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Tom Latham ton puts New Zealand on course to take lead against Sri Lanka

The touring side, trailing 1-0 in the series after Sri Lanka won the opener in Galle, reached 196 for four in their first innings, trailing the hosts by 48 runs on a pitch offering sharp turn for the spinners.

Aug 25, 2019, 08:29 AM IST

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Kane Williamson, Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action

Williamson and Dananjaya will now undergo testing within 14 days from the reporting date i.e August 18.

Aug 20, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Kane Williamson rested, Tim Southee to lead New Zealand squad in Sri Lanka T20Is

Williamson and Boult will head home after the conclusion of the ongoing two-match Test series between New Zealand and Sri Lanka which the hosts are leading by 1-0. 

Aug 20, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

ICC Test Rankings: Steve Smith closes in on top-ranked Virat Kohli

The blistering knock saw Smith gain one spot and close in on top-ranked Virat Kohli in the updated rankings.

Aug 19, 2019, 15:50 PM IST

Galle Test: BJ Watling's fifty helps New Zealand take 177-run lead against Sri Lanka on Day 3

Watling will be looking to score as many runs as he can with the tailenders so as to give the New Zealand bowlers a chance to dismiss the hosts and take a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series. 

Aug 16, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

Sri Lanka fans throw birthday party for Kane Williamson on field

New Zealand are scheduled to play a two Test-series in Sri Lanka, with the first match starting on August 14 in Galle.

Aug 09, 2019, 18:28 PM IST

Steve Smith, Nathan Lyon move up in Test rankings

Smith has now reached the third spot in the ICC batsmen Test rankings, gaining a one place move.

Aug 06, 2019, 17:32 PM IST

New Zealand reveal Test jersey numbers for series against Sri Lanka

The two-match series against Sri Lanka will mark the commencent of New Zealand's campaign at the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Test Championship.

Aug 05, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

Ricky Ponting lauds Ben Stokes for his maturity

England will next take on Australia in the Ashes, set to begin from August 3. 

Jul 24, 2019, 15:30 PM IST

Virat Kohli continues to lead ICC Test rankings, Cheteshwar Pujara ranked 3rd

In the Test team rankings, India remained in top position followed by New Zealand (2) and South Africa (3) with England (4) and Australia (5) the others in the top five. 

Jul 23, 2019, 17:55 PM IST

Kane Williamson will be worthy recipient of New Zealander of the Year award, says Ben Stokes

Stokes said that New Zealand should support their captain Williamson as he had led the Kiwis to the World Cup final and was adjudged Player of the Tournament. 

Jul 23, 2019, 17:50 PM IST

Of heartbreak, pride and beer: Brendon McCullum on NZ dressing room after World Cup 2019 final

Brendon McCullum reveals how a sense of massive pride emerged from a crestfallen New Zealand dressing room after the World Cup final.

Jul 21, 2019, 09:55 AM IST

ICC waives off suspension of captains for repeated or serious over rate breaches

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson was recently under threat of being suspended for his side's slow over-rate during a group stage clash of the ICC World Cup 2019 against West Indies. 

Jul 19, 2019, 12:40 PM IST

England all-rounder Ben Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year

Stokes, born in New Zealand, played a crucial role in England`s World Cup victory and starred for the hosts in the final match against New Zealand.

Jul 19, 2019, 12:25 PM IST

Inzamam-ul-Haq urges PCB to appoint long-term captains

After stepping down as the chief-selector of Pakistan, Inzamam-ul-Haq advocated the need for appointing long-term captains, saying switching captains series-by-series is not a feasible option.

Jul 18, 2019, 12:04 PM IST

New Zealand players make sombre homecoming after ICC World Cup 2019 blow

Pace bowler Trent Boult was among six Black Caps players making a low-key homecoming at Auckland airport, soaking up commiserations from a few fans and well-wishers.

Jul 18, 2019, 10:16 AM IST

Ravi Shastri hails Kane Williamson's composure and dignity after World Cup final defeat

Ravi Shastri said that Kane Williamson's grace and silence 48 hours after England was announced as the winner of World Cup 2019 on the basis of number of boundaries scored in the final during regulation time is simply remarkable.

Jul 17, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019, New Zealand's report card: Of courage and heartbreak

New Zealand may have missed the World Cup trophy by a whisker but the team won millions of hearts.

Jul 17, 2019, 14:25 PM IST

No one lost final, there was a crowned winner: Kane Williamson

Coming to terms with the heart-wrenching defeat against England in the World Cup title clash, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said that "no one lost the final but there was a crowned winner".

Jul 16, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

Kane Williamson and New Zealand didn't lose, they only missed the trophy

 When New Zealand captain Kane Williamson walked off a room full of over 100 journalists, a long round of applause followed. It wasn’t meant to be sympathetic but a nod to the spirit with which New Zealand played the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 final and the character its 28-year-old leader showed after a heart-breaking result.

Jul 15, 2019, 15:50 PM IST