Cricket: England close in on victory
Cricket: England close in on victory

England was closing in on a series-leveling victory in the third test on Wednesday after reducing India to 112-4 in its…

Cricket: England in control of third test
Cricket: England in control of third test

Rohit Sharma threw away his wicket shortly before tea to leave India struggling against England at 214-5 on day three of…

Cricket: England post big lead
Cricket: England post big lead

India reached 25-1 at stumps on day two of the third test against England on Tuesday, 544 runs behind England's commanding…

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…

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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…

Cricket: Opening berth there for taking

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

Cricket: ICC suspends Williamson

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

Cricket: White Ferns contracted players announced

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

Williamson suspended from bowling
Williamson suspended from bowling

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

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…

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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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