Essex have signed New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin as their second overseas star for the Friends Life t20 competiton.
New Zealand have omitted all-rounder James Franklin from their list of 20 contracted players for 2011-12.
Yusuf Pathan hit his maiden ODI ton as India chased down a target of 316 for their fourth straight win over New Zealand.
James Franklin has been added to the New Zealand squad for the one-day series against India.
New Zealand have called up James Franklin to replace Hamish Bennett for the remaining two Tests on their tour of India.
Gloucestershire were bowled out for 70 to crash to a 54-run loss inside two days against Derbyshire.
Will Porterfield and James Franklin saw Gloucestershire to a target of 186 against Middlesex.
James Franklin fired Gloucestershire to a surprise win at Hove to end Sussex's unbeaten run.
New Zealand's Jacob Oram will miss the Twenty20 series against Pakistan in Dubai to be with his pregnant wife.
Gloucestershire wrapped up their sixth LV County Championship victory of the season on Friday.
Derbyshire completed a 185-run victory over Gloucestershire on the final afternoon to go top of Division Two.
New Zealand international James Franklin will be Gloucestershire's overseas player for the new season.
Jacob Oram has been ruled out of New Zealand's second Test against the West Indies.
James Franklin and Jacob Oram have been recalled to the New Zealand side for the upcoming Test series with West Indies.
New Zealand have added Craig Cumming and Chris Martin to their squad for the one-day series against South Africa.
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
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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.
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