Australia continue their reign at the top of the International Cricket Council One-Day International rankings while New Zealand have claimed the pole position in the shorter format of the game according to the latest update.
Bessborough won their first competitive fixture of the 2016 campaign at the second time of asking as they comfortably beat Harrow Town in the first round of the Middlesex County Knockout Cup on Sunday.
Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for a code of conduct breach while Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli was fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their encounter in the Indian Premier League on Monday.
The Pakistan selection panel headed by former skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq has decided to exclude Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal and Shahid Afridi from the 35-man squad which was named for a training camp ahead of the tour of England.
Australian batsman George Bailey has been picked by Rising Pune Supergiants as the replacement for the injured South African cricketer Faf du Plessis, who was earlier ruled out of the Indian Premier League due to a finger injury.
Australian batsman Shaun Marsh is the latest player in the Indian Premier League to be ruled out due to injury and he is set to miss the remainder of the campaign for Kings XI Punjab with a back injury.