Former England batsman Paul Collingwood has once again committed to helping Scotland, rejoining their coaching staff in the lead in to the World Cup in February.
ICC chief Dave Richardson has defended the recent crackdown on illegal bowling actions, saying it was ridiculous to suggest they wait until after the World Cup, as it would give illegal bowlers the advantage in an important event.
Netherlands batsman Tom Cooper admits he has always planned on using his talents for the Dutch to propel him into the Australia team, and will continue that plan at the World Cup in the Antipodes next year.
The Hagley Oval has secured full accreditation as an international cricket venue.
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is not worried about the side's form in one-day cricket, and feels confident they will be able to defend their World Cup title in February next year.