Kane Williamson struck an unbeaten 92, and shared in an unbroken stand of 155 with Ross Taylor, as New Zealand dominated the second Day of the first Test against England at Lord's on Friday.
In what was a momentous occasion for Pakistan cricket, and indeed world cricket, the home side beat Zimbabwe by five wickets in a T20 International at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
The ECB's new Director of cricket Andrew Strauss has insisted that he will allow the new head coach sufficient space to do his job and will not interfere once the new man is appointed.
The Sydney Thunder have signed Australia international Shane Watson for the BBL, with the burly allrounder signing a three-year contract with the franchise.
Australia allrounder Shane Watson says it is 'sad' that Kevin Pietersen will not line-up for England against the Aussies in the Ashes later this year as the public deserve to watch the best players.