Stephen Fleming tips Australia, New Zealand to reach World Cup final
Stephen Fleming tips Australia, New Zealand to reach World Cup final

Former Black Caps captain Stephen Fleming Friday tipped joint hosts Australia and New Zealand to reach the final of the forthcoming 2015 World Cup, also identifying South Africa and the West Indies as the dark horses of the tournament.

Ross Taylor confident of not fizzling out before World Cup 2015
Ross Taylor confident of not fizzling out before World Cup 2015

Batsman Ross Taylor believes that the New Zealand management will protect the players from the risk of burnout.

Mixed World Cup emotions for Stephen Fleming
Mixed World Cup emotions for Stephen Fleming

Former skipper Stephen Fleming has said he is satisfied yet frustrated as New Zealand have reached the semi-finals of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup six times but failed to win the title.

Batting with Brendon McCullum was overbearing, says Kane Williamson
Batting with Brendon McCullum was overbearing, says Kane Williamson

New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has described batting alongside the destructive Brendon McCullum as an overwhelming experience, terming the feeling similar to being a "library in a theme park".

Kiwis pushing for Boxing Day Test in Melbourne against Australia
Kiwis pushing for Boxing Day Test in Melbourne against Australia

As Boxing Day Tests are gaining limelight in the long format of cricket, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief executive David White has claimed that they are pushing for a Melbourne Boxing Day Test against Australia.

New Zealand register fifth Test win in 2014 to break 84-year-old record
New Zealand register fifth Test win in 2014 to break 84-year-old record

By crushing Sri Lanka on Monday by eight wickets in the first Test, the Kiwis gave their countrymen yet another reason to celebrate the new year.

New Zealand reposition Brendon McCullum for Test series against Sri Lanka
New Zealand reposition Brendon McCullum for Test series against Sri Lanka

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is set to return to his customary middle-order slot for the two-Test series against Sri Lanka starting in Christchurch on Boxing Day.

Groin strain forces Kiwi pacer Kyle Mills to return home
Groin strain forces Kiwi pacer Kyle Mills to return home

Pace bowler Kyle Mills will take no further part in New Zealand`s one-day series against Pakistan after injuring his groin in training, the team said Saturday.

New Zealand to get "once in a generation" USD 20m bonus from Cricket World Cup
New Zealand to get "once in a generation" USD 20m bonus from Cricket World Cup

In what has been dubbed as a once in a million chance to boost cricket in New Zealand, the country's cricket board is reportedly expected to get a 20 million dollar bonus from next year's World Cup.

Match-fixers to face up to seven years in prison in New Zealand

People convicted of sports match-fixing in New Zealand will face up to seven years in prison under new legislation passed by the country`s government on Thursday.

Kane Williamson to lead New Zealand in ODIs, T20s
Kane Williamson to lead New Zealand in ODIs, T20s

New Zealand on Monday named batsman Kane Williamson as stand-in captain for the upcoming limited overs series against Pakistan, allowing regular skipper Brendon McCullum to take a break.

Record-breaking Brendon McCullum heartbroken for Phil Hughes
Record-breaking Brendon McCullum heartbroken for Phil Hughes

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum, one-time team-mate of late Phillip Hughes, said he was all the time thinking of the Australian during his fiery double-hundred against Pakistan in Sharjah on Saturday.

Troubled Jesse Ryder pulls out of Dubai tour
Troubled Jesse Ryder pulls out of Dubai tour

Troubled cricketer Jesse Ryder`s bid to regain a place in the New Zealand team suffered a setback Monday when he pulled out of an A squad tour to Dubai, citing personal reasons. 

Controversial Kiwi batsman Jesse Ryder gets World Cup lifeline
Controversial Kiwi batsman Jesse Ryder gets World Cup lifeline

Aggressive top-order batsman Jesse Ryder was passionate about rekindling his international career after he was thrown a World Cup lifeline by being named in a New Zealand `A` team for one-day matches in the United Arab Emirates next month.

Brendon McCullum to testify in Chris Cairns perjury trial
Brendon McCullum to testify in Chris Cairns perjury trial

New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum said on Saturday he will testify against former teammate Chris Cairns in a perjury trial in London next year because he feels a duty "to protect the game".

Black Caps Ross Taylor, Adam Milne to miss South Africa ODIs
Black Caps Ross Taylor, Adam Milne to miss South Africa ODIs

New Zealand`s former skipper Ross Taylor and paceman Adam Milne will miss the upcoming one-day international series against South Africa because of injury, New Zealand Cricket said on Friday.

Chris Cairns given perjury trial date
Chris Cairns given perjury trial date

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns will stand trial on charges of perjury next October after being bailed until January by a London Crown Court on Thursday.

Chris Cairns bailed on perjury charge

New Zealand cricket great Chris Cairns appeared in a London court on Thursday to face a charge of perjury relating to a libel action he brought in England in 2012.

Bad boy Doug Bracewell wins Black Caps reprieve
Bad boy Doug Bracewell wins Black Caps reprieve

New Zealand bad boy Doug Bracewell was handed a career lifeline on Wednesday when he was named in the 15-man Test squad to face Pakistan next month.

Former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe suffers cancer relapse
Former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe suffers cancer relapse

Former New Zealand cricket captain Martin Crowe has suffered a relapse of his cancer.