In a match where nearly 500 runs were scored in 40 overs, you wouldn't expect a bowler to end up walking away with the limelight. But, this is exactly what happened in the first T20 between India and West Indies at Lauderhill.
When the fourth day of the Colombo Test began on Tuesday, the match was well-balanced. Rangana Herath's six-for the previous day meant that Australia's lead was restricted to a negotiable 24 despite fascinating hundreds from skipper Steven Smith and Shaun Marsh.
India consolidated their position on day two of the second Test, at Kingston, Jamaica, courtesy a hundred by opener Lokesh Rahul. The batsman, who resumed at the overnight score of 75 not out, doubled his score and eventually finished on a career-best 158
A resolute century by Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq, a determined half century from Asad Shafiq, and a haul of four wickets for England pace bowler Chris Woakes left the opening Test at Lord's on Thursday equally poised
Indian batsman Lokesh Rahul created history on a lazy Saturday, becoming the first Indian to hit a century on his one day debut. Rahul hit and six and finished up on exactly 100 from 115 balls as India beat Zimbabwe by nine wickets in the first ODI
In spite of resting a few big names, India still went into the series against Zimbabwe as favourites. And, if the first ODI at Harare is anything to go by, the Zimbabweans will be in for a tough time for the rest of the games as well.
There was a time in England cricket where Tests were all that mattered for the nation that invented the game. In spite of making three World Cup finals, two of them back-to-back, they never woke up to the potential of one-day cricket.
The Perth ODI was a high scoring encounter, with batsmen from both sides performing exceedingly well on a belter of a pitch. And, while Australia definitely had the advantage of knowing what score they had to chase