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Pakistan bowler Yasir Shah suspended for positive test

Pakistan's Yasir Shah says he mistakenly took his wife's blood pressure medication containing a banned substance.

ICC slaps leg spinner with three-month ban after testing positive for banned substance ahead of New Zealand tour.

Sodhi called up again

Ish Sodhi has been called up as cover for Mitchell Santner.

Ish Sodhi has been called in as cover for Black Caps allrounder Mitchell Santner who has a sore right foot.

Milne catch joins greats video

Who, me? Adam Milne celebrates his amazing catch at Westpac Stadium as his team-mates come running.

Where does Adam Milne's catch stack up among the Black Caps' best? We have it right up there.

BMac's counterpart takes different path

Ryan Campbell returns to international cricket for the World Twenty20, but not in Australian colours.

They debuted in the same ODI, but the careers of Brendon McCullum and Ryan Campbell couldn't have been more different.

Nuttall in fine nick in Canterbury clash

Canterbury quick Ed Nuttall continued his fine bowling form against Auckland with a five wicket haul in the first innings and two early wickets in the second innings.

Strike bowler Ed Nuttall struck with two early wickets to give Canterbury a fighting chance of toppling Auckland in their Plunket Shield clash at Christchurch's Hagley Oval.

Twin tons put Knights in box seat

Northern Districts batsman Daryl Mitchell was one of two century makers in their Plunket Shield clash against Central Districts at Napier.

ND are on top of CD with one day to go in their Plunket Shield game.

Popli, Mitchell make tons for ND

Bharat Popli made his second Plunket Shield century of the season.

The Northern Knights have a good shot at their first Plunket Shield win of the season.

Santner in doubt, Sodhi called in

Mitchell Santner is in doubt for the third ODI against Australia.

Ish Sodhi had been called into the Black Caps squad after Mitchell Santner hurt his foot.

Zampa makes T20 case

Adam Zampa made a promising ODI debut for Australia against New Zealand in Wellington.

Young Australian legspinner is an outside chance for a T20 call-up after impressing in his ODI debut.

Black Caps are Gup-smacked

There was disappointment on several levels for Martin Guptill on Saturday night as he departs Westpac Stadium with captain Brendon McCullum.

If Kane Williamson was an IPL owner, he would have purchased the mystifyingly unwanted Martin Guptill.

Guptill snubbed in IPL auction

ESPNCricinfo had the in-form Guptill at the top of the list of the unlucky players in the auction.

NZ's big hitting opener surprisingly failed to attract any attention in the IPL auction.

Hero Marsh a millionaire video

Man of the match Mitchell Marsh and John Hastings celebrate Australia's win in the second ODI against New Zealand.

You're a millionaire, says fan to Mitchell Marsh before he produces man of the match performance against New Zealand.

Milne defies gravity with catch video

Adam Milne celebrates his amazing catch.

Adam Milne leaps high to haul in a ripper for the Black Caps against Australia.

Black Caps lose in Wellington video

Australia's Mitchell Marsh and John Hastings celebrate victory over New Zealand in Wellington.

The Chappell-Hadlee Trophy ODI series is tied 1-1 going to Hamilton after Australia fought back.

Recap: Black Caps v Australia

Black Caps batsman Martin Guptill.

Australia comfortably beat Black Caps in Wellington ODI.

Solid return for Southee

Tim Southee got back to the bowling crease for the Knights as he looks to prove his fitness for the Black Caps.

Black Caps strike bowler takes the first stride on the comeback trail from a foot injury.

Black Caps v Australia - ball-by-ball

Black Caps batsman Martin Guptill takes the match-winning catch in the first ODI against Australia.

Follow a ball at a time as the Black Caps clash with Australia in the second ODI, in Wellington.

Black Caps v Australia - scorecard

Westpac Stadium in Wellington hosts the second ODI in the Chappell-Hadlee series between the Black Caps and Australia.

Scorecard from the second ODI between the Black Caps and Australia, in Wellington.

India name World T20 squad

India fast bowler Mohammed Shami is back for the World T20.

Hosts pick their team, taking youth, experience and a bowler who hasn't played in a year.

Guptill the millionaire?

Martin Guptill will be in the IPL auction marquee group during the second ODI against Australia.

Batsman poised to strike it instantly rich when IPL auction begins just before innings break in second ODI.

Concussion rules out NSW opener video

NSW opener Ed Cowan was struck on the helmet by a bouncer.

Aussie batsman in "reasonable state" after being felled by bouncer in New Zealand.

Career-defining series for Australians

How will Australian opener Joe Burns fare in the upcoming test series?

Australia's batsmen will be tested in the test series, writes Dean Jones.

Power hitters set to duel

Matt Henry is in brilliant bowling form and chasing more wickets with a test recall in prospect.

Can anyone emulate Martin Guptill and whack the ball onto the Westpac Stadium roof? He's done it twice.

Johnston leads Canterbury fightback

Tom Latham produced a solid 65 runs with nine boundaries.

Tim Johnston's aggression started a late Canterbury resurgence at Christchurch's Hagley Oval.

Auckland, Otago and CD on top

In-form seamer Seth Rance took three wickets as the Stags bowled the Knights out for just 268.

Ball largely dominates bat as Plunket Shield resumes around country after a break of more than six weeks.

Khawaja 'bullied' by Kiwi teens

Usman Khawaja has been rushed back into the Australian team following his surprising omission from the series opener.

Australian batsman recalls schools tour to NZ where his side was miraculously carted for 36 off four balls.

Voges makes 149 as WA dominate

Adam Voges replicated his test form for Western Australia at Lincoln against New South Wales.

Adam Voges crafts 149 in offshore Sheffield Shield match at Lincoln to look primed for test series.

Black Caps solid at fortress

Corey Anderson and his New Zealand team-mates aren't expecting a repeat of their Eden Park romp.

New Zealand have won 11 of their last 13 completed ODIs at Westpac Stadium, including their last two against Australia.

Sledging: Just good fun? video

New Zealand's Grant Elliot was given a verbal send-off by the Aussies during last year's World Cup final.

Duncan Johnstone and Richard Knowler discuss whether sledging should be canned or encouraged.

Taylor out, Nicholls in

Henry Nicholls will make his test debut at the Basin Reserve against Australia next week.

Ross Taylor has been ruled out of the first test, with Henry Nicholls set to become New Zealand's 269th test player.

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