Poor batting performance sees Sri Lanka slump to surprise loss against Proteas

Having beaten South Africa comprehensively in the recently concluded two test series, Sri Lanka were firm favourites going into the first ODI in Dambulla, and more so because of South Africa’s poor ODI record on the island (only 4 wins in 19). Instead, it was the Proteas who drew first blood on the back of a dominant bowling performance to take a 1-0 lead. Continue reading “Poor batting performance sees Sri Lanka slump to surprise loss against Proteas”

Fastest Fifty in Women’s T-20- Smriti Mandhana

Indian Women’s star opening batsman Smriti Mandhana smashed an unbeaten 50 in 18 balls on her KSL debut that helped Western Storm beat Loughbrough by 18 runs in a rain truncated match which was reduced to a six over side at Taunton. Continue reading “Fastest Fifty in Women’s T-20- Smriti Mandhana”

De Bruyn knock in vain as South Africa crash to defeat in Colombo

Theunis de Bruyn announced himself to the cricket world with a masterful 101, but it was not enough to save South Africa from slumping to defeat in the second test against Sri Lanka in Colombo. Continue reading “De Bruyn knock in vain as South Africa crash to defeat in Colombo”

First Pakistan Batsman to Score a Double Hundred in ODIs- Fakhar Zaman vs Zimbabwe

Fakhar Zaman became the first Pakistani batsman to score a double hundred in one day international cricket, when he made an unbeaten 210*(156) against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on Friday. Continue reading “First Pakistan Batsman to Score a Double Hundred in ODIs- Fakhar Zaman vs Zimbabwe”