Cricket: South Africa holds out for draw
Cricket: South Africa holds out for draw

South Africa frustrated Sri Lanka's spin attack with a defensive batting strategy to earn a draw in the second test on Tuesday…

Cricket: Cook falls short of ton
Cricket: Cook falls short of ton

Captain Alastair Cook was dismissed on 95, an agonising five runs short of his first century in 14 months, as England finished…

Cricket: Opening berth there for taking
Cricket: Opening berth there for taking

Michael Bracewell has an 'open' invitation to seize a test spot next month.

Cricket: ICC suspends Williamson
Cricket: ICC suspends Williamson

Kane Williamson has become the first New Zealander bowler to be suspended because of an illegal action.

Cricket

Cricket: White Ferns contracted players announced
Cricket: White Ferns contracted players announced

A strong blend of youth and experience makes up the first contracted list of ten White Ferns players…

Williamson suspended from bowling

Kane Williamson has scored an unwanted first, becoming the first New Zealander to be suspended from bowling because of an…

NZ women cricketers awarded annual contracts for first time

In a first for New Zealand, the country's top 10 women cricketers will be awarded annual contracts under the terms of a…

Michael Vaughan: Bold changes needed to secure England future

As the fall-out from yet another test defeat begins, English cricket's first priority must be to look after its own. Like…

Cricket: India wins second test by 95 runs
Cricket: India wins second test by 95 runs

England collapsed from 198-5 to 225 all out, with Ishant Sharma taking a seven-wicket haul as India…

Cricket: India takes control of Lord's test

India took control of the second test overnight, reducing England to 105-4 at stumps and still needing another 214 runs…

Cricket: Steyn, Morkel lead South Africa to victory

Dale Steyn grabbed a match haul of 9-99 as South Africa thrashed Sri Lanka by 153 runs on Sunday on the fifth and final…

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Special report: The Shame Game

Buchanan out as director of NZ cricket
Buchanan out as director of NZ cricket

Queenslander John Buchanan’s difficult tenure as director of New Zealand cricket is over.

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Domestic Cricket

Cricket: Neesham joins batting elite
Cricket: Neesham joins batting elite

Sporting careers, for better or worse, can turn on details which seem small at the time.

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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: Cyclists match high expectations
David Leggat: Cyclists match high expectations

The stats tell the story of New Zealand's remarkable performance at the Commonwealth Games track cycling meeting, which…

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