The England Cricket Board will trial a change to the playing conditions in Division two of the County Championship that will see the visiting captain have the option to bowl first if he wants to.
After playing a match-winning innings in England's T20 victory in the first game, of three, against Pakistan, Sam Billings says it is something he always dreamed about doing.
England successfully defended a total of 160/5 to win the first T20 International against Pakistan at Dubai by 14 runs on Thursday night.
The new head of the BBCI, and also the ICC chairman, Shashank Manohar, says he wants to stop countries like India, England and Australia from bullying cricket's governing body.
The International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson has said the historic day/night Test between Australia and New Zealand is part of an overall package to invigorate Test cricket.