Riding on a six-wicket haul from Ravichandran Ashwin, India bowled New Zealand out for 236 runs in 87.3 overs to secure a massive 197-run victory in the first Test in Kanpur while taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
As Essex's players and staff picked up the Second Division trophy at Canterbury yesterday, attention was diverted to the drama unfolding at Lord's where Middlesex brilliantly won their first Championship for 23 years. Rob Johnston shares his view on the club's recent progress.
Pakistan Cricket Board announced the T20 squad for its upcoming home series against the West Indies in the UAE, and once again, the chief selector has managed to put himself in a questionable state. This time it is for the omission of the promising all-rounder Ammad Butt,
Nicole Bolton scored a steady century, while Ellyse Perry contributed with a breezy knock of unbeaten 77 following which Australia Women bowlers rattled Sri Lanka Women to 131 runs in a chase of 269 to complete a convincing 137-run win in the fourth One-Day International in Colombo.
After bowling Sri Lanka Women out for 102 runs in 36.5 overs, Australia Women chased down the target in 27.3 overs to register a comprehensive nine wicket victory in the third One-Day International in Colombo.
A four-wicket haul from Kristen Beams delivered a convincing 78-run victory for Australia Women in the second One-Day International against Sri Lanka Women in Dambulla as they defended a total of 254 runs and secured a place in the 2017 Women's World Cup.
Stuart Broad says he is "determined" to get back into England's One-Day and Twenty20 International squads while limited overs captain Eoin Morgan would also like to see him involved again in the future.
Later this year, West Indies two-time World Twenty20 winning captain Darren Sammy will take the unusual step of leading out the St Lucia Zouks at a stadium bearing his own name and while he is still getting used to the idea, he is already looking forward to it.