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A two-day game against Leicestershire was always likely to end in a draw and that was the case as the Midlands county finished on 226 for six in reply to Pakistan's first innings 321 for nine.
Working on the rigorous requirements of five-day cricket will the biggest challenge for his team over the next six weeks, feels Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons
Jonny Bairstow salvages England after New Zealand quicks Tim Southee, Trent Boult strike on day one of second Test
Jonny Bairstow was in sight of his fifth Test century after a late run spree with Mark Wood lifted England to 290 for eight at stumps on day one of the second Test.
Amid ball-tampering scandal, Queensland opener Matt Renshaw to join Australian Test squad in South Africa
Test captain Steve Smith has been suspended by the ICC for the fourth Test and Cameron Bancroft copped three demerit points and a 75 per cent match fee deduction.
It is only the 10th time New Zealand have beaten England in the 102-Test history between the two countries.
England were in immediate strife in their second innings as they battled to 38 for one at dinner on day four of the first Test, needing a further 331 to escape with a draw.
He will leave for England after completing his assignment for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 11th edition of IPL.
However, it should be noted that Taylor has been progressing pretty well after aggravating the thigh injury he suffered during his game-changing 181 not out in the fourth ODI against England.
Santner would be sidelined for six to nine months, which could also jeopardise planned stints in the Indian Premier League and English county cricket.
South Africa were bowled out for 162 shortly before the close, giving Australia a lead of 189 runs on the first innings.
Morkel recently dropped a bombshell when he announced that he would bid adieu to all forms of international cricket following the conclusion of the four-match Test series against Australia.
While wicketkeeper-batsman Klaasen recently notched 69 runs from 30 balls in South Africa’s six-wicket win over India in T20I, 20-year-old Mulder has played a single ODI against Bangladesh.
The only likely member of their Test starting eleven missing from the warm-up match is opening batsman David Warner.
The Aussies will bank upon on their aggressive pace trio of Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins in South Africa.
Paceman Jackson Bird was ruled out of Australia's Test squad for South Africa with a hamstring injury and replaced by fellow speedster Chadd Sayers.