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Three new contracts

Neil Broom has been signed by the Otago Volts as an overseas player for the 2016/17 season.

Otago Volts release contracted players list for 2016/17 New Zealand domestic cricket season.

Gibson and Walker receive contracts

Zak Gibson is one of two new contracted players for Northern Districts this summer.

Seamer and spinner make Northern Districts' contracted players list for the 2016/17 summer.

Cairns seeks damages from MCC

Former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns was found not guilty of perjury in the Southwark Crown Court in October ...

Former NZ cricketer in settlement discussions with the home of cricket over a YouTube video title.

Amir the world's best bowler?

Pakistan's Mohammad Amir has his sights set on being the world's best bowler.

At last returning to test cricket after his five-year ban for match-fixing, Pakistan's Mohammad Amir has something to prove.

Three newcomers on Canterbury Cricket contract list

Fast bowler Will Williams has secured a Canterbury cricket contract for the first time.

 Canterbury's young fast bowlers will need to sink or swim this summer.

Bennett in, Hutchinson out

Fraser Colson scored 330 Plunket Shield runs at 27.5 last season and has done enough to secure his first Wellington ...

Hamish Bennett joins Fraser Colson and Iain McPeake as first-time Firebirds contracted players.

Australia win ODI tri-series

Australia's Matthew Wade showed great composure in a timely show of leadership.

Standout performances from Matthew Wade and Mitchell Marsh lead Australia to a 58-run win in the final.

Rain ruins third ODI

The covers come on at Bristol during the third ODI between England and Sri Lanka.

England chase of Sri Lanka's 248 called off as the covers come on in heavy rain in Bristol.

McCullum, Ryder in big knocks

Brendon McCullum's latest knock for Middlesex featured five sixes in an unbeaten 87 off 57 balls, against Kent.

The former Black Caps opening partners each spurred their counties to victory with blazing innings.

NZC block Southee county deal

Tim Southee was wanted as an injury replacement by Northamptonshire.

Black Caps seamer wanted as injury replacement, but national body say it's a no go.

McClenaghan picks up pelvis injury

Mitchell McClenaghan took six wickets in two matches for Middlesex before injuring his pelvis.

Bustling Black Caps quick expected to be out for at least six weeks after sustaining stress fracture.

Elliott's Caribbean T20 call up

Grant Elliott will be one of five Kiwi players taking part in the 2016 Caribbean Premier League.

Black Caps allrounder added to St Lucia roster after injury to South African leg-spinner.

Kumble named India coach

Former India captain Anil Kumble named as the national team's new head coach.

IPL experience only, no worries for India as they name a former captain as their new head coach.

'Aren't you that guy from GoT?'

Ross Taylor experienced a case of mistaken identity at Sky Sports UK.

When Ross Taylor turned up to star on a cricket show in the UK, he was mistaken for a Game of Thrones actor.

Aussies march into final

Glenn Maxwell, pictured, combined with Mitchell Marsh to carry Australia to victory.

Australia beat West Indies to seal their spot in tri-series final next week.

England tie with last-ball six

England's Liam Plunkett hits a six from the last ball to tie the match against Sri Lanka.

Big blow from Liam Plunkett earns England a dramatic tie.

Asif training with Norway club

Mohammad Asif arrives at court in London in 2011.

Disgraced Pakistan paceman returns to cricket in Scandinavia, targeting an international return.

India thumps Zimbabwe to level series

After a shock loss in their first T20, India came storming back.

After a shock defeat in their first Twenty20 match, India stormed back with a 10-wicket win.

A lifetime of cricket remembered

Keith Smith.

Long time cricket player and official Keith Smith died at Te Omanga Hospice on June 6 after a lengthy illness.

Bowler banned after heart test

Shaminda Eranga was reported to the ICC last month.

Sri Lankan paceman suspended by the ICC for his bowling action just hours after he was admitted to hospital.

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