Perfect scenario for Finn England enjoyed training in the middle at the picturesque Karori Cricket Club in Wellington, focussing on batting and bowling at the end of an innings, and Steven Finn hailed their "scenario practice".

Graves out to raise English cricket Colin Graves says the “opportunity here to change English cricket for the good” enticed him to the role of ECB Chairman.

Chance to impress inspired Cross Kate Cross grabbed her opportunity with both hands as her maiden one-day international five-wicket haul helped set up England women’s nine-wicket victory over New Zealand at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln.

Taylor, Edwards and Cross down White Ferns Sarah Taylor and Charlotte Edwards built on Kate Cross’ maiden one-day international five-wicket haul as England women levelled the five-match series with a convincing nine-wicket victory at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln.

NZ women v England women, 4th ODI Images from the fourth one-day international international between New Zealand women and England women at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln.

Lumb setback for Notts Nottinghamshire have suffered a major blow with the news that Michael Lumb will miss at least the first month of the new season after suffering a torn tendon in his arm while playing in the Big Bash League.

Dilshan and Sangakkara tons tame Tigers Sri Lanka, inspired by unbeaten hundreds from Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara, gave a statement of intent ahead of facing England at the weekend with a comfortable victory over Bangladesh by 92 runs at the MCG.

Afghanistan sneak past Scotland Samiullah Shenwari led the way with 96 as Afghanistan claimed a maiden World Cup victory courtesy of a dramatic one-wicket win over Scotland at the University Oval in Dunedin.

Zaib stars in EDP draw Saif Zaib hit his third half-century in as many innings to steer the England Development Programme Under-17s to a hard-earned draw in their three-day match against Pakistan in Dubai.

Vaas and Atapattu given MCC honour Chaminda Vaas and Marvan Atapattu have been awarded honorary life membership of Marylebone Cricket Club.