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Starc ready for comeback

Mitchell Starc is back in contention for Australia after being sidelined with a broken foot.

Aussie pacemen has been out of cricket for six months with a broken foot.

Hesson signs on for next CWC

Black Caps coach Mike Hesson has extended his contract with the national team until after the 2019 World Cup.

NZ Cricket show their faith in the Black Caps coach, extending his contract through to 2019.

Munro's IPL campaign done and dusted video

Colin Munro battled his way to 16 before being run out in the IPL playoff's second qualifying match.

Another New Zealand cricketer has exited the race for the IPL title after Munro's Kolkata Knight Riders lose.

Black Cap stars in England

Matt Henry took six wickets to help Worcestershire to their first County Championship win of the season.

Paceman Matt Henry puts in all-round performance for Worcestershire in the County Championship.

Vettori takes team to IPL final video

South African captain AB de Villiers produced yet another match-winning knock for the Bangalore Royal Challengers.

McCullum fails to fire as Vettori's side powers into tournament decider on back of de Villiers masterclass.

The stink behind Basin snub

England's hordes of touring fans will not grace the Basin  Reserve in 2018 after it was left off the test schedule.

A sewage leak and reduced capacity sees Wellington's Basin Reserve miss out on hosting an England test.

Kiwi teen hits six 6s in over

Glenn Phillips hit six 6s in one over on his way to making 201 for the MCC at historic English ground Arundel.

Promising batsman Glenn Phillips writes a new chapter in the history of a proud English cricket ground.

Gayle blames 'chilled' T20 video

Chris Gayle asking Channel 10 interviewer Mel McLaughlin out for a drink.

"Don't blush baby" sexism scandal wouldn't have happened in test cricket, Windies star claims.

Cricket helmets to remain optional

Black Caps captain Kane Williamson has got used to one of the new model helmets, which are set to become a regulation ...

New safety standards are on the horizon for NZ's professional players, but the wearing of helmets is unlikely to be mandatory.

McClenaghan's successful IPL stint over

It was a frustrating IPL for Mitchell McClenaghan despite his personal success.

The defending champion Mumbai Indians and their heavy New Zealand influence will not be contesting the IPL playoffs.

Stokes suffers knee injury

England's Ben Stokes celebrates dismissing Dinesh Chandimal, but he could miss the second test against Sri Lanka.

Ben Stokes may be forced out of England's next test against Sri Lanka

Taylor, Rutherford among the runs

Ross Taylor enjoyed his return to Twenty20 cricket in his first limited overs knock since the World T20 in India.

Black Cap Ross Taylor hit eight sixes in his 93 not out for Sussex.

McCullum's Lions roar in IPL

Brendon McCullum's power hitting continues, as his Gujarat Lions look one of the teams to beat in the IPL.

Mitchell McClenaghan's Mumbai Indians on verge of missing IPL playoffs after loss to BMac's Gujarat Lions.

England thump Sri Lanka

England's James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Sri Lanka's Nuwan Pradeep.

James Anderson takes a whopping 10 wickets as England knock off a resounding win.

Chris Gayle walks into fresh storm

Chris Gayle is expected to get into further hot water from comments made during an interview.

Chris Gayle boasts about having "a very big bat" as he attempts to flirt with a female journalist.

England in control in Leeds

England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow raises his arms to the sky after racking up his second test century, against Sri ...

England pace attack rip out Sri Lanka for 91 after Jonny Bairstow makes an excellent century.

McCullum's six and out video

Brendon McCullum scored six for the Gujarat Lions in his latest outing in the IPL.

One almighty heave saw the Kiwi find the stands, before a swing and miss saw him dismissed in the IPL.

Hales, Bairstow lead revival

England's Alastair Cook takes to the field against Sri Lanka.

Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow revive England's hopes on day one of first test against Sri Lanka.

England to host day-night test

The first day-night cricket test was held at the Adelaide Oval in November last year.

Day-night test cricket has found a new backer in form of England.

Sixes reign in rainy Bangalore video

Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Chris Gayle hit form against Kings XI Punjab with a 32-ball 73.

Chris Gayle and Virat Kohli make a mockery of the Kings XI, leading RCB to 211 in just 15 overs in the IPL.

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