India's tour of New Zealand didn't quite go as planned with the first match washed out and the third tied after rain thwarted play. Nevertheless Conway and Phillips impressed for New Zealand while surprise package Mohammed Siraj finished with 4 for 17 for India. The second T20I belonged to Suryakumar Yadav, who bashed an unbeaten 111 of India's 191 - an innings, Alagappan Muthu says, was so surreal it was practically "anime cricket".
We tried to stump SKY with some confounding deliveries of our own, but of course he knocked them out of the park.
India's ODI series against New Zealand kicked off with a loss, but captain Shikhar Dhawan is unfazed. He spoke to Nagraj Gollapudi about his approach to leadership, and his new role in charge of Punjab Kings.
We gave the New Zealand captain some tough choices, like whose beard is better - his or Virat Kohli's.
In the third and final ODI, the pair put on a stand of 269 in 38.1 overs, falling just short of their own Australian record ODI partnership of 284, to complete a 3-0 sweep of England.
A slew of young players are set to debut for both England and Pakistan in the upcoming Test series. Eighteen-year-old leggie Rehan Ahmed, who impressed Brendon McCullum with his "raw potential", has been added to England's squad, while Pakistan have selected Mohammad Ali and Abrar Ahmed. Who are these two new faces? Umar Farooq has the lowdown.
"The next three or four weeks is going to be about challenging ourselves outside of our comfort zones," says the middle-order batter, who is putting himself through the wringer to prepare for the Australia series later next month.
The UAE legspinner spoke to Deivarayan Muthu about his hat-trick against Sri Lanka, his time as a net bowler in the IPL, and about rubbing shoulders with big-name players in the Abu Dhabi T10 league.
With many candidates for the final 15, the challenge for the hosts is to get their combinations right between now and the tournament. Sidharth Monga looks at the likely candidates.
The opener, and Shivnarine Chanderpaul's son, is in line for a Test debut in Perth next week after a prolific year with the bat.
Also: does Bruce Reid hold the record for most Test wickets without ever taking one in England? Steven Lynch has the answers in his weekly column.
Ian Chappell says Stokes' knock in the final should convince him that at times he needs to bat with a little more caution in the longer format.