Cricket: Murdoch stars in Wellington win
Cricket: Murdoch stars in Wellington win

Wellington got their Plunket Shield campaign off to a fine start with a thrilling win over Canterbury at Hagley Oval yesterday…

Black Caps facing scorching uphill battle
Black Caps facing scorching uphill battle

Events in Dubai over the past few days have thrown into sharp relief the challenges facing New Zealand when they face Pakistan…

Cricket: Hesson coy on openers
Cricket: Hesson coy on openers

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson is coy on whether the experiment of using Jimmy Neesham as an ODI opener will continue against…

Cricket: SA expect more from NZ at World Cup
Cricket: SA expect more from NZ at World Cup

AB de Villiers leaves New Zealand today a happy man with signs of progress out of their ODI series win and with at least…

Cricket

Cricket: Rain, bad light stop Shield match progress
Cricket: Rain, bad light stop Shield match progress

Inclement weather delayed the start of day three of the match between Canterbury and Wellington at Hagley…

David Leggat: No time to panic - but questions remain

David leggat writes: Certainly there was no question which was the superior team in both key facets. however New Zealand…

Cricket: NZ A naming delayed

The naming of the New Zealand A group to travel to the United Arab Emirates next month has been delayed a day. The group…

Cricket: Damp end to series

New Zealand’s ODI series came to a damp end in Hamilton today.

Cricket: Brownlie believes positivity the key
Cricket: Brownlie believes positivity the key

New Zealand batsman Dean Brownlie believes his side must maintain a positive attitude towards South…

Cricket: Swap the 50s for centuries

Auckland is off and running in the Plunket Shield after a convincing five-wicket win over Northern Districts in Whangarei…

Matt Heath: Kids, cricket and hitting racism for six

On Friday I attended a one-day international between the Black Caps and South Africa at the Bay Oval in Tauranga.

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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

Mark Richardson: Give Guptill a second go
Mark Richardson: Give Guptill a second go

I'm going into bat for Martin Guptill. I'm sorry, but we just don't have the talent in this country in a troublesome position…

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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: Caribbean team putting the wind up
David Leggat: Caribbean team putting the wind up

The West Indies are being difficult. Grumpy players pulled out of what would have been a lucrative visit to India. Now South…

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