New Zealand

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

India storm into finals with massive win over Sri Lanka

Riding on fifties from Anmolpreet Singh and Sarfaraz Khan India posted a target of 268 runs for Sri Lanka and went on to bowl them out for just 170 runs to secure their place in the finals of the ICC Under-19 World Cup with a 97-run win in the semi-final in Mirpur.
9 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

McCullum signs off from ODIs with Chappell-Hadlee trophy win

Brendon McCullum had the perfect farewell from the One-Day International format as the New Zealand bowlers bundled out Australia for 191 in a chase of 247 runs in the third game in Hamilton to complete a 2-1 series victory and thereby retain the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy.
8 February 2016

Joel Paris replaces Kane Richardson for final ODI against New Zealand

Left-arm-pacer Joel Paris will join the Australian squad ahead of the third One-Day International against New Zealand in Hamilton after replacing the injured Kane Richardson.
7 February 2016

Marsh, Hastings steer Australia home after middle order collapse

Mitchell Marsh and John Hastings put on an unbeaten 86-run stand for the seventh wicket as Australia chased down 282 against New Zealand with four wickets in hand in the second One-Day International in Wellington.
6 February 2016

Zampa to make ODI debut, Khawaja returns to XI

The Australian selectors have picked Usman Khawaja in place of Shaun Marsh while leg-spinner Adam Zampa has been drafted in for the injured James Faulkner for the second One-Day International against New Zealand in Wellington.
5 February 2016

Henry Nicholls replaces Ross Taylor for first Test against Australia

Injured New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has been ruled out of the upcoming first Test against Australia with the selectors opting to pick Henry Nicholls as a replacement.
5 February 2016

South Africa, New Zealand register comprehensive wins in play-off quarter-finals

South Africa and New Zealand handed comprehensive defeats to Ireland and Scotland in their respective ninth place play-off quarter-final matches in the ICC U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh.
4 February 2016

Darren Lehmann set to rejoin Australia in New Zealand

Australian coach Darren Lehmann is expected to join his team in New Zealand during the ongoing One-Day International series nearly two weeks after being diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis.
4 February 2016

Hamstring injury ends James Faulkner's New Zealand tour

Australian all-rounder James Faulkner has been ruled out of the ongoing tour of New Zealand after sustaining a hamstring injury during the first One-Day International in Auckland.
3 February 2016

Henry, Boult spells complete emphatic 159-run win for New Zealand

Trent Boult and Matt Henry bowled devastating spells to dismiss the top six Australian batsmen inside nine overs ensuring a massive 159-run victory for New Zealand in the first One-Day International in Auckland and take a 1-0 lead in the series.
3 February 2016

Brendon McCullum goes past 6000 ODI runs

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has crossed the milestone of 6000 ODI runs during his 29-ball knock of 44 runs in the first One-Day International against Australia in Auckland.
3 February 2016

Michael Clarke's comeback plan surprises Brendon McCullum

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has expressed his surprise at former Australian skipper Michael Clarke announcing plans for making a comeback.
3 February 2016