For his blistering knock of 164 off just 157 deliveries, helping Australia secure a 68-run victory in the first One-Day International in Sydney on Sunday, Steven Smith is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
New Star Games, the makers of New Star Cricket have brought the BAFTA award winning gameplay of New Star Soccer into a whole new sporting arena and following the successful launch of New Star Cricket, on the iPhone platform, the game has now received over 250,000 downloads as it launches on Android.
Cricket has taken great strides to make the game more accessible and entertaining to the sporting public. The cavalier approach of limited overs has trickled down to the Test arena where the action is more exciting than ever before and having a bet on the cricket only adds to the drama and tension.
After Mithali Raj led from the front with an unbeaten 73, the Indian Women bowlers came up with a clinical performance to restrict Pakistan Women to 104 for six in the final of the Asian Cricket Council Women's Asia Cup game in Bangkok.
After a collective effort helped India Women post 120 for five in their innings, the bowlers dismissed Nepal Women for just 21 in 16.3 overs to ensure a 99-run victory in the 13th game of ACC's Asia Cup in Bangkok.
A composed 62 from Mithali Raj followed by three-wicket hauls from Preeti Bose and Ekta Bisht was handy for India Women as they trounced Sri Lanka Women by 52 runs to seal a berth in the final of the Asian Cricket Council's Women's Asia Cup tournament.
Pakistan Women and Sri Lanka Women came up with another dominant bowling performances as they defeated Bangladesh Women and Thailand Women respectively in their Asian Cricket Council Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup in Bangkok.
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.