Babar Azam played a decisive 47-run knock as Karachi Kings sealed a close eight-run win by Duckworth-Lewis in the 10th match of Pakistan Super League in Sharjah against Islamabad United which was hampered by rain.
The much maligned Eoin Morgan had chosen not to travel to Bangladesh for safety reasons and Jos Buttler stood in, doing a fine job as replacement, resulting in a lot of media discussion as to whether Morgan was committed to the cause.
Anna Peterson claimed a hat-trick in the 13th over to restrict Australia Women to 61 for nine in the chase after which rain allowed no further play possible leading to an eight-run victory for New Zealand Women in the second Twenty20 International in Victoria.
Sune Luus picked three wickets and backed it up with an unbeaten half-century as well to help South Africa Women seal a nine-wicket victory against Sri Lanka Women in Colombo and secure a spot in ICC Women's World Cup.
After the India Women bowlers restricted Bangladesh Women to 155 for eight, Mona Meshram and Mithali Raj scored unbeaten half-centuries to ensure they completed the chase in 33.3 overs with nine wickets in hand thereby securing a spot in the ICC Women's World Cup.
Elyse Villani and Meg Lanning contributed with 73 and 60 runs respectively as Australia Women took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series after securing a 40-run win in the first Twenty20 International against New Zealand Women in Melbourne.
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.