Paul Stirling's maiden T20I century guided Ireland to a 40-run victory against Zimbabwe in the third game of their five-match T20I series.
Paul Stirling hit 61 off 36 balls to lead the Southern Brave to the inaugural men's title of The Hundred with a 32-run win over Birmingham Phoenix.
Abu Dhabi T20: Lendl Simmons remained unbeaten on 46 off 27 balls as Northern Warriors chased down the 115-run target with two balls to spare and reached the final.
The International Cricket Council nominated India wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant and England captain Joe Root among others for Player of the Month awards for January.
The ICC on Wednesday released the latest men's ODI player rankings, with Ireland all-rounder Paul Stirling and Bangladesh spinner Mehidy Hasan making notable gains
AFG vs IRE: Rahmat Shah remained unbeaten on 103 from 109 balls as Afghanistan reached the target of 260 with 28 balls to spare, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series.
Maiden ODI centuries for Chundangapoyil Rizwan and Muhammad Usman, who shared a fourth wicket partnership of 184, steered UAE to an impressive six-wicket win over Ireland in the first of a four-match series on Friday.
Centuries from Paul Stirling and Andrew Balbirnie inspired a record Irish run-chase in a shock seven-wicket win over the world champions England on Tuesday.
Rohit Sharma smashed his way to his 21st T20I half-century before walking off the field due to some discomfort in his calf.
Ireland held their nerve in a nail-biting final over to pull off a four-run win over world champions West Indies.