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.
Batsman Ian Bell has been passed fit and England have named an unchanged 12-man squad for the second and final Test against New Zealand.
Bell struggled throughout the opening Test in Lord's - won so impressively by England - with a bout of tonsillitis but has been cleared to play at Headingley from Friday (24th May).
A Test match that has swung this way and that throughout finally lurched towards England for one last decisive time as they humbled New Zealand for just 68 to win by 170 runs not long after lunch on day four.
Stuart Broad answered his critics in the best possible manner by taking a career-best seven for 44 as the tourists folded.
Manningham Mills are the new leaders of the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division after gaining maximum points as they beat Baildon by 88 runs at Scotchman Road.
Opener Adal Islam was top scorer against his old club with 80 not out in Mills' formidable total of 264-5.
Jonny Moxon, son of Yorkshire's Director of Cricket, Martyn Moxon, played a key role with his pace bowling in Yorkâ€™s seven home win against Doncaster Town.
Opener Simon Widdup and James Stuart put together a third wicket stand of 147 as Doncaster totalled 221-8 with Widdup hitting 11 fours and two sixes in his 101 while Stuart struck seven fours and two sixes in his innings of 71, Moxon taking 4-34.
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In scenes reminiscent of 2012, the entire programme in the North Lancashire and Cumbria Premier and First Divisions was washed out this weekend.
The lack of action means that Haverigg (61), Furness (54) and Cleator (50) lead the way at the top of the Premier Division while in the First Division, Egremont are on top with 63 points, Cletaor II are six points behind and Cockermouth II have 54 points in third place.
There were no positive results in the opening weekend of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League but Totteridge Milhillians sit on top of the table with 17 points.
Old Finchleians come next with 16 and St Albans are third with 11.
Teddington and Finchley top the early 2013 Middlesex ECB Premier League after winning their opening matches against Richmond and Eastcote.
Eastcote were subsequently docked 10 points for fielding an understrength team, which nevertheless only went down by one wicket.
The expected rain arrived early in the afternoon to bring an early end to New Zealand's final warm-up match ahead of next week's first Test, and thus deny Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor the opportunity to add to their tally of a single innings on tour. The New Zealanders did finally dismiss Joe Root in the play that was possible in the morning but not before he had made 179.
England have recalled bowlers Graeme Swann and Tim Bresnan to their 12-man squad for the opening Test against New Zealand, which begins on Thursday (16th May).
Both men missed the winter series in New Zealand to undergo elbow surgery but they have made successful returns to action with their counties and are back in contention for selection.
Thames Ditton Cricket Club will be taking on a blind and partially sighted team from Cricket for Change in a T20 Blind Cricket match to take place at 13.00 on Thames Ditton Green on Sunday 12th May 2013.
Phil Tufnell's Cricket for Change team have challenged the local side, Thames Ditton CC to a game with a difference: they will all be blind-folded.
Pudsey Congs are the only unbeaten side in the First Division after their 40-run win at Cleckheaton while Pudsey St Lawrence, Hanging Heaton and Woodlands lost their first matches of the season.
Congs recovered from losing their two wickets in the first three balls of the match to former Yorkshire pace bowler James Lee and were in further trouble at 73-6 before former Cleckheaton player Ed Walmsley (38) and wicket keeper Jack Seddon (46) led a recovery...
Yorkshire second team batsman Jack Leaning scored his second century of the season with an unbeaten 119 to help York beat Sheffield United by 144 runs.
Leaning and Liam McKendry shared an opening stand of 113, McKendry scoring 57 and his younger brother Ryan making an undefeated 66.
New Zealand got their tour of England off to a winning start with an impressive 107-run win over Derbyshire inside three days at the County Ground.
On the final day, Derbyshire had been set 335 to win but were comfortably beaten as Neil Wagner took five wickets and Doug Bracewell three.
Defending champions York have sent a strong message to would be challengers in the Yorkshire ECB Premier League, topping the 300 mark for the second week in a row as they thrashed Castleford by 166 runs at Clifton Park.
West Indies Women will host England Women and New Zealand Women for a Twenty20 International tri-series in October in Barbados.
West Indies will play New Zealand in three One-Day Internationals in Jamaica while England will stay on following the tri-series to also play three ODIs in Trinidad and Tobago.
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) have given one-year professional contracts to Suzie Bates, Sophie Devine, Sian Ruck and Sara McGlashan as the first women to earn such deals.
The contracts are part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between NZC and the New Zealand Cricket Players' Association (NZCPA) and will allow the players to train full-time.