Batsman Dan Redfern has left Derbyshire one year into a three-year contract after deciding to explore "new opportunities".
Chairman's XI captain Michael Beer insists sledging is a natural part of Australian cricket as he prepares to face England in a tour match on Thursday.
Mitchell Johnson is unrepentant about Australia's hard-nosed Ashes tactics, and has discounted the concept of a "truce" on sledging in the second Test.
Pakistan claimed their first bilateral one-day international series victory over South Africa after a narrow one-run win in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.
Shikhar Dhawan notched a century as India beat West Indies by five wickets in the deciding match of their one-day series.
Nepal have secured a place in the ICC World Twenty20 for the first time in their history after a dramatic last-ball victory over Hong Kong in Abu Dhabi.
Former Nottinghamshire and England batsman Reg Simpson has passed away at the age of 93.
A century stand from openers Richie Berrington and Calum MacLeod helped Scotland to a seven-wicket victory over Italy and took them within one match of reaching the 2014 World Twenty20.
Tim Bresnan has hit 57 not out for an England Performance Programme XI on his return from a stress fracture of the lower back.
Cricket Australia have made two changes to their bowling attack to face England in the two-day tour match in Alice Springs.
Stuart Broad has spoken of England's loss after Jonathan Trott returned home from the Ashes tour.
Andy Murray, Justin Rose, Chris Froome and Tony McCoy head the list of nominees for the 2013 BBC Sports Personality of the Year.