England will be eyeing up a semi-final place in their second ICC Champions Trophy 2013 group game against Sri Lanka tomorrow.
But for Sri Lanka it will be a battle for survival after losing their first game.
Selectors have named England's 15-player squad for two NatWest Women's One-Day Internationals and two NatWest Women's Twenty20 International matches against Pakistan.
17-year-old Natasha Farrant from Kent, Surrey's Natalie Sciver and Yorkshire's Lauren Winfield have received their first call-ups to the England Women's squad for the two One-Day Internationals and both Twenty20 International matches against the Pakistanis.
Old Fincleians preserved their unbeaten record at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League as Hertford lost theirs, dropping to fourth place in the process.
Their defeat to Flitwick, who dismissed them for 73, enabled both Flitwick and Reed to jump ahead of them while Old Finchleians beat Totteridge Milhillians to go six points clear of Flitwick in second place.
There was no change at the top of the 2013 ECB Middlesex Premier League after Ealing beat Hornsey by eight wickets and Hampstead beat Richmond by nine wickets.
Ealing, who have now won four times this season, maintain a three-point lead over their nearest challengers.
At the halfway point, the jury was once again out surrounding the innings played by Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott, but by the time Australia had limped to 221 for nine it had very much given its verdict.
The home side's total of 269 for six proved more than enough for an Australia side seemingly still dazed from their thrashing at the hands of India in the warm-up match on Tuesday.
Leaders York suffered their first league defeat for a year when they lost by just three runs against in a tense finish against Driffield.
Medium-pace bowler Graeme Wiles took a hat-trick as Harrogate joined York at the top of the table after beating Sheffield United at home by 58 runs.
Australia captain Michael Clarke has been ruled out of his side's opening ICC Champions Trophy 2013 match against England tomorrow (8th June) due to his back injury.
He was forced to sit out the warm-up defeat to India while he underwent specialist assessment in London, where he will remain as George Bailey leads the side out at Edgbaston.
A brilliant innings from Jos Buttler late on in the England innings helped them avoid a series whitewash against New Zealand at Trent Bridge.
England had been going nowhere at the halfway point in their innings at 97 for two and had only 211 with just four overs to go. However, Eoin Morgan and, in particular, Buttler launched an assault of ferocious proportions. They plundered 76 runs from the final four overs and finished up on 287 for six with Buttler unbeaten on 49 off just 16 balls.
Chris Brice produced a fine all-round performance as defending champions Woodlands extended their lead in the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division on the day bottom club Saltaire gained a surprise win at Hanging Heaton.
A mid-week warm-up to a summer of sport sees England take on New Zealand in their final ODI and the Lions take on Western Force in their first game down under with a double win for the British cricket and rugby sides priced at 4/6 with Paddy Power.
Carlisle remain on top of the North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division, two points ahead of Furness, after both sides took victories this weekend.
Carlisle beat Whitehaven by seven wickets while Furness hammered Millom by 112 runs in a one-sided match.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have appointed Paul Shaw to the new role of Head of England Women's Performance.
The new role will replace that of England Women's Head Coach and Shaw takes over Mark Lane, who stood down as coach last month. Shaw has worked previously as the ECB Women's and Girl's High Performance Manager and Head Coach of the Women's Academy.
Just two teams - Hertford and Old Finchleians - are now unbeaten at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League after the weekend's action.
Hertford dismissed Luton Town & Indians for 74 and cruised to an eight-wicket win while Old Finchleians chased down 273 to beat Ampthill Town.
Ealing mantained their three-point lead over Hampstead at the top of the 2013 Middlesex ECB Premier League as both teams won over the weekend.
Ealing were pushed hard by Stanmore before winning by three wickets while Hampstead beat Twickenham by seven wickets. Stanmore's defeat has allowed Richmond, who beat Winchmore Hill by 72 runs, into third place in the table.
Martin Guptill played one of the great One-Day International innings as New Zealand emphatically beat England by 86 runs to move into an unassailable 2-0 series lead at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
Guptill's 189 not out in 155 balls laid the foundations for New Zealand to post 359 for three and although Jonathan Trott struck a 98-ball century in reply, England fell well short, bowled out for 273 in 44.1 overs.
A Martin Guptill century helped New Zealand recover from the loss of two wickets in the first over of their run chase to overhaul England's modest total of 227 for nine with more than three overs to spare at Lord's.
England had been poor with the bat as Mitchell McClenaghan and Kyle Mills bowled tidy opening spells before Tim Southee removed both openers, Alastair Cook and Ian Bell, in quick succession.
England have responded to losing senior pace bowlers Stuart Broad and Steven Finn to injury by calling up Irish-capped Warwickshire quick man Boyd Rankin.
Broad and Finn will miss the second One-Day International with knee and shin injuries while Tim Bresnan may miss part of the series as his wife is expected to give birth in the next week.
England fast bowlers Stuart Broad and Steven Finn have been ruled out of the first two One-Day Internationals against New Zealand with knee and shin injuries respectively.
Broad bruised his right knee during the second Test against New Zealand at Headingley while Finn suffered shin soreness and both players will be reassessed next week with a view to being available for the third and final match at Trent Bridge on 5th June.
Jack Leaning and Luis Reece continue to lead the way in the Cricket World Club Most Valuable Player Batting and Overall Ratings. However, there is a new leader at the top of the Bowling Ratings. Veteran Saffron Walden left-arm spinner Tim Smith has now played the required minimum number of matches to enter the list and does so in top spot.