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Cricket: Apprentice Kane Williamson handed reins
Cricket: Apprentice Kane Williamson handed reins

As announcements go, it was far from a "didn't see that one coming" moment.

Williamson named Black Caps captain
Williamson named Black Caps captain

New Zealand cricket has confirmed Kane Williamson as the Black Caps captain in all three formats.

New Zealand embracing idea of second pink ball test in India
New Zealand embracing idea of second pink ball test in India

Expect New Zealand to play their second pink ball cricket test in India in October.

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Pros and cons of a pink ball test in India
Pros and cons of a pink ball test in India

India are talking about hosting a day-night test against New Zealand during their tour to the game's most powerful country…

Black Caps to face India in pink ball test
Black Caps to face India in pink ball test

The Black Caps look set to play their second day-night test when they tour India later this year.

David Leggat: Proteas take the shine off pink-ball test
David Leggat: Proteas take the shine off pink-ball test

South Africa's resistance to playing a pink-ball test in Australia in November may also be a grim pointer of hopes of playing…

Chappell Hadlee series announced
Chappell Hadlee series announced

The Chappell Hadlee one day series dates and venues have been confirmed for Australia next summer. The Black Caps will…

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Guptill called into IPL
Guptill called into IPL

Martin Guptill will head to the Indian Premier League after all. The Black Caps opener went unsold…

King Kane named world's best

Kane Williamson has furrowed fresh cricketing ground, becoming the first New Zealander selected as Wisden's Leading Cricketer…

One Black Cap named in World T20 team of the tournament

Spin bowler Mitchell Santner is the sole New Zealander named in the ICC World T20 team of the tournament following yesterday's…

Grant Elliott retires from ODIs

World Cup saviour Grant Elliott has retired from one-day internationals. The 37-year-old told Newshub he's played his last…

Andrew Mulligan: Why T20 is such a great hit
Andrew Mulligan: Why T20 is such a great hit

T20 cricket has always been tagged with the "hit and giggle" put-down. Now, though, the Black Caps have…

Editorial: Black Caps did us proud with efforts at T20

When NZ cricket followers reflect on the competitions wrapping up in India, they ought to conclude it was a job well done…

West Indies crash India's party

Lendl Simmons hit an unbeaten 82 off 51 balls as West Indies recorded a convincing seven-wicket victory against favorite…

Where did it go wrong for the Black Caps?

Herald cricket writers David Leggat and Andrew Alderson answer three key questions following the Black Caps' semifinal defeat…

Knockout curse shows no sign of ending

No country has reached more than New Zealand's nine semi-finals across the World Cup and World Twenty20. Yet only once New…

Twitter react - 'NZ fell asleep on exam night'
Twitter react - 'NZ fell asleep on exam night'

The Twitter offerings were kind to England and cutting for New Zealand after the T20 semifinals today…

Williamson defends decision to bench spinners

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has defended his decision to abandon, on World Cup semi-final night, the spin-first…

England crush Black Caps' T20 dreams

New Zealand's world T20 adventure is over; England were too good, crushing them by seven wickets in their semifinal.

As it happened: Black Caps v England

Live updates of the World Twenty20 semifinal clash between the Black Caps and England.

Smarts have guided Black Caps to T20 semis - Vaughan

Former England captain Michael Vaughan was full of praise for the Black Caps ahead of their semifinal showdown.

Black Caps big jump in the rankings
Black Caps big jump in the rankings

New Zealand's terrific work in pool play at the World T20 is reflected in the latest ranking lists from…

Black Caps set to embrace next challenge

A year and a day after losing the 2015 World Cup final, New Zealand have the opportunity to reach another final of an ICC…

Fears fast bowlers becoming an endangered species

New Zealand's selection tactics have been brilliant for their world T20 chances but are a bad trend for the game. That's…

McCullum's absence helping NZ side to grow

McCullum's influence has been immense, but this tournament has shown that New Zealand needed a fresh start.

The monster the Black Caps created

The Black Caps are to blame for the change in fortunes in the England squad.

Williamson searching for that one big innings
Williamson searching for that one big innings

Joe Root and Virat Kohli have each played an innings this World Cup that will go down among the greatest…

Rattue: How England plan on beating NZ

COMMENT: Kevin Pietersen has dug deep into the the coaching manual to give his old teammates advice for the world T20 semifinal…

Taylor: Our bowlers need to take a lot of credit

The Black Caps are satisfied with a high quality all-round performance in their emphatic win over Bangladesh in their final…

Dylan Cleaver: How NZ turned into a T20 super power

Since New Year's Day 2014, NZ's won 35 of 55 ODIs. In the same time frame, they have won 14 of 22 T20Is.

World T20: How the semis are shaping up

The Black Caps have cruised into the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup in India where they will now face England.

Black Caps to face England in T20 semis
Black Caps to face England in T20 semis

On a tortoise-paced pitch at Kolkata's Eden Gardens, New Zealand further executed their World T20 dominance…

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