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Asela Gunaratne    Batsman    Sri Lanka
Gunaratne hit an unbeaten 70 and took a wicket in a loss to Australia by two wickets on Friday.

Fantasy Analysis

Having underachieved lately with the bat, Gunaratne turned it around in this innings with a well-compiled 70 where he was not out at the end of the innings. His innings included 8 fours and two sixes, and came from just 56 balls at the back end of the Sri Lankan innings. With the ball in hand, Gunaratne took the wicket of tail-ender James Pattinson for 9, clean bowling him.
Angelo Mathews    All Rounder    Delhi Daredevils
Mathews starred with the willow, hitting 90 as his side narrowly lost to Australia in a warm-up Champions Trophy match on Friday.

Fantasy Analysis

Mathews hit a captains knock of 90 as his side fell just short to a strong Australian side, failing to hang on with just two balls remaining. Mathews hit his score off 106 balls and it contained 9 fours and two sixes. With the ball, he bowled just two overs and went for an expensive 18 runs.
Travis Head    Batsman    Royal Challengers Bangalore
Head performed well with 85 with the bat and picking up a wicket with the ball in a narrow victory over Sri Lanka on Friday.

Fantasy Analysis

With the ball, Head removed Chamara Kapugedera for 30, dismissing him caught and bowled. Later, Head was the hero with the bat, hitting 85 from 73 balls and going not out to take Australia to a two wicket win with two balls to spare. Head was involved in a poor IPL campaign with the Royal Challengers Bangalore and he himself underperformed only recording two wickets and 151 runs from his seven matches.
Aaron Finch    (Finchy)    Batsman    Australia
Finch hit a match-winning 137 in a tight win against Sri Lanka in a warm-up match for the Champions Trophy on Friday.

Fantasy Analysis

In his first game back since the IPL campaign with Gujarat Lions, Finch was back with a bang, reminding everyone what he can be capable of. He hit 137 from 109 balls in an innings that included six sixes and 11 fours. Finch had a mixed IPL overall, recording two 50-plus scores but failing to pass the 300-run mark with 13 innings in the tournament, leaving him with a season average of just 24.91.
Quinton de Kock    Wicketkeeper    South Africa
de Kock only managed five runs in South Africa's loss to England on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

In his first international match since March, de Kock skyed an attempted drive to a diving Jos Buttler, who ended up at short fine-leg to take the catch. The wicketkeeper missed the IPL after an injury to his finger during the Proteas' tour of New Zealand earlier this year. South Africa shouldn't be too worried about his form, though. In his first competitive match since his injury layoff, he smashed 104 when they played Sussex in a warm-up match last week.
Chris Woakes    All Rounder    England
Woakes took figures of four for 38 in England's victory over South Africa on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

The allrounder kicked things off for England with the wicket of Quinton de Kock in the 7th over. Woakes struck again with his first ball of his second spell when David Miller picked out the fielder at deep mid-wicket. The 28-year-old took two wickets to end the match in the 45th over, removing Wayne Parnell and Kagiso Rabada in the space of two balls. Woakes bowled a match-high 30 dot balls and gave away six fours. He's in great form going into Champions Trophy after finishing sixth on the IPL10 most wickets list with 17 in his debut season.
Mohammad Mahmudullah    (Riyad)    All Rounder   
Mahmudullah scored an unbeaten 46 runs from 36 balls in Bangladesh's victory against New Zealand on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

The 31-year-old batsman blasted one six and six fours, including a ruthless pull shot to score the winning runs. Mahmudullah scored his runs at a match-high strike rate of 127.77. He, along with Man of the Match Mushfiqur Rahim, put on a 72-run stand for the sixth wicket. Mahmudullah looks in fine form heading into the Champions Trophy, in the three matches in which he batted over the course of the Tri-Nation Series, he had scores of 43 not-out, 51, and 46 not-out. Riyad took two catches during the Tigers' fielding innings.
Mushfiqur Rahim    Wicketkeeper    Bangladesh
Rahim scored 45 runs from 45 balls in Bangladesh's win over New Zealand on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

Bangladesh needed 111 runs off from 20.2 overs when the wicketkeeper strode into the middle. Rahim hit three boundaries and one six in his run-a-ball innings that saw the Tigers home with 10 balls to spare. He shared a 72-run partnership with Mahmudullah, who bested him by one run thanks to a savage pull for four that ended the game. The 29-year-old scored his second-highest score of the Tri-Nation Series after his 55 in Bangladesh's second match. With the gloves, Rahim took one catch when New Zealand batsman Colin Munro's flashing drive caught the outside edge off the bowling of Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza.
Eoin Morgan    (Moggie)    Batsman    England
Morgan lead from the front with 107 in a 72 run win over South Africa at Headingley on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

Using the ODI series against South Africa to ensure all players have enough 50-over cricket under their belts for the Champions Trophy next month, England showed why they should be considered favourites with the tournament on home soil. The English captain himself hit 107 from 93 balls which included 5 sixes and seven fours. The century is his 11th in ODI's and his 6th as England's ODI captain.
Moeen Ali    (Moe)    All Rounder    England
Ali was named man of the match following his performance with the bat and ball in England's win over South Africa on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

Batting first, England put up a big 339 score thanks largely to Ali who blazed 77 from only 55 balls in an innings that included five fours and five sixes. With the ball in hand, Ali took the wickets of Chris Morris and the big scalp of captain A B De Villiers. He finished with figures of two for 50 off nine overs in his first international match since England played the West Indies in March.
Neil Broom    Batsman    New Zealand
Broom scored a half century in New Zealand's five wicket loss to Bangladesh on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

With a score of 63 in the last game of the tri-series, Broom finished in second place for most runs in the series behind New Zealand captain Tom Latham. Broom was the only other player to pass 200 runs for the series and did so with his second 50-plus score of the series, having previously gotten 79 as well as scores of 48 and 38. Broom enjoyed a 153 run partnership with Tom Latham until he was caught by Mashrafe Mortaza off the bowling of Nasir Hossain.
Tamim Iqbal    Batsman    Bangladesh
Iqbal posted an equal team high score of 65 as Bangladesh recorded a win over New Zealand to the tune of five wickets on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

The Bangladesh opening batsman finished third in the top run-scorers leaderboard with his second 50-plus score in a performance that contributed hugely to the winning of the game. The score comes in a good patch of form recently, as he recorded a not out score of 64 in a no result match against Ireland and made 47 in his previous match, also against Ireland. His innings in this match started on the front foot, slamming the ball directly over the bowlers head for six off the first ball of the innings, this boundary went with six fours to contribute to his 65 from 80 balls when he was caught by Hamish Bennett from the bowling of Mitchell Santner.
Tom Latham    Batsman    New Zealand
Latham was once more the top scorer for New Zealand with 84 in their loss to Bangladesh on Wednesday.

Fantasy Analysis

Despite his side losing the match, Latham showed his class with another half-century in the tri-series to make him the top-scorer in the series, with 257 runs in four innings and only one score under 50. This innings of 84 came from 92 balls including 11 fours, as well as a 133 run partnership with number three batsman Neil Broom. Latham was eventually dismissed, bowled by Nasir Hossain who had early dropped him at Square Leg in the first over of the match.
Jaydev Unadkat    Bowler    Rising Pune Supergiants
Unadkat toppled a pair for 19 off four overs in Sunday's defeat to the Mumbai Indians in the IPL final.

Fantasy Analysis

While Bhuvi Kumar was the talk of the first half of the IPL, Unadkat was arguably the best bowler of the second half, taking multiple wickets in six of his last seven matches including a five-for against Sunrisers Hyderabad to move him second on the purple cap table—behind only Kumar—with 24 wickets for the tournament. The 25-year-old has only nine internationals under his belt (one Test, seven ODIs from 2013 and a T20I), his play during the IPL will certainly put him back in the international conversation.
Kumar Sangakkara    Batsman    Surrey
Sangakkara announced on Tuesday the 2017 season would be his last in the County Championship, ESPN Cric Info reports.

Fantasy Analysis

The 39-year-old has plenty of gas left in the tank, going for an unbeaten century against Hampshire in the Royal London One-Day Cup and then centuries in both innings against Middlesex at Lord's, giving him his 59th and 60th first-class centuries to push him over the 20,000-mark. He'll continue to play out the season, along with a stint for the Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League, but this appears to be the beginning of the end of his four-day career.
Haris Sohail    Batsman    Pakistan
Sohail was named to Pakistan's ICC Champions Trophy squad after Umar Akmal failed multiple fitness tests, ESPN Cric Info reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Sohail had a good run in Pakistan's ODI squad, with 22 matches under his belt between July 2013 and May 2015; however, a lengthy delay due to a serious knee injury put his international career on pause. Two years later, Sohail found himself the next-man-up after Akmal's inability to stay fit left a spot open on the Champions Trophy squad. Sohail was buoyed by a strong performance in the Pakistan Cup—a domestic List A tournament in April—which saw him post two half-centuries and a century in the five-match tournament.
Ross Taylor    Batsman    New Zealand
Taylor supplied 57 off 64 with six boundaries in Sunday's ODI victory over Ireland at Dublin.

Fantasy Analysis

Since returning from a two-month layoff with a calf injury, Taylor has found his stroke against Ireland, totaling two half-centuries in the three matches they've played against one another. This series has been an excellent tune-up for Taylor and the rest of the Black Caps' squad ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy, which begins for them against Australia on 2 June at Birmingham.
James Anderson    (Jimmy)    Bowler    England
Anderson suffered a tear to his right groin in the first innings of Lancashire's match against Yorkshire at Old Trafford and is a doubt for England's first Test against South Africa, ESPN Cric Info reports.

Fantasy Analysis

Anderson had been bowling excellently through his first five-plus overs of the match, with four maidens and a wicket to his name while conceding just five runs, but pulled up with a groin injury and was unable to proceed. The 34-year-old has 122 Test caps under his belt, but has struggled for fitness of late, missing matches against Bangladesh and India. If fit, he'll be a part of the attack against South Africa, starting at Lord's in July.
Jasprit Bumrah    Batsman    Mumbai Indians
Bumrah snatched a pair for 26 off four overs in Sunday's victory over the Rising Pune Supergiants in the IPL final.

Fantasy Analysis

The limited-overs specialist saved his best bowling for the end of the tournament, building off Friday night's three for seven performance to get them into the final and then knocked off Rahul Tripathi in the powerplay, followed by MS Dhoni cheaply at 10 for 13 to breathe new life into the Indians' defense as RPS looked in excellent position to successfully chase down Mumbai's meager 129 target. The Gujarati bowler is likely to feature heavily in India's ICC Champions Trophy squad, with their first match coming on Sunday, 4 June against Pakistan at Edgbaston.
Mitchell Johnson    (Midge)    Bowler    Mumbai Indians
Johnson racked up three for 26 off four overs in Sunday's victory over the Rising Pune Supergiants in the IPL final.

Fantasy Analysis

The 35-year-old was excellent in the Big Bash League, but with a variety of internationals at their disposal, found consistent run in the XI hard to come by. However, when it mattered the most, Johnson came up big for Mumbai. He took a pair of wickets in the eliminator on Friday before adding 13 runs unbeaten with the bat and then taking three wickets—including a pair in the death over—to guide the Indians to victory in the IPL final.