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Spinner new face in limited-overs squad
Spinner new face in limited-overs squad

Mitchell Santner is the sole new face in the Black Caps' limited-overs squad to play five 50-over fixtures and a T20 international…

National cricket selector Edgar too valuable to be passed over
National cricket selector Edgar too valuable to be passed over

Andrew Alderson makes a case for why Bruce Edgar’s contract as the general manager of national selection…

Cricket: Williamson's success down to old-fashioned hard work
Cricket: Williamson's success down to old-fashioned hard work

Black Caps cricketer Kane Williamson believes his success in all forms of the game over the past 12…

Cricket star flees with kids
Cricket star flees with kids

Former cricket star Mathew Sinclair sparked a manhunt when he vanished with his children after a domestic incident.

Follow Black Caps' lead, troops urged
Follow Black Caps' lead, troops urged

They lost but they’re still champs, says Defence Force chief.

Urgent petition for Crowe
Urgent petition for Crowe

A petition to grant ailing cricket great Martin Crowe an urgent knighthood has gained more than 5,000 signatures.

England should copy Black Caps: Waugh
England should copy Black Caps: Waugh

Waugh says England need to have a plan, believe in it and stick to it. And while it mightn't work straight away, the results…

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Hesson coveted as big-money IPL returns
Hesson coveted as big-money IPL returns

New Zealand cricket may have a fight to keep coach Mike Hesson as Indian Premier League franchises have…

Form wins pair test bid but still battle

Martin Guptill could wear the white clothing for the first time in two years while Matt Henry has a chance to make a maiden…

Mark Richardson: Quiet achiever spins a legacy

For close to two decades, Daniel Vettori held a mortgage on the spinner's spot in the Black Caps, Mark Richardson writes…

Cricket: Talks set for McCullum

The Black Caps this week lost a wealth of experience and big-game nous when Daniel Vettori and Kyle Mills retired from international…

Guptill gets a well-earned recall
Guptill gets a well-earned recall

The Black Caps named their test and one-day international squads for the upcoming tour of England this…

Cup form puts Guptill back in test frame

In-form Martin Guptill is primed for a test cricket recall, with the opener to be named today in the squads for the test…

CGW: Let's grab high ground on awful day

Easter weekend is the perfect opportunity to unzip the beige suit, remove the box, take off the pads (not in that order)…

McCullum named NZ's top cricketer

Brendon McCullum's named the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal winner at this year's NZ Cricket Awards.

Mills: 'No better time' to retire

Kyle Mills might not have played in the World Cup but there's an air of contentment around his decision today to retire…

Kyle Mills draws stumps on career
Kyle Mills draws stumps on career

New Zealand pace bowler Kyle Mills has retired from all cricket after an illustrious 17-year career.

John Dybvig: Quit moaning about the Australians and the Cricket World Cup final

Famed basketball coach John Dybvig wants New Zealand to calm down and quit moaning about how the Aussie cricketers behaved…

Cricket: McCullum signs T20 deal with Birmingham

New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum has confirmed he has signed for the Birmingham Bears for the defence of their…

Scotty Stevenson: Dignity, grace, humility - words sum up Black Caps' legacy

In rugby these qualities are best and invariably embodied by that great chunk of a man from the Cape of South Africa, Schalk…

Vettori: 'A lovely way to finish'

Daniel Vettori exited cricket in the same way he tended to play the game. As he met the throng of fans at Auckland airport…

McCullum: 'Greatest time of our lives'
McCullum: 'Greatest time of our lives'

The Black Caps may not have brought the trophy home with them, but they returned to New Zealand as heroes…

Bus put on to airport for Black Caps fans

Black Caps supporters have been encouraged to get to Auckland Airport to welcome the team home today.

Cricket: Has Guptill earned a test spot?

Martin Guptill's commanding Cricket World Cup form may not be enough to force a return to the Black Caps test squad for…

Give send-offs the send-off

Batsmen should be able to leave the cricket field without "tasteless" send-offs, former Black Cap and cricketing commentator…

Fans asked to share team's big welcome

Defeated, a little deflated, but thoroughly dignified, the Black Caps are hoping fans turn up to welcome them home today…

McCullum selected to lead line-up
McCullum selected to lead line-up

Brendon McCullum has been named captain of the ICC World Cup 2015 side that includes five New Zealanders…

Tony Blain: Stumps and beer left flattened by fiery fifth ball

The graciousness with which McCullum led his side was a testament to his respect for the great and noble game, writes Tony…

Hesson keen to keep game moving

First comes the reflection on a job well done, at least until Sunday night. Then will follow the planning, for this cricket…

How much did the Black Caps earn?

How much are the Black Caps each set to pocket for their performance in the Cricket World Cup? Find out here.

Haddin sledged because NZ too 'nice'

Australian cricketer Brad Haddin has come under fire for giving verbal sprays to NZ's batsmen in the World Cup final, but…

Cricket: Boult and de Villiers top Herald's MVP rankings
Cricket: Boult and de Villiers top Herald's MVP rankings

Australia's Mitchell Starc may have claimed the "official" Cricket World Cup most-valuable-player award…

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