Cricket

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'I've never met her but…' - Brendon McCullum gives Ali Pugh bunch of flowers

The Black Caps captain gave the Breakfast presenter some daffodils during a live cross.

Black Caps announce summer schedule

Three Chappell-Hadlee ODIs will be played at Auckland, Wellington and Hamilton.

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Video: Proteas' leg-spinner bamboozles Kane Williamson with match-winning delivery

Kane Williamson had New Zealand on target for victory before an inspired delivery turned the game.

00:48

Black Caps humbled as South Africa get World Cup revenge

South Africa got a little bit of World Cup revenge after they humbled the Black Caps in the deciding ODI.

Pakistan to revisit England for first time after spot-fixing scandal

Culprits Salman Butt, Mohammed Sami and Asif are all eligible for selection.

Incentives aplenty for Black Caps' series decider

More accolades beckon if they beat the Proteas in the third and final game tonight.

Tearful Kumar Sangakkara offered diplomatic post in London

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara bid a tearful farewell to international cricket.

Opinion: Ashes and Sanga retirement shows Test cricket's not in great shape

Barely registering among the hoo-haa for Michael Clarke was the retirement of a genuine legend of cricket - Kumar Sangakkara

Warner and Root chums again after Ashes series

The Ashes rivalry became physical in 2013 when David Warner punched Joe Root in a Birmingham pub.

Martin Guptill century leads Black Caps to commanding victory

Martin Guptill lead the charge scoring 103 not out, while Doug Bracewell bowled 3-31.

01:14

Clarke sent out in emphatic fashion as Australia win fifth Ashes test

Australia cruised to an innings and 46-run victory in the fifth Ashes Test.

Australia close to ending disappointing Ashes campaign on a high

Australia enforced the follow-on at The Oval after bowling England out for 149.

Australia well on top in Ashes dead rubber

Building on their overnight lead, the Aussie pace attack then skittled the Poms.

Sky TV stands by decision not to air Black Caps matches despite massive profit

The network has received negative feedback from Black Caps' fans for not airing the matches.

Shane Warne savages Australian Test selectors

Australia's selectors deserve to shoulder the blame for much of the Ashes debacle.

Guard of honour for Michael Clarke as Australia show grit in fifth Ashes Test

Australia reached 287-3 at stumps on day one with Clarke dismissed for a paltry 15 runs.

00:44

Mitchell McClenaghan’s late batting charge broken by Dale Steyn

A couple of lusty blows by tailender Mitchell McClenaghan gave the Black Caps hope until Dale Steyn resumed normal service.

01:04

Video: Black Caps go down fighting in high-scoring thriller

South Africa hold off a late rally to edge New Zealand in a high-scoring thriller.

Bowling plans wrongly delivered to Black Caps' hotel, South African cricket confirms

It's not the first time cricket team strategies have fallen into the wrong hands.

Ricky Pointing stands up for Michael Clarke

Ponting suggested Clarke's 28 Test centuries were all the more impressive given his chronic back and hamstring woes.

Australia embarrassed further by English county side

After the fortnight from hell, the Australian cricket team had major struggles against Northhamptonshire

Martin Guptill blasts Black Caps to big win

Martin Guptill bludgeoned 60 from 35 balls to set up New Zealand's 32-run victory over South Africa.

South Africa defeat Black Caps in first T20

South Africa beat New Zealand by six wickets with 13 balls to spare in their first Twenty20 international at Kingsmead this morning.

Black Caps to take on South Africa... but you can't watch it on Sky TV

As it stands, New Zealand fans won’t be able to watch the Black Caps tomororw morning.

From trouble maker to tactician, Warner puts hand up for vice captaincy

In the aftermath of Michael Clarke's retirement, the opening batsmen has staked his leadership claim.

Lalit Modi admits involvement in plot to overthrow world cricket

David Warner is rumoured to have been in line for a $50m deal.

'What a load of s***': Michael Clarke rubbishes claims of snub, wives' spat

An alleged spat between two wives of the Australian cricket team was the cause of off-field friction.

Ashes fallout follows coach Lehmann to Premier League game

A trip to watch Stoke City host Liverpool turned into a bone of contention for the maligned Aussie coach.

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