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  • Pakistan beat New Zealand by two runs

    Left-arm pace bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi defended 17 runs in the last over as Pakistan defeated New Zealand by two runs in a thrilling finish to the first Twenty20 international in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

  • Richard Hadlee has cancer surgery

    New Zealand cricketing great Richard Hadlee has undergone surgery for bowel cancer, his wife Dianne said Wednesday.

  • Aus win T20 series, take number one ranking

    Australia cruise to a 19-run victory in a rain-affected T20 tri-series final with against Zealand Wednesday to claim the world number one ranking for the first time.

  • India draw level with 6-wicket win

    Half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan and Dinesh Karthik fired India to a comfortable six-wicket win over New Zealand after a pitch-

  • Synthetic cannabis blamed for spate of New Zealand deaths

    At least seven people are believed to have died in Auckland this month after using synthetic cannabis, New Zealand police says, warning users to stay away from the drug.

  • England in semifinals

    England book their place in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy with an 87-run win over New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday.

  • ICC Champions Trophy: Australia 53/3 as rain arrives again

    Australia reduced to 53 for three, chasing a revised target of 235 from 33 overs, before rain stops play yet again during their Group A encounter of the ICC Champions Trophy against New Zealand in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

  • NZ - Always the bridesmaid, never the bride

    Ross Taylor is matter-of-fact when he reviews his career and previews New Zealand's Champions Trophy hopes: is this the year he adds a world title to his list of credentials?

  • Mushfiqur and Riyad were unbelievable: Mashrafe

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza heaps praise on Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah Riyad, whose unbroken 72-run sixth-wicket stand delivered Bangladesh’s first away or neutral-venue win over New Zealand in Dublin on May 24.

  • NZ recall injured trio in Champions Trophy squad

    Fast bowlers Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne and all-rounder Corey Anderson returned to the New Zealand squad for June's Champions Trophy after proving their fitness during the Indian Premier League, the country's cricket board said on Monday.

  • Fulton calls time

    Former New Zealand batsman Peter Fulton retired on Tuesday after a 16-year first-class career that was highlighted by two stints in the international arena.

  • NZ's 'Two-Metre Peter' retires after 16-year career

    Former New Zealand batsman Peter Fulton retired on Tuesday after a 16-year first-class career that was highlighted by two stints in the international arena.

  • SA make 123 on rainy day

    South Africa prepared themselves to bat long, through rain disruptions, to make the most of New Zealand's bungled use of the review system on day one of the third Test in Hamilton on Saturday.

  • Faf says South Africa 'not good enough'

    Faf du Plessis criticised South Africa's performances against New Zealand as "not good enough" Friday, despite going into the final Test in Hamilton with an unbeatable 1-0 lead in the series.

  • Injuries rock NZ, Proteas ahead of Test

    Injuries rocked New Zealand and South Africa Thursday, two days out from the start of the third and final Test in Hamilton with Tim Southee ruled out and Quinton de Kock doubtful.

  • De Kock, Bavuma give South Africa lead in second Test

    Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma fell short of the centuries they probably deserved but drove South Africa to 349 for nine, a first innings lead of 81, at the close of play on the second day of the second Test against New Zealand on Friday.

  • Nicholls answers critics with rescue ton for NZ

    Henry Nicholls answered his critics with a maiden century to rescue New Zealand on a torrid first day for batsmen in the second Test against South Africa on Thursday.

  • Green grass of New Zealand delights South Africa

    After four days of rain the covers were peeled off the Basin Reserve wicket on Tuesday and to South Africa's delight it was green ahead of the second Test against New Zealand.

  • Broom in for Taylor

    Neil Broom has been called into New Zealand's squad for the second Test against South Africa after batsman Ross Taylor was ruled out due to a torn calf muscle, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) said on Sunday.

  • Captains content after washout

    South Africa and New Zealand's captains both claimed to have gained a psychological edge after rain washed out the final day of the first Test in Dunedin on Sunday.

  • Dunedin Test poised for intriguing final day

    Dean Elgar failed to join a select group of South Africa batsman while New Zealand took three late wickets to leave the first Test at University Oval delicately poised at the end of the fourth day on Saturday.

  • Williamson leads fightback by injury-hit NZ

    South Africa made Kane Williamson their number one target as the battling New Zealander ensured his side prospered despite a crippling injury to Ross Taylor on day two of the first Test Thursday.

  • Elgar century lifts South Africa in Dunedin

    Dean Elgar made the most of being dropped early in his innings to score his seventh Test century and anchor South Africa's 229 for four at the close of play on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand in Dunedin on Wednesday.

  • Mashrafe bowls after 2 months

    Bangladesh limited overs skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza bowled with a cricket ball for the first time in nearly two months yesterday.

  • Du Plessis guides SA to series win over NZ

    Faf du Plessis made a successful review of an lbw decision against him before guiding South Africa to a series-clinching six-wicket victory in the fifth and final one-dayer against New Zealand at Eden Park on Saturday.

  • Patel, Neesham recalled to NZ Test side

    Off-spinner Jeetan Patel's ability to turn the ball away from lefthanded batsmen has earned him a recall to New Zealand's squad for the first Test against South Africa next week.

  • Proteas set NZ tough target

    South Africa set New Zealand a difficult target of 280 on a turning wicket in the fourth one-day international on Wednesday thanks to half-centuries from skipper AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis.

  • New Zealand's Martin Guptill

    Guptill, Patel back in NZ shake up

    A shell-shocked New Zealand have welcomed the return of a fit again Martin Guptill and dropped pace for spin for the fourth one-day international against South Africa.

  • Taylor, Boult shine as NZ square South Africa series

    Trent Boult took the prized wicket of AB de Villiers then bowled Dwaine Pretorious in the penultimate over as New Zealand secured a series-levelling six-run victory in the second one-day international against South Africa on Wednesday.

  • Ross Taylor sets NZ record with 17th ODI century

    With one final blow off the last ball of the innings, Ross Taylor completed his 17th century for New Zealand, setting a record for ODI cricket at Hagley Oval today.

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