Jason Holder took two in two balls

West Indies in Sri Lanka 2015-16

Holder replaces Ramdin as captain for SL Tests

Fast bowler Jason Holder has replaced Denesh Ramdin as captain of West Indies for the upcoming Test matches against Sri Lanka

Matt Machan made a century to get Sussex back on top

Intercontinental Cup

Machan, Davey in Scotland squad for Netherlands game

Batsman Matt Machan, allrounders Josh Davey and Rob Taylor have been included in the 13-member Scotland squad for the Intercontinental Cup game against Netherlands, in Voorburg

Gareth Batty took 2 for 52

Surrey v Derbyshire, LV= Championship, Kia Oval, 4th day

Surrey promoted with Batty hat-trick

Gareth Batty took a hat-trick and 6 for 51 overall as Surrey clinched promotion from LV= County Championship Division Tw by beating Derbyshire by an innings and 98 runs at the Kia Oval

Chris Dent helped give Gloucestershire a solid start

Leicestershire v Gloucestershire, LV= Championship, Grace Road, 4th day

Absorbing finish cut short after captains set game up

Declarations by both sides set up a potentially exciting finish, but bad light forced an early close with Gloucestershire, chasing 302 to win, still 90 runs short with five wickets

Steven Croft dug in for 30 off 100 balls

Kent v Lancashire, LV= Championship, Canterbury, 3rd day

Lancashire promoted despite 'worst' game

Lancashire were celebrating on Kentish soil for the third time in as many weeks after securing LV= County Championship promotion from Division Two after courageously batting out the final day at Canterbury

James Porter picked up two wickets on the opening day in just his fourth first-class match

Essex v Northants, LV= Championship, Division Two, Chelmsford, 4th day

Porter threatens before light closes in

The LV=County Championship Division Two clash between Essex and Northamptonshire at Chelmsford ended in a draw after bad light brought a curtailment in play with the visitors 92 for 4 in pursuit of 302 for victory from a minimum of 56 overs

Preston Mommsen and Peter Borren with the trophy

Netherlands news

Netherlands pick Kingma, Rahil for Scotland games

Netherlands have picked 20-year old right-arm medium pacer Vivian Kingma and 21-year old batsman Rahil Ahmed for the upcoming Intercontinental Cup and World Cricket League games against Scotland

Curtly Ambrose and Phil Simmons watch over a training session

West Indies news

WICB conducts coaches conference with regional teams

Coaches from each of the six regional franchises in the West Indies are expected to convene with three key officials of the WICB to discuss matters of further development of cricket in the Caribbean

Umpire Tony Hill walks back after inspecting the pitch

New Zealand domestic news

NZC scraps match-referees from first-class games

New Zealand's domestic first-class competition - the Plunket Shield - will take place without match referees in the upcoming season, as a result of budgetary cuts