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Jonathan Bairstow of England bats during day one of the 2nd Test match between England and Sri Lanka

England batsmen fail to punish Sri Lanka

The hosts finished day one of the test 310/6 after some outstanding catches kept the tourists in with a chance.

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The Australian batsman earned man of the match honours for his unbeaten effort of 93 runs off 58 deliveries.

Warner crushes Brendon McCullum's Lions to send Sunrisers to IPL Final

The Australian batsman earned man of the match honours for his unbeaten effort of 93 runs off 58 deliveries.

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The Black Caps batsman impresses team-mates by smoking a huge six in the nets at the Mumbai Indians' home ground.

Day-night cricket Test planned for Eden Park as international schedules released

There's also plenty of one-day cricket against Australia and a tour from South Africa.

Black Caps coach Mike Hesson re-signs beyond 2019 Cricket World Cup

NZ cricket boss David White labels Hesson, "the most successful coach in New Zealand cricket history."

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The West Indian cricket star is now facing indecent exposure allegations.

Chris Gayle lashes out at cricketing greats in new book

Gayle slams trio who were critical of 'don't blush' comments to reporter Mel McLaughlin.

Video: Dhoni hits two sixes off final two balls to win IPL thriller

12 runs to win. Two balls remaining. Enter MS Dhoni.

Video: McCullum combines with Raina to give Lions win

The pair put on a 96-run second-wicket partnership to put the Lions in the driving seat.

Anderson bags five more as England beat Sri Lanka in under three days

Finishing with 10 wickets for the match, Jimmy Anderson tore through Sri Lanka in just a day-and-a-half.

Sri Lanka collapse, all out for 91 in first test

Jimmy Anderson claimed five wickets as England took command in the first of three tests.

Video: Sunrisers butterfingers cost them IPL match

IPL leaders the Sunrisers Hyderabad dropped two of the easiest catches you'll see which would later cost them.

McClenaghan channels inner McCullum but can't secure victory

The Kiwi bowler picked up two wickets and now sits at number one for wickets taken in the 2016 IPL.

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS - APRIL 21: Commentator Tony Cozier talks during the ICC Cricket World Cup Super Eights match between West Indies and England at the Kensington Oval on April 21, 2007 in Bridgetown, Barbados.  (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

The voice of West Indies cricket Tony Cozier dies

He appeared on TV and radio around the world for more than 50 years.

Report into Phillip Hughes' death encourages more use of helmets

A Cricket Australia review into the death of Hughes suggests that all first-class cricketers should be encouraged to wear helmets.

'Broadcaster asked me to dress up': Danny Morrison defends IPL stunt

Morrison has been slammed for dressing up in a fake beard and turban on Indian TV.

What are you doing? Kohli, fans left stunned by Kiwi IPL host Danny Morrison's Indian impersonation at toss

Danny thought it was pretty funny, before Daniel Vettori's Bangalore side took on Punjab. The problem was, no one else was laughing.

Virat Kohli backs Dan Vettori to be next India coach

Former Black Caps captain Daniel Vettori has a rather influential player backing him to be the next Indian coach.

'Brilliant, who is that!?' Simon Doull loses the plot when Raina takes absolute blinder

They don't come any better than this. Raina with the catch of 2016 for B-Mac's Gujarat.

All-rounder Marcus Stoinis key to Punjab win over Delhi

Stoinis took three wickets and scored a half century to help his Kings XI Punjab side to a 9-run win over the Delhi Daredevils.

Kane Williamson comes up with stunning catch as Sunrisers edge Lions

Sunrisers Hyderabad beat the Gujarat Lions by five wickets in this morning’s IPL match at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.

Martin Guptill celebrates with Kane Williamson after winning the International Twenty20 match against Pakistan.

Black Caps soar to number one in T20 rankings

New Zealand has edged past India at the top of the list.

Adam Voges' scare after throw leaves him badly concussed

Caught in friendly fire, the Australian Test star was struck in the back of the head.

Magnificent Kane! Williamson scores 50 in first IPL match

The Black Caps captain showed exactly why he's one of the world's leading batsman with an enormous first 2016 IPL performance.

He's done it again! McCullum negates Steve Smith century with quick-fire 43

Steve Smith scored 101 off 54 balls but it was McCullums heroics that helped the Lions to a three wicket victory.

Aussie players' association wants to limit day-night test cricket

An initial proposal of two day-night test matches for Australia's end of year season has met strong criticism from players.

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Black Caps' star batsman has climbed to the top of the world test cricket batting rankings after his record-breaking year.

It's confirmed: Williamson to lead Black Caps in all three formats

"He's respected by his peers for his professional approach both on and off the field, and has a superb cricket brain."

Martin Guptill celebrates with Kane Williamson after winning the International Twenty20 match against Pakistan.

Black Caps to play historic ODI tri-series in Ireland

The World Cup finalists will go up against Ireland and Bangladesh next May.

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Toni is impressed with the hard work of Jackie Kerridge and Chris Reeves, who are trying to get a playground built.

Toni's view: Takapuna grandparents prove the success of people power

Toni backs Jackie Kerridge and Chris Reeves who are the driving force behind a new playground.

Virat Kohli's century in vain as Brendon McCullum sets up big IPL win

Former Black Caps captain McCullum has rained on Indian star Virat Kohli's parade.

'There's a place for everybody': Big Bash open to Chris Gayle return

Controversial West Indies opener won't be prevented from signing with a Big Bash franchise.

Martin Guptill cracks a cover drive during the pink-ball warm up match in Perth

Black Caps set to play pink ball Test against India

The Black Caps are poised to play a day-night Test match in India later this year.

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