Australia have made a solid start to their knockout ODI clash with West Indies, reducing the hosts to 3-116 after 25 overs in Barbados.
Mandeep Singh blasted a quick-fire unbeaten half-century as India crushed Zimbabwe by 10 wickets to level the Twenty20 series.
England's one-day captain Eoin Morgan says he hopes the test series win against Sri Lanka will provide the foundations for victory in the shorter format of the game, starting with the first ODI at Trent Bridge.
Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has thrown his support behind a proposed revamp of 50-over cricket, saying it will help bring more relevance to the fading format.
Sri Lanka paceman Shaminda Eranga has been banned from bowling in international matches due to an illegal action, the International Cricket Council said, just hours after he was taken to hospital to undergo tests on his heart.
Ian Taylor, the Kiwi behind cricket's Decision Review System, has called for a complete restructure of how the technology is used amid allegations that it is not accurate.
Former Otago cricketer Shaun Haig is poised to make his international umpiring debut this summer.
Veteran New Zealand umpire Billy Bowden, famous for his quirky signals including raising a crooked finger to signal a dismissal, has been dropped from the country's international panel of officials, New Zealand Cricket says.
Day-night test is the future of cricket's longest format but the boards should not rush it, according to New Zealand pace great Richard Hadlee.
Leg-spinner Imran Tahir became the first South African to claim seven wickets in a one-day international as the Proteas demolished West Indies in St Kitts.
Unbeaten half-centuries from Lokesh Rahul and debutant Faiz Fazal earned India a clean sweep of their three-match one-day series in Zimbabwe after a crushing 10-wicket victory on Wednesday.
The international retirements of the McCullum brothers and the continued omission of Hamish Rutherford means just three Otago players have been handed Black Caps contracts for the 2016-17 season.
Injuries have played havoc with allrounders Corey Anderson and Jimmy Neesham, but both have important parts to play in a busy coming international cricket year.
Australia have paid the price for a sub-par total, ineffectual bowling and early dropped catches in St Kitts, where West Indies recorded a four-wicket win in the ODI tri-series clash.
The return of Ish Sodhi and Colin Munro, and the maiden appearance of Henry Nicholls and George Worker are the features of an expanded, 21-strong Black Caps contract list for 2016-17.
The third and final test between England and Sri Lanka ended in a draw after persistent rain allowed only 12.2 overs of play on the last day at Lord's.
Sri Lanka's openers confidently negotiated an awkward session at the end of a rain-interrupted fourth day at Lord's on Sunday, setting up the prospect of a fascinating finish to the third and final test against England.
Wickets fell quickly on the third day of the third and final test as England reached the close on 109 for four, 237 runs ahead of Sri Lanka in a fluctuating match at Lord's.
An unbeaten century from debutant opener Lokesh Rahul steered India to an easy nine- wicket victory over hosts Zimbabwe in the first one-day International.
Auckland opener Jeet Raval has been called up to the New Zealand team for their test tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa.