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.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Black Caps want World Cup fairytale for Daniel Vettori
Cricket World Cup 2015: Black Caps want World Cup fairytale for Daniel Vettori

Brendon McCullum on Wednesday conceded Daniel Vettori had probably played his last international innings on home soil, saying New Zealand were intent on giving the veteran a fairytale send-off in the World Cup final.

World Cup 2015: New Zealand letting thrilling semi-final win against South Arica sink in
World Cup 2015: New Zealand letting thrilling semi-final win against South Arica sink in

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has not really slept since his side`s semi-final win over South Africa on Tuesday while skipper Brendon McCullum wants to "stop and smell the roses" before the co-hosts turn their attention to the cricket World Cup final.

New Zealand fast bowler Adam Milne out of ICC World Cup
New Zealand fast bowler Adam Milne out of ICC World Cup

New Zealand fast bowler Adam Milne has been ruled out of the remainder of the World Cup after suffering a foot injury, New Zealand Cricket announced Monday.

Cricket makes contribution for Vanuatu cyclone victims
Cricket makes contribution for Vanuatu cyclone victims

Following the recent natural catastrophe caused by Cyclone Pam which ravaged the island nation of Vanuatu, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday said it will offer support through charity partner Unicef at the next two World Cup quarter-finals.

World Cup 2015: Ross Taylor's form not a concern for Kiwis ahead of quarter-final against Windies
World Cup 2015: Ross Taylor's form not a concern for Kiwis ahead of quarter-final against Windies

Ross Taylor`s last innings against Bangladesh should have been a celebration for the 31-year-old right hander.

Cricket WC 2015: NZ won't curb aggressive game for knockout rounds
Cricket WC 2015: NZ won't curb aggressive game for knockout rounds

 New Zealand will not be shelving the aggressive game that has taken them through the pool stage at the World Cup unbeaten despite the stakes now being that much higher in the knock-out rounds, batsman Kane Williamson said on Monday.

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: New Zealand put top side out against Afghanistan
ICC Cricket World Cup: New Zealand put top side out against Afghanistan

New Zealand have afforded Afghanistan the same respect they showed Australia for Sunday`s World Cup game in Napier, resisting the temptation to tinker with their line up after winning their first four matches.

World Cup revives a career interrupted for Grant Elliott
World Cup revives a career interrupted for Grant Elliott

Watching the 1992 World Cup got New Zealand`s Grant Elliott suspended from school but also set him on the path to a career as a professional cricket.  

ICC World Cup: New Zealand jump to top of Pool A after unconvincing win over Scotland
ICC World Cup: New Zealand jump to top of Pool A after unconvincing win over Scotland

New Zealand huffed and puffed to a three-wicket win against a spirited Scotland but jumped to the top of Pool A with their second consecutive victory in the cricket World Cup, here on Tuesday.

Cricket World Cup: Brendon McCullum hails Kiwis after resounding triumph over Lankans
Cricket World Cup: Brendon McCullum hails Kiwis after resounding triumph over Lankans

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum praised his team after their convincing 98-run win over Sri Lanka in their World Cup opener at a chilly Hagley Oval on Saturday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Disaster plants seeds for New Zealand dream
ICC World Cup 2015: Disaster plants seeds for New Zealand dream

When South Africa rolled New Zealand for 45 in a Test innings two years ago little did they know they had also sown the seeds for the Black Caps to become strong contenders for the 2015 World Cup.

New Zealand coach pleased preparation ahead of World Cup 2015
New Zealand coach pleased preparation ahead of World Cup 2015

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson Thursday said the two bilateral series victories against Asian stalwarts Sri Lanka and Pakistan was an ideal preparation for the World Cup.

Co-hosts New Zealand loom as popular dark horses of World Cup
Co-hosts New Zealand loom as popular dark horses of World Cup

New Zealand are looming as the popular dark horses for the cricket World Cup with Brendon McCullum`s side eager to shake off the `nearly but not quite` tag.

Host nations hit top gear ahead of ICC World Cup 2015
Host nations hit top gear ahead of ICC World Cup 2015

Australia and New Zealand are not only set to host the ICC World Cup 2015, but are also geared up to grab the opportunity with both hands to lift the coveted trophy.