The ICC Champions Trophy starts on Thursday with England playing Bangladesh. On paper that is the fifth ranked side against sixth ranked side but more honestly it should be billed as the favourites versus an also-ran.
Scotland destroy Sri Lanka attack to clinch historic win
Kyle Coetzer and Matthew Cross last night blasted Scotland to a first win against a top cricketing nation. The pair each scored a century in a record-breaking opening stand as the Scots stunned Sri Lanka in a stroll to victory at Beckenham, Kent.
Rare is the sporting initiative received with universal acclaim. But when Cricket Scotland launched its All Stars scheme last week in conjunction with its counterparts at the ECB, the only catches to be found were in the MS Dhoni wannabes flinging themselves at the ball.
Virat Kohli slams Aussies as Steve Smith admits to DRS help
Australian skipper Steve Smith has admitted that it was a mistake to refer to the dressing room for guidance on DRS referral after he was given out in the second innings on day four of the second Test against India.