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THE WEEK IN NUMBERS: BANGLADESH DOWNED BY SUPERCHARGED SOUTH AFRICA

Cricket by numbers...

8

Points required by Australia to retain the Women’s Ashes.

Having won the opening two matches, Australia are half way there, leading the series 4-0 heading into Sunday’s third-and-final ODI, with the one-off Test (four points) and three T20s (two points each) still to play.

0

Matches won by Bangladesh on their tour of South Africa.

The Tigers have been largely anonymous, being hammered in two Tests and three ODIs. The Proteas won the first T20, the second of the two-match series on Sunday offers Bangladesh one final chance of a consolation victory.

1,004

Runs conceded by Bangladesh in that ODI series - the most Bangladesh have given up in a three-match series.

Mushfiqur ducks a bouncer

7th

Virat Kohli’s rank on the 2017 Forbes list of the world’s most valuable athlete brands. Kohli weighs in ahead of the likes of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and two-time NBA champion and MVP Steph Curry.

0

White-ball matches won by Sri Lanka in their series against Pakistan.

Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan in two Tests, at Abu Dhabi and Dubai, but have since been swept aside in five ODIs and two T20Is.

Hasan Ali celebrates the wicket of Isuru Udana

2022

England allrounder Moeen Ali  - who had been linked with a return to Warwickshire - has signed a new five-year contract with Worcestershire, keeping him with the county until 2022.

2020 

Tom Curran, Ben Foakes, Jason Roy and Mark Stoneman have all signed contract extensions with Surrey. The England quartet have all put pen to paper keeping them in south London until 2020.

All stats correct as of 28/10/2017