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Levin's 'field of dreams'

Horowhenua Kāpiti Cricket Association chief executive Dave O'Brien in the Basil Netten Centre at Donnelly Park, Levin.

Cricket fans know of Eden Park and the Basin Reserve. But what about Donnelly Park in Levin?

Azam bats Pakistan to victory

Pakistan batsman Babar Azam.

Pakistan batsman hits a second consecutive ODI ton to lead his team to a 2-0 series lead over Sri Lanka.

Waugh: Ashes forge heroes

Former Australia captain Steve Waugh clutches the Ashes trophy in 2002.

Battle with the Old Enemy a rare chance in test cricket to become a household name, Australian great says.

Khawaja hits out at selectors

Australia batsman Usman Khawaja is tired of the selectors chopping and changing the team.

Constant chopping and changing of team causing players to play afraid, top Australia batsman says.

Club cricketer smashes triple ton

Australian club cricketer Josh Dunstan celebrates his triple century for West Augusta.

40 sixes help an Aussie club cricketer to a massive individual score.

Black Caps brace for spin duo

India's chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav will challenge the Black Caps batsmen.

NZ batsmen will need to play the ball rather than "just jump at shadows", coach Mike Hesson says.

Proteas sweep aside Bangladesh

Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock are just the seventh South African opening pair to bat through to victory in an ODI.

South African openers each smash unbeaten centuries to break records in big win.

Hatred to drive Aussies in Ashes

David Warner says the Ashes will be like war.

He's no longer Australia's serial sledger, but David Warner says the Ashes will be like war.

Smith sidesteps Stokes issue

Australian captain Steve Smith's task of winning The Ashes got easier with Ben Stokes' likely absence.

Deft leave from Steve Smith on the question of Ben Stokes' punishment for an alleged street fight.

All-round Astle edges Sodhi

After consistently topping the wicket charts for Canterbury, Todd Astle has finally been noticed by the Black Caps ...

At 31, Todd Astle is finally poised for ODI debut at Ish Sodhi's expense after they went head to head in India.

Astle, Phillips set for ODI debut

Glenn Phillips has been called into the New Zealand squad for the tour of India.

Duo among the six players called into Black Caps squad for India series.

Fight to save test cricket begun

Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan.

OPINION: Relevance, meaning and the corporate cash cow are the keys, former England captain writes.

Aussie hopes hosed down

Australia cricket vice captain David Warner.

Australia's hopes of salvaging a T20 series win over India washed away by a sodden outfield.

Azam belts Pakistan to win

Pakistan batsman Babar Azam.

Pakistan have taken a 1-0 lead in their ODI series against Sri Lanka in the UAE.

Worker ton in vain for NZ A

George Worker made a century for NZ A but it wasn't enough in the fourth one-day match against India A.

George Worker century not enough to help NZ A in fourth one-day game against India A.

Australia to play fewer tests

Australia's cricketers will be seen in whites less often under the ICC's new international calendar.

​Australia will play fewer tests and ODIs but more T20 matches under a radical overhaul.

4-day test trial just a start video

ICC chief executive Dave Richardson has announced a new way forward for test and ODI cricket.

Cricket rings the changes to make tests more interesting, but it's just a start, says ICC boss.

Otago build confidence

Neil Wagner posted a century in Otago's four-day warmup fixture against Canterbury in Alexandra.

Neil Wagner century a highlight of Otago Volts warm-up win over Canterbury in Alexandra.

Adams to coach White Ferns

Andre Adams has coached Auckland's bowlers after a long county career with Nottinghamshire, and will do the same with ...

Former Black Cap Andre Adams joins White Ferns coaching staff for UAE tour.

Four-day tests to make way

Red ball cricket appears here to stay as the ICC tries to find ways to rejuvenate the test format.

Expected ICC implementation of a new test cricket championship removes the need for four-day tests.

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