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Napier loses another ODI

Black Caps captain Kane Williamson and coach Mike Hesson won't be gracing Napier's McLean Park again till February at ...

McLean Park won't be ready for the Pakistan ODI in January, but hopes remain high for England in February.

Kiwi women Lord's members

Emily Drumm is one of eight Kiwi women's cricketers to become new members of the MCC.

Eight players from NZ among 37 women to accept Honorary Life Memberships from the Home of Cricket.

MacGill, CA settle pay dispute

Former Australian spin bowler Stuart MacGill.

The leggie was initially seeking $2.8m in payments and interest.

McCullum makes big impact

Brendon McCullum played the crucial role for Middlesex in an important win over Kent in the NatWest T20 Blast.

Brutal batting blitz from Brendon McCullum keeps playoff hopes alive for Middlesex in English T20 competition.

Sublime 171 eliminates Aussies

Harmanpreet Kaur blasted 171 not out in India's women's Cricket World Cup victory over Australia.

Indian batter wallops Australia to all corners to score a huge upset at the women's Cricket World Cup.

Perils of all-out attack

England all-rounder Ben Stokes was not happy when dismissed for 18 runs in the second test against the Proteas.

OPINION: Gung-ho batting only works against mediocre teams on flat wickets, Michael Vaughan writes.

Cricket pay scars will linger

What Mitchell Johnson labels 'personal insults' about Australian cricketers being greedy is way off the mark, the former ...

Former fast bowler Mitchell Johnson comes off the long run against Cricket Australia.

'I don't miss the injuries'

Reece Young is involved in the manufacturing for men's grooming products company Triumph and Disaster – based in Kingsland.

Former Blackcap Reece Young, 37, is enjoying more time with family and a career outside of cricket.

England into World Cup final

England batsman Anya Shrubsole consoles South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk after winning their Cricket World Cup ...

Despair for South Africa as the World Cup hosts clinch victory in the semifinals with just two balls to spare.

John Bracewell stepping down

Kiwi coach John Bracewell is unwilling to take Ireland into the test arena.

Unwilling to re-enter the test arena, Kiwi coach resigns as Ireland prepares to step up for the five-day game.

Record chase denies Zimbabwe

Niroshan Dickwella top-scored for Sri Lanka in the run chase with 81.

Sri Lanka chase down 388-runs for the fifth biggest winning second innings effort in test cricket history.

Gayle could be on NZ tour

Chris Gayle's made a name as a Twenty20 mercenary while the contract dispute has raged.

Star West Indies players get chance to return to ODI cricket in NZ after years-long dispute.

England players too gung-ho

Jonny Bairstow's batting approach is symptomatic of the problems facing England, writes Geoff Boycott.

OPINION: England blunder with their roller-coaster approach and get thrashed, writes former opening bat Geoff Boycott.

Pay spat could shade World Cup

Australia's Ellyse Perry in action at the women's Cricket World Cup.

Should Australia's women's cricketers lift the World Cup they will be doing so as unemployed players.

Root's honeymoon over

England captain Joe Root.

South Africa bowl England out for an emphatic 340-run win in the second test, leveling the series 1-1.

Zimbabwe close in on victory

Zimbabwe's Graeme Cremer was the pick of the bowlers on day four, claiming 2-67.

Touring side just seven wickets shy of recording their maiden test win over Sri Lanka.

Answers needed from White Ferns

White Ferns' star Amy Satterthwaite and her team-mates had few answers in their World Cup loss to India, which ended ...

Former NZ women's cricket coach Warren Lees weighs in on team's poor World Cup showing.

MacGill seeks mediation

Former Australia test cricketer Stuart MacGill appeared nervous at his appearance in court.

Former Australian test spinner injury case against Cricket Australia may go to trial.

Pay dispute: $1.3m already lost

Off-contract Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc is understood to have signed an individual sponsorship with Audi.

$1.3m in player salaries lost, but new individual sponsorships are emerging for Australian cricketers.

Bates: Ferns not good enough

White Ferns captain Suzie Bates.

"Everyone's going to be really disappointed with this tournament," White Ferns captain says in defeat.

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