Kenya all but qualified for the final of the Twenty20 Quadrangular tournament in Namibia by beating a strong South Africa Emerging Players side, while the hosts kept their final hopes alive and bounced back from yesterday's defeat to beat the Netherlands and knock them out of contention.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has introduced a new playing condition for international cricket whereby a no ball will be called if a bowler breaks the stumps at the non-striker's end during the act of delivering the ball.
The playing condition has been implemented after the MCC decided to introduce a new law to the same effect from 1st October, advising the ICC to introduce the playing condition.
Kenya beat Canada by four wickets to take their first victory in the 2011-13 ICC Intercontinental Cup competition in Dubai.
They chased down 129 for the loss of six wickets on the final day having established a first innings lead of 50 and then dismissed Canada for 175 in their second innings.
Kenya hit back to win their second and final Twenty20 International against Canada by 21 runs in Dubai as the two sides shared the series 1-1.
Batting first, Ragheb Aga top scored with 31 as Kenya made 139 for seven and in reply, Canada were bowled out for 118.
Hiral Patel top scored with 40 after Henry Osinde and Junaid Siddiqui both took three wickets to steer Canada to a five-wicket victory over Kenya in the first Twenty20 International in Dubai.
Canada needed just 18.5 overs to reach their winning score of 128 for five after a superb bowling effort had reduced Kenya to 126 for nine.
Kenya made it two six-wicket victories in three days with a second straight One-Day International win over Canada in their final match in Dubai.
Irfan Karim stroked a century to help Kenya get home with two overs to spare after Canada had posted 253 for nine in their 50 overs.
Kenya struck first in their set of two One-Day Internationals against Canada in Dubai with a six-wicket win in the opening match, reaching a target of 228 with 15 balls remaining.
Canada had reached 227 for eight with half-centuries from Ruvindu Gunasekera and Raza-ur-Rehman before Kenya's Irfan Karim made 65 in reply.
The MCC World Cricket Committee has concluded its two-day meeting in Auckland - its first in New Zealand - at which a number of topical issues were discussed.
Following the meeting, the committee issued statements on the subjects that were raised, chief among them was corruption in cricket.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has revealed the dates for the latest round of World Cricket League (WCL) one-day and ICC Intercontinental Cup four-day matches.
The top eight Associate and Affiliate members are battling it out in both competitions, with the top two sides in the WCL gaining automatic entry to the 2015 World Cup.
New playing conditions for Test, One-Day International and Twenty20 International cricket will come into effect for the first time during New Zealand's tour of Sri Lanka.
They play a Twenty20 International on 30th October ahead of five ODIs and two Tests, where the new playing conditions will be used following International Cricket Council (ICC) Board approval.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has concluded its annual two-day meeting, this year held in Kuala Lumpur.
It took into account recommendations made by the Chief Executives' Committee (CEC) earlier in the week although their suggestion that the Decision Review System (DRS) be made mandatory for all games has not been followed up.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executives' Committee (CEC) has recommended that the Decision Review System (DRS) should be mandatory for all Tests and One-Day Internationals.
The CEC will now recommend this to the ICC Board as well as recommending that 'hotspot' cameras must be included and a minor change to LBW protocols, whereby the 'margin of uncertainty' regarding the point of impact with the batsman should be the same as that provided for the point of impact with the stumps.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Committee has recommended further changes be made to One-Day International cricket.
In a report ready to go before the ICC Board in June, they recommend a reduction in the number of powerplay overs, changes to field settings and allowing bowlers to be able to deliver two short balls per over.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that a series of three matches between Kenya and Namibia have been postponed.
The two sides were due to play an ICC Intercontinental Cup match and then two one-day games in Nairobi in June.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Executive Board has approved plans to increase the number of participants in the ICC World Twenty20 to 16 from 2014.
Following the first executive board meeting since the Woolf report recommended major changes to its corporate governance, some changes will be implemented.
Namibia, Canada and Scotland completed the qualifiers after the group stage of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2012 in the United Arab Emirates.
Namibia top group B after their seventh straight win, Canada finished in third in Group A by beating Nepal but Scotland crept through in group B despite a shock seven-wicket defeat to the United States of America.
Afghanistan, Kenya, Netherlands and Scotland all secured victories on the morning of day six of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2012 in the United Arab Emirates.
All four sides are ranked in the top six at the tournament and they all scored victories batting second over Hong Kong, United States of America, Nepal and Italy respectively.
Afghanistan and Namibia made it five wins out of five to remain at the top of their respective groups after the fifth day of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier in the United Arab Emirates.
There was also a first win so far for the United States of America, who beat Oman, while also victorious were Hong Kong, Netherlands, Nepal, Italy and Ireland.
Afghanistan have joined Namibia in winning their first four matches in the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2012 on day four of the competition.
They beat Nepal by 34 runs while there were also wins for Ireland, Kenya and Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea and Kenya took their first wins of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2012 during the afternoon of the third day's competition, which also saw wins for the Netherlands and Scotland.
PNG, who pushed Afghanistan and Canada hard in their first two matches, beat Nepal while Kenya beat Oman who are now one of three teams yet to score a win.