Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen regrets his fall-out with former skipper Andrew Strauss and still harbours the dream of becoming the first English player to score 10,000 test runs.
Sri Lanka lifted their maiden World Twenty20 title at the third time of asking following their six-wicket victory against former champions India at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.
New Zealand domestic cricket is not the moribund scene some are suggesting, Otago Cricket Association chief executive Ross Dykes says.
Nine not out doesn't sound like much, but it's a performance which made Donna Burns the toast of Dunedin cricket last week.
Who knows which one of the 14 captains will hold the World Cup aloft when the title is decided on March 29 next year?
Suzie Bates and Jesse Ryder claimed the major honours at the Otago Cricket Association awards last night.
Albion will fly the flag for the Otago and Southland regions at the 20th annual national club tournament at Cornwall Cricket Club in Auckland this week.
The revamping of domestic cricket could see traditional bases abandoned and franchises relocated to provincial strongholds like Whangarei, New Plymouth, Nelson or Invercargill.
Call it a lack of footwork or perhaps 'retrograde steps' but New Zealand's recent World Twenty20 exit to Sri Lanka raised the perennial question: How do you best play spin bowling on the subcontinent?
Only a smattering of fans saw it live, but Wellington won a compelling Ford Trophy final by four wickets with four balls to spare at Blake Park in Mount Maunganui to complete the domestic summer yesterday.
Sri Lanka sailed into the World Twenty20 final after bad weather literally poured cold water on West Indies' title defence in a rain-ruined contest.
The White Ferns have ended their World Twenty20 campaign with a five-wicket win over Sri Lanka, guaranteeing them automatic entry to the next tournament.
Albion had to settle for second in the Bing Harris Shield but one of its stalwarts claimed the individual honours.
Holders West Indies sailed into the World Twenty20 semi-finals after Dwayne Bravo's power-hitting and Samuel Badree's lethal spin bowling fashioned their comprehensive 84-run victory over 2009 champions Pakistan.
New Zealand will return home for some serious soul searching and to discuss how they can finally win a limited-overs competition or next year's World Cup could end the same way as so many others, captain Brendon McCullum says.
The New Zealand cricket side set a lot of records this summer but they created a number of unwanted ones in their dismal 59-run defeat to Sri Lanka at the World T20 in Bangladesh yesterday.
Abbotsford School pupil Jacob Gilbert (11, in front) and his school mates (back, from left) Issac Pratley (11), Baidin Conijn (12), Natasha Remshaw (12), Holi Kennedy (12) and Nikia Le Masurier (12) show off the new equipment the school received yesterday thanks to an ex-pupil.
The White Ferns have been eliminated from the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, after losing to South Africa by five wickets.
England slumped to an embarrassing 45-run defeat by the Netherlands at the World Twenty20 to end a dismal few months at a new low point.
Yuvraj Singh returned to form to help India heap more misery on Australia, steam-rollering them by 73 runs in a lop-sided Group Two match at the World Twenty20.