HAMISH RUTHERFORD

  • Hamish Rutherford leads New Zealand A to triangular series win August 13, 2014

    London: Hamish Rutherford led New Zealand A to victory in the triangular oneday series with a sevenwicket win over England Lions on Tuesday. Chasing a rainrevised target of 220 from 36 overs at New Road, Rutherford struck 95 off 84 balls including 10 fours and two sixes before Tom Latham's 48...
  • 2nd Test: Bowlers put West Indies in sight of victory June 20, 2014

    PortofSpain: The West Indies bowlers produced a spirited performance to put a serieslevelling victory in sight against New Zealand after four days of the second Test on Thursday. New Zealand, facing a firstinnings deficit of 239, reached 257 for 8 in their second innings, leading by 18 with two wickets in...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs India, 2nd Test, Day 3 February 16, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 roundup: India drove themselves into a position of control on day two of the second Test against New Zealand, thanks to Ajinkya Rahane's maiden Test century and his partnership with skipper MS Dhoni that gave India a 246run...
  • New Zealand unchanged for first Test against India February 5, 2014

    Auckland: New Zealand on Wednesday named an unchanged side for the first Test against India at Eden Park, with seamer Doug Bracewell and batsman Jesse Ryder missing out. Peter Fulton and Hamish Rutherford were retained as openers for the match in Auckland starting Thursday, with selectors opting to stick with the...
  • NZ Test openers pull out of practice game against India January 27, 2014

    Hamilton: Openers Hamish Rutherford and Peter Fulton have pulled out of the twoday practice game between New Zealand XI and the visiting Indians ahead of the twomatch Test series next month. The practice game will be played at Whangarei on February 23 before the Test series begins on February 6 in...
  • 3rd Test: Advantage WI despite Taylor's fifty on Day 2 December 20, 2013

    Hamilton: New Zealand's Ross Taylor continued his impressive series with an unbeaten halfcentury on Friday, guiding the hosts to 156 for 3 after day two of the third Test in response to the West Indies' 367. Taylor was 56 not out at stumps and has now scored 416 runs in the...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 3rd Test, Day 2 December 20, 2013

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Day 1 Roundup A gutsy 200run partnership between Denesh Ramdin and Shivnarine Chanderpaul rescued the West Indies from a perilous position on Thursday as the tourists battled to 289 for 6 on the first day of the third Test against...
  • Rutherford in form for NZ XI against West Indies November 28, 2013

    Christchurch: Test opener Hamish Rutherford completed backtoback half centuries as New Zealand batsmen took most advantage of a threeday tour match laid on to prepare the West Indies for next week's first Test. After making 61 from 49 balls in the New Zealand XI's first innings, Rutherford was 61 not out...
  • New Zealand XI declare at 227 on Day 1 against West Indies November 27, 2013

    Christchurch: Test opener Hamish Rutherford topscored with 61 for a New Zealand XI who declared at 227 for 8 at stumps on Wednesday on the first day of a threeday match against the touring West Indies. Rutherford dashed to a halfcentury from 29 balls and included 12 fours in an innings...
  • 3rd ODI: Bangladesh eye whitewash, NZ consolation win November 2, 2013

    Buoyed by the serieswinning lead in the second ODI at Mirpur, Bangladesh have pressure off their minds while New Zealand will like to fly back home with at least one win in the third ODI at Fatullah on Sunday. Bangladesh won the first two games at Mirpur in the threematch...
  • As it happened: Otago vs Kandurata September 18, 2013

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates from Otago Volts vs Kandurata Maroons, 3rd Qualifier match of CLT20 at Mohali. Otago won their first match against Faisalabad Wolves, while Kandurata lost to Sunrisers Hyderabad. Playing XIs: Kandurata: Upul Tharanga, Shehan Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara(w), Lahiru Thirimanne(c), Chamara Silva, Thilina Kandamby, Kaushal Lokuarachchi, Dilhara...
  • McCullum powers Otago to eight-wicket win over Faisalabad Wolves September 17, 2013

    Mohali: Skipper Brendon McCullum led from the front smashing an unbeaten 83 as Otago Volts from New Zealand comfortably beat Pakistan's Faisalabad Wolves by eight wickets in qualifying round match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Tuesday. Opting to bat, the Misbah-ul Haq led side could manage only 139 for eight...
  • New Zealand Cricket names 20 contracted players July 8, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket has named six newcomers on their annual list of 20 contracted players as national coach Mike Hesson attempts to refresh a team plagued by underperformance. Promising allrounder Corey Anderson, Test opening batsman Hamish Rutherford, fast bowler Mitchell McLenaghan, the versatile Tom Latham and Colin Munro and veteran...
  • McCullum hails Rutherford after T20 win over England June 26, 2013

    London: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum praised Hamish Rutherford for an "outstanding" innings as the Black Caps beat England by just five runs to win the first Twenty20 international at The Oval on Tuesday. McCullum may have topscored with 68 but it was lefthanded opener Rutherford's dashing 62 that caught...
  • New Zealand beat England by 5 runs in first T20 June 26, 2013

    London: Brilliant halfcenturies by Hamish Rutherford and Brendon McCullum set New Zealand on their way to a fiverun victory over England on Tuesday in the first of two Twenty20 internationals at The Oval. Rutherford (62 off 35 balls) and McCullum (68) put on a secondwicket stand of 114 to help the...
  • 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...
  • Brownlie, Watling hit halfcenturies in opener May 4, 2013

    Derby: New Zealand made a promising start to their tour of England as Dean Brownlie and BJ Watling scored halfcenturies in their opening match against Derbyshire on Saturday. The tourists are warming up for their Test series against England, which starts at Lord's on May 16, and they recovered from a...
  • 3rd Test: England fight back but NZ still in the driver's seat March 24, 2013

    Auckland: New Zealand recovered from early collapse in their second innings to reach 35 for 3 at stumps on Sunday on the third day of the third cricket Test, leading England by 274 runs after scorning a rare chance to enforce the follow on. Leftarm fast bowler Trent Boult took...
  • New Zealand vs England, 1st Test, Day 4: As it happened March 9, 2013

    Live updates from day four of the first Test between New Zealand and England at University Oval, Dunedin. England, 2nd innings: End of Day 4: 234 for 1 England showed a great fightback in the second innings after the poor show in the first innings. Both the openers Nick Compton and Alastair...
  • Hamish Rutherford savours 'special' debut March 8, 2013

    Dunedin: About a year ago, New Zealand opening batsman Hamish Rutherford was spending his days working in a coffee shop unsure of when his next first class game would be. On Friday he stormed off University Oval having achieved the second highest score by a New Zealander on Test debut,...
  • 2nd Test: Rutherford's debut century hurts England March 8, 2013

    Dunedin: Opener Hamish Rutherford made 171 on debut to lead New Zealand to 402 for 7 and a 235-run first innings lead over England on the third day of the first Test. Showers early in Friday's final session caused stumps to be called, with the home side in a strong...
  • 2nd Test: NZ on top after England fold for 167 in Dunedin March 7, 2013

    Dunedin: Openers Hamish Rutherford and Peter Fulton capitalised on the cheap dismissal of England by guiding New Zealand to 131 without loss at close of play on the second day of the first test on Thursday. Bowlers Neil Wagner and Bruce Martin had earlier taken four wickets apiece to shock England...
  • England on top against New Zealand XI in warm-up game February 28, 2013

    Queenstown: Opening batsman Hamish Rutherford pressed his claim for a Test debut as a New Zealand XI made slow progress against England on day two of a four-day warm-up match in Queenstown on Thursday. The home side were six for 224 at stumps in reply to England's first innings total...
  • Rutherford, Latham named in NZ Test squad February 24, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand have chosen three new players, dropped two veterans and will experiment with a new opening partnership in a squad named on Sunday for the upcoming England Test series. Hamish Rutherford, Tom Latham and Bruce Martin are elevated to the Test ranks while all-rounder James Franklin and spinner...
  • 3rd ODI: England favourites to clinch series against NZ February 22, 2013

    Auckland: New Zealand are at their competitive best in the limitedover version and a thrilling threewicket victory over England in the series opener at Hamilton proved that the ODI series win against South Africa was no fluke. But an England side far superior in skills got their act together in...