QI host and comedian Stephen Fry is a noted cricket fan, and a member at Lord's, and this week he put it to his panelists: How many cricket pitches are there in Kansas?
Dale Steyn had been a shadow of his old self over the past few months, as injuries hampered his career and limited his effectiveness with the ball. Temporarily, it seems.
Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq made light work of some bowlers in Norway this week, including former team-mate Mohammad Asif, who he smacked for three sixes.
New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum recorded the fastest century in Test history, smashing six sixes and 21 fours at the Hagley Oval.
The Proteas are no strangers to making heart-felt team videos, but this time they've gone for humour is hamming it up to Pitbull's 'Fireball.
The World Twenty20 in India saw a few absolute stunners in the field, most of which actually came from the smaller teams, so here are seven of the finest examples of 'safe hands'.
India batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was back in the middle despite retirement, but this time he was facing up against royal couple the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their tour of India.
The Chicago White Sox started their baseball club on a cricket field, and history came full circle this month when the ICC held a 'combine' for USA cricketers at Cellular Field in Chicago.
At 12.07pm on Friday 15 July, the biggest story in cricket over the last decade reached the end of a chapter, if not its ultimate conclusion.
With the second Test between England and Pakistan taking place at Old Trafford in Manchester, with the visitors leading the series, we take a look at five previous Test matches between the sides at the ground.