Former Australian batter Mike Hussey has slammed the timing and the scheduling of the ongoing T20 series between the two World Cup finalists saying that it could have been better thought of since most of the first-choice players for teams weren't available. Kane Williamson, on the other hand, slammed his 29th Test century as New Zealand took a 7-run lead against Bangladesh in the first innings scoring 317 runs on Day 3. All that and more in our Sports Wrap for today.
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