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New Zealands Kane Williamson acknowledges the crowd as he reaches his century on the third day of the first cricket Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London on May 23, 2015
Kane Williamson takes on New Zealand captaincy
New Zealand appoint Kane Williamson as their Test captain, meaning that he will now skipper his country in all three formats of the game.
Apr 28, 18:12
Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow in action on day two of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 3, 2016
Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow among cricketers of year
England duo Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow make Wisden's top five cricketers of the year for 2015.
Apr 13, 09:09
Joe Root celebrates the wicket of Johnson Charles during the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
Four England players named in ICC team of the tournament
England have four players named in the ICC World Twenty20 Team of the Tournament after finishing as runners-up to the West Indies.
Apr 4, 12:11
Trent Boult of New Zealand celebrates taking the wicket of Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka during the One Day International match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at University Oval on January 23, 2015
Trent Boult, Tim Southee "very much ready to go"
New Zealand seamers Trent Boult and Tim Southee are both in contention to face England in the ICC World Twenty20 semi-finals, according to Kane Williamson.
Mar 29, 15:36
BEN STOKES celebrates winning the World Twenty20 game between England and Sri Lanka on March 26, 2016
Ben Stokes: 'Delhi like home game for England'
Ben Stokes claims that England's familiarity with Delhi could see them better unbeaten New Zealand in the World T20 semi-finals.
Mar 28, 21:46
England celebrate taking the wicket of Shahid Afridi during the 3rd International T20 match between Pakistan and England at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on November 30, 2015 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
England to face New Zealand in last four
New Zealand will stand in England's way of a place in the final of the ongoing ICC World Twenty20 event in India.
Mar 27, 14:10
Martin Crowe looks out into the crowd during the 'One Year To Go' to the ICC Cricket World Cup announcement at the Basin Reserve on February 15, 2014
Martin Crowe dies, aged 53
One of New Zealand's greatest ever cricketers, Martin Crowe, dies at the age of 53 following a second battle with lymphoma.
Mar 3, 09:41
A general view of the wicket during day one of the Third Test match between England and India at the Oval on August 9, 2007
Jimmy Neesham makes Derbyshire switch
Derbyshire Falcons bolster their Twenty20 Blast squad by signing New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham.
Mar 1, 10:55
Tom Latham of New Zealand bats during day three of the 2nd Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve on February 16, 2014
New Zealand international Tom Latham joins Kent
New Zealand's Tom Latham agrees to play in all three formats of the game for Kent this year.
Feb 23, 21:16
A general view of the wicket during day one of the Third Test match between England and India at the Oval on August 9, 2007
New Zealand, Pakistan washed out
Pakistan can now only draw their one-day international series away in New Zealand after rain forces the abandonment of the second match.
Jan 28, 09:32
New Zealands Kane Williamson acknowledges the crowd as he reaches his century on the third day of the first cricket Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London on May 23, 2015
Yorkshire re-sign Kane Williamson
County Championship side Yorkshire secure the services of New Zealand international Kane Williamson for a third time.
Jan 27, 10:17
A general view of the wicket during day one of the Third Test match between England and India at the Oval on August 9, 2007
Kiwi Mitchell Santner agrees Worcestershire Rapids switch
New Zealand international Mitchell Santner agrees to play for the Worcestershire Rapids in the Twenty20 Blast, which gets underway in May.
Jan 12, 11:36
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
Brendon McCullum to retire in February
Brendon McCullum announces that New Zealand's Test series against Australia in February will be his last as an international cricketer.
Dec 22, 09:17
New Cricket generic
Essex confirm Matt Quinn signing
Essex confirm the signing of England and New Zealand A bowler Matt Quinn on a three-year contract.
Dec 11, 19:34
:England cricketer Eoin Morgan plays a shot during the fourth One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on December 7, 2014
England in group with holders Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa at World T20
England will face holders Sri Lanka, West Indies and South Africa in the group stage of next year's World Twenty20 in India.
Dec 11, 10:04
Alastair Cook celebrates his century on day three of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on October 15, 2015
England trio named in ICC Test Team of the Year 2015
England's Alastair Cook, Stuart Broad and Joe Root are named in the ICC Test Team of the Year for 2015.
Dec 2, 08:24
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns arrives at Auckland Airport in Auckland on May 30, 2014
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns: 'Perjury case has been hell'
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns says that he has been through "hell" after being cleared of perjury and perverting the course of justice.
Nov 30, 11:27
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns arrives at Auckland Airport in Auckland on May 30, 2014
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns found not guilty of perjury
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns is found not guilty of perjury following a nine-week trial at Southwark Crown Court.
Nov 30, 10:45
Ross Taylor of New Zealand celebrates after scoring a century during day three of the Third Test match between New Zealand and the West Indies at Seddon Park on December 21, 2013
Ross Taylor bemused by Nathan Lyon umpring decision
Ross Taylor admits that New Zealand were left bemused after Australia's Nathan Lyon was not given out earlier in his innings at the Adelaide Oval.
Nov 28, 15:48
Virat Kohli of India walks from the field after being dismissed for 169 during day three of the Third Test match between Australia and India at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 28, 2014
India captain Virat Kohli welcomes "landmark" day-night Test match
India captain Virat Kohli is hopeful that the introduction of day-night Test cricket will help 'change' the game.
Nov 24, 09:40
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns arrives at Auckland Airport in Auckland on May 30, 2014
Brendon McCullum tells court of spot-fixing approach by Chris Cairns
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum tells London's Southwark Crown Court that former international teammate Chris Cairns asked him to get involved in match-fixing.
Oct 15, 21:40
Moeen Ali in action for England on day two of the first Test of The Ashes on July 9, 2015
Brendan McCullum tips Moeen Ali to open batting for England
New Zealand skipper Brendan McCullum believes that Moeen Ali should open the batting for England in the Test series against Pakistan.
Sep 17, 15:33
Mitchell Johnson of Australia celebrates after he dismissed Jonny Bairstow of England during day one of the Fourth Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 26, 2013
New Zealand, Australia to play first day-night Test
New Zealand will play against Australia in cricket's first ever day-night Test later this year.
Jun 29, 23:54
Brendon McCullum of New Zealand bats during day one of the First Test match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval on December 26, 2014
Dougie Brown backs Brendon McCullum to deliver for Birmingham Bears
Director of cricket Dougie Brown is confident that Brendon McCullum will make an impact for Birmingham Bears in the T20 Blast.
Jun 26, 04:05
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
Brendon McCullum unhappy with New Zealand batting
Brendon McCullum believes that New Zealand wasted a good opportunity to beat England in the Twenty20 international at Old Trafford.
Jun 24, 02:23
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
Brendon McCullum: 'We were beaten by the better team'
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum insists that his side were beaten by the better team following their series defeat to England.
Jun 21, 05:13
England captain Eoin Morgan bats during the 1st ODI Royal London One-Day match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston on June 9, 2015
England win toss, opt to bowl first
England captain Eoin Morgan chooses to bowl first after winning the toss ahead of the fifth one-day international with New Zealand.
Jun 20, 10:04
Luke Ronchi of New Zealand smashes the ball to the boundary during day one of the 2nd Investec Test Match between England and New Zealand at Headingley on May 29, 2015
Somerset sign New Zealand international Luke Ronchi for T20 Blast
Somerset agree to sign New Zealand international Luke Ronchi for five Natwest T20 Blast matches this summer.
Jun 18, 13:39
Reece Topley of Essex poses during the Essex County Cricket Club Photocall at the County Ground on April 1, 2014
Reece Topley, James Vince included in England T20 squad to face New Zealand
Five players yet to play an international T20 match, including Reece Topley and James Vince, are named in England's squad to take on New Zealand at Old Trafford.
Jun 18, 09:43
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
Brendon McCullum: 'England were too good for us'
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum admits that England were too good for his side in the seven-wicket loss at Trent Bridge.
Jun 18, 04:39
England captain Eoin Morgan bats during the 1st ODI Royal London One-Day match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston on June 9, 2015
Eoin Morgan: 'Approach more important than results for England'
Eoin Morgan believes that England's style is currently more important than results following a record-breaking win over New Zealand at Trent Bridge.
Jun 18, 02:22
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
New Zealand win toss in fourth one-day international, choose to bat first
New Zealand win the toss and choose to bat first in the fourth one-day international against England at Trent Bridge.
Jun 17, 13:38
Joe Root of England celebrates with Sam Billings, Jason Roy and Alex Hales after catching out Kane Williamson of New Zealand during the 1st ODI Royal London One-Day match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston on June 9, 2015
Alex Hales: 'Fans are behind us again'
Alex Hales believes that the England fans are behind the side again following three promising performances against New Zealand.
Jun 17, 04:42
New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson plays a shot during the ICC World Twenty20 tournament cricket match between South Africa and New Zealand at The Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on March 24, 2014
Kane Williamson praises New Zealand batsman for one-day win
Kane Williamson believes that New Zealand were "excellent with the bat" after their victory over England in the third one-day international.
Jun 15, 05:46
New Zealand's Ross Taylor celebrates reaching a century not out during the third one-day international (ODI) cricket match between England and New Zealand at The Ageas Bowl cricket ground in Southampton on June 14, 2015
Nasser Hussain defends England approach despite New Zealand loss
England need to be applauded for their daring brand of cricket even if they lose, according to former captain Nasser Hussain.
Jun 15, 03:47
Trent Boult of New Zealand celebrates taking the wicket of Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka during the One Day International match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at University Oval on January 23, 2015
Trent Boult ruled out for remainder of England tour
A back injury will force Trent Boult to sit out the remainder of New Zealand's tour of England.
Jun 14, 11:18
Chris Jordan during the England nets session at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on April 11, 2015
Chris Jordan, Liam Plunkett out of England squad
Pace bowlers Chris Jordan and Liam Plunkett have been ruled out of England's remaining one-day matches against New Zealand through injury.
Jun 14, 06:52
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
Brendon McCullum: "It was terrifying at times"
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum admits that he was worried at times during England's run chase in his side's 13-run victory at The Oval by the Duckworth-Lewis method.
Jun 13, 05:34
New Zealand's Corey Anderson bowling during play on the fourth day of the first cricket Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London on May 24, 2015
New Zealand's Corey Anderson to miss rest of ODI series against England
New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson is ruled out of the rest of the one-day international series against England due to a back injury.
Jun 12, 14:01
Joe Root of England celebrates with Sam Billings, Jason Roy and Alex Hales after catching out Kane Williamson of New Zealand during the 1st ODI Royal London One-Day match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston on June 9, 2015
Daniel Vettori tips New Zealand to hit back against England
Daniel Vettori insists that New Zealand can produce a response to the emphatic loss they suffered at the hands of England earlier this week.
Jun 12, 03:20