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New keeper for Black Caps?

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News: New Zealand Black Caps training at Seddon Park, Hamilton. Black ...

Watling and Ronchi are struggling for limited-overs form and a youngster from Wellington is knocking on the Black Caps' door.

Hesson rates batting 'sub-standard'

Coach Mike Hesson, right, with captain Kane Williamson, said New Zealand's "passive" fielding was his biggest ...

Poor batting annoys NZ coach Mike Hesson after improved bowling and fielding.

Flat Caps fire blanks

Where did it all go wrong? Coach Mike Hesson and captain Kane Williamson are left to scratch their heads.

OPINION: We expect fight from these Black Caps. Shame the players didn't get the memo.

Umpire subbed after concussion video

Umpire Paul Reiffel is treated by support staff after copping the cricket ball from a wayward throw to the back of the head.

Paul Reiffel will not officiate in the remainder of the fourth test between India and England.

India make strong reply

Murali Vijay (right) and Cheteshwar Pujara added an unbeaten 107 runs for the second wicket in India's first innings.

Indian pair share century stand as India make strong start in reply to England's 400.

NZ's 'questionable' options

Captain Kane Williamson and coach Mike Hesson contemplate their 117-run defeat and 3-0 series scoreline against ...

Black Caps skipper laments batting blunders in rapid collapse at MCG.

Collapse sinks flat Black Caps video

Pat Cummins celebrates dismissing Tom Latham.

Chasing 265 to win the third ODI, the Black Caps never got close.

Recap: Black Caps v Australia

Kane Williamson plays a shot behind square.

Australia complete comprehensive Chappell-Hadlee series sweep of Black Caps.

Kids smash CD players gallery

Jack goes large straight back over the bowler for 6 and out.

Four CD players found a tougher opponent than expected in the back yard.

Christchurch Boys' do it again

Christchurch Boys' are national champions yet again.

Four titles in five years - Christchurch Boys' High School are national secondary schools cricket champions again.

Ferguson eyes big summer

A first international wicket of Australia's David Warner was one to remember for Black Caps fast bowler Lockie Ferguson.

Fast bowler looking to crank up the speed gun in the home series.

Anderson unsure on bowling return

Corey Anderson is adapting to his new role as a specialist batsman, as he looks to overcome his back injury.

Talented all-rounder Corey Anderson is in no rush to bowl again after yet another back flare up.

Players cool on Xmas Day match

The Big Bash has been a success across the Tasman but a Christmas Day match might be a step too far.

Aussie officials want to stage a Big Bash cricket match on Christmas Day, but players are not so keen.

Scorecard: Black Caps v Australia

Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh.

The scorecard from the third Chappell-Hadlee ODI, at the MCG.

Ball-by-ball: Black Caps v Australia

Star Australian batsman David Warner.

The third Chappell-Hadlee ODI a ball-at-a-time at the MCG.

Ryder returns for CD

Jesse Ryder returns for the Central Stags this weekend.

The Central Stags welcomed back their power hitter for Knights clash.

Kings don't want to bowl extra overs

Former Australian quick Ben Hilfenhaus was economical for Canterbury against Central.

 Kings vow to cut down extras.

Giant bats a 'safety issue'

Even the biggest, chunkiest bats can snap in half, as Black Cap Colin Munro found out in Sydney.

Australia's cricket coach says bat sizes have become dangerous.

Langer to coach Australia in T20 series

Justin Langer will take charge of Australia's Twenty20 team in February.

Former opener firms as Lehmann's successor after taking T20 reins.

Wayward throw fells umpire video

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Australian umpire Paul Reiffel is cleared of injury after collapsing when a ball struck him in the head.

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