Nottinghamshire booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Natwest t20 Blast thanks to a 22-run victory at Northamptonshire.
Hampshire boosted their hopes of clinching a home tie in the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast with a five-wicket win over Essex at Chelmsford.
Alastair Cook will lead England once again for the third Test against India, which starts at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Sunday.
Stuart Meaker shone with bat and ball on day three of Surrey's LV= Country Championship Division Two match against Kent at Guildford.
Worcestershire's seamers strengthened the club's grip on the Division Two title by forcing Gloucestershire to follow-on in the LV= County Championship match at Cheltenham.
Jonathan Trott held Warwickshire's top order together with an unbeaten 62 as his side reached 163 for three in response to Sussex's 413 on the second day of the LV= County Championship Division One match at Horsham.
New England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler says making his Test debut on Sunday will be a “dream come true”.
Former England skipper Alec Stewart believes Alastair Cook should remain as captain but insists the top order batsman needs to find some runs quickly.
Afghanistan kept their one-day series against Zimbabwe alive with a dramatic two-wicket win at Bulawayo on Tuesday.
Hampshire pace bowler David Balcombe is out for a month after damaging his left knee ligaments during the County Championship game against Gloucestershire.
Mohammad Ashraful has appealed to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to reduce the eight-year ban imposed on him for match-fixing and spot-fixing during the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
England's James Anderson could be banned from his home Test at Old Trafford with August 1 set for his disciplinary hearing.