Leicestershire have signed Ireland all-rounder Kevin O’Brien for the NatWest T20 Blast.
Birmingham Bears have signed New Zealand captain and opening batsman Brendon McCullum for the defence of their T20 Blast title.
Middlesex and Lancashire are frustrated by Ashes call-ups for their respective Australia stars Adam Voges and Peter Siddle.
Paul Collingwood says he is not surprised Australia have called up 35-year-old Adam Voges for their Ashes squad.
New Zealand spinner and former captain Daniel Vettori has confirmed his retirement from international cricket.
Fawad Ahmed has been included in Australia's Ashes squad for this summer's tour of the UK, which starts on July 8 in Cardiff.
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Azhar Ali has been named as Pakistan's one-day captain to replace Misbah-ul Haq.
Hampshire have signed former West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards for the second half of the 2015 season.
Stuart Broad expects Nottinghamshire's new signings to have a big impact on the club this season.
Former England captain Bob Willis has backed ICC plans to reduce the number of teams taking part in the next World Cup.
Warwickshire all-rounder Paul Best has been forced to retire because of injuries.
Sky Sports cricket expert Bob Willis expects 'a competitive contest' when England take on the touring Australians this summer.
Lord's famous weathervane, Father Time, has been damaged during high winds in London over the weekend.
Michael Clarke is confident Australia's momentum will help them win the Ashes on English soil this summer.
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson is anticipating retirement decisions from several members of his squad in the next week.
New Zealand have had five players named in the International Cricket Council's team of the tournament.
Australia bowler Mitchell Starc has been named player of the tournament at the Cricket World Cup.
Michael Clarke has dedicated Australia's World Cup win to former team-mate Philip Hughes, who died tragically last year.
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