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Cricketer kicked in the face

Police were called to Paraparaumu Cricket Club on Sunday after a player-umpire was allegedly kicked in the face.

Disputed decision in club game turns ugly, escalating into a fight that left a player-umpire injured.

Satterthwaite backs Tiffen

Coach Haidee Tiffen has stepped away from the White Ferns for their Rose Bowl ODI series against Australia after a rough ...

White Ferns skipper gives underfire coach a vote of confidence, backing her to reapply for job.

Chair drama in Big Bash final video

Aaron Finch takes his anger out on a plastic chair.

A plastic chair took an absolute battering from Aaron Finch before the Melbourne v Melbourne finale was decided.

Stunning Stags comeback nabs win video

Blair Tickner, right, and Doug Bracewell with the T20 Super Smash trophy.

Black Caps rookie Blair Tickner's rollercoaster week ended on a high.

Nelson break 22-year cricket drought

Captain Greg Hay plays a shot in his innings of 72 during Nelson's Hawke Cup win over Southland.

Provincial cricket's hallowed trophy last in Nelson in 1997.

Boult fined for swearing video

Trent Boult took 1-49 against Bangladesh in the second ODI and raised the ire of the umpires for some strong language.

Star Black Caps bowler fined 15 per cent of his match fee after umpires' report.

Doughty, Kerr destroy Magicians

There was no stopping Wellington Blaze legspinner Deanna Doughty who took 5-29 to help skittle Canterbury Magicians cheaply.

Legspinners take nine of the 10 Canterbury wickets as visitors are skittled for 63.

Recap: Super Smash final

Northern Knights captain Dean Brownlie is looking to guide his side to a second successive Super Smash title.

Stags bowlers scythe through star-studded Knights batting lineup to win T20 title.

Ferguson excelling as first change video

Lockie Ferguson has some fun for the camera during New Zealand's eight wicket trouncing of Bangladesh in Christchurch.

Lockie Ferguson's strong summer continues with three wicket day as he cements spot in Black Caps' first-choice XI.

Sri Lanka stun South Africa

Kusal Perera celebrates after leading Sri Lanka to a stunning win over South Africa in the first test at Durban.

Kusal Perera's 153 not out and a record last-wicket stand gives tourists amazing win over Proteas.

Guptill regains his groove video

Martin Guptill has rediscovered his batting touch against Bangladesh, making it back-to-back tons.

Fresh off century in Napier, Martin Guptill tons up again against Bangladesh.

Black Caps clinch series win video

Martin Guptill blasted another century against Bangladesh in Christchurch to lead New Zealand to a ODI series win.

Black Caps opener torments Bangladesh again, scoring another century to clinch ODI series win.

Warner, Smith set to face NZ

Steve Smith and David Warner celebrating Australia's Ashes victory against England last summer.

Disgraced duo are poised to return to Australia's national side against the Black Caps in Brisbane.

Southee, Santner to play for Knights

Mitchell Santner has been released from the New Zealand ODI squad to play for the Knights.

The addition of the Black Caps will bolster the hosts of the Super Smash final.

Black Caps v Bangladesh: Recap

Black Caps bowler Matt Henry.

Black Caps cruise to series victory over Bangladesh, after 16th ODI ton from Martin Guptill.

Scorecard: Black Caps v Bangladesh - second ODI

Black Caps' paceman Lockie Ferguson has become an integral part of the ODI side this summer.

The second ODI between New Zealand and Bangladesh, a ball-at-a-time at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.

Black Caps v Bangladesh: Ball-by-ball - second ODI

Black Caps captain Kane Williamson is playing his last ODI  of the series before taking a break.

The second ODI between New Zealand and Bangladesh, a ball-at-a-time at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.

All-Melbourne Big Bash final

Dan Christian of the Melbourne Renegades celebrates the win.

The Renegades chased down a big score to make Sunday's final.

Ross Taylor's Black Caps plan

Ross Taylor hasn't put a timeline on his international future for the Black Caps and reckons he could continue for ...

In sublime touch with the bat, Black Caps' elder statesman reckons he's got several years left in him yet.

Stags make Super Smash final

Will Young smacks a straight six during his match-winning innings in Super Smash elimination final in Auckland.

Central Stags will play the Northern Knights in Super Smash final after trumping Auckland Aces.

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