Kane Williamson missed a second successive hundred while Ross Taylor made an unbeaten 88 to steer New Zealand to 275-4 in the fifth and final day-night international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori could make a surprise return to the test arena as coach Mike Hesson considers taking three spinners into the deciding clash with Pakistan in Sharjah which starts on Wednesday.
Not even in his wildest dream did Pawan Negi think that he would take a five-for on a stage like the CLT20 final and after producing that unexpected stellar effort, the overnight star attributed his success to his stint at Chennai Super Kings and inspiration Daniel Vettori.
Resurgent St. Lucia Zouks comfortably outplayed holders Jamaica Tallawahs to snatch their second straight win in their bid to salvage some much needed pride from their Caribbean Premier League campaign (CPL).
Royal Challengers Bangalore coach Daniel Vettori was pained to see the ugly on-field spat between RCB bowler Mitchell Starc and Mumbai Indians` batsman Kieron Pollard in an IPL game here but preferred to wait for the match referee`s verdict before apportioning blame.
Australia`s most successful wicketkeeper-batsman of all time, Adam Gilchrist, is the latest name to be added to the growing list of stars taking part in the MCC v Rest of the World match at Lord`s on July 5.
The international cricket career of Premier New Zealand spin bowler Daniel Vettori is reportedly still under an injury-darkened cloud after it was confirmed that he would not be considered for the upcoming series against India.