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  • Daniel Vettori 'unsung hero' for New Zealand after World Cup win over Australia 5 days ago

    Auckland: Veteran slow-bowler Daniel Vettori was hailed on Sunday as the "unsung hero" of New Zealand's knife-edge one-wicket World Cup win over Australia for applying the brakes on the four-time champions just when they threatened a run rampage. The 36-year-old, who made his one-day international debut way back in 1997, broke...
  • World Cup: Williamson, Boult delighted to be last men standing for Black Caps 5 days ago

    Auckland: New Zealand's last pair of Kane Williamson and Trent Boult said their edge-of-the-seat, one-wicket World Cup triumph over Australia on Saturday will live in the memory for a long time. Chasing a modest 152-run target, New Zealand were facing an improbable defeat at 146-9 with number 11 batsman Boult walking...
  • ICC World Cup: Twitter skips a beat, New Zealand beat Australia 6 days ago

    The pulse of Twitterati went up and down as the pendulum kept swinging in Auckland on Saturday, when the Cricket World Cup co-hosts played the most exciting match of the tournament in 15 days. New Zealand and Australia are two of the hot favourites to lift the trophy on March 29,...
  • World Cup: Brendon McCullum praises both Trent Boult and Mitchell Starc 6 days ago

    Auckland: New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum Saturday praised the pace spearheads of both sides as the hosts scraped past Australia to win by one wicket in a Pool A World Cup encounter here at the Eden Park here. Left-armer Trent Boult was outstanding in the first half of the innings being...
  • ICC World Cup: Did not think will get a five-for, says Trent Boult 6 days ago

    Auckland: New Zealand pacer Trent Boult, who was adjudged Man of the Match for his brilliant bowling performance against Australia in a World Cup Pool A game on Saturday, said he did not think he would be able to clinch a fifer. Boult, 25, clinched his first five-wicket haul in his...
  • World Cup: New Zealand enter quarters after thrilling 1-wicket win over Australia 6 days ago

    Auckland: A pumped up, partisan crowd at Eden Park, bathed in glorious Auckland sunshine, were treated to a rousing display of limited-overs cricket from the home side on Saturday (February 28). When the bowling was not fast and furious, it was slow and cunning. When the fielding was not safe,...
  • World Cup: Tim Southee and Trent Boult our best ever new-ball combination, says Richard Hadlee February 25, 2015

    Auckland: New Zealand cricket legend Richard Hadlee Wednesday declared the pair of Tim Southee and Trent Boult as the country's greatest ever new-ball combination. Hadlee who played three World Cups for the Black Caps, including a semi-final in 1983 said, "I think particularly with Southee and Boult, it's our best ever...
  • World Cup 2015: Trent Boult comes down to earth after IPL windfall February 17, 2015

    Dunedin: Trent Boult made easy money on Monday, but had to work harder for his match fee Tuesday as New Zealand edged Scotland at the Cricket World Cup. Boult found himself $800,000 richer in a few seconds Monday when he was the fourth highest-priced player purchased in the annual auction for...
  • Experience the watchword as tough calls made in NZ World Cup squad January 9, 2015

    If I had to summarise the principle that has guided the selection of New Zealand's squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, then I could do it in one word: experience. On every call Bruce Edgar, the General Manager of Cricket Selection, and coach Mike Hesson have looked to the...
  • New Zealand level Test series with facile win over Pakistan November 30, 2014

    Emotional New Zealand completed an innings and 80-run win over Pakistan in the third and final Test in Sharjah on Sunday, to level the three-match series 1-1. Seamer Trent Boult took 4 for 38 and Mark Craig 3 for 109 which overshadowed Asad Shafiq's career best 137 as Pakistan were dismissed...
  • Pakistan and New Zealand cricketers advance in rankings November 22, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistan and New Zealand cricketers progressed in the Test rankings following their drawn second Test, according to the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) release on Saturday. Sarfraz Ahmed jumped to a career-best ranking of 18 in the Test batting rankings following his scores of 112 and 24 not out against...
  • Pakistan nail New Zealand by 248 runs in 1st Test November 13, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Misbah-ul-Haq became Pakistan's most successful Test captain with a thumping 248-run victory in the first Test against New Zealand on Thursday. The victory lifted Misbah one ahead of Imran Khan and Javed Miandad's joint Pakistan record of 14 Test victories. New Zealand's No.10 Ish Sodhi delayed the inevitable for over...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 4 November 12, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Fast bowler Rahat Ali's rich haul of 4 for 22 helped to give Pakistan firm control of the first Test against New Zealand on Tuesday despite opening batsman Tom Latham hitting a fighting maiden Test century. New Zealand...
  • As it happened: Barbados Tridents vs Northern Knights, CLT20 Match 20 September 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) West Indies champions Barbados Tridents will take on New Zealand side Northern Knights in an inconsequential Group B league match of the Champions League Twenty20. With Kings XI Punjab and Hobart Hurricanes already booking their semi-final spot from this group, bottom-placed...
  • CLT20, Cobras vs Knights: as it happened September 19, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a starstudded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa's Cape Cobras, in their opening Group B tie. Cape Cobras,...
  • CLT20: Team's batting let us down, says Kieron Pollard September 17, 2014

    Raipur: Mumbai Indians skipper Kieron Pollard rued the fact that team's batting let them down as the defending champions crashed out of the qualifying round of the Champions League T20, on Tuesday. "They (Northern Knights) fielded well as we could have scored atleast 150160. What happens in Champions League T20 is...
  • CLT20: Mumbai Indians knocked out; Northern Knights, Lahore Lions reach main round September 16, 2014

    Raipur: Defending champions Mumbai Indians paid the price for their indifferent show, crashing out of the Champions League T20 as a committed Northern Knights from New Zealand overpowered them with a onesided sixwicket victory in the final qualifying round match, on Tuesday. Apart from Northern, the other team that qualified for...
  • CLT20: Knights inch closer to main round with big win over Lahore September 14, 2014

    Raipur: A clinical allround display by the Northern Knights helped them crush Lahore Lions by a whopping 72 runs to all but ensure their entry into the main round of the Champions League T20 on Sunday. Put into bat under overcast conditions, twin halfcenturies by skipper Daniel Flynn (53) and wicketkeeperbatsman...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 2nd Twenty20 July 6, 2014

    (For ballbyball 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,...
  • 3rd Test: New Zealand beat West Indies by 53 runs to clinch series July 1, 2014

    Barbados: Pacers Tim Southee and Trent Boult bowled New Zealand to a 21 series victory on Monday with a tense 53run win over West Indies late on the fifth and final day of the rainhit third Test. West Indies, set a target of 308 at Kensington Oval when New Zealand declared...
  • Don't expect much help from Caribbean pitches: Trent Boult May 22, 2014

    Wellington: Pacer Trent Boult says he is not expecting wickets friendly to fast bowlers in the Caribbean when New Zealand take on the West Indies in a threeTest series starting next month. The Black Caps depart on Saturday, heading to Jamaica's Montego Bay for a 10day camp, which includes two warmup...
  • WT20: Sri Lanka storm into the semis as Herath's five-for demolishes New Zealand March 31, 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...
  • 1st Test: India 130/4 on Day 2 in reply to NZ's 503 February 7, 2014

    Auckland: India managed to recover from early blows and were 130 for 4 in reply to New Zealand 503 when bad light forced the umpire's to call off the play early on day two of the second Test at Eden Park on Friday. Rohit Sharma (67*) and Ajinkya Rahane (23*),...
  • Kiwi pacer Boult feels Indian batsmen crumble under pressure February 4, 2014

    Auckland: New Zealand pacer Trent Boult on Tuesday sought to play mind games ahead of the first Test against India, saying the visiting batsmen are too attacking and that sustained pressure can get them to commit errors. "The Indians are attacking batsmen. Everyone knows how they are going to play. I...
  • New Zealand must prepare green pitches, says Crowe January 16, 2014

    Napier: The huge gap in their ICC rankings might make India the favourites but former New Zealand batsman Martin Crowe feels the Kiwis have a fair chance of winning the upcoming ODI and Test series if they prepare pitches that would assist seamers. India, touring New Zealand for the first time...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd ODI December 29, 2013

    Napier: The second onedayer between New Zealand and West Indies has been delayed due to rain. After clinching a lowscoring contest in the first ODI, West Indies will look to go 20 up in the second ODI against New Zealand in Napier. West Indies closed the contest in Auckland with just two...