Australia regained the Women's Ashes after beating England by 20 runs to take an unassailable 10-4 lead in the series.
Dave Tickner has a good antepost position ahead of NatWest T20 Finals Day and fancies Chris Woakes to help strengthen it.
Phil Tufnell has warned England's Ashes-winning heroes not to rest on their laurels ahead of tough winter assignments.
Northants have confirmed they will have Shahid Afridi available for the Natwest T20 Blast Finals Day.
Batsman Karl Brown has signed a new long-term contract with Lancashire.
Sky Sports has won the rights to show England's tour against Pakistan when the Ashes winners travel to UAE in October.
All-rounder Ben Raine has signed a new contract with Leicestershire which keeps him at Grace Road until 2019.
A review of Thursday night's Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-finals, as Yorkshire and Surrey both progressed.
Ian Bell has reaffirmed his commitment to England after discussing his future with Trevor Bayliss and Alastair Cook.
Chris Woakes is desperate to end a frustrating summer with a flourish both with England and at finals day.