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Oct 31, 2014: Tymal Mills, the left-arm fast bowler seen as one of the most exciting young talents in England, has left Essex to join Sussex on a two-year contract.
Oct 31, 2014: Jack Russell brought brazen, cartoonish villainy to the game, and a neatness to the keeper's art that was matched by his meticulous scruffiness in other regards
Oct 30, 2014: Gloucestershire have applied to Bristol council for planning permission to erect floodlights at the county ground
Oct 30, 2014: Stuart Broad believes he is on track to return for England in the one-day triangular series with Australia and India ahead of the World Cup
Oct 28, 2014: The possibility of Jonathan Trott resuming his international career has increased with his inclusion in the England Lions squad to tour South Africa
Oct 28, 2014: Former England wicketkeeper Geraint Jones has signed a two-year contract with Gloucestershire and will captain the side in first-class cricket next season
Oct 27, 2014: Wasim Khan said he was under no illusions about the scale of the task facing him after he was confirmed as Leicestershire's new chief executive
Oct 27, 2014: Leicestershire have announced the appointment of Wasim Khan as their new chief executive officer
Oct 27, 2014: After the sudden end to West Indies' tour of India, a look at some other tours which ended prematurely, or didn't happen at all
Oct 24, 2014: Middlesex have dropped their one-day nickname in a growing trend of counties reverting to using solely their traditional name.
Oct 23, 2014: Jonathan Trott has signed a new three-year deal with Warwickshire, committing himself to the club to the end of the 2017 season.
Big Bash League 2014-15
Oct 23, 2014: Former England allrounder Andrew Flintoff has signed with Brisbane Heat for the upcoming Big Bash League season
Oct 22, 2014: Loughborough University, home of the ECB's national cricket performance centre, has become the fourth accredited testing centre for suspected illegal bowling actions
Oct 22, 2014: The career of former England fast bowler Kabir Ali is once again in limbo after his was released by Lancashire. He requires a length period of rehabilitation following shoulder surgery.
Oct 22, 2014: Peter Willey talks about suiting up against '80s West Indies, why it's great to umpire in England, and talking to the press from his bath
Oct 20, 2014: Joe Denly will return to his home county of Kent next season having been released from the final year of his contract at Middlesex following three difficult seasons.
The Corridor of Certainty
Oct 19, 2014: Geoff Boycott's latest autobiography is nuanced and rounded, and acknowledges errors, failings and regrets
Oct 16, 2014: English cricket has been in the headlines recently, and not in a very flattering light, but for the current players it is a rare period of downtime before they embark on a demanding schedule
Oct 16, 2014: There was at last some good news for Leicestershire as a new cricket facility was opened in the city centre. A boost to the recreational game in the city can only be of benefit to a beleaguered county.
Oct 16, 2014: Lancashire have given three of young players their first professional contracts as Ashley Giles, the new head coach, starts to shape his squad for next season
Also, most brothers in a Test XI, and the fastest to 20 ODI centuries
The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams
Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin
Out of 70 batsmen who've scored 15 or more Test hundreds only five are from Pakistan, but Younis Khan's appetite for hundreds matches that of some of the top contemporary batsmen
Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing
The offspinner was Australia's highest wicket-taker in 2013, but his form has dipped sharply this year
The rate at which Amla has accumulated ODI hundreds and MoM awards is among the fastest in history. And his runs-per-innings figure is easily the best of the lot