McCullum praises Wagner`s haul as key to memorable win

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum praised left arm pace bowler Neil Wagner for helping his side beat India by 40 runs in the first test on Sunday even though he was named man of the match for his first innings double century.

Learning about bowling in various conditions: Ishwar Pandey

The lanky Ishwar Pandey finally got a chance to play a match on this tour of New Zealand in a two-day tour game and his three-wicket haul in 14 overs would surely make him happy after waiting in the wings for three weeks since India landed in this country.

NZ media hails team for ODI rout of "wobbling world champs"

Describing India as the "wobbling world champions", the New Zealand media on Saturday hailed the Black Caps` comprehensive 4-0 win over the visiting side in the just-concluded five-match ODI series.

5th ODI: India vs New Zealand - Preview

Their morale dented after losing the series, India would be desperate to salvage some lost pride by notching their maiden win on the tour when they take on a sprightly New Zealand in the fifth and final cricket one-dayer on Friday.

We`re very much on target to win the series: Ronchi

Unperturbed by India`s remarkable come-from-behind performance in the thrilling tied third ODI, New Zealand wicket-keeper Luke Ronchi on Monday said with a comfortable 2-0 lead, the hosts are well on course to win the five-match ODI series.

3rd ODI: Jadeja returns to form as match ends in a thrilling tie

Ravindra Jadeja very nearly pulled off a sensational victory with some lusty hits but could not take India home in the last over as the third one-dayer against New Zealand ended in a nail-biting tie to keep the visitors afloat in the five-match series on Saturday.

New Zealand add Jesse Ryder to Test squad for India

Jesse Ryder was on the verge of completing a remarkable return to international cricket Sunday when he was named on the fringe of the New Zealand squad for next month`s two Tests against India.

Raina injures elbow in nets ahead of 3rd ODI

Indian batsman Suresh Raina was on Friday rendered a doubtful starter for the must-win third one-dayer against New Zealand here tomorrow after injuring his elbow during a practice session.

Indian team arrives in NZ for ODI series

The Indian cricket team arrived here today for the five-match ODI series against New Zealand starting January 19.

Vettori not to be considered for ODI series against India

New Zealand`s veteran spinner and former captain Daniel Vettori will not be considered for the upcoming series against India owing to a back injury which has flared up in recent days.

New Zealand Cricket announces venues for `big-ticket` India tour

The `big-ticket` Indian tour`s opening one-day international (ODI) against New Zealand will be held at Napier`s McLean Park.

New Zealand confirms trimmed India cricket tour

New Zealand Cricket on Monday announced a shortened schedule for its home series against India after reports that the visitors wanted to keep the tour as brief as possible.

Inclusion of Vettori, Oram will help us in T20s: Taylor

New Zealand hope to get back on winning track when they take on India in the first T20 International here tomorrow as it will boost the morale of the side ahead of the World T20 in Sri Lanka starting from September 18.

The loss hurts but still proud of the team: Taylor

The 0-2 series whitewash against India has left Ross Taylor heartbroken but the New Zealand captain said he is still proud of his team for showing "outstanding" effort in the second Test.

NZ cricketers arrive for India series

Some members of the New Zealand cricket team have arrived here for the Test and Twenty20 matches against India starting August 23.