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  • NZ romp to a nine wicket win

    New Zealand batsmen made short work of the 109-run target in their second innings as they romped home in 18.4 overs against Bangladesh in the second Test at Hagley Oval, Christchurch today.

  • Watch now: Rain clears as fourth day's play about to start

    Bangladesh would be hoping to wrap up New Zealand first innings early on in the fourth day as sunny weather has rfeturned to Christchurch after the third day's play was completely lost to rain.

  • Tigers wayward after Imrul injury

    Opener Imrul Kayes was stretchered off the ground with pain after scoring 24 in an opening stand of 46 with Tamim Iqbal and his departure sparked a Bangladesh second innings collapse in the final session on the fourth day of the opening Test against New Zealand at Basin Reserve today.

  • The records broken and milestones reached

    The second day of the first Test against New Zealand in Wellington has been a day of glory for Bangladesh cricket, as the 359-run fifth-wicket stand between Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim, and a double-century by the former, broke a few records and led to the batsmen traversing a few milestones.

  • Taylor not taking BD lightly

    New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor, who is looking to equal his late mentor Martin Crowe's record of 16 Test centuries, has said that Black Caps will leave no stone unturned during the Test series against Bangladesh, despite having comfortably beaten them in the limited overs series.

  • Nineties nothing new to Williamson

    Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson has many New Zealand batting records in his sights but most scores in the nineties would have to be one of the most unique.

  • NZ to keep bowling the short balls against BD

    The Blackcaps bowlers didn't venture too far into their bag of tricks in Christchurch against Bangladesh on Monday. That is because they didn't need to, as they took five of their nine wickets off short deliveries.

  • Bruce, Wheeler in NZ T20 squad

    Uncapped batsman Tom Bruce has been called into New Zealand's Twenty20 squad for their three-match series against Bangladesh next month, while left-arm pace bowler Ben Wheeler has been recalled to the national side.

  • Imrul Kayes

    NZ XI beat BD by 3 wickets

    Bangladesh lost the 43-over tour match against New Zealand XI by three wickets at Cobham Oval, Whangarei today.

  • Taylor recognises risk of playing with eye condition

    New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor is aware that another cheap dismissal in the second Test against Pakistan could give rise to questions about his eye condition and whether it has affected his performance.

  • Kiwis announce itinerary of Tigers' tour

    Bangladesh are set to play three ODIs, three T20Is and two Tests in New Zealand at the end of the year. The itinerary was released on a website run by New Zealand’s cricket board.

  • New Zealand's Daniel Vettori

    Vettori announces his retirement

    Daniel Vettori has confirmed his retirement from international cricket, declaring that the World Cup final against Australia was his last game for New Zealand.

  • Highlights: NZ v SA semifinal

    See the highlights of the World Cup semifinal between New Zealand and South Africa at Auckland

  • South Africa celebrate

    Road to semis: Proteas vs Blackcaps

    Two of the best teams of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 locking horns tomorrow for their maiden trip to the finals.

  • Robust New Zealand move to semis

    New Zealand storm into the semifinal of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 beat West Indies by 143 runs

  • Kiwis trample Englishmen

    New Zealand trampled England with Tim Southee’s seven-wicket haul and Brendan McCullum’s fiery batting in the ninth match of the World Cup 2015 at Wellington

  • Who will triumph?

    Who will triumph in the match between England and New Zealand at Wellington?

  • New Zealand Team

    Kiwis thrash Lankans in WC opener

    In a day of allround performance by the Kiwis, Lankans appear weaker both with their bats and the ball.