The England Lions fought back on Day 2 of the unofficial Test against South Africa A in Canterbury, the visitors ending the day on 227/7 still 159 runs adrift.
The Australia Cricketers Association has rejected the new contract offer from Cricket Australia, saying in a statement that they have advised their clients not to sign.
South Africa head coach Russell Domingo has had to fly back home from the tour of England for a family emergency after his mother was involved in a car accident.
Cricket Australia confirmed that they have provided a new pay offer to the nation’s cricketers to find a solution to the current dispute.
Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom says the crowd attendance for the ODI clash against England at Lord’s in May will be important when they discuss the possibility of playing a Test match at the famous venue.
India captain Virat Kohli says he respects Anil Kumble as a cricketer and his decision to step down as national team coach but will not speak out of the dressing room.
Masabata Klaas took four wickets for 14 to help the Proteas to a six-wicket triumph over West Indies in their second and final warm-up match of the ICC Women’s World Cup.
Proteas will need to put in a significantly improved performance to keep the T20I series against England alive in the second match at The County Ground in Taunton on Friday.
Cricket Australia have congratulated Luke Ronchi on his achievements following the announcement of his retirement from international cricket.
Virat Kohli will aim to consolidate his number-one batting position on the ICC ODI Player Rankings and also help India reclaim the number-two ranking.