I watched England's final Test against South Africa and really felt for Keaton Jennings. He has not scored the runs, and his technical difficulties around fourth stump have not withstood the severe cross-examination of the high-profile media pundits
England surrendered the Ashes as Australia stormed to a massive win in the third Test in Perth and an unassailable 3-0 lead.
Lancashire batsman Liam Livingstone will replace Steven Croft as the club's captain for the 2018 season.
Kiran Carlson has signed a new three-year contract that will keep him with Glamorgan until at least 2020.
Australia captain Steve Smith struck a magnificent double century and Mitchell Marsh a huge hundred of his own to demoralise England on the third day of the third Ashes Test in Perth.
Batsman Dawid Malan is set to be added to the England one-day squad for the series in Australia, as all-rounder Ben Stokes will not fly out with the group.
England improved late on a mixed third day of their final Ashes warm-up match against a Cricket Australia XI in Townsville.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes sold for almost £1.4m in the Indian Premier League auction but Test captain Joe Root went unsold in the first round of bidding.
Somerset have appointed Andrew Cornish, formerly the boss at Liverpool Airport, to be the club's new chief executive.