England have revealed an experienced women's squad captained by Charlotte Edwards for the summer battle with Australia.
Updates from today's County Championship action with seven matches in action across the country.
England skipper Alastair Cook picks his top two Ashes heroes with two former captains and fellow Essex men getting the nod.
Karn Sharma has been ruled out of India's forthcoming limited overs tour of Zimbabwe due to a finger injury.
James Anderson says his sledging days are behind him but admits 'confrontation has benefited my bowling in the past.'
Paul Collingwood has warned Australia that Ben Stokes will not take a backward step in the Ashes battle.
Only the heroics of Jonny Bairstow spared Yorkshire's blushes against Warwickshire at Edgbaston in Division One.
Kent skittled Leicestershire out for 159 on day one of their Division Two encounter as the bowlers dictated at Grace Road.
Saeed Ajmal helped Worcestershire to a T20 Blast victory over Durham, while Northants squeezed past Derbyshire.
Somerset have agreed contract extensions with three of the club's brightest young stars.
Moeen Ali believes the retirement of Ryan Harris is a big boost for England ahead of the Investec Ashes.
Angelo Mathews' unbeaten 77 put Sri Lanka in firm control of the series-deciding third Test with Pakistan on day three.
Joe Root has hit back at David Warner over his "ridiculous" explanation for punching him two years ago.
Three days ahead of the first Investec Test, England captain Alastair Cook picks his top three Ashes bowling spells.
Former Australia captain Ian Chappell thinks Michael Clarke will have the edge over fellow skipper Alastair Cook during the Ashes.
England skipper Charlotte Edwards has revealed her passion for the Women's Ashes series ahead of Monday's squad announcement.
Live coverage of the latest round of County Championship matches across the country on Monday.
Steve Smith says there is no extra pressure on him to perform during the Investec Ashes series.
Michael Clarke believes Ryan Harris, who has retired due to injury, is "as good as anyone who has played for Australia".
Brendon McCullum was outgunned by Mark Cosgrove but Birmingham were still able to beat Leicestershire in the T20 Blast.