The year did end on a sour note for the Bangladesh national cricket team. While the South African series was bound to be difficult, the Tigers were expected to put up a much better show than the 7-0 drubbing. However, as far as Test cricket is concerned, there's no doubt that 2017 has been their best year for the longest format so far. Their away win versus Sri Lanka and the victory at home against the mighty Australians have been the highlights.
England will be reminded of their failings from the 2013-14 Ashes whitewash when this series gets under way, says Australia paceman Josh Hazlewood.
The Indian run machine, Virat Kohli continued scoring runs in tons as he struck his 18th century in Test cricket in the 2nd innings against Sri Lanka.