Kevin Pietersen lauds Ben Stokes' heroic performance, England's win against Kiwis
Kevin Pietersen lauds Ben Stokes' heroic performance, England's win against Kiwis

He might not be a part of the current England squad, but that didn't keep Kevin Pietersen away from following the action of the first Test match played between the Poms and New Zealand at Lord's.

Lord's disappointment won't temper New Zealand aggression
Lord's disappointment won't temper New Zealand aggression

New Zealand will not let their tight loss to England in the classic test at Lord`s lessen their resolve to keep playing aggressive cricket, captain Brendon McCullum said.

England stun New Zealand to win first Test
England stun New Zealand to win first Test

England completed a remarkable win to beat New Zealand by 124 runs in the first Test at Lord`s on Monday.

1st Test, Day 5: England vs New Zealand – Live Score
1st Test, Day 5: England vs New Zealand – Live Score

Live updates from Day 5 of the first Test match being played between England and New Zealand at Lord's.

IPL 8: Our top-order needs to get going, says Stephen Fleming
IPL 8: Our top-order needs to get going, says Stephen Fleming

Keen to see Chennai Super Kings make their sixth IPL final, team coach Stephen Fleming today said that the top-order needs to fire in the second T20 cricket qualifier against Royal Challengers Bangalore, here tomorrow.

LIVE SCORE: 1st Test, Day 1 - England vs New Zealand
LIVE SCORE: 1st Test, Day 1 - England vs New Zealand

Welcome to our live cricket blog for Day 1 of the 1st Test between England and New Zealand from Lord's. Follow live score, highlights, session-by-session reports and all the latest updates from the home of cricket.

Talking stops as England brace for Kiwi test
Talking stops as England brace for Kiwi test

With a new cricket director, coach and chairman, England return to the field of play in the first test against New Zealand on Thursday following an extraordinary period of upheaval.

Richard Hadlee backs Black Caps to add to England`s woes
Richard Hadlee backs Black Caps to add to England`s woes

New Zealand legend Richard Hadlee has warned England that the Black Caps are ready to add to the hosts` woes in the forthcoming Test series.

IPL 8: It's a tough away game for CSK sans Brendon McCullum, says Stephen Fleming
IPL 8: It's a tough away game for CSK sans Brendon McCullum, says Stephen Fleming

Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming is not only ruing the absence of Brendon McCullum from the batting line-up for IPL qualifier but also the fact that tomorrow's match is an away game for them.

IPL 2015, Qualifier 1: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians - Preview
IPL 2015, Qualifier 1: Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians - Preview

In a high-voltage encounter, two-time champions Chennai Super Kings will take on Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 1 of the Indian Premier League at the Wankhede Stadium.

IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab - As it happened...
IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab - As it happened...

Live updates from the 52nd match of the Indian Premier League between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh.

Hard game for us because of no fear attitude of KXIP: Stephen Fleming
Hard game for us because of no fear attitude of KXIP: Stephen Fleming

Table-toppers Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming sees his side's final IPL league match against bottom placed Kings XI Punjab tomorrow as a "hard game", saying they would be up against a team with "no fear attitude".

IPL 8, Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings: Preview
IPL 8, Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings: Preview

Not in a mood to leave anything to chance, table toppers Chennai Super Kings would be gunning for a win against bottom-placed Kings XI Punjab in their last league match to seal their place in the play-offs of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament, here tomorrow.

IPL 8: Zaheer Khan, Shreyas Iyer guide Daredevils to comprehensive 6-wicket win over Super Kings
IPL 8: Zaheer Khan, Shreyas Iyer guide Daredevils to comprehensive 6-wicket win over Super Kings

Opener Shreyas Iyer struck an unbeaten 70 after veteran pacer Zaheer Khan led a brilliant bowling show as Delhi Daredevils notched up a comprehensive six-wicket win over table toppers Chennai Super Kings in their IPL cricket match here today.

IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Daredevils - As it happened...
IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Daredevils - As it happened...

It was a clinical performance by the Delhi Daredevils as they thrashed Chennai Super Kings by 6 wickets in the 49th match of the Indian Premier League at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur.

IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings beat Rajasthan Royals to virtually seal play-off spot
IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings beat Rajasthan Royals to virtually seal play-off spot

Brendon McCullum struck a quickfire fifty before Ravindra Jadeja produced a brilliant spell of 4-11 as Chennai Super Kings avenged its defeat over Rajasthan Royals with a 12-run win to virtually secure its place in the play-offs of the Indian Premier League here on Sunday.

IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals - As it happened...
IPL 2015: Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals - As it happened...

Chennai Super Kings won the match by 12 runs and reclaimed top-spot in the table. With the win, they have also booked a place in the play-offs. The match witnessed the brilliance of West Indian athlete Dwayne Bravo, who took two stunning catches and and two wickets towards the end after making a quick-fire 15 runs from eight balls. Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets to stifle Rajasthan Royals' run-chase during the middle overs. And Brendon McCullum playeda pivotal innings of 81 runs on top of slow, tricky wicket.

Sitting with Aussies last straw for New Zealand selector
Sitting with Aussies last straw for New Zealand selector

Bruce Edgar said Sunday that lack of support and having to watch the World Cup final sitting among Australia players` wives and girlfriends were factors in him stepping down as a New Zealand cricket selector.

Ben Wheeler shines for New Zealand in tour-opening match
Ben Wheeler shines for New Zealand in tour-opening match

New Zealand`s Ben Wheeler seized his chance to shine on Saturday with a five-wicket haul on the second day of the tour-opening match against Somerset at Taunton.

IPL 2015: Tim Southee expects Chennai to come hard on them
IPL 2015: Tim Southee expects Chennai to come hard on them

Rajasthan Royals paceman Tim Southee is anticipating a revenge game from Chennai Super Kings as the sides gear up to clash one more time in the IPL tournament here on Sunday.