New Zealand

Watling's century puts New Zealand ahead after a great day of cricket

BJ Watling hit an unbeaten ton for New Zealand to put the visitors 338 runs ahead and in a good position at stumps on day three of the riveting second Test at Headingley against England.
31 May 2015

New Zealand fight back after Alastair Cook and Adam Lyth Dominate

Adam Lyth reached his maiden Test century - on his home ground - before New Zealand fought back late on and England finished the second day of the second Test at Headingley 97 runs behind with five wickets in hand.
30 May 2015

I wanted to bat freely - Luke Ronchi

New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman Luke Ronchi expressed his happiness at making his Test debut in the second game against England wherein he scored 88 runs in just 70 balls in a rain curtailed first day at Headingley.
30 May 2015

Lower middle order salvage New Zealand but England win day

Tom Latham and Luke Ronchi salvaged on what seemed like a lost day for New Zealand before England pulled it back a little bit to end day one of the Second Test at Headingley in balance.
29 May 2015

James Anderson enters 400 Test wickets club at Headingley

James Anderson became the first Englishman to enter the elite 400 Test wickets club during the second Test match against New Zealand at Headingley.
29 May 2015

Corey Anderson ruled out of Headingley Test

New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson has been ruled out of the second Test against England in Headingley which starts on Friday due to a back injury.
29 May 2015

Second Test draw now odds-on

The draw continues to be well backed with William Hill and it is now odds-on at 10/11 that the second Test ends in a stalemate.
28 May 2015

All The Makings Of A Headingley Classic - England v New Zealand 2nd Test Preview

They say a week is a long time in politics. Well, it certainly is a long time in the life of the England cricket team, writes Rob Johnston as he previews the second Test between England and New Zealand at Headingley.
28 May 2015

Martin Guptill Confident Of Denying Series Win To England

New Zealand opening batsman Martin Guptill expressed confidence of denying a series victory to England following the 124-run defeat in the first Test at Lord's.
28 May 2015

England Backed For Second Test

England are the 11/10 favourites to win the second Test against New Zealand and William Hill can report that over 90% of the early bets have been for Alastair Cook’s team, in what looks like a remarkable turnaround.
27 May 2015

We Will Continue To Play Aggressive Cricket - Brendon McCullum

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has stated that his side will not shy away from continuing their aggressive brand of cricket despite the 124-run defeat to England in the First Test at Lord’s.
26 May 2015

Ben Stokes Orchestrates Win Bulldozing New Zealand By 124 Runs

England completed a remarkable turnaround on the back of all-round efforts from Ben Stokes and a gritty century by skipper Alastair Cook, winning the First Test against New Zealand at Lord’s by 124 runs even after conceding a 134-run lead in the first innings.
25 May 2015

Alastair Cook Century Puts England In Dominant Position

Alastair Cook played right through the day for an unbeaten 153 to guide England to safety and much more as they coasted to a 295-run lead at stumps on day four of the First Test against New Zealand at Lord’s.
24 May 2015

New Zealand In Control Despite England Fightback

Kane Williamson hit a brilliant century to help New Zealand to establish a healthy lead before their bowlers took two quick England wickets to put their team well ahead in spite of late England resistance before stumps on day three of the First Test at Lord’s.
23 May 2015

Adam Milne Ruled Out Of One-Day International Series Against England

New Zealand pacer Adam Milne, who missed the latter stages of the 2015 World Cup with a heel injury, has been ruled out of the One-Day International series in England scheduled to begin next month.
23 May 2015

Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill Win The Day For New Zealand

Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor added an unbeaten 155-run stand for the third wicket after a 148-run opening stand to ensure New Zealand won all three sessions of day two of the First Test against England at Lord's.
22 May 2015

Ben Stokes, Joe Root Dominate New Zealand On Day One

Ben Stokes and Joe Root scored scintillating half-centuries to resurrect a struggling England innings on day one of the first Test against New Zealand at Lord’s, where the home side ended on 354 for seven.
21 May 2015

Huge Task For England - Dietmar Hamann

Former German soccer legend Dietmar Hamann feels that the England cricket team will face a stiff challenge from New Zealand during the two-match Test series starting on Thursday.
21 May 2015

Brendon McCullum Wants New Zealand To Top ICC Test Rankings

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum believes his side has the potential to be the top-ranked Test side in the world.
21 May 2015

Alastair Cook Focused On England's Transition Phase

England Test captain Alastair Cook is fully determined to ensure his side’s successful transition phase as they head into a challenging home season with the series against New Zealand from Thursday.
21 May 2015