England overcame spirited late resistance from the hosts to seal a first 3-0 series sweep in Sri Lanka when the tourists wrapped up a 42-run victory shortly after tea on the fourth day of the third and final test on Monday.
Ashleigh Gardner scored an unbeaten 33 as Australia beat England by eight wickets to win the Women’s World Twenty20 title on the Caribbean island of Antigua on Saturday.
Sri Lanka limped to 53-4 on Sunday as they battled to reach 327 to win the third and final Test against England and avoid a series whitewash.
Wales will be South Africa’s most difficult opponents on their November tour of Europe, even after losing at Twickenham to England and scrapping narrow wins over France and Scotland, Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus said on Monday.
Former England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole has announced his retirement from football on Tuesday bringing the curtain down on a 20-year professional career.