June 18

Fast bowlers' appeals can be pretty intense, but they don't always translate to a photo shoot. Ishant Sharma cracks up Mayank Agarwal with some of his poses here.

BJ Watling's team-mates on what makes him special

New Zealand are going to sorely miss BJ Watling behind the stumps and in the middle order. His family and team-mates talk about his commitment and service to the team.

Kohli and Williamson's rainy-day catch-up

Best buds Kane Williamson and Virat Kohli are going to have five full days to catch up if the rain keeps at it.

Shaheen Afridi's heartfelt apology

A few days ago, during the Quetta Gladiators vs Lahore Qalandars match in the PSL, Shaheen Shah Afridi had a little run-in with his former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed after Ahmed copped a bouncer, and words were exchanged. In a lesson to young cricketers everywhere, Afridi apologised to Ahmed publicly on Twitter. What a polite young man he is!

Shafali Verma owes four

Shafali Verma came agonisingly close to a debut Test century in the first innings against England, and she wants everyone to know she has all the plans to make up the shortfall.

June 17

Katherine Brunt on day one vs Katherine Brunt on day four

We feel ya, Katherine Brunt - this is like us at noon vs us a minute after lunch.

Safe space

After a ball came hurtling towards the commentary box, Rob Key decided there was a safer way of watching the rest of the Vitality Blast game at Grace Road.

The anticipation

Can't hardly wait!

June 16

New Zealand enjoy BBQ ahead of WTC final

Lovely day for a barbecue. New Zealand relax ahead of the big match against India (but Neil Wagner's working hard as usual).

When Rahul Dravid batted in football boots

Ricky Ponting remembers a funny story from the ICC Super Series in 2005.

Pietersen the bowler

There's some serious talent brewing in the Pietersen family, vetted by a couple of OG legends. Wasim Akram is impressed by Dylan Pietersen.

Best mate Darren Gough weighed in too.

Paul Collingwood is no couch potato

Paul Collingwood giving new meaning to the term "resting on your laurels". Hope those jerseys were washed first!

A whole Lara love for Pollard

Kieron Pollard's living the fairy tale - it's not every day a prince drops by for dinner.

Tom Moores is ready for takeoff

"Get to the choppa!" - MS Dhoni to Tom Moores.

June 15

Nets results for India

With big games coming up for both India men and women, all the action is at the nets currently. Here's Deepti Sharma outfoxing Jhulan Goswami, Punam Raut and Radhav Yadav ahead of the Test against England women tomorrow.

In Southampton, Virat Kohli's practicing ducking bouncers, Rishabh Pant's sending balls off into the ether and taking tutorials from Ishant Sharma

June 14

Getting a long-awaited series win and then cheered by fans like this... New Zealand are living the high life.

Meanwhile India, who will be New Zealand's opponents in the World Test Championship final later this week, are practising hard in Southampton. Shardul Thakur has no time to chill. He completes the intra-squad match and hits the nets straight.

The ambidextrous Yuvi

Yuvraj Singh shows off his right-arm bowling skills and, frankly, we are impressed.

The big catch

It was a bittersweet weekend for Dale Steyn.

The race

Dhoni v pony - who's gonna win?

The memento

That shoe has some history!