Richard Hadleee against sledging and abuse in modern-day cricket

New Zealand great Richard Hadlee feels there is no need to sledge and abuse in modern-day cricket.

No need for sledging, abusive language: Richard Hadlee
No need for sledging, abusive language: Richard Hadlee

Former New Zealand all-rounder Richard Hadlee criticised the highly abusive nature of some modern-day cricketers and stated that the game should not be played with a "combative approach".

Phillip Hughes: Selected eulogies, tributes
Phillip Hughes: Selected eulogies, tributes

Selected quotes from eulogies and tributes to Phillip Hughes on Wednesday as Australia bid farewell to the cricketer at his funeral in his hometown of Macksville, New South Wales.

New Zealand PM invites Indian cricket fans to 2015 World Cup
New Zealand PM invites Indian cricket fans to 2015 World Cup

With 100 days to go before the commencement of the 2015 ICC World Cup, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Friday invited Indian cricket fans to visit his country during the Feb 14-March 29 event, to be co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia.

Corey is `Big Money` player, me just a part player: Neesham

They have the same skill sets and both are integral part of the New Zealand team but all-rounder Jimmy Neesham knows that his "friend" Corey Anderson is already in the big league even as he tries to carve his own niche in international cricket.

Cairns demands to see match-fixing evidence

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns went on the front foot over ongoing match-fixing allegations Sunday, and rounded on former teammates and high-profile officials, including the legendary Richard Hadlee.

New Zealand favourites for India Tests: Richard Hadlee

New Zealand legend Richard Hadlee has declared the Black Caps slight favourites for the two-Test series against India beginning this week, despite the gulf in the teams` world rankings.

Lee says `taught` Morgan `a lesson` on how tough for England batters to face extreme pace

Australian pace legend Brett Lee has said that he simply gave British TV host Piers Morgan a `lesson` about how tough it was to face extreme pace following the barrage he unleashed at the media personality in a television stunt during the fourth Ashes Test AT Melbourne.

Brett Lee could have killed Piers Morgan: Hadlee

"Incensed" New Zealand cricket great Richard Hadlee claims TV host Piers Morgan could have been killed by Brett Lee in an exhibition over and he wants the former Australian speedster punished.

Ex-Kiwi stars elected to new NZC board overseeing 2015 World Cup preparations

Former New Zealand cricketers Sir Richard Hadlee, Martin Snedden and Geoff Allott have reportedly been elected to the board of directors in New Zealand Cricket (NZC), which will guide the country`s preparations to co-host the 2015 Cricket World Cup with neighbours Australia.

New Zealand appeal for more Tests

New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill joined calls for more international matches for the Black Caps as they struggle to lift their profile.

Imran Khan best all-rounder of my era: Richard Hadlee

Former New Zealand all-rounder Sir Richard Hadlee has voted Pakistan`s Imran Khan as the best all-rounder of his era.

Erase records of fixers: Richard Hadlee

Legendary New Zealand cricketer Richard Hadlee on Saturday said that players who are involved in fixing should not only be banned but their records should also be erased to serve as a deterrent against this menace.

Tendulkar, Gavaskar, Hadlee to grace KSCA function on Aug 17

The two legends of Indian cricket Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar will be attending the grand finale of Karnataka State Cricket Association`s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations here at Chinnaswamy Stadium on August 17.

Kiwi legend Hadlee bats for ‘imperative’ Oz rotation policy

Legendary New Zealand all rounder Richard Hadlee has become the first neutral voice from the world of cricket to voice his opinion in favour of Australia’s controversial rotation policy.

Hadlee predicts ‘testing times’ ahead for axed captain Taylor

Legendary New Zealand all rounder Sir Richard Hadlee has predicted testing times for former captain Ross Taylor in their upcoming series against England, adding he was disappointed by Taylor’s decision to make himself unavailable for the South Africa series.

`India can`t afford to lose Sachin, Dravid, Laxman in one go`

Former New Zealand cricket great Richard Hadlee believes that India should persist with the veteran trio of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and V V S Laxman for some more time.

Ponting can emulate Dravid says former Oz player

Former players, including Australia`s ex-captain Allan Border, have thrown their weight behind the embattled Ricky Ponting.

Rise in injuries to fast bowlers due to ODIs: Hadlee

Richard Hadlee says the current crop of fast bowlers is getting injured frequently because of their bowling style in ODIS.