In Case You Missed It: 500 for Broad, win-win for England
Can you believe how busy it's already gotten? In the space of a week, England beat West Indies in the final Test, and the series, to win the Wisden Trophy for the last time before it becomes the Richards-Botham trophy. They then played Ireland in the first match of the newly announced ODI World Cup Super League - what's that? Scroll down - and beat them too. Meanwhile the IPL is a few days away from putting a schedule in place, the CPL already has a fixtures list, Pakistan are revving up for their Tests against England, and it's all happening right here in this catch-up.
David Willey sets up England victory as Sam Billings brings it home
Willey's maiden ODI five-for set Ireland a target of 173, which Billings made light work of with unbeaten fifty.
Stuart Broad takes ten to mark 500th wicket with series victory
Chris Woakes took five as England beat the weather to complete 2-1 series win, but the match belonged to one man. Broad joined an elite group with his 500th Test scalp - he's only the seventh bowler overall and the fourth fast bowler to the milestone, and he's reminding Andrew Miller a bit of Curtly Ambrose. A biosecured and quarantined West Indies seemed to quickly run out of steam after their win in the first Test. How did they do this series? Nagraj Gollapudi has marks out of ten for them.
Why the ODI Super League creates a fairer path to World Cups
With the ICC unveiling a brand new pathway to the 2023 World Cup, the ODI Super League could give lower-ranked sides as much importance as the heavyweights, and bring the format back into relevance. Daniel Brettig explains how under these rules, Australia might have only just scraped through to the 2019 World Cup. Too complicated? Sreshth Shah breaks it down.
England tour cancelled, T20 Challenge in doubt, no selection panel: What's next for India women?
After making it to the final of the Women's T20 World Cup in March, on several fronts things have stalled for the women's game in India amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Annesha Ghosh looks at what the immediate future holds for India women.
Covid-19 restrictions might make David Warner 'rethink' international future
Players with families might be the first casualties of post-pandemic cricket, the Australia batsman says, choosing to retire instead of long stints on the road.
Where does Ben Stokes rank among the top allrounders of all time?
Over the last four and a half years, the England star has racked up truly special all-round stats, and S Rajesh and Shiva Jayaraman have the deep dive you want.
Who is the future of New Zealand's batting? Peter Fulton picks four names
The departing batting coach names four players to keep an eye on as they come up the ranks of New Zealand cricket.
Who will you pick as last man standing in a 3TC game?
In the brand new format, the last batsman is allowed to bat alone in the second innings. Who would you back to score 54 runs in six overs all on his own? Our writers put their minds to the task.
Is Joe Root the first England captain to be run out in successive Test innings?
And have any cricketers taken part in the Winter Olympics? Steven Lynch knows.
'For the first time, I saw genuine fear in Australia. They might have lost a Test they had dominated'
Craig McMillan, Jason Gillespie, Mark Richardson and John Buchanan look back to an Australia-New Zealand thriller at the Gabba 19 years ago.