Lancashire's bowlers hauled their team back into the match on the second day in Abu Dhabi as they reduced MCC to 81 for eight in their second innings after they themselves had been bowled out for 199 earlier in the day.
Former New Zealand international Chris Cairns has won his libel case against Lalit Modi and been awarded Â£90,000 in damages.
Cairns brought the case after he was dropped from a list of players available ahead of an Indian Premier League (IPL) auction. The league chairman Modi subsequently tweeted that the reason for his exclusion was due to links with match-fixing during the now-defunct Indian Cricket League.
A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look at the final of the Asia Cup 2012 between Bangladesh and Pakistan in Mirpur.
An incredible game saw Pakistan take their second title win with a two-run win over the hosts. Excellent work from Sarfraz Ahmed and Mohammad Hafeez helped Pakistan reach 236 for seven before bangladesh close just short despite half-centuries from Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan.
Pakistan have named their 14-man squad for the Asia Cup, which begins on 11th March in Bangladesh as they bid to win the title for the first time since 2000.
Misbah-ul-Haq has been retained as captain and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has handed recalls to opener Nasir Jamshed and wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed.
England captain Charlotte Edwards has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Week after two outstanding innings helped her side maintain a 14-match unbeaten run in New Zealand.
In the first two matches of the One-Day International series that England would sweep 3-0, Edwards scored 84 and then an unbeaten 137 in 88 balls.
A virtuoso performance from captain Charlotte Edwards blasted England Women to victory over New Zealand Women in the second One-Day International in Lincoln.
In a match reduced to 26 overs per side due to rain, Edwards smashed an unbeaten 137 in 88 balls to hand her side a 59-run win to put them into an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Uncapped players Rob Nicol and Andrew Ellis have been included in New Zealand's 13-man squad for the opening Test against South Africa in Wellington.
Captain Ross Taylor, who has not played since damaging a calf muscle in the one-off Test against Zimbabwe, also returns to the lead the side.
England Women eased to victory in the first of three One-Day Internationals against New Zealand Women at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval. Charlotte Edwards and Laura Marsh were the standout players for the visitors, while Sara McGlashan hit 74 for the home side.
Charlotte Edwards cracked a century and Anya Shrubsole returned figures of five for five as England Women began their tour of New Zealand with a 181-run win over a New Zealand Emerging Players side in Lincoln.
Edwards scored 123 as England closed on 292 for nine before Shrubsole's haul helped her side dismiss the New Zealanders for 111 in 38.1 overs.
Serious Cricket, a specialist cricket equipment and clothing company run by former England manager Neil Rider today (30 January) announced it has agreed a two-year sponsorship deal with England women's cricket captain Charlotte Edwards MBE.
All-rounder Justin Ontong has been handed a recall to South Africa's One-Day International and Twenty20 International squads ahead of the tour of New Zealand.
Ontong has been rewarded for outstanding form with the Cape Cobras and will join the squad for the series of three ODIs and three T20s.
Pakistan thrashed England by ten wickets on day three of the opening Test in Dubai after they produced a ruthlessly clinical performance to register the first outright result at the venue.
They built a first-innings lead of 146 by scoring 338 thanks to Adnan Akmal's 61 then routed England for 160 before finishing proceedings by cruising to 15 without loss in their second innings.
Doug Bracewell took six wickets to bowl New Zealand to a first Test win over Australia since 1993 and a first Test win in Australia since 1986 as the Black Caps held on to claim victory in the second and final game in Hobart by just seven runs.
Australia, who had been set 241 to win, fell short when they were dismissed for 233 leaving David Warner unbeaten on 123 having carried his bat in vain as Bracewell returned figures of six for 40.
Lancashire County Cricket Club recently hosted their Player of the Year Awards, with official footwear supplier New Balance handing out one of the many awards to be presented throughout the evening.
Liam Burns the European Business Development Manager for New Balance said, "We were extremely pleased to be presenting the award for the Champagne Moment of 2011 to Simon Kerrigan, who had a wonderful season with the ball and stands as an England hopeful."
Jacques Rudolph has been handed a recall to South Africa's Test team after an absence of five years ahead of two matches against Australia.
Uncapped leg-spinner Imran Tahir and all-rounder Vernon Philander have also been named in a 14-man squad for the series, which begins on 9th November.
Charlotte Edwards scored her fifth One-Day International century to set up a 96-run win for England Women in the second game against South Africa Women in Potchefstroom.
Her innings of 138 steered England towards an imposing total of 315 for six before South Africa were bowled out for 219 in reply as England moved to an unassailable 2-0 series lead.
Twin centuries from Lydia Greenway and Arran Brindle set England Women on course for a 62-run win over South Africa Women in the first One-Day International in Potchefstroom.
Greenway was unbeaten on 125 and Brindle on 107 as England scored 297 for three before dismissing South Africa for 235 in reply to ensure Charlotte Edwards led her side to victory in her 150th ODI appearance.
There is really only one winner of the Cricket World County Player of the Week this week. Simon Kerrigan returned season-best figures of nine for 51 to bowl Lancashire to victory against Hampshire and keep them in the Championship title race on the final day at The Rose Bowl. He preceded this with three wickets in the first innings to give him career-best match figures of 12 for 192.
Lancashire spinner Simon Kerrigan talks to us ahead of the Friends Life t20 Finals Day at Edgbaston, saying how much he is really looking forward to the event, how the club have used their extra preparation time and also giving his thoughts on England's rise to the top of the ICC Test rankings.
Hampshire opener Michael Lumb has signed a three-year contract with Nottinghamshire and will join the Outlaws from the start of the 2011 season.
Lumb has hardly featured in domestic cricket this season due to injury but he will head to Trent Bridge after time playing for the Sydney Sixers in the KFC Big Bash T20 League and the Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League.