West Indies spin bowler Sunil Narine and all-rounder Kieron Pollard have returned to the national squad which has been picked for the first four games of the ODI tri-series against Australia and South Africa.
Australian batsman George Bailey is relieved that he wore the new standard helmet during his Indian Premier League encounter against Delhi Daredevils on Tuesday where he was struck by a ball from Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Leg-spinner Rick Halkon claimed his first five-wicket haul of the year to help Sale 1st XI win for the first time this season, beating Davenham by five wickets in Division One of the Vivio Cheshire County League.
Mike Kemmett, grounds manager at Haberdasher's Aske's Boy's School in Hertfordshire, believes that in Limagrain he has found the perfect grass seed product for the cricket pitches and other sports grounds he looks after.
Flamboyant South African batsman AB de Villiers is the Cricket World Player of the Week after scoring 64, 24 and an unbeaten 129 in the three games for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League.