Fawad Alam put Pakistan in control of the first test against South Africa, chalking up a superb century to lead the home side to 308 for eight by the close of day two in Karachi for a first innings lead of 88 runs.
Retired Justice Zak Yacoob has been asked by the Cricket South Africa (CSA) members council to provide reasons why he should not be suspended as the interim chairperson of the board afterbringing the organisation into disrepute.
Australia's cricket board said on Wednesday it had asked authorities about the timeline for Covid-19 vaccinations as part of its planning for the South Africa tour, amid debate over whether athletes should be given priority access in the rollout.
Rafa Nadal feels tennis players are privileged to be able to compete at the Australian Open during the Covid-19 pandemic and urged fellow participants to have a wider perspective of the strict health measures in the country.
Kaizer Chiefs went to five matches unbeaten, and on balance of play might have felt they could have had more than a second DStv Premiership draw in succession, 1-1 against Baroka FC at FNB Stadium on Tuesday.
South Africa opener Dean Elgar believes the perceived 'demons' in the pitch at the National Stadium in Karachi, where 14 wickets fell on the opening day of the first test against Pakistan on Tuesday, are mostly in the minds of the batsmen.
Pakistan spinners Yasir Shah and Nauman Ali took five wickets between them to restrict South Africa to 220 all out, but the home side faltered in reply to close on 33 for four on day one of a fast-moving first test in Karachi on Tuesday.
The Tokyo Olympics will top the agenda when the International Olympic Committee's executive board meets on Wednesday - but with the board firmly backing the event, any talk of scrapping it altogether due to the COVID-19 pandemic is highly unlikely.