A collapse of nine wickets for 103 runs, including 5-7 to complete the first innings, has left New Zealand struggling in the first test against India.
India extended their lead to 108 at tea on the day three of the first test against New Zealand at Kanpur.
Kane Williamson and Tom Latham led a strong New Zealand reply before rain washed out the final session of the second day of the first test against India.
Otago Volts coach Rob Walter (centre) talks to his players at a training session at Centennial Park, in Oamaru, this week.
Otago’s Suzie Bates had quite the English summer. The world’s leading female cricketer met David Beckham, helped win two titles and got her name in Wisden.
New Zealand continued their strong foray into the opening cricket test against India at Kanpur by reaching 152 for one at tea on the second day, after dismissing the hosts for 318.
New Zealand will start day two of their opening test against India reasonably happy with the state of the game in Kanpur.
India have set out to make their 500th cricket test an occasion to savour in Kanpur.
It was once known as a land of mystery, enchantment and surprise.
Otago Sparks coach Warren Lees has a delicate balancing act ahead this summer.
New Zealand's fears about facing a spinners delight in this week's first test against India may be misplaced - but only slightly.
Jimmy Neesham will miss New Zealand's first test against India this week.
Corey Anderson returns from injury for the one-day international series against India but will play as a specialist batsman only.
Hard-hitting allrounder Corey Anderson is back in the New Zealand team for their ODI series in India.
Black Caps pace bowler Tim Southee has been ruled out of the side's three match Test series against India with an ankle injury.
Replacing Brendon McCullum as New Zealand test cricket captain was a simple decision; filling his place in the batting order slightly more problematic.
Fast bowler Mitchell Starc has had an operation on his left leg after a freak training ground accident, Cricket Australia (CA) said.
In an ideal world, Brett Harrop will not have much to do this summer.
New Zealand will bank heavily on reverse swing to emerge from the trial by spin that awaits them in the test series in India, coach Mike Hesson says.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) expect a strong England side to tour the country despite two major withdrawals.