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New Zealand bowler Doug Bracewell blames dead parrot for drink driving

New Zealand bowler Doug Bracewell blames dead parrot for drink driving

He has a history of alcohol-fuelled incidents and was suspended for one Test in 2014 after going on a drinking spree with batsman Jesse Ryder, during which he broke a bone in his foot.

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.