New Zealand

Usman Khawaja returns to Australia squad for second Test

Australia batsman Usman Khawaja has been included in the 13-man squad to face West Indies in the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.
12 December 2015

Tom Latham fifty stretches New Zealand lead past 300

Tom Latham brought up a well-crafted unbeaten fifty as New Zealand managed to extend their lead to 308 runs with nine wickets in hand by the end of the third day's play in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Dunedin.
12 December 2015

Karunaratne, Chandimal lead Sri Lanka reply

Dimuth Karunaratne and Dinesh Chandimal led the Sri Lankan fightback with a 122-run stand for the third wicket as the visitors scored 197 for four at stumps on day two of the first Test in Dunedin, trailing New Zealand by 234 runs.
11 December 2015

Martin Guptill ton powers New Zealand to 409 on day one

Martin Guptill slammed a fluent 156 while Kane Williamson and Brendon McCullum notched up useful half centuries as New Zealand scored 409 for eight on day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Dunedin.
10 December 2015

Jayasundera, Vithanage, Mathews make most of final day

Udara Jayasundera, Kithuruwan Vithanage and Angelo Mathews hit fifties on day three as the tour game between Sri Lanka and New Zealand Board President’s XI in at Queenstown Events Centre ended in a draw.
5 December 2015

Popli, Smith hit fifties as Sri Lanka continue to struggle

Dimuth Karunaratne and Dushmantha Chameera were the only positives for Sri Lanka on the second day of their tour match as fifties from Bharat Popli and Ben Smith propelled New Zealand Board President's XI to a 95-run lead.
4 December 2015

Sri Lanka struggle in rain-curtailed tour game

Sri Lanka struggled to put runs on the board after Tim Johnston’s three-wicket haul reduced them to 97 for five in the 40 overs that were possible in a rain-affected first day of the practice match against New Zealand Board President’s XI in Queenstown.
3 December 2015

Cricket's new experiment delivers positive result

120,000 spectators in three days, two happy captains, a pink ball, floodlights and a new chapter for Test cricket.
1 December 2015

Ashwin claims second spot in ICC rankings

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has claimed a career-high second spot in the International Cricket Council Test player rankings on the back of his excellent performance in the ongoing series against South Africa.
1 December 2015

ICC admits mistake in Nathan Lyon dismissal

The International Cricket Council has admitted that the decision of umpire Nigel Llong to give a not out verdict in favour of Nathan Lyon in the day-night Test at the Adelaide Oval was incorrect.
1 December 2015

Guptill, Craig retained for Sri Lanka Tests

The New Zealand selectors have decided to show faith in the duo of Martin Guptill and Mark Craig by retaining them in the 12-man squad for the upcoming home Test series against Sri Lanka.
1 December 2015

Nathan Coulter-Nile included for first Test against West Indies

Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile has been included in the 12-man squad for the first Test against West Indies in Hobart in place of the injured Mitchell Starc.
1 December 2015

Chris Cairns cleared of perjury charges

Former New Zealand captain Chris Cairns has been cleared of committing perjury and perverting the course of justice by the Southwark Crown Court in London on Monday.
30 November 2015

New Zealand seek clarification from ICC on DRS howler

The New Zealand team management has asked for clarification from the International Cricket Council on the controversial decision involving Nathan Lyon in the first innings of the third Test against Australia in Adelaide.
30 November 2015

Australia scramble to three-wicket win despite Boult's five-wicket haul

Australia created history at the Adelaide Oval by winning the first-ever day-night Test by three wickets to seal a 2-0 series victory against New Zealand but not before Trent Boult gave them a scare with his five-wicket haul.
29 November 2015

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