New Zealand

Fifty from Suzie Bates drives New Zealand Women to series victory

New Zealand Women chased down a target of 117 runs in 19.3 overs with the aid of a calculated fifty from their skipper Suzie Bates to complete a five-wicket victory over Australia Women in the second Twenty20 International in Wellington and thereby secured an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
1 March 2016

Ross Taylor confident of full fitness for ICC World T20

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor stated that he is confident of being fully fit in time for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 tournament which will be played in India.
29 February 2016

Kasperek takes four as New Zealand take 1-0 lead

A four-wicket haul from Leigh Kasperek helped New Zealand Women restrict Australia Women to 113 for seven before Suzie Bates, Sara McGlashan and Amy Satterthwaite played crucial knocks to complete a four-wicket win in the first Twenty20 International in Wellington, setting up 1-0 lead in the three match series.
28 February 2016

Warner upset with crowd abuse in New Zealand

Australian opening batsman David Warner has accused New Zealand fans of crossing a line with vulgar abuses during the recently concluded two-test series.
26 February 2016

Kane Williamson bags top honours in New Zealand Cricket Awards

New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson received the top honours at the New Zealand Cricket Awards, including the 2015-16 Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for the Player of the Year.
25 February 2016

Mitchell Starc targets Sri Lanka tour for return from injury

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc, who is currently recovering from an ankle surgery is targeting the tour of Sri Lanka in July for staging a return to international cricket.
25 February 2016

Smith says he needs to set a better example after being fined for dissent

Australian captain Steven Smith stated that he will be looking to set a better example for his team after being fined 30 percent of his match fees for showing dissent against the decision of the third umpire in the second Test against New Zealand.
24 February 2016

Lanning's consecutive ODI century wraps up Rose Bowl series for Australia

Meg Lanning continued her rich vein of form smashing another century as Australia Women chased down 244 against New Zealand Women with six wickets in hand in the third One-Day International in Mount Maunganui to seal the Rose Bowl series 2-1.
24 February 2016

Stuart Broad feels Josh Hazlewood's penalty is justified

England fast bowler Stuart Broad feels that the fine handed out to Australian seamer Josh Hazlewood for showing dissent at the umpire's decision during the second Test against New Zealand is justified.
24 February 2016

Hazlewood fined 15 percent match fee for showing dissent

Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has been docked 15 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council for showing dissent at the umpire's decision on the fourth day of the second Test against New Zealand.
24 February 2016

Australia reclaim number one ranking with resounding win

Joe Burns and Steven Smith scored fifties on the final day to complete a seven-wicket victory for Australia as they chased down 201 in the fourth innings against New Zealand in the second Test in Christchurch with ease and completed a 2-0 series whitewash.
24 February 2016

Bird's five-fer puts Australia on brink of series victory

Jackson Bird registered his maiden five-wicket haul to end New Zealand's resistance in the second innings after which Australia scored 70 for one at stumps on day four needing another 131 runs to win the second Test in Christchurch.
23 February 2016

Meg Lanning century levels Rose Bowl series

Meg Lanning struck an unbeaten century to guide Australia Women to an eight-wicket win over New Zealand Women in the second One-Day International in Mount Maunganui.
22 February 2016

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