AUSTRALIA VS NEW ZEALAND

  • World Cup Exclusive: Time for the world to get a new champion 17 hours 44 minutes ago

    (Legendary New Zealand allrounder Chris Harris, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for Cricketnext. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) Being a Kiwi, it's a fantastic thing for New Zealand to reach the final. I sort...
  • World Cup: Australia lead the table by a huge margin, but New Zealand no pushover 23 hours 22 minutes ago

    As the clash of the titans is starting to buzz in Melbourne where the trans-Tasman rivals face off in the World Cup final, CricketNext team takes a trip down memory lane to re-ignite the grueling rivalry between Australia and New Zealand by looking at how both the teams fared while...
  • Yes, New Zealand can win the World Cup Yesterday

    Can New Zealand win on Sunday, and will they? They seem to be the only two questions anyone is asking right now, from the tip of the North Island to the foot of the South Island. Yes, Brendon McCullum's men can win, but as to whether they will, that is...
  • World Cup: Skill, not emotion, wins World Cups, says Michael Clarke Yesterday

    Australia's retiring one-day captain Michael Clarke has urged his players to put "skill over emotion" in their bid to down New Zealand in Sunday's World Cup final, though his swan-song is sure to imbue the match with extra sentiment. Clarke announced his retirement from the one-day game on the eve of...
  • New Zealand 'fearless' ahead of World Cup final Yesterday

    New Zealand are sticking with the same team, and the same fearless approach, for Sunday's World Cup final against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said the Black Caps would use the same lineup that beat South Africa in the semi-finals and the same bold tactics...
  • World Cup final: Factbox of Australia and New Zealand Yesterday

    Factbox on the Australia and New Zealand team who go one on one in the World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Australia: World Cup record 1975 - finalist; 1979 - pool phase; 1983 - pool phase; 1987 - winners; 1992 - pool phase; 1996 - finalist; 1999 - winners; 2003 -...
  • World Cup: New Zealand's form meets Australia's pedigree Yesterday

    There's been no place like home for Australia and New Zealand on their respective paths to the World Cup final but just one of the co-hosts will enjoy that particular advantage when they meet in Sunday's title decider. After 48 one-day internationals played out over six weeks between teams from five...
  • World Cup 2015: Facts about Australia vs New Zealand final 2 days ago

    When Australia meets New Zealand in Sunday's final of the ICC Cricket World Cup in Melbourne, it will be co-host vs co-host. New Zealand will be looking to win their first ever World Cup and on the other hand Australia will be hoping to make it five. New Zealand have...
  • ICC World Cup: Twitter skips a beat, New Zealand beat Australia February 28, 2015

    The pulse of Twitterati went up and down as the pendulum kept swinging in Auckland on Saturday, when the Cricket World Cup co-hosts played the most exciting match of the tournament in 15 days. New Zealand and Australia are two of the hot favourites to lift the trophy on March 29,...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs SL, World Twenty20 warm-up March 19, 2014

    (Australia beat New Zealand by three runs. Also, Sri Lanka lost to the defending champions West Indies by 33 runs at Dhaka. ) 6:05 p.m. ALL OVER! WEST INDIES BEAT SRI LANKA BY 33 RUNS. Dwayne Bravo takes the last wicket of Senanayake to earn a comprehensive win for his side. 6...
  • Aus media slams 'lowest of the low' cricketers December 13, 2011

    Sydney: Australia's cricketers were on Tuesday damned by the press as the "lowest of the low" after a disastrous loss to New Zealand and branded a team in crisis ahead of a Test series against world number two India. Michael Clarke's men handed the Black Caps their first victory on Australian...
  • Kiwis bask in glory of historic Test win December 12, 2011

    Hobart: New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor praised his team's fighting spirit as the Kiwis pulled off a magnificent sevenrun victory for their first win in Australia for 26 years at the Bellerive Oval on Monday. Looking consigned to defeat with Australia closing in at 159 for two, chasing down 241...
  • Bracewell's Hobart burst enhances family name December 12, 2011

    Hobart: With an eightball burst that removed Australia's three most senior batsmen and irreversibly swung momentum in the second Test, Doug Bracewell etched the family name further into New Zealand cricket folklore. Bracewell took 6 for 40, including the final wicket, as Australia fell seven runs short of their 241run target...
  • Warner's ton in Hobart proves his pedigree December 12, 2011

    Hobart: David Warner defied his doubters and rewarded his backers by carrying his bat on Monday for an unbeaten 123 in his second Test, but it was the only highlight for Australia in their sevenrun loss to New Zealand. The discipline and patience he showed should dismiss the impression that the...
  • Aus vs NZ, 2nd Test, Day 3 December 11, 2011

    Peter Siddle reacts after having dismissed New Zealand's Kane Williamson. (AP Photo)Umpires, Asad Rauf (right) and Nigel Llong check the ball for irregularities on the third day of the second Test between Australia and New Zealand at Hobart. (AP Photo)New Zealand captain Ross Taylor (right) has his elbow treated after being struck by Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc. (AP Photo)
  • Aus vs NZ, 2nd Test, Day 2 December 10, 2011

    Former Australia captain, Ricky Ponting bats on day two of the second Test against New Zealand at Hobart. (AP Photo) Australia skipper, Michael Clarke takes a quick single on day two of the second Test against New Zealand at Hobart. (AFP)New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill kicks the ground after been dismissed by Australia's Peter Siddle. (AFP)
  • Injured Vettori out for a month December 10, 2011

    Hobart: Allrounder Daniel Vettori will be out for up to a month with a hamstring injury, New Zealand Cricket said on Saturday. Scans confirmed Vettori's injury, which he aggravated before the start of Friday's play in the second Hobart Test against Australia, giving leftarm seamer Trent Boult the opportunity to...
  • NZ 153 ahead of Aus at stumps on Day 2 December 10, 2011

    Hobart: New Zealand opened up a confident 153run run lead after bowling Australia out for 136 to take control of the second cricket Test on Saturday. New Zealand, who were out for 150 in their first innings, were 1393 at stumps in their second innings on the second day on a...
  • Aus vs NZ, 2nd Test, Day 1 December 9, 2011

    Mitchell Starc (left) is overjoyed after capturing the wicket of New Zealand's Kane Williamson. (AP Photo)Australian pacer James Pattinson celebrates after taking the wicket of New Zealand batsman Dean Brownlie. (AFP)New Zealand batsman Dean Brownlie (right) and Tim Southee (left) run between the wickets. (AFP)
  • Pattinson gives Aus control on a rainy day December 9, 2011

    Hobart: Australian paceman James Pattinson continued his crash course in Test cricket on Friday, taking his second fivewicket haul in an as many innings to help dismiss New Zealand for 150 before tea on the opening day of the second Test. The 21yearold Pattinson, Man of the Match on his Test...
  • Home venue inspires outofform Ponting December 8, 2011

    Hobart: Runs have dried up for Ricky Ponting and the former Australian captain would be looking to bounce back to form with a big one at his home ground Bellerive Oval that has been lucky for him in the past. Australia will take on New Zealand in the second Test here...
  • Ross Taylor urges team to show more fight December 8, 2011

    Hobart: Captain Ross Taylor on Thursday called on his New Zealand team to play more disciplined cricket and show extra fight in Friday's second Test against Australia in Hobart. The Kiwis were humiliated on the fourth day of the first Gabba Test on Sunday, routed for 150 and setting the Australians...
  • NZ media blasts team after Brisbane loss December 5, 2011

    Wellington: New Zealand's media savaged the national side's batting lineup on Monday following Australia's crushing ninewicket win in the first Test in Brisbane. "Disgrace at the Gabba", ran the headline in Wellington's Dominion Post after New Zealand's hopes of claiming their first Test victory on Australian soil since 1985 were shattered...
  • Daniel Christian added to Aus Test squad December 5, 2011

    Brisbane: Daniel Christian was added on Monday to the Australian squad for this week's second and final Test against New Zealand in Hobart as the home side look to wrap up a series win. The South Australian allrounder, yet to make his Test debut, was included following a side strain injury...
  • Aus vs NZ, 1st Test, Day 4 December 4, 2011

    New Zealand's Tim Southee plays a shot as Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin looks on. (AP Photo)Australia's Peter Siddle (left), and Mike Hussey celebrate the wicket of New Zealand batsman Dean Brownlie. (AP Photo)Daniel Vettori in action during the fourth day of the first Test  between Australia and New Zealand. (AP Photo)
  • Starc celebrates Test debut with two wickets December 1, 2011

    Brisbane: Mitchell Starc could barely believe his luck 12 months ago when he was seated beside Richie Benaud on a flight back to Sydney, having just taken four wickets in Australia's eightwicket win over Sri Lanka in a oneday match at the Gabba. On Thursday, Starc received his first Test cap...
  • Hadlee blames ODIs for pacers' injuries November 30, 2011

    Sydney: Legendary New Zealand fast bowler Richard Hadlee says the current crop of fast bowlers are getting injured frequently because of their bowling style in ODIS. Hadlee feels the bowlers are more prone to injuries when they bowl wide from the crease and that usually happens in oneday or T20 cricket. "If...