NZ women cricketers awarded annual contracts for first time
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
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 won the second test…

Cricket: India takes control of Lord's test
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

Cricket: Steyn, Morkel lead South Africa to victory
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…

Cricket: Trent Bridge pitch labelled "poor" by ICC

English cricket authorities face the prospect of a US$15,000 (NZ$17,200) fine after Australian match referee David Boon's…

Cricket: Sangakkara gives Sri Lanka hope in run chase

Sri Lanka left-hander Kumar Sangakkara led a steady charge on Sunday towards a challenging 370-run target after South Africa…

Cricket: Lord's test finely balanced

A maiden half century and two wickets in two balls from Liam Plunkett for England left the second test finely balanced…

Cricket: Hesson set to reign on
Cricket: Hesson set to reign on

New Zealand Cricket looks set to extend Mike Hesson's national coaching contract for at least two years…

Where are they now: Ewen Chatfield

During his playing days, Ewen Chatfield was known as the Naenae Express. These days, Chats still delivers but at a different…

Cricket: Steyn rips through Sri Lanka

Pace bowler Dale Steyn grabbed 5-50 to help restrict Sri Lanka to 283-9 in reply to South Africa's first-innings score of…

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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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International Cricket

War of words over alleged abuse
War of words over alleged abuse

The prospect of blood being spilled in the Long Room at Lord's was difficult to dispel today. With the second test between…

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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: Upsets give spark to sport as underdogs have their day
David Leggat: Upsets give spark to sport as underdogs have their day

Wimbledon has almost slipped by unnoticed this year. Shows what happens when you're engrossed in the World Cup, Lou Vincent's…

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