Three wicket hauls from Adam Zampa and James Faulkner were instrumental in dismissing Sri Lanka for 146 in their chase of 188 in the third Twenty20 International in Adelaide as Australia completed a 41-run consolation victory.
Ross Taylor scored an unbeaten century and Trent Boult followed it with a three-wicket haul as New Zealand went on to level the One-Day International series 1-1 following their close six-run victory in the second game in Christchurch.
Sean Williams and Chris Mpofu picked three wickets apiece as Afghanistan collapsed dramatically losing their last five wickets for just five runs to allow Zimbabwe make an incredible comeback and secure a three-run victory in the third One-Day International in Harare to remain alive in the series.
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.
A collective bowling effort from the New Zealand Women bowlers saw them dismiss Australia Women for 66 in a chase of 114 runs in the third Twenty20 International in Adelaide to seal a 2-1 series victory.
After half-centuries from Deepti Sharma and Mona Meshram laid the foundation, Harmanpreet Kaur played a solid responsible knock of unbeaten 41 including a six in the final over to help India Women chase down 245 against South Africa Women in the final delivery with one-wicket in hand to clinch the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifiers title.
Ekta Bisht bowled the spell of the tournament where she picked five wickets and conceded just eight runs to dismiss Pakistan Women for just 67 following which India Women chased down the total in 22.3 overs with seven wickets in hand in their Super Sixes encounter of the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier in Colombo.
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.