The International Cricket Council has arranged psychologists to keep a check on players' mental health during the month-long tournament.
The abrupt decision by the Black Caps to suspend a much-anticipated tour has fanned conspiracies. But Islamabad will do better by ensuring future home games do not go the same route.
The series had been scheduled to start on Friday but was delayed after an unnamed South African player tested positive for Covid-19.
Former West Indies captain Daren Sammy says his Sunrisers Hyderabad teammates in India called him "kalu" (black man in Hindi) in Twenty20 tournament in 2013 and 2014.
The three-match Test series was originally meant to be played in June but will now start on July 8 because of the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK.
The annual update of the rankings on Friday means that results from 2016-17 were eliminated and the results since May last year are given extra weight, which means Australia moved to the number one rank.
Men's Twenty20 World Cup is due to get underway in October at seven venues across Australia with the West Indies defending their title.
England needed seven from their final seven balls with five wickets remaining, but collapsed in the face of Ngidi’s off-cutters on a slow wicket to add five runs for the loss of four wickets.
Ellyse Perry scored three hundreds while averaging 73.50 from 12 ODIs, and took 21 wickets, including a national record 7-22, while becoming the first player to complete 1,000 runs and take 100 wickets in T20 internationals.
England crushed Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final Ashes Test, ending the tournament in a draw for the first time since 1972, although holders Australia retain the urn.
The out-of-form Roy is one of two changes to the side that lost the fourth test at Old Trafford on Sunday by 185 runs, with bowler Craig Overton also missing out.
Amla finished as South Africa's second highest run-scorer in test cricket behind Jacques Kallis and the third highest in one-day internationals behind Kallis and AB de Villiers.
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