As we saw when Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar took their teams of cricketing greats to the USA for exhibition games in baseball stadiums, there is an appetite for cricket in America.
That Shane Watson sold for around two million US dollars in the Indian Premier League auction came as a bit of a surprise, but not nearly as much of a shock as the sale of South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris.
Chaos erupted during the Under 19 World Cup when Zimbabwe lost their final group match against the West Indies in the final over when the Windies took the last wicket required via a Mankad run out.
South Africa will be disappointed with their performance during their two-one series defeat at home against England, but there were some individual positives to take from the defeat.
The Big Bash League has come and gone, with the Sydney Thunder winning both the men's and women's competitions. If you're having withdrawals, here are a few highlight clips, to soothe the symptoms.