ENGLAND VS NEW ZEALAND

  • Morgan tips Pietersen to help level Twenty20 series June 26, 2013

    London: England standin skipper Eoin Morgan is backing Kevin Pietersen to help turn around his side's fortunes in the second Twenty20 international against New Zealand. Two days after losing the Champions Trophy final to India, England were back in action at the Oval on Tuesday in the first of two matches,...
  • Pietersen pumped up about returning to action June 21, 2013

    Cardiff: Kevin Pietersen has spoken of his relief at returning to international action after being included in the England squad for next week's Twenty20 internationals against New Zealand. Pietersen had been unavailable to England since March due to a knee injury. The South Africaborn shotmaker is regarded as the most talented batsman...
  • As it happened: England vs New Zealand, Champions Trophy Game 11 June 16, 2013

    Live updates from Group A fixture featuring England and New Zealand played at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. England, one of the strong contenders for the trophy, had themselves to blame as their strong bowling attack failed to defend an imposing 293 for seven against Sri Lanka. New Zealand, on the...
  • Stirred England face New Zealand in a mustwin encounter June 15, 2013

    Cardiff: Stunned by an inspired Sri Lanka in their last game, hosts England find themselves in a spot of bother when they take on New Zealand in a mustwin Group A match of the ICC Champions Trophy here on Sunday. England, one of the strong contenders for the trophy, had themselves...
  • 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...
  • England unveil NZ tour itinerary June 22, 2012

    London: England will travel straight to New Zealand at the end of their tour of India next January after the schedule for their trip was released on Wednesday. England will meet the Black Caps in three Tests, three oneday internationals and three Twenty20s in a twomonth tour that will be their...