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Cricket: Williamson confirmed as Black Caps captain

Cricket: Williamson confirmed as Black Caps captain

New Zealand cricket has confirmed Kane Williamson as the Black Caps captain in all three formats.

Cricket: NZ to stay grounded against England

Cricket: NZ to stay grounded against England

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is too familiar with the fickleness of cricket's shortest format to take his team's red-hot form for granted going their World Twenty20 semi-final against England.

Cricket: Australia outplayed us - Hesson

Cricket: Australia outplayed us - Hesson

New Zealand had entered their test series against Australia with expectations they could beat their trans-Tasman rivals only to be outplayed by their top order and pace bowlers, coach Mike Hesson says.

Cricket: McCullum made us take notice

Cricket: McCullum made us take notice

For a player who showed so much panache at the batting crease, Brendon McCullum's international career came to a rather dull end at Hagley Oval in Christchurch yesterday.

Cricket: Wagner keeps NZ’s hopes alive

Cricket: Wagner keeps NZ’s hopes alive

A big shout out to Neil Wagner; had it not been for a late double-wicket hit from the bustling left-armer, New Zealand would have been sagging against the ropes at Hagley Oval yesterday.

Cricket: Aussies on top after day two

Cricket: Aussies on top after day two

Australia totally dominated the second day of the second test against New Zealand at Hagley Oval today, and in the process took a giant step towards regaining the world No 1 test ranking.

Cricket: McCullum slams fastest test ton

Cricket: McCullum slams fastest test ton

Brendon McCullum put himself in the history books one final time today by ripping the fastest test century in history against Australia at Hagley Oval in Christchurch.

Cricket: NZ bring Henry in for injured Bracewell

Cricket: NZ bring Henry in for injured Bracewell

New Zealand pace bowler Matt Henry will come in for the injured Doug Bracewell in the second test against Australia, captain Brendon McCullum said today.

Cricket: 'Bunny' label won't worry McCullum - Hesson

Cricket: 'Bunny' label won't worry McCullum - Hesson

Put a ring around it. When New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum farewells test cricket at Hagley Oval this week, Mitchell Marsh will probably claim his wicket.

Cricket: Craig replaces injured Santner for first test

Cricket: Craig replaces injured Santner for first test

New Zealand all-rounder Mitchell Santner has been ruled out of the first test against Australia and replaced by spinner Mark Craig, the team said today.

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