Mccullum

  • West Indies vs New Zealand Live Score: 2nd Twenty20 at Roseau July 6, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opt to bowl against West Indies. Teams: West Indies XI: Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith, Andre Fletcher, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin(w), Darren Sammy(c), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Samuel Badree, Sheldon Cottrell New Zealand Playing XI: Kane Williamson, James Neesham,...
  • 1st T20: New Zealand beat West Indies in a rain-hit contest July 6, 2014

    Roseau: Captain Brendon McCullum hit 40 off 35 balls as New Zealand wrapped up a 12-run Duckworth/Lewis victory over the West Indies in a rainy opening Twenty20 at Windsor Park on Saturday. In a match reduced to 18 overs per side by light rain, New Zealand were well placed at 117...
  • West Indies vs New Zealand Live Score: 1st Twenty20 at Roseau July 5, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opt to bowl against West Indies. Pre-match: Sunil Narine returns to the West Indies fold with the mystery spinner seeking to maintain his stranglehold over New Zealand in the T20 Internationals on Saturday and Sunday at Windsor Park...
  • One bad session cost us second Test, says McCullum June 22, 2014

    Port-of-Spain: New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum believes one bad session cost his side the second Test against West Indies, and says they need to stick to their game plan if they are to win the third Test and the series. The Black Caps won the opening Test by 186 runs in...
  • Live Score: West Indies vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 1 June 16, 2014

    Catch live action from the first day at Port of Spain Test as West Indies try to draw level in the series. (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The West Indies are likely to go with a three-pronged pace attack in the second Test as they...
  • West Indies vs New Zealand Live Score: 1st Test, Day 1 at Kingston June 8, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opt to bat against West Indies at Kingston. Playing XIs: New Zealand: Peter Fulton, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Brendon McCullum (capt), James Neesham, BJ Watling (wk), Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Mark Craig, Trent Boult West Indies: Chris Gayle,...
  • Run outs of Raina, McCullum saw Chennai lose momentum: Stephen Fleming May 31, 2014

    The run-outs of Suresh Raina and Brendon McCullum saw Chennai Super Kings lose momentum when chasing the huge target set by Kings XI Punjab in the IPL Qualifier 2, said CSK's coach Stephen Fleming after his side lost by 24 runs at the Wankhede Stadium. "We did not feel we were...
  • Matchfixing claims 'absurd, bizarre, scary', says Chris Cairns May 30, 2014

    Wellington: Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns reiterated on Friday he was innocent of any involvement in matchfixing and described the accusations against him as "absurd, bizarre and scary". Cairns read out a statement at Auckland airport after returning from London, where he was interviewed at his own request by London...
  • IPL 7 Eliminator, Mumbai vs Chennai: Players to watch out for May 28, 2014

    The resurgent Mumbai Indians, who sealed a last four berth by virtue of a better net run rate after winning an improbable run-chase against Rajasthan Royals on Sunday, would be eager to continue in same fashion but they face a stern test against a formidable and one of the most...
  • Close to finishing match-fixing probe, says ICC May 24, 2014

    The International Cricket Council said on Saturday that it is close to announcing its findings in a match-fixing case, which shook the game after New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum's testimony in the matter was leaked to the media. The furore started after McCullum's statement to the ICC's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Hyderabad, IPL 7, Match 50 May 23, 2014

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Chennai suffered a shocking eight-wicket loss against Kolakata Knight Riders who registered their fifth consecutive win, which left the two-time champions CSK still needing a win to seal their playoff spot. They are second on the table with 16 points...
  • Brendon McCullum vows to continue with investigation May 22, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is standing by his testimony to the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption investigators and will continue to cooperate with them despite the leak of evidence to the media. McCullum told a news conference in Christchurch on Thursday he is disappointed his evidence was now public...
  • 'Devastated' ICC to probe match-fixing leaks May 21, 2014

    Wellington: The International Cricket Council will investigate how evidence given to a match-fixing probe had been leaked to the media and take action against anyone employed by them if involved, chief executive Dave Richardson said on Wednesday. The latest match-fixing scandal broke last December when New Zealand media reported that three...
  • IPL 7: Uthappa, Shakib power Kolkata to 8-wicket win over Chennai May 21, 2014

    Opener Robin Uthappa's 67 off 39 balls and Shakib Al Hasan's cameo of 21-ball 46 helped KKR secure an eight-wicket win over CSK at the Eden Gardens. With this win, Kolkata moved a step closer to the play-offs. It was a perfect homecoming for Kolkata, who were playing their first match...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • New Zealand's Chris Cairns denies match-fixing allegations May 20, 2014

    Former Kiwi star Chris Cairns has denied that he is the player who asked Lou Vincent and Brendon McCullum to fix games. ...
  • Chris Cairns denies he's alleged match-fixing kingpin May 20, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealand great Chris Cairns on Tuesday denied he is alleged match-fixing kingpin "Player X", instead blaming "dark forces" for placing him at the centre of an International Cricket Council investigation. Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum and former batsman Lou Vincent have both told ICC investigators that Player X...
  • Brendon McCullum not corrupt, says New Zealand Cricket May 19, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) said on Monday that Blacks Caps captain Brendon McCullum was not under investigation for corruption after reports surfaced that he was approached to fix matches in 2008. NZC said it was "dismayed" that McCullum's testimony to the International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption unit had been leaked...
  • Kings XI Punjab or Chennai Super Kings - which team is more lethal? May 15, 2014

    It's an elbow fight for the top spot in IPL 7. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) are taking turns to sit on top of the leaderboard, but there's little to choose between the two teams who are matching each other blow for blow. Inching closer to the...
  • As it happened: Mumbai vs Chennai, IPL 7, Match 33 May 10, 2014

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page. With their campaign back on track after plunging to five straight defeats back in the UAE, defending champions Mumbai Indians will now face two-time title winners Chennai Super Kings in a potentially explosive encounter at the Wankhede Stadium. Mumbai's comprehensive back-to-back...
  • IPL 7: McCullum, Jadeja star in Chennai's 34-run win over Kolkata May 3, 2014

    Ravindra Jadeja produced a brilliant spell of spin bowling that saw him return with figures of 4 for 12 to script Chennai Super Kings' fifth win in a row after Brendon McCullum's sizzling half-century powered CSK to a daunting 148 for 3 against Kolkata Knight Riders in Match 21 of...
  • IPL 7: Dwayne Smith is powerful, intelligent cricketer, says Brendon McCullum April 28, 2014

    Brendon McCullum and Dwayne Smith have given Chennai Super Kings a flying start in IPL 7 with their explosive partnership at the top of batting order and the New Zealander described his opening partner a "powerful" and "intelligent" cricketer. "There is still a long way to go in the tournament, but...
  • IPL 7: Clinical Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians April 25, 2014

    A brilliant all-round display helped Chennai Super Kings thump defending champions Mumbai Indians by seven wickets on Friday. This was CSK's third win in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League. On the other hand Mumbai's poor run continued as they are still in search of their first win in this...
  • IPL 7: Glenn Maxwell's 95 scripts Punjab's upset win over Chennai April 18, 2014

    The Friday of April 18, 2014, in Abu Dhabi will be remembered for a swashbuckling show from Kings XI Punjab's Glenn Maxwell, whose knock of 95 in 43 balls pulled of a daunting chase to upset two-time champions Chennai Super Kings. Chennai were sitting pretty at the innings break on...
  • New Zealand pick rookie duo for West Indies tour April 15, 2014

    New Zealand selectors included two new caps in a 15-man Test squad named on Tuesday to tour the West Indies, with injury-hit spinner Daniel Vettori's future under a cloud. Otago slow bowler Mark Craig was plucked from obscurity in anticipation of spin-friendly wickets on the three-Test tour, alongside fellow rookie Luke...
  • WT20: Sri Lanka storm into the semis as Herath's five-for demolishes New Zealand April 1, 2014

    Chittagong: Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath produced a dream spell of five wickets for just three runs as Sri Lanka recorded a crushing 59-run victory over New Zealand in a dramatic Super 10 match to qualify for the semi-finals of the World Twenty20. Herath turned the virtual knock-out match on its head...
  • WT20: Sri Lanka take on New Zealand for a semi-final spot March 30, 2014

    Chittagong: A semi-final spot at stake, Sri Lanka and New Zealand take on each other in a virtual knock-out match of the ICC World Twenty20 here on Monday. Sri Lanka and New Zealand are on four points each from three games and the winner of Monday's's Super 10 match at Zahur...
  • World T20: McCullum's fifty propels New Zealand to victory over Netherlands March 29, 2014

    Chittagong: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum smashed 65 to guide his side to a six-wicket win over Netherlands in the World Twenty20 on Saturday. Riding on McCullum's attacking knock, New Zealand had an over to spare, scoring 152 for 4 in response to Netherlands 151 for 4. McCullum, who hit four fours...