New Zealand

Peter Fulton calls time on first-class cricket

New Zealand batsman Peter Fulton has announced his decision to retire from first-class cricket with immediate effect.
4 April 2017

South Africa got lucky with rain - Faf du Plessis

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis admitted that his team were lucky to get away with a draw in the final and third Test against New Zealand in Hamilton which ended with the washout on the final day.
29 March 2017

Final day washout denies New Zealand chance to level series

Incessant rain led to a washout on the final day of the third Test between New Zealand and South Africa in Hamilton, thereby ending the game in a draw.
29 March 2017

Another South African batting collapse takes New Zealand close to series levelling win

After New Zealand stretched their first innings lead to 175 runs, South Africa collapsed in their second innings and were reduced to 80 for five at stumps on day four of the deciding Test in Hamilton.
28 March 2017

Kane Williamson century takes New Zealand to seven run lead

Kane Williamson became the fastest New Zealand batsman to 5,000 runs while also notching his 17th Test century as New Zealand went on to post 321 for four at stumps on day three to take a slender lead of seven runs in the third game in Hamilton.
27 March 2017

New Zealand off to solid start after de Kock's brilliance propels South Africa past 300

After a blistering 90 from Quinton de Kock propelled South Africa to 314, New Zealand openers, Jeet Raval and Tom Latham gave a solid start of 67 for naught at stumps on day two of the final Test in Hamilton.
26 March 2017

Henry, de Grandhomme rattle South Africa before rain plays spoilsport

Colin de Grandhomme and Matt Henry picked two wickets apiece as New Zealand restricted South Africa to 123 for four before rain played spoilsport allowing only 41 overs of play possible on day one of the third Test in Hamilton.
25 March 2017

After Southee, New Zealand now suffer Trent Boult blow ahead of series decider

New Zealand will be without both their pace spearheads when they take on South Africa in the series deciding third and final Test in Hamilton on Saturday.
24 March 2017

Tim Southee to miss final Test against South Africa in Hamilton

New Zealand's chances of levelling the ongoing Test series against South Africa have been dealt a major blow as fast bowler Tim Southee has been ruled out of the game in Hamilton following a hamstring injury.
23 March 2017

BJ Watling urges more caution against Keshav Maharaj

New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman BJ Watling has urged his team-mates to adopt a cautious approach against South Africa left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj after his match-winning spell in Wellington.
22 March 2017

Injury concerns for Quinton de Kock, Trent Boult ahead of decider

Injury concerns for South African wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock and New Zealand's new-ball bowler Trent Boult makes them a doubtful starter for the third and deciding Test in Hamilton.
22 March 2017

New Zealand name unchanged squad for series decider

New Zealand have named an unchanged 14-man squad for the third and final Test against South Africa that kicks off on 25th March at Seddon Park in Hamilton.
20 March 2017

Maharaj six-wicket haul sets up convincing victory for South Africa

A brilliant six-wicket haul from Keshav Maharaj dismissed New Zealand for 171 in their second innings following which South Africa chased down the target of 81 runs with eight wickets in hand to win the second Test in Wellington and claim an unassailable lead of 1-0 in the series.
18 March 2017

Bavuma, de Kock lead South Africa fightback on day two

Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma led South Africa's reply as they ended day two with a score of 349 for nine to claim a lead of 81 runs against New Zealand in the second Test in Wellington.
17 March 2017

Henry Nicholls notches maiden century on tough batting day

Henry Nicholls registered his maiden Test century on conditions conducive for bowling as New Zealand were bowled for 268 runs in their first innings following which South Africa lost both their openers and were restricted to 24 for two at stumps on day one of the second Test in Wellington.
16 March 2017

South Africa include Dane Piedt for New Zealand Tests

South Africa off-spinner Dane Piedt has been drafted into the Test squad for the remainder of series against New Zealand.
14 March 2017

Neil Broom to replace injured Ross Taylor for second Test

Otago batsman Neil Broom has been called up to New Zealand squad for the second Test against South Africa in Wellington following the injury to Ross Taylor.
12 March 2017

Rain plays spoilsport as Dunedin Test ends in disappointing draw

Relentless rain ensured no play was possible on the final day as the first Test between New Zealand and South Africa in Dunedin ended in a draw.
12 March 2017

Du Plessis holds South Africa fort on tough batting day

Late strikes from New Zealand restricted South Africa to 224 for six before bad light brought a premature end to the day as the Proteas stretched their lead 191 runs with four wickets in hand at stumps on day four.
11 March 2017

Dunedin Test in balance after Maharaj, Williamson heroics

Kane Williamson scored 130 while Keshav Maharaj registered a five-wicket haul as the first Test between New Zealand and South Africa hangs in balance with Proteas having a slender five-run lead with nine wickets in hand at stumps on day three.
10 March 2017