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Nottinghamshire have signed veteran spinner Gary Keedy from Surrey.
Ben Stokes insists his batting can still improve with experience after notching his first England hundred in the third Ashes Test.
Australia captain Michael Clarke has praised Shane Watson for his approach of putting the team first in this week's Ashes-winning Perth Test.
Jesse Ryder is to end his self-imposed exile from the New Zealand team after being called up for the limited-overs matches against the West Indies.
Australia opener David Warner has moved up three places in the ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen after his impressive performance in the third Ashes Test against England.
England's T20 wicketkeeper Jos Buttler is backing Test rival Matt Prior to return to form soon.
England spinner Graeme Swann has apologised for "crass and thoughtless" comments made via social media in which he compared England's Ashes defeat to rape.
A double century stand from Denesh Ramdin and Shivnarine Chanderpaul helped the West Indies recover against New Zealand in the third Test in Hamilton.
Andy Flower has admitted that Ben Stokes' "brilliant" maiden Test hundred at Perth threw England's batting failures into sharp relief.
Pakistan held on to record an 11-run victory in the opening one-day international despite some lower-order heroics from Sri Lanka in Sharjah.
England all-rounder Ravi Bopara has signed a new one-year deal with Essex to keep him with the county until the end of the 2014 season.
Virat Kohli notched his highest Test score to help India reach 255-5 against South Africa on day one in Johannesburg.
Australia paceman Peter Siddle admits he is enjoying being Kevin Pietersen's nemesis in the Ashes series.
Bob Willis says England need Andy Flower more than ever and the team director would be a huge loss if he left his post after the Ashes.
New Zealand will field an unchanged side for the final Test against the West Indies starting in Hamilton on Thursday.
Australia bowler Ryan Harris has apologised following a foul-mouthed Twitter rant for initially being refused entry to Crown Perth Casino to celebrate his side's Ashes victory.
England team director Andy Flower has once again refused to confirm whether he will stay on in the job after the Ashes series has finished.
Ashes winners Australia have allowed George Bailey, Steve Smith and David Warner to play in the opening round of the Big Bash League this week.
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq is aiming to build on their ODI series win in South Africa when they take on Sri Lanka in Dubai on Wednesday.
Bob Willis has urged England to make wholesale changes for the fourth Ashes Test on Boxing Day.