Kiwi blasts a belligerent 90, but too much was left to the swashbuckling batter as Essex lose by 67.
Five ODIs and three T20s to be played in New Zealand as part of the ICC Women's Championship.
Bowler dumped from side after sharing with team-mates on eve of ODI a video of Mitchell Johnson bowling bouncers.
With two tons scored and 20 balls spare, South Africa claim victory over Australia in mammoth ODI run-chase.
Using a taped tennis ball in batting practice pays off for Suresh Raina who hits his maiden ton in quick time.
Dean Brownlie hits a slick century and Mark Craig delivers with the ball as Kiwis thrash Kent.
Proteas skipper AB de Villiers says he and his team-mates aren't impressed with Australia's sledging cricketers.
The Northern Knights have replaced Daniel Vettori with another left-arm spinner for the Champions League T20.
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Bangladesh all-rounder banned for six months owing to "severe attitude problem" able to play again.
A brilliant all-round performance by Thisara Perera guides home team to ODI win over Pakistan.
Denesh Ramdin and Darren Bravo both scored centuries as the West Indies crushed Bangladesh in St Kitts.
Australia captain Michael Clarke's return from a hamstring complaint may still be some time away.
Former England spinner "loves Cookie", but says he's got to go if side is to have a chance at the World Cup.
First game of a five-match series rained out without a ball being bowled.
Helmets "called for" after Australian ODI batsman smashes six, and commentators' window.
Northern Districts to be without former NZ skipper at Champions League Twenty20 as he's forced to withdraw from the squad.
Michael Clarke will miss Australia's opening match against Zimbabwe with a hamstring injury.
Zimbabwe's Prosper Utseya has become the fourth off-spinner to be reported for an illegal bowling action in recent months.