New Zealand set Pakistan 261 to win second Test after Ross Taylor hundred
New Zealand set Pakistan 261 to win second Test after Ross Taylor hundred

Ross Taylor completed his 12th test century before New Zealand set Pakistan a victory target of 261 on the final day of the second match in Dubai on Friday.

2nd Test, Day 4: Pakistan vs New Zealand – As it happened...
2nd Test, Day 4: Pakistan vs New Zealand – As it happened...

Live updates from Day 4 of the second Test match being played between Pakistan and New Zealand at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

2nd Test, Day 3: New Zealand push Pakistan hard in second Test
2nd Test, Day 3: New Zealand push Pakistan hard in second Test

New Zealand bowled with discipline and, despite Azhar Ali and Younis Khan`s half-centuries, looked set for a lead in the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Wednesday.

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.

Tim Southee, Trent Boult set the match for Northern Knights: Michael Hussey
Tim Southee, Trent Boult set the match for Northern Knights: Michael Hussey

Knocked out of the Champions League T20 after losing to Northern Knights in the qualifying round, Mumbai Indians' ace batsman Michael Hussey said some tight bowling by pacers Trent Boult and Tim Southee had led to his team's downfall.

CLT20 Qualifiers: Northern Knights crush Lahore Lions to register second win
CLT20 Qualifiers: Northern Knights crush Lahore Lions to register second win

Northern Knights beat Lahore Lions by 72 runs to win their second consecutive match in the qualifying rounds of 2014 Champions League T20.

NZ bowlers moving-up on ranking table, after historic win against West Indies

After a historic win against West Indies in Bridgetown, New Zealand bowlers are marching ahead on The Reliance ICC Rankings.

New Zealand beat West Indies for series win

New Zealand`s perseverance with their frontline bowlers paid off eventually as the visitors completed a 53-run victory over the West Indies in the last hour of the third and final Test match at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Monday.

Rain hits as West Indies struggle against New Zealand

New Zealand were pressing for a series-clinching victory with the West Indies struggling at 72 for three after being set a victory target of 308 when rain brought an early end to play before lunch on the last day of the third and final Test at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Monday.

Tim Southee fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

New Zealand pacer Tim Southee has been fined 30 per cent of his match fee for having a confrontation with West Indies batsman Kirk Edwards during the second day`s play in the ongoing second cricket Test between the two sides.

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.

Pujara, Ashwin slip in latest ICC rankings

Cheteshwar Pujara and R Ashwin managed to remain the best-placed Indians by keeping their place inside the top-10 of the batting and bowling charts respectively but slipped a rung each in the latest ICC rankings issued on Monday.

Matt Henry drafted to New Zealand ODI squad

New Zealand have pencilled in pacer Matt Henry into their ODI squad ahead of the fifth and final one-dayer against India to cover for Tim Southee and Corey Anderson, both of whom are carrying niggles.

India confident of squaring N Zealand series

India are confident they can win their two remaining one-day internationals in New Zealand to salvage a draw from a series they were expected to dominate.

3rd ODI: Short bowling will come into play, says Tim Southee

New Zealand`s bowling spearhead Tim Southee on Friday warned India of short bowling in the third one-dayer, given that the boundaries here at the Eden Park are short and the pitch expected to be quick.

New Zealand to exploit Indian `weakness`

New Zealand`s joy at exposing a weakness in the Indian armour and beating the top one-day team was tempered Tuesday with the loss of their new strike weapon for the rest of the series.

1st ODI: Virat Kohli's ton goes in vain as New Zealand win by 24 runs

Virat Kohli`s exhilarating hundred went in vain as New Zealand staged a dramatic turnaround to pull off a thrilling 24-run win in the first cricket one-dayer against India to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series here Sunday.

BrendonMcCullum promises hostile, aggressive bowling in first ODI

India will have to contend with some hostile and aggressive fast bowling in the first One-dayer, New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum warned Saturday.

Hesson wants to unleash pace on Indian batsmen

New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson on Friday called on his fast bowlers to welcome Indian batsmen with aggression when they clash with the visitors in the five-match ODI series starting here on Sunday.

Kiwis name `settled` squad for ODI series against India

New Zealand on Wednesday named a virtually unchanged squad for the upcoming ODI series against India with the selectors keeping faith in players who drew the recent five-match home assignment against the West Indies.