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This week's highlights (May 16-22, 2016)

International Cricket | May 17, 2016

Andrew Strauss hoping points system can save Test cricket

Andrew Strauss hopes his Super Series concept will help in the fight to save Test cricket as it comes under increasing pressure from Twenty20.

Source: The Telegraph

International Cricket | May 18, 2016

Defibrillator stolen from cricket club

Thieves snatched a life-saving defibrillator from a cricket club – which had been bought following tireless fundraising by members.

The device cost Long Eaton Cricket Club more than £1,100 with members fundraising for months to get the cash.

Source: Nottingham Post

International Cricket | May 17, 2016

Root masters his art

The Young Master. It was a phrase included casually this week, in passing, to describe Joe Root in a piece by Scyld Berry, the Telegraph cricket writer – also from Sheffield, as it happens, although no-one would accuse him of parochialism.

Source: ECB

International Cricket | May 16, 2016

Sarah Taylor: England keeper-batter takes indefinite break for personal reasons

England's Sarah Taylor is taking an indefinite break from cricket for personal reasons.

The wicketkeeper-batter, 26, has been a key part of the England set-up since making her international debut in 2006.

Source: BBC Sport

International Cricket | May 16, 2016

Tri-series to be played under lights

The West Indies have confirmed all 10 matches of the upcoming one-day international tri-series with Australia and South Africa will be day-night fixtures, meaning games will be played in a much friendlier time slot for Australian viewers.

Source: Cricket Australia