James Anderson says England always had faith in Alastair Cook
James Anderson says England always had faith in Alastair Cook

England's players were convinced Alastair Cook was always going to captain them at next year's World Cup, senior paceman James Anderson said.

JP Duminy to captain South Africa for first time in T20 series against Australia
JP Duminy to captain South Africa for first time in T20 series against Australia

South African batsman J.P. Duminy would captain his team for the first time when they play a Twenty20 series against Australia in November.

South Africa name full-strength squad for Oz, NZ tours
South Africa name full-strength squad for Oz, NZ tours

South Africa have named a full-strength squad for what will effectively be World Cup rehearsal tours of New Zealand and Australia, starting next month.

Graeme Smith believes Proteas have excellent chance of winning 2015 World Cup
Graeme Smith believes Proteas have excellent chance of winning 2015 World Cup

Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith believes that the current squad has an excellent chance of becoming the new world champions.

Fitness, spirit decisive, says South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer
Fitness, spirit decisive, says South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer

South Africa coach Heyneke Meyer said superior fitness and never-say-die spirit created a flattering 28-10 Rugby Championship triumph over Australia in an often scrappy Cape Town Test Saturday.

New Zealand opposition leader quits after poll rout

New Zealand opposition leader David Cunliffe bowed to mounting pressure and quit as head of the Labour Party Saturday, saying he took responsibility for last week`s General Election rout.

Marvan Atapattu eyes Sri Lanka World Cup glory
Marvan Atapattu eyes Sri Lanka World Cup glory

New Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu targeted more success Friday for cricket`s reigning T20 champions in next year`s 50 over World Cup, saying morale was on a high.

Springboks, Wallabies fight to be second best in Rugby Championship
Springboks, Wallabies fight to be second best in Rugby Championship

Second place in the world rankings and probably second place in the Rugby Championship are up for grabs when South Africa host Australia in Cape Town Saturday.

West Ham United have potential to be a top six side: Andy Carroll
West Ham United have potential to be a top six side: Andy Carroll

West Ham United can push on from their excellent start to the Premier League season and contend for a top six place, club record signing Andy Carroll said.

We need to learn lessons from last match's defeat: Daniel Flynn
We need to learn lessons from last match's defeat: Daniel Flynn

Jolted by their first loss of the tournament, Northern Knights skipper Daniel Flynn said his side needs to learn some lessons quickly to stay afloat in the ongoing Oppo Champions League T20.

Authors of book on MH370 hit back at Malaysia Airlines

 The New Zealand authors of a book on the MH370 air crash have hit back at Malaysia Airlines after the company accused them of seeking to profit from tragedy.

New Zealand boy denied bail in Indian-origin man's murder

 A court in New Zealand Tuesday refused to grant bail to a boy accused of stabbing an Indian-origin dairy owner to death.

Two Indians elected MPs in New Zealand

Two Indian-origin leaders have made it to Parliament in the recently-concluded General Elections in New Zealand, media reported on Monday.

Most pleasing result: New Zealand PM on third term

 New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Sunday termed the general election result that gave him a third consecutive term in parliament as the most pleasing.

New Zealand PM, wife await their turn at cafe

 New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and his wife Bronagh Sunday waited for a table like others to get his coffee in a cafe near their home in Parnell, Auckland.

Modi greets New Zealand PM on poll victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday greeted New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on winning the general elections for the third term.

PM Key close to poll victory in New Zealand

Early results in a cliffhanger New Zealand election on Saturday suggested conservative Prime Minister John Key was set to claim victory, with voters ignoring campaign allegations of dirty tricks and spying.

New Zealand prime minister Key wins third term in office

Prime Minister John Key won an emphatic victory on Saturday in New Zealand's general election to return for a third term in office, a result that will be seen as an endorsement of the way his National Party has handled the economy.

Cobras lacked intensity: Justin Ontong
Cobras lacked intensity: Justin Ontong

Describing his team's performance against Northern Knights as "disappointing", Cape Cobras skipper Justin Ontong said the South African side lacked the intensity which resulted in their defeat to New Zealand side here last night.

Voting for New Zealand general elections ends

Voting for New Zealand`s general elections ended Saturday and counting of the ballots has begun.