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His 60 came off just 29 balls at KKR rose to second on the IPL table.

Whirlwind 60 from Yusuf Pathan sinks star-studded RCB

His 60 came off just 29 balls at KKR rose to second on the IPL table.

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It wasn't a great day for former Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum in the IPL.

Bowled him! McCullum out cheaply as table-topping Lions falter

It wasn't a great day for former Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum in the IPL.

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.

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It's one thing for a bit of wear and tear – but this was like someone took a chainsaw half way down.

Raw: What just happened? The bizarre moment bat breaks totally in half in English county game

A bit of wear and tear is one thing – but for Worcestershire Ben Cox, this was ridiculous.

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.

Pietersen's IPL season over

A calf injury has forced star cricketer Kevin Pietersen to leave India and his IPL team early.

'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.

Carlos Brathwaite and Chris Gayle of West Indies

Cricket Australia open to Chris Gayle returning for Big Bash

Cricket Australia insists controversial West Indies opener Gayle won't be prevented from signing with a Big Bash franchise.

De Villiers and Kohli star in Royal Challengers' win over Supergiants

In-form Kohli cracked 80 from 63 balls while De Villers bludgeoned four sixes and six fours in a blistering 83 from only 46 deliveries.

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.

Brendon McCullum

McCullum goes cheaply as Sunrisers thrash Lions

Brendon McCullum's Lions were thrashed by 10 wickets.

Australian players David Warner and Steve Smith at the end of the match. New Zealand Black Caps v Australia, Chappell Hadlee Trophy Match 3. ANZ ODI Cricket Series. Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand. Monday 8 February 2016. Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Black Caps to defend Chappell-Hadlee over the ditch

The Black Caps will attempt to defend the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy in a three-match ODI series in Australia later this year.

Martin Guptill falls cheaply in IPL debut, Tim Southee's heroics can't stop David Warner

Black Caps opener Martin Guptill made his IPL debut but was trumped by David Warner.

Finch hits winning runs off final ball in IPL thriller

Brendon McCullums' Gujarat Lions triumphed over McClenaghan and Southee's Mumbai Indians this morning, winning on the final ball.

Work it boys: Kane Williamson, Trent Boult model bizarre looking rainbow pants for Tommy Hilfiger in India

Who needs cricket when you look this good in bright trousers? Or how about suit jacket - and shorts?

Martin Guptill bats during the fourth one day international between England and New Zealand at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Photo: Graham Morris/www.photosport.nz

Martin Guptill finally gets IPL shot

Guptill has been named as an injury replacement in the Mumbai Indians for West Indian Lendl Simmon.

Kane Williamson named world cricketer of the year by prestigious publication

The Black Caps captain is the first Kiwi to be named number one by the Wisden Almanack.

English cricketer James Taylor in hospital

'My world is turned upside down' - England cricketer James Taylor forced to retire with serious heart condition

Taylor has been forced to retire at the age of 26 after scans revealed a heart condition similar to that of former soccer player Fabrice Muamba.

'The whole world came down on me' - Ben Stokes breaks silence after World T20 'devastation'

Stokes relives moments when Carlos Brathwaite smashed him for four sixes to snatch victory in the World T20 final.

History maker Bharat Popli named NZ domestic player of the year for 1000 run season

The middle order rock became just the fourth batsman to score 1000 runs in a Plunket Shield season.

Hauraki hosts offer apology, of sorts, over interview with Ben Stokes' mother

Matt Heath and Jeremy Wells got into hot water - and then headed to Las Vegas.

Audio emerges of Ben Stokes' 'disappointed' mum complaining 'off air' to Hauraki hosts

"They called him arrogant and then they called him some sort of name. They don't know him! "

Opinion: The World T20 has won this sceptic over

It's taken a while, but Josh Reich is finally coming round to the joys of T20 cricket.

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