Pakistan Cricket Board decided to allow contracted players to take part in a maximum of three T20 leagues. Cricket Australia announced Sheffield Shield players of the season. Dane Piedt moved to the USA.
PCB’s much-awaited series in doubt, Shastri dismissed talk of Kohli-Rohit rift, and Anderson blames England pitches for Ashes loss.
BCCI appointed Shastri as coach; Australia need 29 to avoid follow-on with 6 wickets in hand; and New Zealand lead by 176 with 3 wickets in hand.
Virat Kohli denied divisions in the team, and batted for Shastri to continue as coach of the national side.
Rashid Khan named Afghan captain; de Villiers denied forcing his way into World Cup; Ireland beat Zimbabwe by 9 wickets; and Shastri rued missing a ‘solid’ middle-order batsman.