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.

Cricket: New Zealand 93-2 at lunch against Sri Lanka
Cricket: New Zealand 93-2 at lunch against Sri Lanka

 Sri Lanka struck back after a wayward start in the second Test to have New Zealand 93-2 at lunch on a bowler-friendly Basin Reserve wicket in Wellington on Saturday.

2nd Test: New Zealand seek to continue success in Wellington against Sri Lanka
2nd Test: New Zealand seek to continue success in Wellington against Sri Lanka

New Zealand`s eight-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the first test of their two-match series has given them an opportunity to start next year as they did this, with a series triumph over a higher-ranked opponent.

1st Test: Trent Boult double gives New Zealand crucial break against SL
1st Test: Trent Boult double gives New Zealand crucial break against SL

Two late wickets by Trent Boult put New Zealand back in control of the first Test against Sri Lanka today after a maiden Test century by Dimuth Karunaratne had briefly given the tourists a glimmer of hope.

Sri Lanka in fight to survive against in-form New Zealand
Sri Lanka in fight to survive against in-form New Zealand

Sri Lanka were fighting for survival in the first Test against New Zealand Saturday after being decimated by a lethal Blackcaps` swing attack in their first innings and forced to follow on.

First Test: New Zealand in control as Sri Lanka follow on
First Test: New Zealand in control as Sri Lanka follow on

Strike bowler Trent Boult led a rampant New Zealand attack that wiped out Sri Lanka`s first innings and forced them to bat again on the second day of the first Test on Saturday.

New Zealand's Boult strikes to put Sri Lanka on back foot

Trent Boult captured three early wickets to put Sri Lanka on the back foot at lunch on the second day of the first test at Hagley Oval in Christchurch with the visitors 38 for three after they had earlier bowled New Zealand out for 441.

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.

Hawk-eye officials admit error in Shan Massod's dismissal review in Pakistan-New Zealand Test
Hawk-eye officials admit error in Shan Massod's dismissal review in Pakistan-New Zealand Test

Cricket's Hawk-eye officials have reportedly accepted that the judgement of the review system in the dismissal of Pakistan batsman Shan Masood in the second Test against New Zealand in Dubai last month was erroneous.

3rd Test: New Zealand beat Pakistan to level series
3rd Test: New Zealand beat Pakistan to level series

Emotional New Zealand completed an innings and 80 run win over Pakistan in the third and final Test in Sharjah on Sunday, to level the three-match series 1-1.

3rd Test: New Zealand close on series-levelling victory
3rd Test: New Zealand close on series-levelling victory

The spinners tightened the screws on Pakistan after paceman Trent Boult struck three times with the new ball to put New Zealand on course for a series-levelling victory in the third and final test in Sharjah on Sunday.

Trent Boult's three-wicket burst puts NZ on course for victory
Trent Boult's three-wicket burst puts NZ on course for victory

Left-arm paceman Trent Boult struck three times with the new ball to put New Zealand on course for a series-levelling victory in the third and final test against Pakistan in Sharjah on Sunday.

CLT20 2014: Knights beat Cobras by 33 runs in rain-shortened match
CLT20 2014: Knights beat Cobras by 33 runs in rain-shortened match

Rains took some sheen off Kane Williamson's record batting display of scoring the fastest ever century in Champions League Twenty20 as New Zealand side Northern Knights beat Cape Cobras of South Africa by 33 runs under Duckworth-Lewis method here today.

Tim Southee, Trent Boult set the match for Northern Knights: Michael Hussey
Tim Southee, Trent Boult set the match for Northern Knights: Michael Hussey

Knocked out of the Champions League T20 after losing to Northern Knights in the qualifying round, Mumbai Indians' ace batsman Michael Hussey said some tight bowling by pacers Trent Boult and Tim Southee had led to his team's downfall.

NZ bowlers moving-up on ranking table, after historic win against West Indies

After a historic win against West Indies in Bridgetown, New Zealand bowlers are marching ahead on The Reliance ICC Rankings.

New Zealand beat West Indies for series win

New Zealand`s perseverance with their frontline bowlers paid off eventually as the visitors completed a 53-run victory over the West Indies in the last hour of the third and final Test match at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Monday.

Rain hits as West Indies struggle against New Zealand

New Zealand were pressing for a series-clinching victory with the West Indies struggling at 72 for three after being set a victory target of 308 when rain brought an early end to play before lunch on the last day of the third and final Test at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Monday.

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.

Need to put pressure on Indian batsmen: Trent Boult

New Zealand pacer Trent Boult on Tuesday sought to play mind games ahead of the first cricket Test against India, saying the visiting batsmen are too attacking and that sustained pressure can get them to commit errors.