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Satterthwaite hails cricket pay rise

White Ferns international Amy Satterthwaite has hailed New Zealand Cricket's pay rise for top women players.

The top White Ferns women's cricketers are welcoming a 100 per cent pay rise, but they still lag a long way behind their Australian and English counterparts, and the NZ men.

Smith out of ODI series

Steve Smith has been rested ahead of Australia's series against South Africa.

David Warner takes the reins of Australian cricket team.

CD delighted to have Ryder back

Jesse Ryder has parted ways with Essex due to a calf strain.

Stags general manager says "nothing untoward" in injured former Black Caps early departure from English county side.

Sanctions loom for 'poor' grounds

The outfield at Kingsmead was in a 'poor' condition.

Cricket bodies face fines of up to $20,500 after grounds rated 'poor' by match referees.

Wet outfield has final say video

The patchy Kingsmead outfield was unable to handle a heavy night of rain after day two of the first test between New ...

First test between Black Caps and Proteas declared a draw after play ruled out.

Black Caps' injustice sparks changes

Umpire Richard Illingworth rules a no ball on Doug Bracewell's dismissal of Adam Voges in February. Replays would latter ...

Trial use of technology for no balls won't give Doug Bracewell his wicket of Adam Voges back, but is hoped to stop a repeat happening again.

Taylor: Test still has value

Batsmen Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor will resume for New Zealand should play get under way on day five of the first ...

Ross Taylor urges NZ to make the most of day five vs SA - should they get onto the field.

Black Caps v South Africa scorecard

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor.

The scorecard from the first test between the Black Caps and South Africa, in Durban.

Live: Black Caps v South Africa

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson.

The Black Caps clash with South Africa on day five of the first test in Durban.

India lose top test ranking to Pakistan

Pakistan are now the top-ranked test nation.

India's time at the top lasts less than a week.

Black Caps idle for another day

Rain and a wet outfield has wiped out two and a half days play in the first test between the Black Caps and South Africa.

Test history may be one win away for NZ after wet outfield wipes out day four of test with Proteas in Durban.

Recap: Black Caps v Proteas

Black Caps batsman Ross Taylor.

The Black Caps clash with South Africa on day four of the first test, in Durban.

Scorecard: Black Caps v Proteas

Black Caps captain Kane Williamson.

The scorecard from the first test between the Black Caps and South Africa, in Durban.

Bates wins English T20 title

New Zealand star Suzie Bates continues to be a major force on the international women's cricket scene, snaring the ...

Consistent NZ skipper stars with bat and ball as Southern Vipers claim inaugural championship.

Broad signs on for BBL

England's Stuart Broad will menace batsmen in the Big Bash League this summer after signing with the Hobart Hurricanes.

Australia's nemesis in many an Ashes campaign will make his BBL debut in 2016-17.

Starc's record for 100 scalps

Australian pace bowler Mitchell Starc took just 52 matches and 2452 balls to reach 100 ODI wickets.

Mitchell Starc becomes the fastest man to 100 ODI wickets in 52nd match.

Recap: Black Caps v Proteas

Black Caps captain Kane Williamson and star batsman Ross Taylor will open up for New Zealand on day three in Durban.

Wet field conditions over heavy overnight rain sees no play on day three in Durban.

Third day brings no play

Wet areas on the outer edge of the Kingsmead ground delayed the start of day three of the first test between South ...

Sun beams down, but soggy outfield forces umpires to rule out any play in Black Caps v Proteas test.

Scorecard: Black Caps v South Africa

South Africa pace bowler Dale Steyn.

The scorecard from the first test between the Black Caps and Proteas, in Durban.

Steyn haunts NZ top order

Martin Guptill was sent packing for seven runs.

South Africa on top in Durban as key pace bowler causes havoc for the Kiwis in his comeback spell.

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