Cricket: Filling vacant spot order of day
Cricket: Filling vacant spot order of day

Call it the drive for five or the fix for six.

Cricket: Ronchi likely to get test honours
Cricket: Ronchi likely to get test honours

Luke Ronchi's compelling form in the one-day team looks set to propel him into the test team to replace Jimmy Neesham for…

Cricket: New grip gives batsmen a hand
Cricket: New grip gives batsmen a hand

Picking up and gripping the cricket bat correctly is one of the key tenets to succeeding in the sport and children are confronted…

Cricket: Australia beat South Africa to claim series
Cricket: Australia beat South Africa to claim series

Steven Smith's sterling 104 and James Faulkner's late unbeaten 34 led Australia to a three-wicket victory over South Africa…

Cricket

Black Caps v Pakistan - day five highlights
Black Caps v Pakistan - day five highlights

Andrew Alderson breaks down the best bits from the second day of the second test between the Black Caps…

Compelling test ends in draw

'Draw' can be an anti-climactic term in cricket, a four-letter word to describe five days of tussle and toil where, in the…

Ryder advised to forget comeback

Jesse Ryder is being counselled by some of those close to him against trying to make a return to international cricket.

Cricket: Test umpiring aids unlikely until NZ inspires sponsors

If the New Zealand team want more accuracy in test match umpiring decisions, they need to become more marketable. That's…

Cricket: Masood credits dad for career
Cricket: Masood credits dad for career

One prescient decision by Pakistani opener Shan Masood's father changed the course of his son's life. Masood…

Taylor sets up Black Caps for final day

Whatever the second test result between Pakistan and New Zealand, one fact is clear: New Zealand can claim parity with the…

Taylor produces 12th century

Ross Taylor emphasised his value as this country’s premier test batsman by producing his 12th century in New Zealand’s 250…

Cricket Archives

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

Ahmed in Pakistan fightback
Ahmed in Pakistan fightback

The second test duel between Pakistan and New Zealand continued into the fourth day with the visitors making early progress…

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Domestic Cricket

Cricket: ND get share of lead
Cricket: ND get share of lead

Northern Districts moved into a share of top spot in the Georgie Pie Super Smash after easing past Central Districts in…

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Mark Richardson on cricket

Mark Richardson: Pakistan series will test our spinners
Mark Richardson: Pakistan series will test our spinners

There are two key players for New Zealand in this test series against Pakistan and the shame is they are arguably not that…

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David Leggat on sport

David Leggat: Exploit provides 'he did what?' moment
David Leggat: Exploit provides 'he did what?' moment

If you're going to break records, usually you need a bit of help. So Rohit Sharma should be thanking the clumsy Sri Lankans…

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