New Zealand vs West Indies

  • 2nd T20: Ronchi guides New Zealand to series win 15-01-2014 03:30 PM

    Wellington: Wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi made an unbeaten 51 as New Zealand beat West Indies by four wickets in the second Twenty20 international on Wednesday to take the two-match series 2-0. Ronchi surpassed his unbeaten 48 in the first match at Auckland, which New Zealand won by 81 runs, reaching his...
  • 2nd T20, NZ vs WI: as it happened 15-01-2014 11:06 AM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. TOSS: West Indies won the toss and decided to bat. TEAM NEWS: New Zealand have replaced Mitchell McClenaghan with Tim Southee. West Indies have made two changes: Denesh Ramdin and Jason Holder have come in for Ravi Rampaul and...
  • Depleted Windies aim to get it right in 2nd T20 against NZ 14-01-2014 02:05 PM

    Auckland: Fast bowler Tino Best has conceded that the West Indies have suffered from the absence of their big hitters, due to injuries, following the team's heavy loss to New Zealand in the first T20 International. The latest assessment of the Windies poor run in New Zealand follows their crushing...
  • West Indies players feeling homesick in New Zealand 12-01-2014 01:03 PM

    Auckland: Some West Indies players admitted that their minds were wandering elsewhere in the ongoing Twenty20 series against the New Zealand. The West Indies started their tour of New Zealand Nov 27 and have since played three Tests, five one-day internationals and one T20 international. Their last match of the...
  • 1st T20: New Zealand beat West Indies by 81 runs 11-01-2014 03:10 PM

    Auckland: Nathan McCullum took 4 for 24, removing the cream of the West Indies' batting lineup on Saturday, as New Zealand won the first of two Twenty20 cricket internationals by 81 runs to lead to two-match series 1-0. McCullum, playing his 50th T20 international, dismissed Andre Fletcher for 23, Kieran...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 1st T20 11-01-2014 11:08 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Result: New Zealand posted a huge total, thanks to the blazing innings from Brendon McCullum (60 off 45) and Luke Ronchi (48* off 25), and then defended it well with Nathan McCullum picking up four wickets. New Zealand won...
  • 1st T20: A new-look West Indies out to challenge strong New Zealand 10-01-2014 11:33 PM

    A huge win in the final match of the preceding ODI series has given West Indies the momentum going into the two-match Twenty20 series, starting in Auckland from Saturday. West Indies did well to level the series 2-2 with most of their specialist limited-overs players being out injured. They will...
  • Win over NZ is WI's biggest ever against a Test-playing nation 08-01-2014 08:03 PM

    After being hammered in two of the three matches of the five-match series, it was not expected that West Indies will spring a surprise in the final match against New Zealand. But they not only won the contest in Hamilton by 203 runs to level the series 2-2, but also...
  • 5th ODI: West Indies hammer NZ by 203 runs to level series at 2-2 08-01-2014 01:14 PM

    Hamilton: Kirk Edwards and Dwayne Bravo made centuries and Kieran Powell struck 73 from 44 balls as the West Indies crushed New Zealand by 203 runs in the fifth one-day international on Wednesday, leveling the five-match series 2-2. Edwards made 123 not out and shared a 211-run fourth wicket partnership...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 5th ODI 08-01-2014 06:22 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) TOSS: New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl. TEAM NEWS: The hosts are unchanged from the fourth ODI. West Indies have made two changes: Kieran Powell replaces Narsingh Deonarine and allrounder Andre Russell comes in for Tino...
  • Depleted Windies look to level ODI series against New Zealand 07-01-2014 11:09 AM

    Nelson: West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has blamed second string players for his side's poor results in recent times and accused them of not making use of the opportunities given to them. West Indies, suffering from the loss of seven players through injury, lost to New Zealand by 58 runs...
  • NZ's selection consistency hints at World Cup squad 07-01-2014 10:50 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand's planning for next year's World Cup further crystallised on Tuesday with the decision to maintain 12 of their one-day side for their two Twenty20 matches against West Indies. Only pace bowler Kyle Mills and top-order batsman Kane Williamson were released from the 14-man one-day squad, who conclude...
  • 4th ODI: New Zealand beat West Indies by 58 runs (D/L method) 04-01-2014 11:09 AM

    Nelson: Opener Martin Guptill struck early for New Zealand with an 81 to lead the hosts to victory over the West Indies by 58 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis Method in the fourth one-day cricket international on Saturday. New Zealand made 285-6 in 50 overs and the West Indies were 134-5...
  • New Zealand beat West Indies by 58 runs (D/L method) 04-01-2014 03:20 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum won the toss and opted to bat first. Teams: New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Jesse Ryder, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Brendon McCullum(c), Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi(w), Nathan McCullum, Tim Southee, Kyle Mills, Mitchell McClenaghan West...
  • 4th ODI: Jittery West Indies set for must win encounter 03-01-2014 02:31 PM

    West Indies will be looking to comeback to winning ways in the fourth ODI at Saxton Oval on Saturday after suffering a thrashing at the hands of Corey Anderson at Queenstown. New Zealand and West Indies are level 1-1 in the five-match ODI series after the swashbuckling Anderson smashed the...
  • Shahid Afridi hails new ODI century record holder Corey Anderson 01-01-2014 02:36 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi on Wednesday hailed New Zealand batsman Corey Anderson, who broke his long-standing record for the fastest one-day century - but admitted he had never heard of him before. Anderson bettered Afridi's 17-year-old record by one ball, reaching the three-figure mark off just 36 balls against...
  • 3rd ODI: Record-breaking Corey Anderson powers New Zealand to big win 01-01-2014 12:45 PM

    New Zealand's Corey Anderson clubbed the fastest century in the history of one-day internationals - from 36 balls - as the hosts cruised to a 159-run win over the West Indies in Wednesday's rain-shortened third one-dayer. New Zealand reached 283 for 4 from only 21 overs, with the West Indies...
  • Fastest ODI hundreds in cricket history 01-01-2014 12:30 PM

    New Zealand allrounder Corey Anderson scored the fastest one-day international century ever on Wednesday, taking just 36 balls against West Indies at Queenstown to break the record held by Pakistan's Shahid Afridi. List of the 10 fastest centuries in one-day internationals: 36 balls- Corey Anderson New Zealand vs West Indies...
  • Could New Zealand have scored 674 in 50 overs? 01-01-2014 11:21 AM

    Corey Anderson and Jesse Ryder, the two New Zealand batsmen who welcomed the 2014 for New Zealand in style, by setting the Queenstown cricket ground on fire with their ballistic knocks. The Kiwi allrounder, Anderson smashed the fastest century in ODI history, racing to 101 off just 36 balls on...
  • New Zealand's Corey Anderson hits fastest-ever ODI century 01-01-2014 10:52 AM

    Queenstown: New Zealand's Corey Anderson clubbed the fastest century in the history of one-day international cricket - from 36 balls - as the hosts reached 283 for 4 from only 21 overs in Wednesday's rain-shortened third one-dayer against the West Indies. The young allrounder hit 12 sixes and four fours...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 3rd ODI 01-01-2014 03:35 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Upbeat with a 1-0 lead after winning the first one-day international, West Indies eye another win against New Zealand in the third ODI at Queenstown Events Centre on Wednesday. The second match was abandoned without a ball being bowled...
  • 3rd ODI: New Zealand eye revenge against West Indies 31-12-2013 01:48 PM

    Upbeat with a 1-0 lead after winning the first one-day international, West Indies will eye another win when they take on New Zealand in the third ODI at Queenstown Events Centre on Wednesday. The second match was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain in Napier. The batting...
  • 2nd ODI between New Zealand and West Indies abandoned due to rain 29-12-2013 11:01 AM

    Napier: The second one-day cricket international between New Zealand and the West Indies was abandoned because of rain on Sunday without a ball being bowled. Heavy rain was falling at McLean Park at the scheduled local start time of 2pm (0100 GMT) and, though it abated after about three hours,...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd ODI 29-12-2013 05:52 AM

    Napier: The second one-dayer between New Zealand and West Indies has been delayed due to rain. After clinching a low-scoring contest in the first ODI, West Indies will look to go 2-0 up in the second ODI against New Zealand in Napier. West Indies closed the contest in Auckland with...
  • 2nd ODI: West Indies eye another win over hosts New Zealand 28-12-2013 05:31 PM

    After clinching a low-scoring contest in the first ODI, West Indies will look to go 2-0 up in the 2nd ODI against the host New Zealand in Napier on Sunday. West Indies closed the contest in Auckland with just two wickets to spare, with Darren Sammy playing a cameo, smashing...
  • Darren Bravo out of Windies' tour to New Zealand 28-12-2013 08:41 AM

    Wellington: Leading batsman Darren Bravo has been forced to return home from the West Indies' cricket tour to New Zealand for undisclosed personal reasons. A team spokesman said 23-year-old Bravo, 23, remained in Auckland after playing in the tourists' two-wicket win in the first one-day game on Thursday and had...
  • 1st ODI: West Indies edge New Zealand in low-scoring game 26-12-2013 01:51 PM

    Auckland: Darren Sammy made an unbeaten 43 from 27 balls to help the West Indies to a two-wicket win over New Zealand in the series-opening limited-overs international on Thursday, helping the tourists rebound from their 2-0 Test series defeat. The win, completed in only 27.3 overs when the West Indies...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 1st ODI 26-12-2013 06:51 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary of this match, scroll to the bottom of the page) Toss: West Indies won the toss and opted to field. The West Indies have rejected any suggestion of a Test hangover going into the opening one-day international against a New Zealand side bolstered by the return of...
  • West Indies ODI captain Bravo laments loss of key players 25-12-2013 06:15 PM

    Auckland: West Indies One-Day international (ODI) captain Dwayne Bravo is lamenting the absence of Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard and Marlon Samuels from the side as it prepares to battle against New Zealand in an ODI series starting on Boxing Day. The three players have been injured and will be unavailable...
  • West Indies seek ODI revenge against New Zealand 25-12-2013 08:56 AM

    Wellington: The West Indies have rejected any suggestion of a Test hangover going into the opening one-day international against a New Zealand side bolstered by the return of Jesse Ryder. "We're more comfortable in the shorter forms of the game," captain Dwayne Bravo said on the eve of Thursday's first...