On day five of the ICC World Twenty 2014 Qualifier in the United Arab Emirates, Canada took their first win, Hong Kong were beaten for the first time and there were also victories for Kenya, Nepal, Namibia, the Netherlands and UAE.
Former One-Day International cricketer Michael di Venuto has been appointed as Australia's new team batting coach.
Di Venuto played nine ODIs for Australia during a career that saw him represent Derbyshire, Durham, Sussex and Tasmania as well as Italy and he is currently assisstant coach at Tasmania.
As the end of the English cricket season approaches, a fifteen-man MCC touring party is jetting-off to southern European this Saturday for a short nine-day tour to Italy.
Ealing Cricket Club all-rounder, Sameer Patel, will captain a diverse touring party, comprised of MCC Members from across the country, including former First-Class cricketer, Ashley Metcalfe.
The Twenty20 matches at Svanholm Park on Thursday may not have been part of an official competition, but Denmark retained their unbeaten record in the week with wins over both Italy and the Isle of Man.
The final match between the hosts and the Manxmen provided a fitting climax to the week, with the latter fighting back well when it seemed that the Danish top order would see their side to the most comfortable of victories as they chased a substantial target of 127.