Gloucestershire batsman Ian Cockbain has committed himself to the county until 2017.
Taquin De Seuil is being cut for the Betfair Chase, while we've also got the latest on the Davis Cup final and England's cricket tour.
Ross Taylor managed to steady the ship as New Zealand edged to a 177-run lead at stumps on day four against Pakistan.
Alex Hales will be the fall guy as England assess other options at the top of the order in the first match of the winter.
Australia are still waiting on captain Michael Clarke's fitness ahead of the Test series against India.
Aaron Finch's century helped Australia to a commanding 73-run win over South Africa in the third one-day international.
New Zealand kept a firm grip on the second Test in Dubai against Pakistan after some interventions from their seamers.
Harry Gurney insists the Sri Lanka rainy season cannot blow England's World Cup preparations off course.
Sussex academy products Will Beer, Callum Jackson and Steffan Piolet have all signed new one-year contracts.
Darren Bravo will miss the West Indies' Test series against South Africa for personal reasons.