South Africa V New Zealand 2012 13

  • 3rd ODI: NZ look to clean sweep SA January 24, 2013

    Potchefstroom: New Zealand have made a remarkable comeback in the ODI series by defeating South Africa to take an unassailable 20 lead after they were whitewashed 02 in the Tests. Though the series is already sealed, both teams have something to play for in the final match at Potchefstroom. While...
  • SA vs NZ, 2nd ODI: New Zealand register historic series win over South Africa January 23, 2013

    Kimberley: New Zealand beat South Africa in the second one day international here on Tuesday to take an unassailable 20 lead in the three match series. New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson's superb unbeaten career best 145 saw the tourists to a total of 2798 while the hosts were all out for...
  • AB de Villiers suspended for two ODIs for slow over rate January 20, 2013

    Paarl: South Africa captain AB de Villiers has been suspended for two ODIs while his teammates have been fined 100 per cent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over rate during their onewicket defeat against New Zealand in the first ODI here. David Boon of the Emirates Elite Panel...
  • Invest in core group, says NZ cricket coach January 15, 2013

    Port Elizabeth: New Zealand cricket must back its core group of players despite being thrashed in two Tests against South Africa, coach Mike Hesson said on Tuesday. Speaking the day after South Africa completed a series whitewash with an innings and 193 runs win at St George's Park, Hesson said...
  • NZ board to meet former captains to improve communication December 21, 2012

    New Zealand Cricket (NZC) will meet with former skippers in a bid to improve communication within the national setup in the wake of the controversy surrounding the handling of Ross Taylor's demotion from the captaincy. Taylor was stripped of the oneday and Twenty20 captaincy this month at the recommendation of...
  • Loss of Taylor will not affect team, says McCullum December 14, 2012

    Durban: New Zealand will not be distracted by the axing of former captain Ross Taylor ahead of their cricket tour of South Africa, new skipper Brendon McCullum said on Friday. "We can't control what has unfolded back home and, as players, our focus is very much on the cricket field...
  • Crowe furious over Taylor's sacking as captain December 13, 2012

    Wellington: Batting great Martin Crowe has burned his New Zealand Cricket (NZC) blazer in protest at Ross Taylor's sacking as the team captain, reports said on Thursday. Crowe, widely hailed as New Zealand's best ever batsman, has been fiercely critical of last week's decision to drop Taylor in favour of Brendon...
  • New Zealand coach Hesson's advice laughable, says Taylor December 13, 2012

    Wellington: Disgruntled former captain Ross Taylor has slammed New Zealand's team management, dismissing head coach Mike Hesson's advice as "laughable" and claiming he was not given enough support in his 18month stint as skipper. Taylor was stripped of the Twenty20 and oneday captaincy last week on Hesson's recommendation, and rejected...
  • Van Wyk dropped from NZ squad for SA tour December 13, 2012

    Wellington: Wicketkeeper Kruger van Wyk has missed the chance to play Test cricket in his native country after being omitted from the New Zealand team to tour South Africa later this month. Despite averaging 21 and making 24 dismissals in nine Tests since his debut against South Africa in New Zealand...
  • McCullum replaces Taylor as New Zealand captain December 13, 2012

    Wellington: Ross Taylor will take a break from cricket after rejecting an offer to remain captain of New Zealand's test team but give up the role in the shorter forms of the game, New Zealand Cricket said on Friday. Wicketkeeper batsman Brendon McCullum, who had been tapped to lead...