Former skipper Daniel Vettori out of NZ series with West Indies

Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has ruled himself out of the West Indies Test series starting next week due to fitness worries as he comes back from a serious injury.

Vettori likely to make return to international cricket during India series

Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori says that the visit of West Indies in December is likely to be too early for him to return to the national team.

Troubled Ryder eyes Black Caps return

Troubled New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder resumed his cricket career Monday, targeting a return to the Black Caps after a tumultuous year that included a drugs ban and a near-fatal beating.

Brendon McCullum says NZ spinners need to do better

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has said that his team`s spinner need to perform better after Bangladesh gave them a close fight in the first drawn Test played at Chittagong.

Kiwi batsmen versus Lankan spinners in next CT clash

Their morale sky high after a 2-1 series win over England, New Zealand would look to carry their good form into the Champions Trophy when they clash with Sri Lanka in a Group A match.

Lord’s Test: England beat New Zealand by 170 runs

Paceman Stuart Broad destroyed New Zealand batting in the second innings of the first Test at Lord’s as England crushed the visitors by 170 runs on the fourth day on Sunday.

McCullum, Taylor `join hands` to beat England in Lord`s Test

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor have put their problems behind and joined hands in a bid to defeat England in the first Test at Lord`s.

Jesse Ryder making `significant progress` following gym stint

New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder has reportedly made a significant return to fitness and recovery after a gym stint.

Young Root to captain England Lions against Kiwis

Upcoming England cricketer Joe Root has been chosen by the second string England Lions to captain their side against New Zealand on May 9.

Jesse Ryder may play in Caribbean Premiere League

Jesse Ryder who is currently recovering from an assault outside a bar in Christchurch will probably return to competitive cricket with the Caribbean Premiere League to be played in July.

Jesse Ryder`s manager writes off his IPL prospects

The manager of New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder has said that the star will not make any late appearances in the Indian Premier League.

Steven Finn warns Kiwis England have `a point to prove` against them

England quick Steven Finn has warned the Kiwis that his team is determined to prove a point against them after their Test stalemate in the recent series in New Zealand.

Man to be charged for uploading video of Ryder-assault accused

A man may be charged for breaching a court suppression order by uploading a video of the two men accused of attacking New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder on the internet.

Jesse Ryder assault accused appear in court

Two men accused of assaulting New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder appeared in a Christchurch court on Thursday.

Jesse Ryder discharged from hospital

New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder has returned home from hospital almost a week after he was assaulted by a group of men outside a bar which left the cricketer with critical head injuries.

Jesse Ryder showing remarkable improvement, disappointed to miss IPL

New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder is recovering well after being shifted out of Intensive Care Unit, his manager Aaron Klee revealed on Monday.

Jesse Ryder moved out of ICU, says he’s OK

New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder has been moved out of Intensive Care Unit and thanked his supporters for their messages in his first public statement since waking from induced coma.

Ross Taylor not ‘comfortable’ in the dressing room

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has revealed that he is not feeling comfortable in the national side since he was replaced as the captain by Brendon McCullum.

Cook rebuffs `Eng were undone by complacency against Kiwis` claim

England captain Alastair Cook has dismissed the suggestion that his team had failed to take the challenge presented by New Zealand.

Vettori eager to return to action after six month injury run

Former Kiwis’ skipper Daniel Vettori is close to returning to action for the first time in six months after succumbing to a long-term nagging Achilles tendon injury.