Ed Joyce scored an unbeaten half-century as Ireland staged a determined comeback on the second day of their Intercontinental Cup Final against Afghanistan in Dubai.
South Africa's Quinton de Kock scored his third successive century and AB de Villiers top scored with 109 only for rain to wreck the third one-day international against India at Centurion.
Warwickshire and England all-rounder Chris Woakes has signed a two-year contract extension that keeps him at Edgbaston until the end of the 2016 season.
Matt Prior will do his talking on the pitch as England attempt to put right the wrongs of the first two Ashes Tests in Perth on Friday.
Matt Prior is determined to do his talking on the pitch as England attempt to put right the wrongs of the first two Ashes Tests.
Matt Prior is unequivocally reassured to have Alastair Cook in charge for the critical third Ashes Test at the WACA.
Mitchell Johnson is vowing to continue his intimidation of England and appears amused by the tourists' plans to fight fire with fire.
Gary Ballance insists he will be ready for a Test debut should he get an Ashes call after impressing with 89 in Perth.
Katherine Brunt, Heather Knight and Anya Shrubsole have been recalled by England for their Ashes defence in Australia.
Michael Lumb will pass up the chance to return to the Indian Premier League after signing a new contract with Nottinghamshire.
A century from Ross Taylor helped New Zealand to 307-6 on the opening day of the second Test against West Indies in Wellington.
Australia coach Darren Lehmann has admitted Nathan Lyon is likely to retain his place for the third Ashes Test in Perth.