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White Ferns match abandoned

It's a grey day in Derby as rain forced the abandonment of White Ferns' match against South Africa.

White Ferns' Suzie Bates made to wait for 100th ODI as rain dominates in Derby.

Curwin new Canty Cricket boss

Lee Germon, pictured with the Cricket World Cup, has left Canterbury Cricket after nine years being replaced by ...

Englishman Jeremy Curwin to take over from Lee Germon at Canterbury Cricket.

Bates to bring up ton video

White Ferns captain Suzie Bates will play her 100th ODI against South Africa on Wednesday night (NZT).

At the cricket world cup, White Ferns captain Suzie Bates will do something that aged 18, she couldn't imagine - play her 100th ODI.

Malinga gets suspended 1-year ban

Lasith Malinga has been disciplined for firing back at Sri Lanka's sports minister, who had said the players were unfit.

Malinga the Slinga pays for thunderbolt directed at sports minister.

Top Aussie cricketers face sack

ACA president Greg Dyer warns 230 Australian cricketers could be unemployed by the weekend.

About 230 of Australia's cricket players about to become unemployed, says their union.

Melie Kerr's remarkable journey

It's all happened so fast for Melie Kerr, pictured after her one-day international cricket debut at age 16 last November.

Instead of winter mornings at Tawa College, Melie Kerr is living her Women's World Cup dream in England.

Australian cricket at crisis point

Australian vice-captain David Warner has been a strong voice for the players' desire to protect their share of revenue.

Ashes series in doubt as players and Cricket Australia at loggerheads over pay deal.

Newcomer leads England to T20 series win

England's Dawid Malan celebrates scoring a half century during his crucial innings of 78.

Dawid Malan smashed 78 runs off 44 balls on debut to help England beat South Africa and and take the three-match series 2-1.

White Ferns easy winners

New Zealand's Holly Huddleston is congratulated by wicketkeeper Rachel Priest for one of her five wickets against Sri Lanka.

A Holly Huddleston five-for and a Suzie Bates century were enough for New Zealand to ease past Sri Lanka in their World Cup opener.

New offer in pay impasse

Captain Steve Smith and his fellow Australian cricketers have received a revised, increased pay offer from their ...

First movement in pay dispute as Cricket Australia tables increased offer a week before player contracts expire.

Big show, high pressure for Ferns video

Captain Suzie Bates says the White Ferns haven't been issued a social media ban, yet. "Maybe that comes further down the ...

Australia, England the teams for White Ferns to beat, but captain confident they can be a World Cup force.

Bracewell loses NZC contract

Doug Bracewell has missed out on a NZC contract for 2017-18.

Raval, Broom and de Grandhomme in; Bracewell, Craig and the retired Ronchi out of NZ Cricket's top-21.

NZC contracts up for grabs

Jeetan Patel returned to the Black Caps in October in India, and by season's end was the side's premier test spinner.

Contracts set for Raval, Broom, de Grandhomme as Patel, Ronchi call time for Black Caps.

Afghanistan, Ireland elevated

Afghanistan's Shafiqullah hits big at the T20 World Cup in 2016.

Two consistent performers rewarded by the ICC with promotion to test cricket playing status.

Afghanistan, Ireland awarded test status

Afghanistan's players are celebrating after their country and Ireland were awarded full test-playing status.

Test-playing nations rise to 12 with unanimous decision to make countries full ICC members.

19 arrests in Champions Trophy celebrations

Pakistan claimed the Champions Trophy with an 180-run win over India in London.

Shouting "pro-Pakistan and anti-India" slogans during celebrations of Pakistan's Champions Trophy win sees 19 arrested.

Guppy getting a girl

Martin Guptill smashes his baby gender announcement out of the park.

Black Caps opener announces he and wife Laura McGoldrick are expecting a girl by smashing a cricket ball into pink mist.

Luke Ronchi retires

Black Caps wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi has played his last game for New Zealand.

Black Caps wicketkeeper steps away from international cricket aged 36.

England rout South Africa

Jonny Bairstow is eyes wide shut as he takes a swing against South Africa.

Jonny Bairstow struck a sublime unbeaten 60 to as England cruised to victory over South Africa in their first Twenty20 international.

White Ferns thrashed

New Zealand's Katey Martin in action against England on Thursday.

A disappointing final World Cup warmup match for the Kiwi women's cricket team as they are hammered by England.

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