Rain brought about an early close to day two of the Specsavers County Championship match between Gloucestershire and Leicestershire in Cheltenham with the home side leading by 98 runs with six second innings wickets in hand.
Ahead of their respective series against West Indies and Sri Lanka, India and Australia face a prospect of losing points in the International Cricket Council Test team rankings, if they do not record comprehensive wins.
Cricket Ireland, Cricket Scotland and the La Manga Club have partnered together to create a European Cricket Performance Centre - the first of its kind in the continent - at the world-famous sports venue.
Marsa CC have established a significant lead at the top of the Malta Cricket League standings after beating Melita CC by seven wickets, while in the weekend's other match, Krishna beat Marauders by 27 runs.
The International Cricket Council and the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed the appointment of the former South African fast bowler Steve Elworthy as the managing director for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi has been handed an official reprimand from the International Cricket Council for breaching the code of conduct during the fourth One-Day International against Ireland in Belfast.
In a clash that pitted two of the three most recent winners of county cricket's T20 competition against each other, Northants Steelbacks beat Birmingham Bears by 74 runs in tonight's NatWest T20 Blast North Group match at Northampton's Wantage Road.