Ireland and Afghanistan are awarded Test status by the International Cricket Council.
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Lasith Malinga is investigated by Sri Lanka's cricket board after comparing the country's sports minister to a monkey.
Stuart Broad bowls just one over for Nottinghamshire before coming off, with England's first Test against South Africa two weeks away.
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ICC Champions Trophy winners Pakistan return home following their 180 run victory over India on Sunday and are mobbed by fans.
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