New Zealand

New Zealand are playing wonderful cricket - Ahmed Shehzad

Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad has praised New Zealand for the brand of cricket they have been playing over the last few seasons.
15 January 2016

New Zealand day-night Test against South Africa unlikely

The proposal of New Zealand Cricket to host a day-night Test against South Africa in 2017 is now termed unlikely after cancelling a round of pink-ball trial games in the Plunkett Shield tournament.
14 January 2016

New Zealand include Todd Astle for Pakistan T20Is

Todd Astle has been named in the New Zealand Twenty20 International squad to face Pakistan in the upcoming three-match series after a gap of more than three years since his last international appearance.
11 January 2016

Tim Southee to miss T20s against Pakistan

New Zealand will miss the services of fast bowler Tim Southee for the upcoming Twenty20 International series against Pakistan which begins on Friday.
10 January 2016

Extreme power-hitting from Guptill, Munro complete Sri Lanka whitewash

New Zealand blazed past Sri Lanka's target of 143 in just 10 overs riding on incredible knocks from Martin Guptill and Colin Munro to complete a nine-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 International in Auckland to take the series 2-0.
10 January 2016

PCB hands Umar Akmal one-match ban

The Pakistan Cricket Board has banned Umar Akmal for one-match for violating dress code regulations in the final of the Quaid-e-Azam trophy.
10 January 2016

New Zealand hold nerve in tight finish against Sri Lanka

Riding on half-centuries from Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson, followed by three-wicket hauls from Trent Boult and Matt Henry, New Zealand overcame firm Sri Lankan resistance to win the first Twenty20 International in Mount Maunganui by three runs.
7 January 2016

Foot injury rules Tim Southee out of Sri Lanka T20Is

New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee will sit out of the Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka after scans on his injured foot showed a bruise on the bone.
6 January 2016

Guptill, Henry deliver series win for New Zealand

Riding on the back of a splendid century from Martin Guptill and a five-wicket haul from Matt Henry, New Zealand defeated Sri Lanka by 36 runs in the fifth and final One-Day International in Mount Maunganui to seal a 3-1 series victory.
5 January 2016

Brendon McCullum to give Mohammad Amir benefit of doubt

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum stated that Mohammad Amir should be given a benefit of the doubt after the International Cricket Council has cleared his return to international cricket.
3 January 2016

New Zealand Cricket chief fine with Mohammad Amir return

New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White stated that he is comfortable with the international return of Mohammad Amir who has been selected by Pakistan to play against the Black Caps in January.
3 January 2016

Rain abandons fourth ODI between New Zealand and Sri Lanka

Relentless rain played spoilsport leading to the abandonment of the fourth One-Day International between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Nelson.
2 January 2016

Pakistan include Mohammad Amir for New Zealand series

The Pakistan selectors have named left-arm-fast bowler Mohammad Amir in the One-Day International and Twenty20 International squads that will tour New Zealand in January.
1 January 2016

Matt Henry replaces injured Tim Southee in ODI squad

New Zealand pace bowler Tim Southee has been replaced by Matt Henry in the One-Day International squad against Sri Lanka after suffering a foot injury in the third game in Nelson on Thursday.
1 January 2016

Sri Lanka stay alive with solid batting performance

Fifties from Danushka Gunathilaka, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Lahiru Thirimanne helped Sri Lanka remain alive in the series as they chased down 277 against New Zealand in the third One-Day International in Nelson.
31 December 2015

Corey Anderson included as specialist batsman in T20I squad

New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson has been named in the squad for the Twenty20 Internationals against Sri Lanka as a specialist batsman after recovering from his back injury.
30 December 2015

Brendon McCullum doubtful for third ODI

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is a doubtful starter for the third One-Day International in Nelson against Sri Lanka after picking up a back injury in the second game in Christchurch.
29 December 2015

Martin Guptill blitz demolishes Sri Lanka in Christchurch

Martin Guptill smashed the fastest fifty by a New Zealand player as the Black Caps chased down a target of 118 runs in just 8.2 overs to complete a comprehensive victory over Sri Lanka in the second One-Day International in Christchurch.
28 December 2015

Bowlers, openers set up resounding win for New Zealand

A devastating four-wicket haul from Matt Henry followed by blistering half-centuries from Martin Guptill and Brendon McCullum helped New Zealand crush Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the first One-Day International in Christchurch.
26 December 2015

Injured Lasith Malinga ruled out of New Zealand ODI series

Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga is set to miss the One-Day International series against New Zealand due to the knee injury that he suffered against West Indies in October.
24 December 2015