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Somerset have tried to pick a like-for-like replacement as they have signed the Yorkshire born Aussie opener Matt Renshaw to fill the void created by the suspension of compatriot opener Cameron Bancroft
David Willey has agreed to sign for Indian Premier League team Chennai Super Kings. The all-rounder left the Fischer Ground on Monday morning during Yorkshire’s two-day friendly against Leicestershire to finalise terms with Chennai.
England came back against New Zealand, at Christchurch, in April, with a century second wicket partnership between James Vince and Mark Stoneman. Vince hit 76, and Stoneman a career-best 60, helping England to lead by 231 on the 3rd day.
Australia Women came up with a dominating batting performance led by an unbeaten 88 from Meg Lanning as they went on to win the Twenty20 International tri-series final against England by 57 runs in Mumbai.
After Stuart Broad's four-wicket haul troubled New Zealand early, fifties from BJ Watling and Colin de Grandhomme helped them recover and post 192 for six at stumps on day two of the second Test in Christchurch.
A clinical bowling performance from India Women saw them bowl England Women out for 107 and chased down the total with ease in the 16th over with eight wickets in hand in the sixth game of the Twenty20 International Tri-Series in Mumbai.
A home series victory against England at home has been a rare achievement for New Zealand but they will have an opportunity to accomplish when the two teams lock horns with each other in the second and final Test in Auckland.
A dominant bowling performance led by Delissa Kimmince's three-wicket saw Australia Women restrict England Women to just 96 and later chased down the target with ease in the 12th over with eight wickets in hand in the fifth game of the tri-series in Mumbai.
Trent Boult, Neil Wagner and Todd Astle all picked three wickets apiece as New Zealand overcame stern resistance from England on the final day to win the day-night Test in Auckland by an innings and 49 runs and claim a 1-0 unassailable lead in the series.
Joe Root and Mark Stoneman scored half centuries for England in the second innings but despite that the visitors head into the final day with an uphill task of trailing New Zealand by 239 runs with seven wickets in hand in the first Test in Auckland.
Kane Williamson went on to complete a fine century as New Zealand stretched their first innings lead to 171 runs in the 23.1 overs possible on day two of the day-night Test against England in Auckland.
Trent Boult and Tim Southee shared all 10 wickets to bowl England out for 58 runs following which an unbeaten 91 run knock from skipper Kane Williamson extended New Zealand's lead to 117 runs with seven wickets in hand at stumps on day one of the day-night Test in Auckland.
Concussion Replacements will be available for the first time in all four professional domestic competitions this summer, in one of a number of significant changes to the Playing Conditions affecting the Specsavers County Championship, Royal London One-Day Cup, Vitality Blast and Kia Super League.
Tom Blundell and Kyle Jamieson shared an impressive 163-run stand for the seventh wicket as New Zealand XI made a remarkable comeback to end the first day of the warm-up game against England with a score of 376 for nine.
The England and Wales Cricket Board is to introduce a new approach to scouting, assessing and selecting players for the senior Test, T20 and One-Day sides, ensuring greater connection right through the International pathway.