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This week's highlights (Oct 26 - Nov 01, 2015)

International Cricket | October 29, 2015

Former Australian Test quick Ryan Harris says New Zealand's pink ball experience won't provide "a massive advantage", and has urged players to accept the historic change ahead of its use in the upcoming Commonwealth Bank Third Test in Adelaide.

Source: Cricket Australia

International Cricket | October 29, 2015

Afghanistan once again marked history in cricket by winning the T-20 series from Zimbabwe on Wednesday only few days after the Afghan cricketers beat the test-playing nation in the ODI series.

Source: Tolo News

International Cricket | October 29, 2015

The Asia Cup for cricket will serve as a warm-up event for the ICC World twenty20 in India next year. Bangladesh will host the Asia Cup for the third consecutive time from February 24. The final will be played on March 6, exactly five days before the World Cup will begin. 

Source: NDTV Sports

International Cricket | October 27, 2015

Great News! Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, we’re about to launch one of the biggest international summers in New Zealand Cricket history and, if you’re a MyBLACKCAPS member — you’ll get the first chance to purchase tickets.

Source: Blackcaps

International Cricket | October 27, 2015

India legend Sachin Tendulkar has called for Twenty20 cricket to become an Olympic sport.

The ‘Little Master’, the all-time leading scorer in Tests, has joined Australian great Shane Warne in calling for the sport’s inclusion.

Source: Gulf News

International Cricket | October 27, 2015

Root back as No.1 ranked Test batsman, Yasir becomes second best bowler in the world

England’s batsman Joe Root has regained the number-one batting ranking, while Pakistan’s wrist spinner Yasir Shah has become the second highest-ranked bowler in the world in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings, which were released on Tuesday morning following the conclusion of the Colombo and Dubai Tests.

Source: ICC