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Asad Shafiq celebrates his century

The curious cases of Shafiq and Karunaratne

Both were prolific in the recently concluded Pakistan-Sri Lanka series, but their overall Test careers is a strange mix of excellence and mediocrity

Wayne Parnell nipped out Mushfiqur Rahim at the stroke of lunch

South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein, 3rd day

Rabada on the rise

Bangladesh's overseas struggles, South Africa's biggest Test win ever, and other stats highlights from South Africa's resounding performance in Bloemfontein

Aiden Markram and Dean Elgar walk off after a session

South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, 1st day

Bounty time for South Africa's openers

South Africa's openers have been prolific in the two Tests so far, notching up some outstanding numbers

Rangana Herath: More wickets, more celebrations

Rangana Herath and his fourth-innings mastery

In the Abu Dhabi Test, Rangana Herath once again showed his fourth-innings mastery, becoming only the fourth bowler to take 100 wickets in the last innings

Joe Root started in brisk fashion

Most international runs in an English season

Root on a roll in 2017

Joe Root has become the top run-scorer in international matches in a calendar year in England, going past Graham Gooch's 1277 runs in 1990

Sachin Tendulkar is all smiles as he prepares to bat at Citi Field

Reopening the debate on best chasers in ODIs

Another look at the batsmen with the best record in ODI chases, taking into account relative strike rates, runs per innings, and percentage of team runs scored

Shakib Al Hasan wheels away in celebration

Why Shakib is the best Test allrounder going around today

Since the start of 2014, Shakib Al Hasan averages almost 49 with the bat and 31 with the ball, with a 16% contribution of the team's runs, and 30% of their wickets. No other allrounder comes close during this period