One suspects that this cat and mouse game will continue as currently South Africa, who are the number one team in the rankings, are soon slated to play three ODI games against Bangladesh.
In 2015, the ICC gave a poor rating to the surface after India beat South Africa inside three days with the home team’s spinners wreaking havoc.
Australia’s Ricciardo, who won in Malaysia last year ahead of his Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen, finished in front of the Dutchman again, who was sixth fastest on his 20th birthday.
With Chelsea back in the Champions League, Conte said Hazard also had the opportunity to test himself against the best.
The BCCI and the DDCA are not on the same page as far as Manjot Kalra’s age is concerned. Kalra is the captain of the Delhi under-19 team and has been under a controversy over age fudging in recent months.
Among the several new playing conditions, rules released by the sport’s global governing body is one to prevent ‘fake fielding’, which often creates doubts in the minds of batsmen that could lead to their dismissals.
All three bowlers, Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav and Axar Patel, proved expensive in their first game of the series but it was not entirely their fault that India ended up on the losing side.
If India win the final ODI, they will displace South Africa from the number one spot in the ICC ODI rankings.
Sports was his first love and he wanted to be a cricketer. Alter has also written columns on cricket.