New Zealand

New Zealand Cricket launch inquiry into Napier washout

New Zealand Cricket has launched an inquiry after the second One-Day International between the Black Caps and Australia were washed out without a ball being bowled.
3 February 2017

Abandonment of second ODI in Napier was frustrating but inevitable - Aaron Finch

Australia stand-in captain Aaron Finch expressed his frustration after wet outfield and rain led to the abandonment of the second One-Day International against New Zealand in Napier.
2 February 2017

Mike Hesson endorses independent review after Napier washout

New Zealand head coach Mike Hesson expressed his disappointment after the second One-Day International against Australia in Napier was washed out without a ball being bowled.
2 February 2017

Wet outfield, poor drainage and rain led to washout of Napier ODI

A combination of rain, wet outfield and poor drainage led to the abandonment of the second One-Day International between New Zealand and Australia in Napier without a ball being bowled.
2 February 2017

Martin Guptill to miss second ODI against Australia with injury

New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill has been ruled out of the second One-Day International against Australia in Napier after sustaining a hamstring injury.
31 January 2017

New Zealand overcome Marcus Stoinis brilliance to win thriller

A brilliant unbeaten century and a three-wicket haul from Marcus Stoinis was not enough as New Zealand managed to win the first One-Day International in Auckland against New Zealand by six runs to go 1-0 lead in the series.
30 January 2017

Australia name Matthew Wade captain for Chappell-Hadlee series

Australia selectors have named wicket-keeper batsman Matthew Wade as the skipper for the upcoming Chappell-Hadlee series against New Zealand that kicks-off on Monday.
27 January 2017

Steven Smith ruled out of Chappell-Hadlee series

Australia will be heading to the Chappell-Hadlee series in New Zealand without their regular skipper Steven Smith, who has been ruled out of tour with an ankle injury.
27 January 2017

New Zealand climb to fifth spot in ICC Test rankings after series win against Bangladesh

Following their 2-0 series victory against Bangladesh, New Zealand have climbed to the fifth position in the International Cricket Council Test rankings.
23 January 2017

New Zealand seal 2-0 series whitewash with resounding win in Christchurch

After Tim Southee, Trent Boult and Neil Wagner shared nine wickets between them equally to dismiss Bangladesh for 273 runs in the second innings, New Zealand completed the chase of 109 in 18.4 overs with nine wickets in hand to win the second Test in Christchurch, thereby completing the series 2-0.
23 January 2017

Finch, Marsh recalled for Chappell-Hadlee trophy

Australia will be without their regular openers David Warner and Usman Khawaja for the upcoming Chappell-Hadlee One-Day International series against New Zealand which starts later this month.
23 January 2017

Rain abandons day three of Christchurch Test without a ball being bowled

Heavy rains lashed at Hagley Oval allowing no play possible on day three in the second Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh.
22 January 2017

Tom Blundell included in New Zealand squad ODI series against Australia

New Zealand selectors have made two changes to their squad for the One-Day International series against Australia which begins later this month.
22 January 2017

Shakib's late triple strike keeps Christchurch Test in balance

After fifties from Tom Latham, Ross Taylor and Henry Nicholls kept New Zealand's fight going on day two, Shakib Al Hasan picked three wickets in quick succession at the stroke of stumps to bring the second Test in Christchurch back to balance.
21 January 2017

Southee, Boult dismiss Bangladesh for 289 on day one

Pacers Tim Southee and Trent Boult shared nine wickets between them as New Zealand dismissed Bangladesh for 289 runs in their first innings at stumps on day one of the second Test in Christchurch.
20 January 2017

Rahim, Kayes ruled out of second Test against New Zealand

Bangladesh chances of levelling the ongoing Test series against New Zealand has suffered a major blow after skipper Mushfiqur Rahim and opening batsman Imrul Kayes have been ruled out of the second Test in Christchurch.
19 January 2017

Dominant second innings performances help New Zealand pull out stunning win

In a dramatic last day collapse, Bangladesh were bowled out for 160 in their final innings, following which New Zealand led by an unbeaten century from Kane Williamson chase down 217 runs in 39.4 overs to secure a seven-wicket win in the first Test in Wellington.
16 January 2017

Late Bangladesh wickets give New Zealand hope on final day

After New Zealand were dismissed for 539 in their first innings, Bangladesh found themselves in trouble at 66 for three at stumps on day four of the first Test in Wellington.
15 January 2017

Tom Latham century leads New Zealand fightback

Tom Latham scored an unbeaten century as New Zealand replied back strong with 292 for three in response to Bangladesh first innings total of 595 for eight on day three of the first Test in Wellington.
14 January 2017

Record 349-run stand between Shakib and Rahim powers Bangladesh to 542 for seven

Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim recorded the highest partnership for Bangladesh for any wicket with a massive 359-run stand as the visitors posted 542 for seven at stumps on day two of the first Test against New Zealand in Wellington.
13 January 2017