Yorkshire dominated the Professional Cricketers' Association Awards with openers Adam Lyth and Alex Lees scooping two of the top honours at Old Billingsgate on Wednesday night.
Jimmy Anderson insists England have always been fully behind skipper Alistair Cook and never had any doubt he would remain captain for the 2015 World Cup.
Australian coach Darren Lehmann insists his side remain wary of the threat posed by Pakistan despite the absence of the suspended Saeed Ajmal.
Essex spinner Tim Phillips has decided to retire from cricket with immediate effect.
All-rounder Doug Bracewell has been recalled to the New Zealand Test squad for next month's three-match series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates after being dropped for disciplinary issues earlier this year.
Mushfiqur Rahim has been sacked as Bangladesh's one-day international captain and replaced by paceman Mashrafe Mortaza.
Yorkshire's opening batsmen Adam Lyth and Alex Lees have claimed the top honours at the Cricket Writers' Club Awards.
Somerset have appointed Matthew Maynard as their new Director of Cricket.
South Africa have recalled fast bowler Vernon Philander to their squad for the five-match one-day series against Australia in November.
Nottinghamshire star James Taylor admits he was relieved to be recalled to the England squad.
Hampshire fast bowler David Balcombe has joined Surrey on a two-year contract.
Australian coach Darren Lehmann confirmed Mitchell Johnson will play in the upcoming Tests and one-day series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.