The experienced trio of Charlotte Edwards, Arran Brindle and Jenny Gunn turned in starring performances as England Women thumped Pakistan Women by 111 runs in the first of two One-Day Internationals. Louth's London Road ground in Lincolnshire hosted international cricket for the first time as England posted 227 for seven and then dismissed Pakistan for 116 in reply.
Chris Gayle chatted to Cricket World TV during the launch of the Chris Gayle Academy in London, a project which aims to use cricket to develop young people into community leaders both in England and around the world.
In this interview clip, he focusses on the Champions Trophy, reflecting on being part of the side that won in 2004, how they might fare in 2013, and whether he could one day emulate Sachin Tendulkar by scoring a double-century in a limited overs match.
New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult has been ruled out of the One-Day International series with England and the ICC Champions Trophy with a torn side muscle.
He picked up the injury during England's 247-run victory in the second and final Test and has been replaced in New Zealand's squad by Ian Butler.
New Zealand have replaced injured all-rounder Andrew Ellis with fast bowler Doug Bracewell in their 15-man squad for the ICC Champions Trophy.
Ellis was ruled out of the tournament earlier this month with a broken rib and will also miss the three One-Day Internationals against England which begin later this month.
Kolkata Knight Riders' Indian Premier League title defence is officially over after they were beaten by Pune Warriors by the margin of seven runs in Ranchi.
A half-century from Manish Pandey helped Pune post 170 for four and after Yusuf Pathan became the first man in the IPL to be given out obstructing the field, Kolkata closed on 163 for seven in reply.