A couple of late strikes helped Pakistan claim the advantage on the second day of the second Test in Abu Dhabi, restricting West Indies to 106 for four in 45 overs after posting a total of 452 runs in the first innings.
Ben Stokes followed his four-wicket haul with a vital 85-run knock as England managed to take a lead of 273 runs with two wickets in hand at stumps on day three of the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.
Led by a blistering century from Quinton de Kock and a calm 97 from JP Duminy, South Africa scored 415 runs before they were dismissed at stumps on day one of the tour game against Cricket Australia XI.
THE FISCHER GROUND, GRACE ROAD, LEICESTER DYFED-POWYS v NORTHUMBERLAND & DURHAM A very warm and humid morning greeted both teams as they arrived for the 2016 Final at Grace Road. With the sun burning off the mist it was to become a very hot afternoon with the sun blazing down on the ground.
John Stanlake, a moderately fortuitous swing bowler and deceptively stubborn number eleven bat, learned (and unlearned) all he needed to know about cricket in the picturesque English village of Cockington, South Devon.
Natalie Sciver scored an unbeaten fifty after Alex Hartley's four-wicket haul restricted West Indies Women to 155 as England Women completed a five-wicket victory in the fifth One-Day International in Jamaica to win the series 3-2.
Erin Bermingham and Suzie Bates picked three wickets apiece as New Zealand Women successfully defended 209 runs against South Africa Women ensuring a 95-run win in the fifth One-Day International in Paarl to take an unassailable lead of 4-1 in the series.
Amy Satterthwaite scored an unbeaten 81 and picked a three-wicket haul as well while Rachel Priest top-scored with 86 runs as New Zealand Women chased down 195 against South Africa Women with eight wickets in hand in the fourth One-Day International in Paarl.
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.