Sir Ian Botham - cricketer, fund-raiser, commentator and now city trader? In 1981, Beefy claims his innings at Headingley stopped the stock markets trading but now he is having a go himself to raise money for charity.
Cricket Australia and the England and Wales Cricket Board have reiterated their support for the ICC International Women's Championship, and distanced themselves from the Women's International Cricket League (WICL).
England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler cracked 121 in 74 balls but ended up on the losing side as Sri Lanka won the fourth One-Day International by seven runs at Lord's to level the five-match series at 2-2.
England went from zeroes to heroes as they bounced back from being dismissed for 99 in their last game to bowl Sri Lanka out for 67 in the third ODI at Emirates Old Trafford, winning the game by 10 wickets.