After a sad day in the desert, NZ's World Cup jigsaw fell neatly towards completion.
Black Caps to be without veteran spinner for Friday night's decider against Pakistan.
Black Caps captain would much rather win his fifth test than notch 1000 runs for year in Boxing Day test.
Black Caps indirectly accused of applying pressure to stricken opponents to play the fourth ODI.
New Australia captain Steve Smith is manning the barricades against India at the Gabba.
South Africa dominate the Windies on day two after a Hashim Amla double-century.
Kevin Pietersen made an instant imprint but Adelaide Strikers' Tim Ludeman left a lasting one.
When New Zealand captain comes to the crease today, the Rangiora wicket should all be in his favour.
A six-hour rain delay followed by solid Otago batting meant Brendon McCullum had no part to play today.
Day one of Plunket Shield match between Auckland and CD noteworthy for number of wickets that fell.
Northern Knights get out of trouble on the opening day of Plunket Shield match against Wellington.
Shane Warne hits out over claims he called Aussie cricketer Mitchell Starc "soft".
OPINION: NZ-Pakistan ODI was the best contest of the series, but given the Peshawar school attack it should never have been played.
New Zealand prevail, albeit narrowly, in a match Pakistan didn't want to play after attack on school.
Melbourne Stars' marquee man Kevin Pietersen isn't expecting hostility from the Adelaide crowd in the Big Bash League opener tonight.
Pakistani cricket officials disappointed Black Caps ODI went ahead in the wake of the Peshawar school horror.
Proteas pair share a record unbroken double-century stand as South Africa take control of first Windies test.
Vettori and Williamson lead the Black Caps to a seven-run win, squaring the series 2-2.
Even if Michael Clarke returns, former Australia skipper believes young captain ought to retain the role.
The test keeper feels the World Cup is out of reach but returns for ND with test series on the horizon.