ICC World Cup 2015: Balance and composure the keys to New Zealand progress
ICC World Cup 2015: Balance and composure the keys to New Zealand progress

The calm, assured manner in which New Zealand chased down South Africa`s imposing total on Tuesday to advance to their first cricket World Cup final is a hallmark of a team that has developed into a cohesive unit over the last two years.

Very hard to fill in Dhoni's boots once he retires: Ian Smith
Very hard to fill in Dhoni's boots once he retires: Ian Smith

 Former New Zealand wicketkeeper Ian Smith feels it will be extremely difficult to fill up the void created in Indian cricket once Mahendra Singh Dhoni bids adieu to the game in near future.

ICC Cricket World Cup: New Zealand braced for Bangladesh challenge
ICC Cricket World Cup: New Zealand braced for Bangladesh challenge

Wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi warned New Zealand not to under-estimate fellow quarter-finalists Bangladesh when they meet Friday with the Asian side desperate for a win which could help them avoid facing champions India.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Luke Ronchi relishes facing old Aussie mates
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Luke Ronchi relishes facing old Aussie mates

Luke Ronchi is looking forward to the prospect of facing his old Australia team-mates when he dons the gloves for New Zealand in the co-hosts` high-profile World Cup clash in Auckland on Saturday.

Record-breaker Sangakkara sets up Sri Lanka win against New Zealand
Record-breaker Sangakkara sets up Sri Lanka win against New Zealand

Kumar Sangakkara scored an unbeaten 113 and then returned to break the world record for the most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in one-day internationals as Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 34 runs in the seventh and final match in Wellington on Thursday.

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 108 runs in fifth ODI
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 108 runs in fifth ODI

A world-record partnership by centurions Luke Ronchi and Grant Elliott rescued New Zealand from an early collapse to ensure a commanding 360-5 in the fifth one-day international against Sri Lanka on Friday.

Kane Williamson scores ton as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by four wickets
Kane Williamson scores ton as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by four wickets

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in a one-day international in Nelson on Tuesday to go 2-1 up in the seven match series.

Pakistan vs Pakistan, 5th ODI: Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor lift Kiwis to 275-4
Pakistan vs Pakistan, 5th ODI: Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor lift Kiwis to 275-4

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.

Corey Anderson stakes Test claims in warm-up game
Corey Anderson stakes Test claims in warm-up game

All-rounder Corey Anderson reminded New Zealand selectors of his credentials with a hard-hitting half-century in the three-day warm-up game against Pakistan `A` in Sharjah on Tuesday.

South Africa beat New Zealand by six wickets in 1st ODI
South Africa beat New Zealand by six wickets in 1st ODI

South Africa cruised to a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first one-day international at Mount Maunganui on Tuesday, guided home by a captain`s knock from AB de Villiers.

Black Caps pick rookie duo for West Indies

New Zealand selectors included two new caps in a 15-man Test squad named Tuesday to tour the West Indies, with injury-hit spinner Dan Vettori`s future under a cloud.

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.

India confident of squaring N Zealand series

India are confident they can win their two remaining one-day internationals in New Zealand to salvage a draw from a series they were expected to dominate.

2nd T20I: New Zealand defeat West Indies by 4 wickets, seal series

New Zealand inflicted a further defeat on the West Indies in their second Twenty20 international on Wednesday to bring a dismal end to the visiting team`s tour.

Kiwis name `settled` squad for ODI series against India

New Zealand on Wednesday named a virtually unchanged squad for the upcoming ODI series against India with the selectors keeping faith in players who drew the recent five-match home assignment against the West Indies.

Luke Ronchi likely to take up `permanent` wicketkeeper role for Kiwis

Luke Ronchi`s ticket into the New Zealand one-day team looks set to be extended after coach Mike Hesson confirmed skipper Brendon McCullum`s wicketkeeping days were all but over, according to reports.

New Zealand`s Kane Williamson fractures thumb, to return home

Batsman Kane Williamson has suffered a small fracture in his left thumb and been ruled out of New Zealand`s ongoing tour of Bangladesh and the upcoming visit to Sri Lanka, the country`s cricket board said on Wednesday.

Ronchi ton takes NZ A to 310, Saxena takes six

Veteran Luke Ronchi smashed a quickfire century as New Zealand A recovered from a precarious position to post a respectable 310 against India A on the second day of their three-day match.

Hesson concerned over Vettori`s `career hampering` Achilles tendon problem

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has admitted concern over injured veteran Daniel Vettori and said there were some serious medical discussions to be had over his future.

Ex-Aussie player Ronchi to make Kiwi debut in ODI game at Lord`s

Former Australian international cricketer Luke Ronchi is set to complete a notable double when he makes a debut for his native New Zealand in the first one-day international against England at Lord`s on Friday.