Can McCullum drive Black Caps to glory?
Can McCullum drive Black Caps to glory?

You wouldn't call Brendon McCullum the sort prone to flights of fancy. But what happens when you ask the NZ captain about…

Cricket: Southee prepared to take one for team
Cricket: Southee prepared to take one for team

Sitting out games for his country doesn't, er, sit that well with Tim Southee; then again, he understands the logic.

Cricket: Black Caps need to win
video Cricket: Black Caps need to win

Black Caps bowler Tim Southee and Proteas Batsman Hashima Amla speak to media ahead of the 2nd ODI cricket international…

Ryder smashes 100 off 39 balls
Ryder smashes 100 off 39 balls

Jesse Ryder has sent the New Zealand selectors a timely reminder of his abilities, smoking a 39-ball century for Otago against…

Cricket

Cricket: Southee fit and raring to go
Cricket: Southee fit and raring to go

Tim Southee is fit and raring to get stuck into South Africa tomorrow, after missing the opening ODI…

Williamson injury puts pressure on batting

It was a good news, bad news kind of day for the Black Caps yesterday.

Familiar faces return to Auckland's team

Auckland are a significantly changed group from last season for the start of the Plunket Shield competition against Northern…

Cricket: Younis ton carries Pakistan to 219-4

Younis Khan proved the selectors were wrong to drop him from Pakistan's limited-overs team by hitting a sedate 25th test…

Cricket: Williamson ruled out
Cricket: Williamson ruled out

Black Caps batsman Kane Williamson has been ruled out of the remaining two one-day internationals against…

Cricket: SA comfortable being labeled 'the best'

South Africa will go back to No 1 in the world ODI rankings if they beat New Zealand 3-0 in the current series. Middle…

Cricket: Origin cricket added to calender

Origin cricket has been added to the domestic calender, with a North v South T20 clash lined up for October 31 at Hamilton's…

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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: 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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Domestic Cricket

Cricket: Injuries hinder NZ warm-up
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…

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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: 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.

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