Australia

James Pattinson rattles New Zealand as Australia dominate day three

Australia continued to assert their dominance over New Zealand as James Pattinson took three wickets to leave the Black Caps struggling at 121 for four at the end of play on day three of the second Test match in Christchurch with a deficit of 14 runs.
22 February 2016

Late wickets halt Australia progress after Burns, Smith slam centuries

Neil Wagner struck late in the day to dismiss Joe Burns and Steven Smith but not before the pair scored big hundreds during their 289-run stand as Australia reached 363 for four at stumps on day two of the second Test in Christchruch trailing New Zealand's first innings total by just seven runs.
21 February 2016

Satterthwaite stars as New Zealand win Rose Bowl opener

Amy Satterthwaite top scored with 72 as New Zealand Women beat Australia Women by nine runs in the first One-Day International in Mount Maunganui, taking an early lead in the Rose Bowl contest.
20 February 2016

Glenn Maxwell to fly to New Zealand to replace Shaun Marsh

The Australian selectors have decided to call up Glenn Maxwell to the Australian Test squad in New Zealand to replace Shaun Marsh who will return to Australia in order to take part in the Sheffield Shield.
20 February 2016

McCullum leads New Zealand charge with fastest Test century

Brendon McCullum smashed a 54-ball century, which is the fastest in Test cricket as New Zealand went on to post 370 runs in just 67.4 overs before getting dismissed in the first innings of the second Test against Australia in Christchurch.
20 February 2016

New Zealand pick Matt Henry in place of injured Doug Bracewell

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has confirmed that fast bowler Matt Henry is in line to replace the injured Doug Bracewell for the second Test against Australia.
19 February 2016

James Pattinson replaces injured Peter Siddle for second Test against New Zealand

Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has been selected in place of the injured Peter Siddle in the playing XI for the second Test match against New Zealand in Christchurch.
19 February 2016

Back injury forces Peter Siddle out of second Test against New Zealand

Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle will not be taking part in the second Test against New Zealand due to a back injury he picked during the first game in Wellington.
18 February 2016

Shoulder injury forces Doug Bracewell out of second Test against Australia

New Zealand fast bowler Doug Bracewell has been ruled out of the second Test against Australia in Christchurch with a shoulder injury.
17 February 2016

In-form Adam Voges breaks into ICC rankings top 10

On the back of his record run-scoring spree Australian batsman Adam Voges has now moved into the top 10 of the International Cricket Council rankings for Test batsmen.
16 February 2016

Shane Watson confident of being fit in time for ICC World T20

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, who is currently recovering from an abdominal strain stated that he is very confident of being fit for the upcoming World Twenty20 tournament.
16 February 2016

Peter Siddle a doubtful starter for second Test against New Zealand

Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle is a doubtful starter for the second Test match against New Zealand in Christchurch after suffering a back spasm in the first game in Wellington.
16 February 2016

Ross Taylor, Mitchell Santner to miss second Test against Australia

New Zealand cricketers Ross Taylor and Mitchell Santner are all set to miss the second Test against Australia in Christchurch after having failed to fully recover from their respective injuries.
15 February 2016

Australia complete innings victory to take 1-0 lead

Nathan Lyon and Mitchell Marsh shared seven wickets between them as Australia dismissed New Zealand for 327 in their second innings on day four and completed an innings victory in the first Test in Wellington to take an unassailable 1-0 lead in the series.
15 February 2016

Innings defeat awaits New Zealand despite improved batting performance

Late wickets in the day halted New Zealand’s progress with the bat and were restricted to 178 for four still trailing Australia by 201 runs with six wickets in hand at stumps on day three of the first Test in Wellington.
14 February 2016

ICC responds to no-ball controversy involving Adam Voges

The International Cricket Council stated that the technology used for the probe of no balls will be on their agenda of discussion in the next Cricket Committee meeting following the controversial decision involving Adam Voges in the first day of the Wellington Test between Australia and New Zealand.
13 February 2016

Voges, Khawaja centuries extend Australia lead to 280

Adam Voges scored an unbeaten 176 while Usman Khawaja supported him with a knock of 140 as Australia extended their first innings lead of New Zealand to 280 at stumps on day two of the first Test in Wellington.
13 February 2016

Hazlewood, Siddle put Australia in dominant position on green track

Josh Hazlewood and Peter Siddle shared seven wickets between them to restrict New Zealand to 183 in their first innings after which Steven Smith and Usman Khawaja scored fifties to take Australia to 147 for three at stumps on day one of the first Test in Wellington.
12 February 2016

Australia pick Jackson Bird for first Test against New Zealand

The Australian selectors have named fast bowler Jackson Bird in the playing XI of the first Test match against New Zealand which will begin on 12th February in Wellington.
11 February 2016

Mark Craig replaces injured Mitchell Santner for first Test against Australia

New Zealand off-spinner Mark Craig has been named as the replacement for all-rounder Mitchell Santner, who has been ruled out of the first Test against Australia in Wellington with a foot injury.
9 February 2016