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Stuart Broad is the early leader in the race for the England FTI Most Valuable Player after his 7-44 inspired a 170-run win over New Zealand at Lord's in the first Investec Test.
The Netherlands got off the mark in the Yorkshire Bank 40 as their game with Sussex Sharks at Schiedam, Rotterdam, was abandoned due to rain.
Rain hampered Cumberland’s attempts to retain the MCCA Trophy as their group game with Cheshire at Kendal was abandoned without a ball bowled.
New Zealand are assessing their selection options for the second Investec Test at Headingley, which starts on Friday, in light of injuries to wicketkeeper BJ Watling and spinner Bruce Martin.
To commemorate James Anderson reaching 300 Test wickets in the first Investec Test with New Zealand, ecb.co.uk has trawled through the statistical archives to pick out a few facts and figures regarding Anderson's ascent.
Chris Dent hit the highest score of the Yorkshire Bank 40 season to power Gloucestershire Gladiators to a tense seven-run win over Group C rivals Glamorgan.
Michael Carberry struck 96 as Hampshire Royals eased to a five-wicket triumph over Durham Dynamos to stay top of Group B in the Yorkshire Bank 40 clash at the Ageas Bowl.
Stephen Parry claimed his first five-wicket haul in one-day cricket to help Lancashire Lightning to a stunning victory over Surrey in the Yorkshire Bank 40 Group B match at Emirates Old Trafford.
A solid all-round performance made it three wins out of three for Somerset in this season’s Yorkshire Bank 40 as Middlesex were beaten by six wickets with Peter Trego bludgeoning 81 in the successful chase.
Adam Lyth's unbeaten half-century carried Yorkshire to a five-wicket win over the Unicorns in a close Yorkshire Bank 40 match at Chesterfield.
Brendon McCullum reflected on an “hour of madness” after seeing his New Zealand side slump to a 170-run defeat in the first Investec Test with England.
England captain Alastair Cook hailed an on-form Stuart Broad as "an absolute nightmare" for batsmen after his career-best figures blew New Zealand away to claim the first Investec Test Lord's.
Scotland's second one-day international with Pakistan was abandoned after the umpires ruled the waterlogged surface in Edinburgh was not fit for play.
Live updates from all five of this afternoon's Yorkshire Bank 40 clashes.
Live coverage of the first Investec Test at Lord's. Day four began with England 205 ahead on 180 for six.
Joe Root pinpointed tomorrow's first hour as key after England suffered a late batting collapse to partially spoil a day of dominance in the first Investec Test at Lord’s.
Kent remain rooted to the bottom of the LV= County Championship Division Two after veteran seamer Alan Richardson inspired previously winless Worcestershire to a 10-wicket victory inside two days at Canterbury.
Mark Pettini kept his cool to see Essex to their second LV= County Championship Division Two victory of the season by beating Glamorgan by five wickets with seven balls to spare at the SWALEC Stadium.
Ireland wicketkeeper Niall O'Brien struck a half-century against his old club as Leicestershire secured a draw on the final day of their LV= County Championship match at Northamptonshire.
Simon Jones has been named in Glamorgan’s 13-man squad to face Gloucestershire Gladiators in their Yorkshire Bank 40 clash at the SWALEC Stadium.