In the U19 World Cup opening game that mirrored the 2019 Cricket World Cup Game I attended in Wales, Afghanistan flipped the result by beating South Africa by 7 wickets in only 25 overs. India, West Indies, Bangladesh and Afghanistan lead their respective groups after 11 matches.
India beat Australia by 7 wickets in the third ODI to take the series. India will visit New Zealand starting Friday for 5 T20I’s, 3 ODI’s and 2 Test matches.
England enforced the follow-on against South Africa in Port Elizabeth and won by an innings and 53 runs to take a 2-1 lead in their Test series. The 4th and final Test will start in Johannesburg on Friday.
West Indies came back to win the final T20 over Ireland to even that series 1-1 with one no result.
The BBL is steaming toward the playoffs. Melbourne Stars top the table with 10 wins.
Pakistan will host Bangladesh starting Friday for 3 T20I’s, 2 Test matches and an ODI in a trip that is being closely monitored for security as you might expect.