New Zealand

Masakadza injury blow for Zimbabwe ahead of second Test

Zimbabwe batsman Hamilton Masakadza will not be a part of the second Test match against New Zealand in Bulawayo after suffering a lower back strain.
6 August 2016

AB de Villiers, Morne Morkel to miss New Zealand Test series

South African skipper AB de Villiers and fast bowler Morne Morkel have been ruled out of the upcoming Test series against New Zealand due to injuries.
2 August 2016

New Zealand complete inevitable innings victory despite Williams century

Sean Williams along with a determined Graeme Cremer made New Zealand sweat hard on the fourth day with a 118-run stand but the Black Caps bounced back well in the second session to bowl out Zimbabwe for 295 and claim an innings victory in the first Test in Bulawayo.
31 July 2016

Boult triple strike leaves Zimbabwe reeling after Taylor, Watling tons

An unbeaten 173 from Ross Taylor and a century from BJ Watling boosted New Zealand to 576 for six before a triple strike from Trent Boult left Zimbabwe reeling at 121 for five in the second innings, still trailing the visitors by 291 runs at the end of day three of the first Test in Bulawayo.
30 July 2016

New Zealand firmly ahead after Tom Latham ton

Tom Latham struck a classy 105 while Kane Williamson chipped in with a knock of 91 runs to take New Zealand to 315 for four by the end of the second day’s play of the first Test in Bulawayo, putting the visitors ahead by 151 runs.
29 July 2016

Neil Wagner six-fer flattens Zimbabwe on day one

Neil Wagner took a six-wicket haul as New Zealand bowled Zimbabwe out for 164 runs in the first innings and proceeded to knock 32 runs off the deficit on the first day of the first Test in Bulawayo.
28 July 2016

Tino Mawoyo to miss first New Zealand Test

Zimbabwe opening batsman Tino Mawoyo will not be taking part in the first Test match against New Zealand after suffering a thumb injury in the practice game in Harare.
28 July 2016

Injured Chatara to miss New Zealand Test series

Zimbabwe fast bowler Tendai Chatara has been ruled out of the upcoming Test series against New Zealand after suffering an ankle injury.
25 July 2016

Comprehensive New Zealand seal massive victory

A comprehensive bowling display by New Zealand bowled Zimbabwe A out for 173 runs in the second innings after setting a target of 433 runs to secure a massive 259-run win on the third day of the tour match in Harare.
24 July 2016

New Zealand march on after Ish Sodhi four-fer

Led by early strikes by the pace bowlers and a four-wicket haul by Ish Sodhi, New Zealand dismissed Zimbabwe A for 114 runs in 49.5 overs and went on to post 154 for four in the second innings to claim a lead of 385 runs by the end of the second day of the tour game in Harare.
23 July 2016

New Zealand will not underestimate Zimbabwe - Mike Hesson

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson asserted that the team will not be underestimating Zimbabwe ahead of the two-match Test series which gets underway on 28th August.
23 July 2016

Comprehensive New Zealand dominate with bat in tour game

Fifties from Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling and Ish Sodhi powered New Zealand to a total of 345 for seven in 90 overs on the first day of the tour match against Zimbabwe A in Harare.
22 July 2016

Graeme Cremer named as captain for New Zealand Test series

Zimbabwe limited overs captain Graeme Cremer has been picked to lead the 16-man Test squad which will face off against New Zealand in the upcoming two-match series.
21 July 2016

Two-tier Test system gets NZC backing

The chief executive officer of New Zealand Cricket David White has expressed that the board is in full support of the proposed revamp of the structure of Test cricket which introduces a two-tier system.
19 July 2016

Political unrest? In Zimbabwe, the game must go on

Bisma Ahmed reports from Harare, where cricket continues as normal despite significant political unrest in the country as Zimbabwe prepare to host New Zealand - with the tour set to go ahead as scheduled.
13 July 2016

New Zealand monitoring unrest in Zimbabwe ahead of tour

New Zealand Cricket is currently monitoring the ongoing social unrest in Zimbabwe ahead of the Black Caps' tour towards the end of this month.
7 July 2016

BCCI confirms dates of New Zealand home series

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has confirmed the dates of the home series against New Zealand which will be played between 22nd September and 29th October.
28 June 2016

Playing in Trinidad is going to be amazing - Brendon McCullum

Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum, who is representing the Trinbago Knight Riders in the 2016 Caribbean Premier League feels that playing in Trinidad is going to be an amazing experience for him.
28 June 2016

Bulawayo to host New Zealand Tests

Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo will host both Test matches when New Zealand tour Zimbabwe between between late July and early August.
17 June 2016

NZC drops umpire Billy Bowden from International Panel

New Zealand Cricket has dropped umpire Billy Bowden from the International Panel along with Derek Walker and Phil Jones and has promoted Chris Brown, Wayne Knights as their replacements.
16 June 2016