Murder accused Indian pays fine with victim's money: Prosecutor

A 20-year-old Indian-origin man in New Zealand, accused of killing a compatriot, paid off court fines with latter's money, a media report said.

ICC World Cup, Bangladesh vs Scotland: Preview
ICC World Cup, Bangladesh vs Scotland: Preview

Bangladesh would eye victory against a struggling Scotland to keep their quarterfinal hopes alive in the cricket World Cup when the two teams clash in a Pool A match here tomorrow.

Cricket World Cup: Mitchell Johnson claims nerves got better of Aussie batsmen against Kiwis
Cricket World Cup: Mitchell Johnson claims nerves got better of Aussie batsmen against Kiwis

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson has claimed that their batting order got a little bit nervous through the middle period in their dramatic World Cup loss to New Zealand on Saturday at Eden Park.

Netflix to launch in Australia, New Zealand this month

US video streaming service Netflix on Tuesday said it will launch in Australia and New Zealand this month, with access to season three of hit political drama House of Cards a key drawcard.

ICC World Cup: Australia were 'nervous' against New Zealand, says Mitchell Johnson
ICC World Cup: Australia were 'nervous' against New Zealand, says Mitchell Johnson

Nerves got the better of Australia`s batting lineup in their dramatic World Cup loss to New Zealand at the weekend and they may have been overawed by the occasion, Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson said.

ICC World Cup: Swing kings offer hope of checking World Cup run riot
ICC World Cup: Swing kings offer hope of checking World Cup run riot

Prior to this World Cup, there were plenty of pundits forecasting the tournament would descend into an orgy of run-scoring, with bowlers reduced to cannon-fodder.

ICC World Cup: Mitchell Starc wants to repeat blistering form against Afghanistan
ICC World Cup: Mitchell Starc wants to repeat blistering form against Afghanistan

Mitchell Starc has no desire to be stood down for Wednesday`s World Cup clash against Afghanistan in Perth after his six-wicket blitz just failed to nudge the four-time champions past New Zealand.

ICC World Cup 2015: Daniel Vettori `unsung hero` for New Zealand
ICC World Cup 2015: Daniel Vettori `unsung hero` for New Zealand

Veteran slow-bowler Daniel Vettori was hailed on Sunday as the "unsung hero" of New Zealand`s knife-edge one-wicket World Cup win over Australia for applying the brakes on the four-time champions just when they threatened a run rampage.

ICC World Cup: Popeye` McCullum gets all-clear after Johnson arm ball
ICC World Cup: Popeye` McCullum gets all-clear after Johnson arm ball

New Zealand are confident that captain Brendon McCullum will be fit for next Sunday`s World Cup clash against Afghanistan despite taking a nasty blow on his left arm from Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson.

ICC World Cup 2015: England and Pakistan seek World Cup boost
ICC World Cup 2015: England and Pakistan seek World Cup boost

 England and Pakistan will both look to revive their faltering World Cup campaigns on Sunday.

Michael Clarke blames poor shot selection for narrow New Zealand loss
Michael Clarke blames poor shot selection for narrow New Zealand loss

Australia captain Michael Clarke attributed an over-emphasis on attack as the reason behind his team`s poor batting performance in the one-wicket loss to New Zealand in the World Cup Pool A match at Eden Park on Saturday.

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum cleared of serious injury after forearm smack
New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum cleared of serious injury after forearm smack

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum was cleared of serious injury after taking a nasty crack to the forearm from Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson during a cricket World Cup Pool A encounter here Saturday.

 ICC World Cup: Struggling Shane Watson plays on despite friend`s death
ICC World Cup: Struggling Shane Watson plays on despite friend`s death

Struggling Australian all-rounder Shane Watson goes into Saturday`s World Cup clash against New Zealand mourning the death of one of his closest friends who lost his battle with cancer this week.

ICC Cricket WC 2015: New Zealand vs  Australia - As it happened...
ICC Cricket WC 2015: New Zealand vs Australia - As it happened...

In a much-awaited clash between the co-hosts, New Zealand beat Australia by one wicket in a low-scoring thriller. While defending a small total of 151, Australian bowlers never lost hopes and fought till the end to make a match out of nowhere.

ICC World Cup 2015, New Zealand vs Australia: Preview
ICC World Cup 2015, New Zealand vs Australia: Preview

 One of the most fierce cricketing rivalries will play out in what is expected to be a crackling contest when four-time champions Australia lock horns with underdogs-turned-contenders New Zealand in a group A match of the ICC World Cup here on Saturday. 

ICC World Cup: Kiwis favourites to beat Australia but won't like it, says Steve Waugh
ICC World Cup: Kiwis favourites to beat Australia but won't like it, says Steve Waugh

New Zealand are favourites to beat Australia in their highly anticipated World Cup clash at Eden Park on Saturday but won`t like the idea, former Australia captain Steve Waugh has said.

ICC World Cup 2015: Tim Southee fit for Australia showdown, says McCullum
ICC World Cup 2015: Tim Southee fit for Australia showdown, says McCullum

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum Friday quashed any fears over paceman Tim Southee`s participation in Saturday`s World Cup game against Australia, saying he is expected to play in an unchanged team.

Cricket World Cup: Five great Australia-New Zealand sporting clashes
Cricket World Cup: Five great Australia-New Zealand sporting clashes

World Cup co-hosts and title contenders New Zealand and Australia meet at Auckland`s Eden Park on Saturday in one of the most highly anticipated matches of the tournament.

Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics
Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics

Afghanistan's latest cricket sensation Hamid Hassan found his way into the pages of the popular US daily the 'Wall Street Journal' after his somersaulting antics post Kumar Sangakkara's wicket in their match against Sri Lanka caught the attention of one and all.

 Cricket Worldcup 2015: Afghanistan Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics
Cricket Worldcup 2015: Afghanistan Hamid Hassan in Wall Street Journal for somersault antics

Afghanistan's latest cricket sensation Hamid Hassan found his way into the pages of the popular US daily the 'Wall Street Journal' after his somersaulting antics post Kumar