Aussie Ryan Harris has drawn a sudden curtain on his career after scans on an injured knee.
Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum equals his highest T20 score in England's Natwest Blast.
James Faulkner returned a reading of almost three times the UK's legal limit.
A 125-run opening partnership has seen the White Ferns to a six wicket victory over India in Bangalore.
Australia batsman David Warner goes in to bat for on-field banter, saying it's what players and fans want.
David Warner hasn't touched a drink since joining the Australians in the Caribbean in May.
Dimuth Karunaratne's century lifted Sri Lanka to 272-8 against Pakistan after Yasir Shah exposed their leg-spin frailties.
Kiwi umpire for the Ashes well-prepared to handle the heated stuff, drawing on his NZ Police experience.
New coach Trevor Bayliss has promised that an attack-minded England will fight fire with fire when the Ashes series starts.
If you think Australia's most recent Ashes win in England seems like a lifetime ago, imagine how their coach must feel.
NZ women's cricketers level their ODI series with India after a three wicket win in Bangalore.
Adil Rashid and Steven Finn were included in England's 13-man squad named for next week's first Ashes test.
Ryan Harris is set to miss next week's Ashes opener, having been ruled out of Australia's final tune-up due to his troublesome knee.
Former Middlesex wicketkeeper Keith Brown has been announced as the new Nelson senior representative cricket coach.
Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson has hit back in the pre-Ashes war of words with England.
Ajinkya Rahane admits he was stunned to be named India captain for their upcoming Zimbabwe series.
As many as five frontline Black Caps could miss the tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa next month.
One Northern Knights spin-bowling allrounder is having a better time than his team-mate.
"We are not NZ. We won," says Brad Haddin, bringing the Kiwis into Ashes hostilities.
Former NZ opener Bruce Edgar wants Basin Reserve dressing room to be the place it used to be.