England kept their hopes of winning the Women's Ashes alive by beating Australia by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 International in Chelmsford, also bringing Australia's record run of victories to an end.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum feels that England will have to take a flexible approach to team selection and strategy to succeed in their upcoming series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
In this week's edition of Mr Predictor, the Cricket World team have a go at predicting the results of four international matches taking place around the world including the decisve third Sri Lanka-India Test match.
If you cast your mind back to the start of the Test match summer, the impending arrival of two of the best sides in the world in New Zealand and Australia caused serious angst and worry among the English cricketing public. Read the 2015 Ashes Review by Rob Johnston.
England's Director of Cricket Andrew Strauss has maintained that senior batsman Ian Bell will continue to be a part of the national team's future plans until the Warwickshire man decides to call it quits.