Leeds - England all-rounder Ben Stokes had been ruled out the one-day international (ODI) against Scotland next weekend and the "first part" of the five-match series against Australia with a torn hamstring, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Sunday.
Cape Town - Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusingha and manager Asanka Gurusinha have been suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) following their ball tampering scandal.
Leeds - India left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav has been included in an 18-man squad announced Wednesday for the first three Tests of their series in England after impressing in recent limited overs matches.
Harare - Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said Fakhar Zaman was in the "best form of his life" after the opener cracked a career-best 91 to help set up Pakistan's six-wicket win over Australia in the final of the Twenty20 tri-series at Harare Sports Club on Sunday.
Cape Town - Shane Warne has criticised the Australia team of whingeing too much in recent times but does not feel the Aussies should play the game like New Zealand.
London - England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan expects a "young and hungry" Australia will be "galvanised" by the ball-tampering scandal that rocked world cricket when the old rivals meet in a one-day international series next month.