South Africa were left to rue the loss of cheap wickets after battling to 214 for five on the opening day against Australia.
James Taylor blasted an unbeaten double century for the England Lions on Friday to underline his credentials for a place in a remodelled senior Test team.
Kumar Sangakkara starred with the bat as Sri Lanka won the second one-day international against Bangladesh by 61 runs.
Ireland earned a famous win over the West Indies in their first of two Twenty20 internationals at Sabina Park.
Australia Test captain Michael Clarke has dismissed the prospect of players being rested during the ongoing series against South Africa.
The perennial fitness battles of Shane Watson are likely to rule the all-rounder out of Australia's second Test against South Africa.
Defending champions West Indies will be without Kieron Pollard for next month's World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's India left New Zealand still seeking an overseas Test victory after more than two and a half years' frustration on tour.
Sports marketing company IMG has apologised for the way it handled a legal dispute with ECB chairman Giles Clarke.
Brendon McCullum became the first New Zealander to score a Test triple century as they completed a rare series win over India.
Former PSB chairman Ijaz Butt has courted controversy by calling rivals England, India and Australia "sons of pigs".
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum struck a second double century in successive Tests to bat his side to safety against India.
Australia face a selection quandary with the return from injury of all-rounder Shane Watson for the second Test against South Africa.
Thisara Perera hit 80 not out from number nine as Sri Lanka recovered from 67 for eight to win a low-scoring thriller against Bangladesh.
South Africa recalled hard-hitting all-rounder Albie Morkel to their squad for the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
South Africa will turn their attention to finding a way to negate the formidable threat posed by fiery Australian Mitchell Johnson.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum provided a glimmer of hope in the second Test against India.
Mitchell Johnson bowled Australia to a 281-run victory over South Africa after taking his match haul to 12 wickets.
England Lions wrapped up a 167-run victory over Sri Lanka A in their opening match in Pallekele, despite the hosts offering resistance in the way of centurion
Ajinkya Rahane's maiden Test century helped India take firm control on day two of the second Test against New Zealand.