Justin Langer has extended his coaching contract with Western Australia until the end of 2017-18, putting an end to speculation that linked him with the England and India coaching jobs
Charlotte Edwards, the England women's captain, has been named player of the year for the second year running to further confirm her continued importance to the team
Joe Root's love for the game, not for what it brings, is quite a gift after a year of much turmoil within English cricket. Somehow, in this swirl of ill will, he has triumphed
Keith Barker is generally happy to see his name on Warwickshire's team-sheet for games against Durham
Lancashire's bowlers took full advantage of a helpful pitch to leave Leicestershire still fighting to save the follow-on after a rain-shortened second day at Grace Road.
Somerset enjoyed the better of the exchanges on a rain-shortened second day of their LV= County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge
Peter Handscomb's third half-century in his last four LV=County Championship innings for Gloucestershire failed to stop Kent taking the upper hand on the opening day at Bristol.
Young debutants making dream starts and former team-mates turning it on in their first outing against old employers: it doesn't happen all the time, of course, but once too often now - from Middlesex's point of view - during another chastening day
Teenager Nauman Anwar's 54-ball 97 helped Sialkot Stallions post a total of 197 before their spinners throttled Lahore Lions by 74 runs in the final
Half centuries from Stefanie Taylor (86) and Deandra Dottin (69) set up West Indies women's 18-run win (D/L method) over Sri Lanka women and gave their team a 2-1 lead in the four-match series
Jason Gillespie is due to meet ECB officials in the next few days to discuss the vacant England coaching position
The removal of batting Powerplay and an allowance for five fielders outside the circle between overs 41 and 50 were among the major changes in ODI playing conditions suggested by the ICC's cricket committee
Mumbai Indians, who started poorly again, run into Chennai Super Kings, the original 'slow-starters' of the IPL who eventually become an antithesis to that image
Late hitting from middle-order batsmen Irfan Ahmed and Jamie Atkinson powered Hong Kong to a comprehensive 59-run win against Namibia in the first T20 in Windhoek, to take a 1-0 lead
Sri Lanka Cricket's interim committee is fighting against time to fulfil the tasks they have set out to achieve after sports minister Navin Dissanayake assured the stakeholders that elections would be held by January
Usman Shuja, 36, who had set the record to become USA's top wicket-taker in the 50-over format, has announced his retirement from international cricket
Stuart Broad has lost the England T20 captaincy to Eoin Morgan, but his limited-over ambitions remain and he retains the desire to be play in the 2019 World Cup in England
After going unsold at player auctions over the last two years, Alex Hales has said he was elated to finally be part of the IPL, a tournament he considered "the pinnacle of T20 cricket"
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has hailed the strength of character his team showed to secure second spot in the league and set up a clash against Chennai Super Kings