The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have sent a cricket ball to the edge of space, marking the start of the T-20 competition.
Along with a team of engineers they attached the ball to a balloon and released it from Warwickshire's Edgbaston ground.
It reached a height of 110,000 feet.
More top news
Generally fine day with plenty of sunshine and light winds,
Feeling pleasant today with lengthy sunny spells.
A woman who inflicted more than 200 injuries on her 18-month-old foster daughter has been given a life sentence for her murder.