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This week's highlights (April 25 - May 01, 2016)

International Cricket | April 28, 2016


Somerset started the morning on their overnight 99-1 and the first runs came off the outside edge of Chris Rogers’ bat down to the third man boundary. Rampaul and Tom Curran started tightly and bowled with great discipline .They were rewarded when Rogers looked to drive Rampaul on 11 and a thick inside edge knocked out his off stump to leave the visitors 127-2.

Source: The Kia Oval

International Cricket | April 28, 2016

Day-night Proteas-Black Caps Test ruled out

New Zealand Cricket has ruled out the possibility of the Black Caps playing a day-night Test in South Africa, as the Proteas look for a warm-up Test ahead of possibly playing Australia.

Source: Radio NZ

International Cricket | April 26, 2016

Kane Williamson has time to develop leadership skills

Kane Williamson was appointed New Zealand’s captain in all formats of the game following the retirement of Brendon McCullum. 

Source: Wellpitched

International Cricket | April 26, 2016

World cricket grassroots award won by Scotland 

Scotland has won the International Cricket Council's Best Overall Cricket Development Programme Award for 2015.

The ICC Development Programme Annual Awards have been running since 2002 and are open to countries who are associate and affiliate members.

Source: BBC

International Cricket | April 25, 2016

Cricket-All test nations want day-night matches, says Australia

MELBOURNE, April 26 (Reuters) - The cricket boards of all major test-playing nations have thrown their support behind day-night matches and nearly half intend to host a game under lights in the next 12 months, according to Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland.

Source: Yahoo Sports