James Anderson became only the fourth Englishman to reach 300 Test wickets as New Zealand's innings got off to a poor start at Lord's.
Jonny Bairstow top scored with 41 as England were bowled out for 232 by New Zealand on the second afternoon of the first Test at Lord's.
Tim Southee took wickets in successive balls as England lost four for nine runs on the second morning of the first Test against New Zealand.
The ICC has offered to assist the investigation of a spot-fixing case that has led to the arrest of Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankit Chavan.
Cricket Australia has backed up claims Shaun Tait was not in any way involved in the IPL spot-fixing scandal.
Yorkshire continued their dominance of Warwickshire as they built a first innings lead of 190 on day two at Edgbaston.
Somerset closed day two at Taunton on 112-5 in their second innings after being forced to follow-on by Division One rivals Middlesex.
Michael Yardy hit an unbeaten ton as Sussex ended day two of their Division One match at Derbyshire 105 runs ahead with two wickets in hand.
The Kings XI Punjab stayed in the hunt for a play-off place in the IPL as they beat the Delhi Daredevils by seven runs on Thursday.
Jonathan Trott insisted England's slow scoring rate on the opening day of the Test series against New Zealand was due to a difficult Lord's wicket.
Middlesex closed in on victory at Somerset in County Championship Division One on Thursday, while Ravi Bopara scored a century in Division Two.
A disciplined performance with the ball gave Nottinghamshire the initiative on the second day of their LV= County Championship Division One match against Surrey at Trent Bridge.
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