South African batsman Hashim Amla feels that the practice match against the West Indies Cricket Board President's XI in Trinidad was a handy outing for the Proteas even though the game ended in a tie due to unrelenting rain.
After Dinesh Chandimal notched a sublime century, England bowled Sri Lanka out for 475 runs in the second innings and chased down the target of 79 runs in 23.2 overs to secure 2-0 unassailable lead in the series with a nine-wicket win in the second Test in Chester-le-Street.
As the other four sides look forward to the IPL 2016 play-offs, Mayukh Bhattacharya analyses where it went wrong for those that missed out - Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Rising Pune Supergiants, and Kings XI Punjab
As India prepare for their ICC World T20 showdown against Australia, former England international Matthew Hoggard thinks that the influence of "Captain Cool" MS Dhoni will help them prevail and reach the semi-finals.
Sri Lanka's World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga admits he's not the biggest fan of Twenty20 cricket, but he reckons his 1996 World Cup side would have been pretty handy at the shortest format of the game.