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'Old bloke' Patel ready to lead video

The tour of South Africa in early 2013 was the last time Jeetan Patel played test cricket.

36-year-old recalled Black Caps spinner hopes to be a "go-to guy" for team's youngsters.

India could adopt DRS

Indian captain Virat Kohli: "These are the things we have had meetings on. There were areas which we felt can be debated ...

India has remained a holdout on cricket's Decision Review System. Could that soon change?

NZ's BYC 'field of dreams' video

Dairy farmer Ben McKelvie has made his own 'field of dreams' cricket wicket for Palmerston North's Bloomfield Cricket Club.

Manawatu man doesn't just like cricket, he loves it, so much he built his own ground.

'Certainly not the easiest thing to do' video

The sweep was a shot Tom Latham employed to good effect in the first innings of the first test against India in Kanpur.

Black Caps opener says theory his job is the easiest in India is not how he sees it.

Sick Williamson laid low

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is the world's second-ranked test batsman.

Black Caps optimistic captain will play second test against India despite being "a bit crook".

'I didn't want to look at it'

Australia's Mitchell Starc is no stranger to being on crutches. Here he walks to the presentation ceremony at the third ...

Aussie fast bowler Mitchell Starc looked at leg after stumps collision and could see "a couple of bones".

Tweaks for the tweakers

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson says the first 10 balls are a big focus for his batsmen ahead of the second test against India.

Black Caps coach wants batsmen to grind their way through the first ten balls against Indian spinners.

Santner best since Botham

All-rounder Mitchell Santner was one of the few bright spots for the Black Caps in the first test against India

Black Caps all-rounder's Indian debut the most impressive in more than 25 years.

Kumble goes in to bat for Guptill

Anil Kumble says they know New Zealand opener Martin Guptill is a "quality player".

Indian coach comes to defence of struggling New Zealand opener ahead of second test in Kolkata.

Hesson: 'Jeets will be fine'

Jeetan Patel's arrival in India has been delayed by a cancelled flight.

Black Caps coach takes pragmatic view of Jeetan Patel situation as cancelled flight delays his arrival.

NZ 'not disgraced'

Mitchell Santner's impressive all-round performance in the first test was applauded in India.

Black Cap's role in roller coaster first test applauded in cricket-crazy country.

Patel in 'surreal' test return

Yet another English wicket falls for Jeetan Patel, right, as he celebrates with Warwickshire team-mate Ateeq Javid on ...

After turning down a tour in 2014, Jeetan Patel "basically thought that was it" for his test career.

Max 'Tangles' Walker dies

Former Australian cricket player Max Walker has died.

Former Australian test cricketer and commentator Max Walker has died after a battle with cancer.

Mental edge not enough video

A 197-run win in the first test against New Zealand has not caused India to get ahead of themselves, captain Virat Kohli ...

Indian captain Virat Kohli says they can't afford to relax against a "smart" Black Caps side.

De Villiers to miss Oz series

South African cricketer AB de Villiers will miss the upcoming series against Australia, ruled out with an elbow injury.

Proteas master-blaster unable to recover from an elbow injury in time for test and ODI series.

Khawaja, Zampa star in rout

Usman Khawaja produced an unbeaten 82 as Australia defeated Ireland by nine wickets with 119 balls to spare in one-off ODI.

Usman Khawaja steers Australia to a comfortable nine-wicket ODI thrashing of Ireland.

Gambhir recalled for NZ series

India's Gautam Gambhir has returned to the international game after two years in the wilderness.

Indian opening batsman Gautam Gambhir is back in the national squad for the first time in two years.

Williamson moves up the order

Kane Williamson has worked himself up to second on the latest ICC test batting rankings after the first test against ...

Black Caps captain Kane Williamson overtakes England's Joe Root on ICC test batting rankings.

Sodhi comes under spotlight

Northern Districts leg-spinner Ish Sodhi returned match figures of 3-149 in the first test in Kanpur.

Black Caps leg-spinner may come under pressure for second test in India after mixed display in first match.

Sports stars above the law?

All Black George Moala escaped conviction for his part in a boozy late-night brawl in 2012.

Rugby player Losi Filipo is far from the only athlete to dodge a conviction.

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