New Zealand

New Zealand five down after Australia take handy lead

Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Marsh shared five wickets under lights for Australia to keep New Zealand's lead down to 94 at stumps on day two of the third Test in Adelaide after Peter Nevill along with the lower order rescued the Australian innings earlier.
28 November 2015

Peter Siddle reaches 200 wickets landmark in Tests

Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle became the 15th Australian bowler to take 200 Test wickets during his spell on the first day of the ongoing third Test match against New Zealand in Adelaide.
27 November 2015

Australia lose their openers after restricting New Zealand to 202

Australia lost both their openers early under lights after a collective effort from their bowlers dismissed New Zealand for just 202 on day one as the first ever day-night Test in Adelaide was a huge success.
27 November 2015

Trent Boult expected to feature in third Test

New Zealand pacer Trent Boult is expected to take the field in the third Test match against Australia in Adelaide after recovering from his back injury.
26 November 2015

Jason Gillespie welcomes day-night Tests

Former Australian bowler and current Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie has come out in support of the concept of playing day-night Test matches.
24 November 2015

Trent Boult doubtful for day-night Test in Adelaide

New Zealand will be sweating on the fitness of the left-arm pacer Trent Boult as they gear up to face Australia in the first ever day-night Test match in Adelaide on Friday.
23 November 2015

Pink ball easier to spot while batting than fielding - Martin Guptill

New Zealand opening batsman Martin Guptill, who had a good outing in the tour game against a Western Australia XI, revealed that the pink ball was easier to spot during batting, but might cause concerns while fielding.
23 November 2015

New Zealand complete T20 clean sweep

New Zealand Women completed a Twenty20 International series clean sweep over Sri Lanka Women with a dominant nine-wicket win in the third and final game in Nelson.
22 November 2015

The odds of pitching a balanced game

We witnessed two Tests in the last couple of weeks that raise many questions - one in Mohali that ended within three days and another at the WACA, Perth that witnessed four centuries and two massive double centuries. Is home advantage the biggest factor in Test matches?
22 November 2015

Australia to commemorate Phillip Hughes during Adelaide Test

The Australian team will honour Phillip Hughes during the third Test match against New Zealand in Adelaide on his first death anniversary.
21 November 2015

Suzie Bates seals T20 series for New Zealand

Suzie Bates struck 69 and then took three wickets as New Zealand Women beat Sri Lanka by 11 runs in the second Twenty20 International in Nelson, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series.
20 November 2015

New Zealand have gained confidence - Mike Hesson

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson believes that the Black Caps have gained confidence from their fightback in the second Test match against Australia in Perth which ended in a draw.
18 November 2015

Jayasundera, Vandersay included in Sri Lanka squad for New Zealand tour

The Sri Lankan selectors have called up uncapped opening batsman Udara Jayasundera and leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay to the 15-man Test squad for the upcoming tour of New Zealand.
18 November 2015

New Zealand salvage a draw as Mitchell Johnson signs off

Mitchell Johnson signed off on a wonderful career for Australia as New Zealand survived with a draw while chasing a stiff target of 312 runs on the fifth and final day of the second Test match in Perth.
17 November 2015

Smith, Voges smack tons as Australia race ahead after Taylor marathon

Steven Smith and Adam Voges struck splendid centuries to stretch Australia’s lead to 193 runs with eight wickets in hand in the second innings, after a marathon knock from Ross Taylor helped New Zealand to 624 on the fourth day of the second Test in Perth.
16 November 2015

New Zealand claim record win over Sri Lanka

New Zealand Women beat Sri Lanka Women by 102 runs - their record margin of victory by runs - in the first Twenty20 International in Christchurch.
15 November 2015

Taylor slams double hundred as New Zealand mount strong reply

Ross Taylor slammed a career-best double hundred and Kane Williamson also scored a century as New Zealand reduced their first innings deficit to 49 runs at stumps on day three of the second Test against Australia in Perth.
15 November 2015

Determined Williamson keeps Australian bowlers at bay

Buoyed by Kane Williamson's classy fifty, New Zealand kept the Australian bowlers at bay and were trailing by 419 runs with eight wickets in hand at stumps on day two of the second Test in Perth.
14 November 2015

Terrific Warner, solid Khawaja sink New Zealand on day one

David Warner amassed an unbeaten 244 while Usman Khawaja scored a composed 121 as the duo shared 302 runs between them to take Australia to 416 for two at stumps on day one of the second Test against New Zealand in Perth.
13 November 2015

Convincing win seals clean sweep for New Zealand

New Zealand Women bowled Sri Lanka Women out for 99 on their way to a convincing eight-wicket win that sealed a 5-0 One-Day International series clean sweep in the final match in Christchurch.
13 November 2015