In a week dominated by the football World Cup and Wimbledon, was anyone talking about cricket? Roger Federer and Sachin Tendulkar certainly were. And now that the sporting world's two biggest tournaments have wound down, the focus is back to our great game - and there's plenty to catch up on.
England level the ODI series
After their counterparts' disappointment in the football World Cup, the England cricket team brought their fans some cheer by winning the second ODI, at Lord's. The Indian fans, in turn, let out a few boos for MS Dhoni, who went past the 10,000 ODI runs milestone but could not win them the match.
WATCH: Masterclass - bat like Buttler, with Buttler
Do you want to bat like Jos? Watch him (and Eoin Morgan) give our correspondent George Dobell a lesson
South Africa routed for lowest Test score since readmission
In Sri Lanka, after a ball-tamperers' reunion of sorts, the home team spinners dismissed South Africa for 73 to win by 278 runs.
Does South Africa captain Faf du Plessis have a point when he says the toss should be done away with?
Is Aiden Markram the promised one for South Africa?
He might have got a duck in Galle, but is this a man who will challenge Kohli, Root, Smith and Williamson? Daniel Gallan thinks so.
West Indies seal first home series win since 2014
In Jamaica, it was the fast bowlers' turn, as expected. West Indies' quicks dismissed Bangladesh under 200 in both innings for a 2-0 win.
WATCH: 25 Questions with Tamim Iqbal
In the second instalment of our 25 Questions series, the Bangladesh batsman dishes on his favourite place to eat, the sportsmen he'd like to meet, and the one change he'd like to see in dressing rooms.
Bangladesh, Ireland qualify for Women's World T20
The two remaining spots for the Women's World T20, to be played in the Caribbean in November, were filled by Bangladesh and Ireland after an eight-team qualifying tournament in the Netherlands.
Just not cricket: Glenn Maxwell says he's contrite over "unsportsmanlike" gesture
Where there's Australia, can drama be far behind? Allrounder Maxwell seemingly snubbed Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed's handshake after Pakistan's victory.
In other Australia news, Pat Cummins, one of their big guns, plots his journey back to fitness and ponders the future of his game in an exclusive interview with Daniel Brettig.
The good old days of cricket: 25 things that are no longer around
Heads up millennials, nostalgia incoming. On our ESPNcricinfo @25 site, Siddhartha Vaidyanathan takes a takes a trip back to the time when umpires wore white, fans brought transistors to stadiums, and games in Australia meant coming up against Daddles the dreaded duck.
Geoffrey Boycott recovers from heart surgery
Seventy-nine-year-old Boycott is determined to return to Test commentary later this summer, despite undergoing major surgery recently.
Who's the best nightwatchman of all time
Anantha Narayanan poses the question and lets the stats provide the answer. Hint: this player's batting average increased from 15.64 before his last Test match to 18.73 by the end of the match.