New Zealand, Australia revive Chappell-Hadlee ODIs
New Zealand, Australia revive Chappell-Hadlee ODIs

Australia will play two tests and three one-day internationals on its tour to New Zealand in February, sacrificing an additional test to revive the one-day international series for the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy.

New Zealand seek to continue improvement as they take on Proteas in T20s
New Zealand seek to continue improvement as they take on Proteas in T20s

Despite missing several key players, New Zealand are confident they can continue their growth as a team when they take on South Africa in two Twenty20 internationals and three one-day internationals this month.

New Zealand see off Zimbabwe in one-off T20
New Zealand see off Zimbabwe in one-off T20

George Worker hit an aggressive half-century on his New Zealand debut as Zimbabwe were severely outclassed in Sunday`s one-off Twenty20 international at Harare Sports Club.

Mitchell Santner, Grant Elliott earn NZ central contracts
Mitchell Santner, Grant Elliott earn NZ central contracts

Rookie all-rounder Mitchell Santner and veteran Grant Elliott have been rewarded for their recent strong performances by being included in New Zealand`s list of centrally contracted players on Wednesday.

Ton-up Kane Williamson happy to play his way
Ton-up Kane Williamson happy to play his way

New Zealand`s Kane Williamson was happy to prove elegance and timing still had a place when batting in one-day international cricket with a brilliant century in a three-wicket win over England on Sunday.

New Zealand`s Corey Anderson out of England tour with back injury
New Zealand`s Corey Anderson out of England tour with back injury

New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson has been ruled out of the remainder of the tour of England with a back injury, team management announced Friday.

Eoin Morgan surprised as new-look England catch fire
Eoin Morgan surprised as new-look England catch fire

England captain Eoin Morgan was as surprised as anyone by his team`s record 210-run victory over New Zealand in the first one-day international on Tuesday as a new-look side cut loose at Edgbaston.

Dimitri Mascarenhas awarded full-time contract as NZ bowling coach
Dimitri Mascarenhas awarded full-time contract as NZ bowling coach

Former English all-rounder Dimitri Mascarenhas has been appointed New Zealand`s bowling coach full-time in the wake of the team`s encouraging test series in England.

Black Caps won`t top All Blacks, says Brendon McCullum
Black Caps won`t top All Blacks, says Brendon McCullum

New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum accepted even the rare achievement of beating England in a Test match was unlikely to see his side supplant the mighty All Blacks in the nation`s sporting affections.

Brendon McCullum, Mike Hesson honoured for New Zealand success
Brendon McCullum, Mike Hesson honoured for New Zealand success

New Zealand`s unprecedented success in reaching the Cricket World Cup final earlier this year has resulted in honours for captain Brendon McCullum and coach Mike Hesson.

Brendon McCullum vows to maintain aggressive style against England
Brendon McCullum vows to maintain aggressive style against England

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum was adamant his side would stick with their attacking approach to Test cricket come their series finale against England at Headingley starting Friday.

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.

Black Caps sceptical about day-night Tests
Black Caps sceptical about day-night Tests

 New Zealand`s top players are overwhelmingly against a proposal to play "day-night" Test cricket when they tour Australia this year, fearing it will "devalue" the game, the New Zealand Cricket Players Association said Thursday.

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.

Pair avoid jail time over Jesse Ryder assault
Pair avoid jail time over Jesse Ryder assault

Two New Zealand men who were involved in a bar fight that left former Black Cap Jesse Ryder in an induced coma were handed non-custodial sentences on Wednesday, reports said.

Brendon McCullum named New Zealand's 'Cricketer of the Year'
Brendon McCullum named New Zealand's 'Cricketer of the Year'

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum was named "Cricketer of the Year" at the New Zealand Cricket Awards here on Wednesday.

New Zealand's Kyle Mills follows Daniel Vettori into retirement
New Zealand's Kyle Mills follows Daniel Vettori into retirement

Pace bowler Kyle Mills has followed team mate Daniel Vettori into retirement from international cricket after New Zealand`s loss to Australia in Sunday`s World Cup final.

Daniel Vettori announces retirement from international cricket
Daniel Vettori announces retirement from international cricket

A day after his team ended up being the runners-up in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Kiwi legend Daniel Vettori announced his retirement from international cricket.

Brendon McCullum has no regrets as World Cup dream ends in defeat
Brendon McCullum has no regrets as World Cup dream ends in defeat

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he had no regrets after "one hell of a ride" at the World Cup came to an end with a seven-wicket defeat by Australia in Sunday`s final in Melbourne.

ICC World Cup: Brendon McCullum, New Zealand`s multi-talented, muscular leader
ICC World Cup: Brendon McCullum, New Zealand`s multi-talented, muscular leader

When Brendon McCullum took over as captain of New Zealand in December 2014, the team was engulfed by dressing-room strife.