Black Caps prepare for the World Cup
video Black Caps prepare for the World Cup

The Black Caps will begin their Cricket World Cup preparations at Tauranga's Bay Oval in the first of three one-day internationals…

Keselowski keeps title hopes alive at Talladega
Keselowski keeps title hopes alive at Talladega

Brad Keselowski pulled away in overtime Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway to earn an automatic berth into the third round…

Cricket: Otago club player smashes 381
Cricket: Otago club player smashes 381

Somebody call Guinness World Records - we think Otago club batsman Callum Egen deserves a spot in the book.

Cricket: Vettori ready to prove his worth
Cricket: Vettori ready to prove his worth

The Black Caps will tomorrow begin their Cricket World Cup preparations at Tauranga's Bay Oval in the first of three one-day…

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Cricket: Vettori named in squad to play South Africa
Cricket: Vettori named in squad to play South Africa

Former captain Daniel Vettori has been included in New Zealand's 14-man squad to play the first of three…

Cricket: Windies to regret leaving India early

The decision by the West Indies cricketers to abort their tour of India due to a pay dispute could cost the hosts at least…

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Match-fixing: McCullum has 'obligation to protect the game'

Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum said he has an "obligation to protect the game" as he prepares for a High Court showdown…

David Leggat: Ryder carving a path to World Cup squad
David Leggat: Ryder carving a path to World Cup squad

A few weeks back, Mike Hesson made the point that the World Cup door was not shut on Jesse Ryder.

Cricket: Injuries hinder NZ warm-up

New Zealand have injury issues to contend with as they prepare for the first serious examination of World Cup summer. Senior…

Shane Warne guest of honour at Cup Day

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne has been announced as the guest of honour at next month's Cup Day horse racing in…

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Special report: The Shame Game

How to fix NZ cricket system?
How to fix NZ cricket system?

When a player was approached to contribute to a story on New Zealand Cricket's high-performance set-up, his answer while…

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International Cricket

Cricket: Caravan of cricket tragics offer commentary with a spin
Cricket: Caravan of cricket tragics offer commentary with a spin

Cricket fans with a penchant for caravans and quirky observation rejoice - The Alternative Commentary Collective's cricket…

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Cricket: ND sticking to simplicity in Raipur
Cricket: ND sticking to simplicity in Raipur

Northern Districts aren't about to veer from their simple policy before their second Champions League group game against…

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Mark Richardson on cricket

Mark Richardson: Black Caps must grow a pair when heat goes on
Mark Richardson: Black Caps must grow a pair when heat goes on

The Black Caps need to grow some balls. Their failure to progress past pool play in the ICC World T20 was yet another display…

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David Leggat on sport

David Leggat: Five-star slagging off of teammates unlikely to foster return of batsman
David Leggat: Five-star slagging off of teammates unlikely to foster return of batsman

Kevin Pietersen was never going to go quietly. Not his style, not by a long shot. When it was revealed his book was coming…

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