Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer says the national side must play "without fear" against West Indies as they target a place at the 2019 World Cup.
Glamorgan have appointed wicketkeeper-batsman Chris Cooke as their new vice-captain for the 2018 season.
Image copyright Yorkshire Cricket Club Image caption Dave Callaghan (right and pictured with former umpire Dickie Bird) was a "very special person" in cricket in Yorkshire The man who was widely regarded as the voice of cricket in Yorkshire has died, it has been announced.
Kiran Carlson has signed a new three-year contract that will keep him with Glamorgan until at least 2020.
Lancashire batsman Liam Livingstone will replace Steven Croft as the club's captain for the 2018 season.
Cardiff University student Kiran Carlson saved Glamorgan blushes with a battling 69 not out to allow the county to declare 32 runs behind Cardiff MCCU.
Glamorgan captain Michael Hogan is demanding a much better Championship showing, after finishing seventh in Division Two in 2017.
England improved late on a mixed third day of their final Ashes warm-up match against a Cricket Australia XI in Townsville.