ENGLAND VS NEW ZEALAND 2013

  • Pietersen's absence puts England batsmen under pressure May 24, 2013

    Leeds: Kevin Pietersen remains a talking point, even when he's injured, and so it was that England captain Alastair Cook found himself being quizzed about the star batsman in Leeds on the eve of the second and final Test against New Zealand at Headingley. It was at Headingley last year that...
  • Prior bags England player of the year award May 14, 2013

    London: Matt Prior was named the England cricketeroftheyear for 2012/13, in an acknowledgement of the Sussex wicketkeeper's consistency with both bat and gloves. The 31yearold is now one of the first names on the team sheet after England captain Alastair Cook and the latest demonstration of his worth to the side...
  • Hamish Rutherford slams century against Lions May 10, 2013

    London: New Zealand opener Hamish Rutherford thrived in the chilly conditions of Leicester, hitting a century for a confidence boost ahead of next week's first Test against England at Lord's. Rutherford ended the first day of the tour game against England Lions at Grace Road unbeaten on 116 as New Zealand...
  • New Zealand recall Martin Guptill, Daniel Vettori for England tour April 5, 2013

    Wellington: Former Test captain Daniel Vettori and top order batsman Martin Guptill have been recalled for New Zealand's tour of England in May and June after recovering from injury. Vettori, who has been battling a longterm Achilles injury, was included in the ODI squad that will also contest Champions Trophy...