the three-match ODI series.