Simon Harmer spins Essex to innings victory over Hampshire  
  PLAYER RATINGS: Shakib Al Hasan stars once more in Taunton joy for Bangladesh  
  Jason Roy's injury opens door for James Vince... and reminds us of Alex Hales' wasted opportunity  
  Sussex sign Aaron Thomason following Warwickshire release  
  Five players who could replace Jason Roy if needed following hamstring injury  
  India continue World Cup whitewash of Pakistan in highly-anticipated anti-climax  
  Listen to your prime minister, Sarfraz... WORLD CUP TALKING POINTS  
  Rohit Sharma: Having a newly-born daughter has put me in a good space  
  Bhuvneshwar Kumar gives India injury concern  
  Bangladesh look to back up performances with points against West Indies  
  Rishabh Pant is a risk-reward selection who can provide the cutting edge India need  
  CHAMPIONSHIP DIGEST: Round-up of Thursday's action from around the country  
  DIRECT HIT: India urged to continue fielding improvement ahead of Pakistan clash  
  Anil Kumble criticises Trent Bridge preparations after India washout  
  Surrey unable to force victory as rain comes to the aid of Yorkshire  
  'You can't say you want to make a comeback now' - Rassie van der Dussen slams AB de Villiers' World Cup plea  
  Pakistan fans set an example for us all to follow with treatment of Steve Smith and David Warner  
  Yorkshire Diamonds confirm overseas trio for Kia Super League  
  India and New Zealand prepare to face off, led by two contrasting figureheads  
  Tim Southee in contention for New Zealand return against India in World Cup summit meeting  
  Bangladesh Test seamer Khalel Ahmed ruled out for up to four months with knee injury  
  Jos Buttler set for 'full part' in England v West Indies after hip injury recovery  
  Paintings, statues and tattoos... cricket and art are fundamentally linked  
  Marcus Stoinis to miss Australia's clash against Pakistan with side strain  
  CRICKET WORLD CUP 9-5: Keep up to date with all the action on day 13 of the tournament  
  World Cup quiz of the week: Test your knowledge of the tournament so far  
  Shikhar Dhawan 'out of World Cup with thumb injury'  
  Lasith Malinga to leave Sri Lanka squad temporarily following death of mother-in-law  
  The unstoppable force: Neither umpire nor opposition can stand in Roy's way during brutal innings  
  CHAMPIONSHIP CHINWAG: Duckett defies Patel and Somerset show their teeth as Durham find success at last  
  Rashid Khan forced out of Afghanistan's World Cup match against New Zealand with concussion  
  Remarkable numbers of England's openers and Shakib's relentless quality... WORLD CUP TALKING POINTS  
  As India and Australia meet in a battle of old foes, Rohit Sharma remains a consistent force  
  PLAYER RATINGS: Jason Roy and Shakib Al Hasan centuries stand out  
  Front foot folly and looking after Russell's knee... WORLD CUP TALKING POINTS  
  FROM THE WORLD CUP ARCHIVE: Vic Marks assesses England's 1999 chances  
  New Zealandís unblemished record to undergo Afghanistan trial by spin  
  QUIZ: The first England XI to face Bangladesh in an ODI  
  England v Bangladesh: Big Match preview  
  Facing up: Graeme Fowler on the 1983 World Cup, the psychological side of cricket and T20 v Tests  
  Adam Zampa reprimanded for ICC Code of Conduct breach against West Indies  
  World Cup empty seats are an insult to fans and provide unwelcome distraction  
  Sarfraz Ahmed fined for slow over rate in victory over England  
  Leicestershire announce Mehmooda Duke MBE DL as new club chair  
  Dale Steyn out of World Cup as South Africa call up replacement  
  England pair Jason Roy and Jofra Archer fined after Pakistan defeat  
  Gloucestershire sign Australia seamer Chadd Sayers to bolster seam attack  
  Captains might need to start ignoring those old stats about ODIs in England  
  South Africa's Lungi Ngidi forced off in Bangladesh match  
  Mickey Arthur believes Pakistan will come again after 'shocking' opening defeat  
  South Africa hopeful Hashim Amla will be fit for India match  
  Nathan Coulter-Nile relishing Chris Gayle duel  
  The Cricketer's Crystal Ball: Our writers make their predictions for this summer's World Cup  
  WORLD CUP MOMENTS NO.12: Australia begin successful dynasty in 1987  
  WORLD CUP: Eleven greats who never won the tournament  
  England expects but South Africa's inside knowledge provides hope of upsetting the grand opening  
  PCB reject Mickey Arthur and Inzamam-ul-Haq contract claims  
  Roy v Rabada, Archer v De Kock...the key battles as England face South Africa in the World Cup opener