New Zealand pick Dean Brownlie, Tom Latham for South Africa series
New Zealand pick Dean Brownlie, Tom Latham for South Africa series

New Zealand selectors picked up Dean Brownlie and Tom Latham on Sunday for the three-match ODIs series against South Africa, scheduled to start from October 21.

South Africa seek Cricket World Cup edge in New Zealand
South Africa seek Cricket World Cup edge in New Zealand

South Africa opens a one-day series against New Zealand on Tuesday looking to strike a psychological blow against the Black Caps ahead of the Cricket World Cup early next year.

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.

O`Brien star of Red Steel victory over Hawksbills

Kevin O`Brien narrowly missed out on a century as Red Steel sent Antigua Hawksbills crashing to their fourth straight loss of the Caribbean Premier League, with a nine-wicket defeat here.

Rain curtails second day`s play in Bridgetown Test

Persistent rain has forced the abandonment of the second day of the decisive third cricket Test between West Indies and New Zealand here Friday.

IPL 7: Delhi Daredevils – Team Preview

Delhi Daredevils, who won just three out of 16 matches in the previous edition, would expect new skipper Kevin Pietersen to lead from the front in IPL 7.

IPL 2014: Delhi Daredevils vs Kolkata Knight Riders - Preview

Delhi Daredevils are gearing up to get their campaign back on track amid uncertainty over the availability of their best batsman Kevin Pietersen for the Indian Premier League match against Kolkata Knight Riders who will look to continue their winning momentum here on Saturday.

Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore here.

Statistical highlights of the IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore here.

NZC knew that IPL necessary to prolong Int`l career: Taylor

The `Club versus Country` debate has been on since IPL`s inception in 2008 but former New Zealand captain Ross Taylor feels that his country`s Board was among the first to realise that "allowing players in the IPL will only prolong their international careers".

DD`s expectations on me are completely justified: Karthik

Dinesh Karthik grabbed eyeballs when Delhi Daredevils bought him for an astounding Rs 12.5 crore at the last IPL auctions and the Tamil Nadu stumper knows only too well that the franchise has pinned a lot of hopes on his ability to win matches.

ICC World T20: Duminy, Steyn guide South Africa to thrilling win over New Zealand

JP Duminy blasted an unbeaten 86 and Dale Steyn bowled a sensational last over as South Africa pulled of a dramatic two-run win over New Zealand to bring their ICC World Twenty20 campaign back on track, on Monday.

Graeme Smith can draw inspiration from Brendon McCullum

He wasn`t in the best of form ahead of the Test series, but with those two brilliant knocks against India, Brendon McCullum has once again proved his worth as a world class cricketer.

Weary McCullum determined to soldier on to save test

An exhausted Brendon McCullum looked wearily back at the Basin Reserve wicket as the sun that had beat down upon him for almost six hours on Sunday was slowly sinking and knew he would need to do the same again on Monday.

Taylor to miss Kiwis` second Test against India due to `expecting` wife

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has reportedly been ruled out of the second Test against India, starting on Friday, as his wife has still not given birth to their second child, who is expected to arrive during the Test.

IPL 2014 auction: Lack of interest in Ross Taylor, Cameron White surprises Dravid

A bunch of quality international cricketers today went unsold on the first day of the IPL 7 players` auction here, but what surprised former India captain Rahul Dravid the most was that hard-hitting Kiwi batsman Ross Taylor and Australia`s Cameron White did not find a buyer.

Ryder and Bracewell suspended for late-night drinking session

New Zealand cricketers Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell have been suspended by the country`s cricket board after they were found hanging out for a late-night drinking session on the eve of the opening Test match against India here.

Ishant Sharma reaches 150-wicket mark in Test cricket

Pacer Ishant Sharma became the 11th Indian to take 150 Test wickets when he removed opener Hamish Rutherford on the opening day of the first cricket Test against New Zealand, here Thursday.

Black Caps unchanged for India Test

New Zealand on Wednesday named an unchanged side for the first Test against India at Eden Park, with seamer Doug Bracewell and batsman Jesse Ryder missing out.

Ross Taylor riding high on scintillating form going into Test series against India

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has reportedly exhausted all the batting superlatives and comparisons with his country`s legend Martin Crowe following his consistent heroics against West Indies and India this winter.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni at a loss to explain 0-4 defeat against New Zealand

His team overwhelmingly crushed by New Zealand, ranked seven rungs below India, a confused skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni muttered some inanities about the loss, asking his batsmen to "improvise and adapt" while praising his bowlers who gave away 303 runs in the fifth and final one-dayer.