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New Zealand vs Australia: Doug Bracewell ruled out of 2nd Test with shoulder strain

New Zealand vs Australia: Doug Bracewell ruled out of 2nd Test with shoulder strain

New Zealand would not call a replacement bowler into the squad for the second and final Test beginning in Christchurch on Saturday.

VIDEO: Controversy! Doug Bracewell knocks Adam Voges' stumps over, umpire says not out

VIDEO: Controversy! Doug Bracewell knocks Adam Voges' stumps over, umpire says not out

Kiwi skipper Brendon McCullum was seen having a chat with Illingworth when the day's play ended.

2nd Test, Day 2: Dushmantha Chameera's blitz puts Sri Lanka on top

2nd Test, Day 2: Dushmantha Chameera's blitz puts Sri Lanka on top

Chameera took his first five-wicket bag as New Zealand slumped from 81 without loss to 232-9 at stumps.
 

New Zealand mull two spinners for second Test against Sri Lanka

New Zealand mull two spinners for second Test against Sri Lanka

A spinner could be brought in expense of either Neil Wagner or Doug Bracewell.

Australia win first test against New Zealand by 208 runs

Australia win first test against New Zealand by 208 runs

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum fought a thrilling rearguard with a run-a-ball 80.

1st Test, Day 3: Joe Burns, David Warner score centuries as Australia pound Kiwis

1st Test, Day 3: Joe Burns, David Warner score centuries as Australia pound Kiwis

Warner scores successive tons to lead Australian dominance.

Mitchell Santner, Grant Elliott earn NZ central contracts

Mitchell Santner, Grant Elliott earn NZ central contracts

Rookie all-rounder Mitchell Santner and veteran Grant Elliott have been rewarded for their recent strong performances by being included in New Zealand`s list of centrally contracted players on Wednesday.

New Zealand wrap up tour victory over Somerset

New Zealand wrap up tour victory over Somerset

New Zealand have made the perfect start to their tour of England after wrapping up a 66-run victory in their opening match against Somerset at Taunton on Monday.

New Zealand fight back to win Sri Lanka Test, series

New Zealand fight back to win Sri Lanka Test, series

New Zealand recovered from first innings turmoil to beat Sri Lanka by 193 runs in the second Test in Wellington Wednesday and record a 2-0 victory in the two-match series.

New Zealand buoyed as Sangakkara falls in wicket spree

New Zealand buoyed as Sangakkara falls in wicket spree

 Four wickets before lunch including the key scalp of Kumar Sangakkara buoyed New Zealand`s hopes of sealing the series against Sri Lanka Wednesday.

Surprised, excited Doug Bracewell returns from exile

Surprised, excited Doug Bracewell returns from exile

Doug Bracewell was just as surprised as many pundits and fans on Saturday when he was named as the third seamer for New Zealand in the second test against Sri Lanka and then celebrated his recall with three wickets late in the day.

1st Test: Green top awaits New Zealand, Sri Lanka

1st Test: Green top awaits New Zealand, Sri Lanka

New Zealand and Sri Lanka are expecting a paceman's paradise when their two-Test series starts here from Friday.

Stiff competition among Kiwi pacers for final 11 berth: Craig McMillan

Stiff competition among Kiwi pacers for final 11 berth: Craig McMillan

New Zealand batting coach Craig McMillan has said there is intense competition among the quick bowlers in the squad for a place in the final 11 and whoever misses out playing the first Test against Sri Lanka here will be unlucky.

Bad boy Doug Bracewell wins Black Caps reprieve

Bad boy Doug Bracewell wins Black Caps reprieve

New Zealand bad boy Doug Bracewell was handed a career lifeline on Wednesday when he was named in the 15-man Test squad to face Pakistan next month.

Ryder, Bracewell fined over booze-up

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Tuesday added a fine to Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell`s punishment for embarking on a late-night drinking spree ahead of the first Test against India in Auckland.

Booze-up costs Ryder, Bracewell Test spot

Troublesome New Zealand cricketers Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell are out of the second Test against India, coach Mike Hesson said Monday, as details emerged of a late-night drinking spree.

`Embattled` Ryder slams `late night boozing` reports as `bollocks`

Embattled New Zealand veteran Jesse Ryder has slammed the latest reports of him drinking into the early hours of Thursday just hours before the first Test against India, saying that most of the things are `bollocks`.

Ryder and Bracewell`s behaviour under investigation

New Zealand Cricket (NSC) will investigate behaviour of Test squad members Doug Bracewell and Jesse Ryder, who have confirmed spending time in a bar, hours before the start of the ongoing first Test against India.

Ryder and Bracewell suspended for late-night drinking session

New Zealand cricketers Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell have been suspended by the country`s cricket board after they were found hanging out for a late-night drinking session on the eve of the opening Test match against India here.

India vs New Zealand, 1st Test - Preview

Thoroughly embarrassed in the ODI series, India would aim for a turnaround in fortunes when they take on a sprightly and confident New Zealand in the opening match of a two-Test series starting here from Thursday.