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2nd Test: New Zealand eye first Pakistan series win in decades – Preview

2nd Test: New Zealand eye first Pakistan series win in decades – Preview

A win or draw in Hamilton will be enough for New Zealand to notch their first series win over Pakistan since 1985 and only their third ever in 22 series between the two countries.

1st Test: Debutants Colin de Grandhomme, Jeet Raval guide New Zealand to 8-wicket win over Pakistan

1st Test: Debutants Colin de Grandhomme, Jeet Raval guide New Zealand to 8-wicket win over Pakistan

After New Zealand replied with 200, Pakistan resumed their second innings on Sunday at 129-7 and added a further 42 to be all out for 171.

1st Test: Debutant Colin de Grandhomme's six-wicket haul puts Kiwis in control vs Pakistan on Day 2

1st Test: Debutant Colin de Grandhomme's six-wicket haul puts Kiwis in control vs Pakistan on Day 2

Although Grandhomme was picked for the all-rounder role ahead of the more experienced Jimmy Neesham in the swing-friendly conditions, he surprised even himself with his performance.

New Zealand vs Pakistan: 1st Test to go ahead despite massive earthquake

New Zealand vs Pakistan: 1st Test to go ahead despite massive earthquake

The 7.8-magnitude quake, one of the most powerful ever recorded in New Zealand, hit just after midnight (1100 GMT Sunday) near the South Island town of Kaikoura, about 180 kilometres (110 miles) north of Christchurch.

New Zealand cricketer Scott Kuggeleijn ruled out of selection due to rape trial

New Zealand cricketer Scott Kuggeleijn ruled out of selection due to rape trial

The Kiwi cricketer has hence removed himself from national team selection as New Zealand A gears up to play Pakistan.

Wasn't a fluent knock but 72 runs are welcome any day of the week, says man of the match Martin Guptill

Wasn't a fluent knock but 72 runs are welcome any day of the week, says man of the match Martin Guptill

Guptill's innings set the platform for New Zealand as they posted 260 and then bowled out India for 241 in 48.4 overs.

IND vs NZ: Stats that prove Ravichandran Ashwin is touching legendary status in Indian cricket

IND vs NZ: Stats that prove Ravichandran Ashwin is touching legendary status in Indian cricket

Ravichandran Ashwin picked up a 6-for against New Zealand on day 3 of third Test between India and New Zealand.

India vs New Zealand: New panel set to pick squad for five ODIs on October 6

India vs New Zealand: New panel set to pick squad for five ODIs on October 6

Manish Pandey is expected to retain his place in the side and so is young pacer Barinder Sran and Jasprit Bumrah.

India vs New Zealand, 1st Test: Tom Latham was caught off a legal delivery but was declared not out – Here's why!

India vs New Zealand, 1st Test: Tom Latham was caught off a legal delivery but was declared not out – Here's why!

Desperately looking for a second breakthrough, Indian players went up in air in the 36th over of the innings when Latham tried to sweep one, but got an edge - which riocheted from his shoe and went straight to Rahul at short leg.

India vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson & Co recall Corey Anderson for ODIs

India vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson & Co recall Corey Anderson for ODIs

Anderson last played an international game for New Zealand during the World T20 in India, before a back injury ruled him out of the tours of Zimbabwe and South Africa.

Kiwi quick Mitchell McClenaghan out of India ODI series with pelvis injury

Kiwi quick Mitchell McClenaghan out of India ODI series with pelvis injury

The 30-year-old, who has taken 82 ODI wickets in 48 matches, has not played a 50-over game since January.

India vs New Zealand: Kiwis pick struggling Martin Guptill in 15-man squad for upcoming Test series

India vs New Zealand: Kiwis pick struggling Martin Guptill in 15-man squad for upcoming Test series

Larsen said India`s home record was formidable but the Black Caps were looking for a historic series win.

New Zealand to keep trialling day-night first-class cricket

New Zealand to keep trialling day-night first-class cricket

NZC has said they hoped to play their first day-night test match at home against England in 2018.

Javed Miandad asks Misbah-ul-Haq to call off retirement plans to ensure Pakistan's future success

Javed Miandad asks Misbah-ul-Haq to call off retirement plans to ensure Pakistan's future success

Pakistan topped the ICC rankings for the first time despite not having played any Test cricket on home soil since 2009.

New Zealand supremo David White pitches for four-day Tests, two-tiers

New Zealand supremo David White pitches for four-day Tests, two-tiers

The idea, first floated by former Australian captain Mark Taylor, has already won support from fellow Aussie greats Shane Warne and Greg Chappell, as well as England Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves.

IND vs NZ: New-age Team India announce Kiwi-series fixtures in unique style

IND vs NZ: New-age Team India announce Kiwi-series fixtures in unique style

This is how Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli along with vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, coach Anil Kumble and others revealed the fixtures of series against New Zealand

Durga Puja forces BCCI to revise India-New Zealand Test series itinerary

Durga Puja forces BCCI to revise India-New Zealand Test series itinerary

There were no changes for the other fixtures. Dharamsala will host the first ODI on October 16 and Delhi`s Ferozeshah Kotla the second on October 19.

Billy Bowden dropped from New Zealand’s international umpiring panel

Billy Bowden dropped from New Zealand’s international umpiring panel

Bowded, 53, amused cricket fans with his eccentric signals, especially the crooked finger with which he indicated dismissals.

Indian-born Jeet Raval gets New Zealand call up for Zimbabwe, South Africa tours

Indian-born Jeet Raval gets New Zealand call up for Zimbabwe, South Africa tours

Indian-born opening batsman Jeet Raval has been named in New Zealand's squad for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa.

New Zealand plan first day-night Test against England in 2018

New Zealand plan first day-night Test against England in 2018

New Zealand also confirmed three one-day internationals against world champions Australia from Jan. 30-Feb. 5 next year.