Hampshire have signed Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman and New Zealand batsman Colin Munro for the Vitality Blast.
New Zealand are mulling over the idea of playing cricket in Pakistan for the first time in 15 years.
England will kick off the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup on home soil with a meeting against South Africa at the Oval on May 30.
England finished two wickets short of victory in the final Test, as Ish Sodhi batted New Zealand to a draw and series win.
England gave it their all on the final day in Christchurch but a stubborn rearguard action saw New Zealand hang on for a draw.
England require 10 wickets on day five of the second Test against New Zealand as they hunt their first Test win of the winter.
England's hopes of beating New Zealand were dealt a blow - but they remain in with a chance to clinch victory on Tuesday.
England lead New Zealand by 231 runs after day three of the second Test, with James Vince and Mark Stoneman hitting fifties.
For perhaps the first time this winter, England have put together two good days in a row and are in a strong position in Christchurch.
Stuart Broad took four wickets to help England into a strong position in the second Test, with New Zealand closing on 192-6.
Jonny Bairstow completes his century before Stuart Broad and James Anderson run through New Zealand's top-order...
Jonny Bairstow's unbeaten 97 saves England from another dismal batting collapse on day one of the second Test.
Tim Southee and Trent Boult rock England - again - before Jonny Bairstow rallies the tourists. Here's all you need to know...
New Zealand took a 1-0 series lead as they bowled England out for 320 to seal victory by an innings and 49 runs in the first Test.
Joe Root was pleased with the "desire" shown by England on day five despite slipping to defeat against New Zealand.
Here's all you need to know from the final day of the first Test, as Neil Wagner and Todd Astle bowled New Zealand to victory
A recap of the action from the first Test, as New Zealand beat England by an innings and 49 runs in Auckland.
After England collapse to 58 all out against New Zealand, we look at their worst Test performances to date...
Stuart Broad became only the second Englishman to take 400 Test wickets when he dismissed Tom Latham in Auckland.
David Lloyd, Michael Atherton and Ian Ward look ahead to over England's two-Test series against New Zealand.
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