Ahead of the start of the new county season, we've picked out some young players worth keeping an eye on.
Gary Ballance and Azeem Rafiq have signed two-year contract extensions at Yorkshire - but David Wainwright has been granted his release.
Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale is one of 11 players to commit their futures to the White Rose county.
James Tredwell took a hat-trick as relegated Kent ended Yorkshire's title ambitions with a four-wicket win at Headingley.
Ireland's humbling by South Africa should not derail their push for a quarter-final spot, says Mike Atherton.
ICC World Cup
Australia win by 275 runs
Pakistan win by 129 runs
Bupa Sheffield Shield
Kevin Pietersen's possible return for England is an 'extraordinary' twist, says Bob Willis.
England must reassess their ODI approach after a nine-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka, says Nasser Hussain.
Jacques Kallis and V.V.S. Laxman will be part of Sky Sports' wall-to-wall, multi-platform coverage of the ICC World Cup.
David Lloyd tees it up with Jimmy Anderson and goes in to bat for the Associate nations.
It's time to plan your next seven weeks around the cricket with the Sky Sports World Cup wallchart!