Former England wicketkeeper Matt Prior says he's not as 'former' as everyone assumes, and is hopeful of making a return to the Test side once his Achilles heals and he gets back to playing for Sussex.
Australia will be able to call on all-rounder Shane Watson for the first Test against the West Indies on 3 June, after his daughter was born a few days earlier than expected.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes was the star of the first Test at Lord's this past week, where he scored a century and bowled with fire against New Zealand, the country of his birth and childhood, to give England the win.
Cobras wicketkeeper Dane Vilas is one of four uncapped players named in South Africa's Test squad to go to Bangladesh in July, and he says he was 'shocked' to get the call from chief selector Andrew Hudson.
There is speculation that Ireland and Scotland could be included in the County Championship in future, with a three-division tournament being looked at, and those nations are eager to see that come to pass.