South Africa's Quinton de Kock fell four runs short of successive centuries but the tourists took charge of the second and final test against West Indies by the close of the second day’s play in Saint Lucia on Saturday.
Australia test skipper Tim Paine has tipped Marnus Labuschagne to be a future captain and says the top-order batsman's natural leadership qualities make him a great fit for the role.
West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite won the toss and elected to bat in the first test of a two-match series against South Africa that starts at a windy Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in Saint Lucia on Thursday.
South Africa will hand a debut to middle-order batsman Keegan Petersen as they seek solutions to a brittle top six line-up in the first test of a two-match series against West Indies
England offered stiff resistance in the final session to secure a tedious draw against New Zealand on day five of the first test at Lord's on Sunday.
West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell said staying in bio-secure 'bubbles' during tours and competitions due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic had taken a toll on his mental health.
Among other things, Ombudsman of the project Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza has been tasked with managing an independent complaints system that will look at restoring and uniting current and former players.
India seam bowler Mohammed Shami and spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja returned to the squad on Friday for next month's World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand in Southampton and the subsequent five-match series against England.
Sri Lankan left-arm spinner, Praveen Jayawickrama, returned stunning debut figures to seal a dominant victory for the home-side in the second and final cricket test against Bangladesh in Kandy.
Seamer Hasan Ali took nine wickets in the match as Pakistan defeated hosts Zimbabwe by an innings and 116 runs after tea on the third day of the first test at the Harare Sports Club on Saturday.
The Chairperson of Cricket South Africa's interim board, Dr Stavros Nicolaou, has described the 30th of April as a historic day that will give the sport of cricket new direction in the country.
Seamers Shaheen Afridi and Hasan Ali took four wickets each as Pakistan seized control of the first test against Zimbabwe on the opening day at the Harare Sports Club on Thursday.
The first cricket test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Kandy has ended in a tame draw.
Mohammad Rizwan hammered an unbeaten 91 and Hasan Ali took four wickets to lead Pakistan to a 24-run victory over Zimbabwe in the third and final Twenty20 international at Harare Sports Club on Sunday.
Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman struck a blazing half-century as they survived a scare to seal a three-wicket victory over depleted South Africa with a ball to spare and win the four-match Twenty20 International series 3-1 on Friday.
Billy Root claimed a chunk of family bragging rights over older brother and England test captain Joe Root on Sunday when the pair came face to face in the County Championship.
The New Zealand cricket has won the three-match T20 International series against Bangladesh three-nil.
England have no reason to push the panic button despite their 2-1 loss to India marking a second straight series defeat in the 50-overs format, said stand-in captain Jos Buttler.
India seamers Shardul Thakur and Bhuvneshwar Kumar snared seven wickets between them to help the hosts beat England by seven runs in a thrilling third one-day international on Sunday and win the series 2-1.
India have booked their place in the World Test Championship final. They thrashed England by an innings and 25 runs on the third day of the fourth and final cricket test in Ahmedabad.
Rishabh Pant launched a spectacular late assault in his flamboyant 101 to put India in charge of the fourth and final test against England in Ahmedabad on Friday.
England captain Joe Root reckons batting collapses have become a "trend" in pink-ball tests and cannot overstate the importance of the "vital first 20 deliveries" to his team mates ahead of the third test against India on Wednesday.
India seized control of the second test against England on Sunday, posting 329 in their first innings before reducing the tourists to 39-4 at lunch on the second day at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium.
South Africa levelled the three match T20 series against Pakistan at one game apiece on Saturday.
Opener Rohit Sharma smashed 161 while India's other top-order batsmen fell cheaply, helping the home side build to 300-6 on the opening day of the second match against England at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday.
India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat in the second test against a much-changed England at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday.
Aiden Markram and Rassie van der Dussen's unbroken 94-run 2nd wicket stand took South Africa to 127/1 at the end of day four of the second test against Pakistan in Rawalpindi.
England posted a mammoth first-innings total of 578 before reducing India to 59-2 at lunch on the third day of the opening test in Chennai on Sunday.
There's still plenty to play for in the second test match between South Africa and Pakistan.
England captain Joe Root found himself with a rebuilding job in his 100th Test after the tourists squandered a steady start to be 67-2 at lunch on day one of the opening Test against India in Chennai on Friday.