Azhar Ali surges to No. 6 in ICC Test rankings

Azhar Ali, the Pakistan opener, has raced to the sixth spot in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test rankings for batsmen, the governing body announced in a release on Saturday (December 31). Azhar notched up an unbeaten 205 in the just-concluded Boxing Day Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) to move up…

Bowlers give Adelaide Strikers crushing win

Despite Sean Abbott’s career-best 5 for 16, Sydney Sixers slipped to a 48-run defeat in their Big Bash League (BBL) 2016-17 match against Adelaide Strikers at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday (December 31). While chasing down a competitive target of 153, Sixers slid to 46 for 5 and eventually, were bundled out for 104 in…