Cricket

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Zimbabwe TV clearly didn't get the memo about the NZ flag referendum result.

New Zealand flag gets unexpected change in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe TV clearly didn’t get the memo about the NZ flag referendum result.

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Mendis' unbeaten 169 has given Sri Lanka a decent chance of beating Australia in the first Test.

Brilliant Mendis puts Sri Lanka on top against Australia

Kusal Mendis' maiden Test hundred helped put the home side in charge of the first Test.

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Wagner finished with career best figures of 6-41 as he destroyed the hosts on day one of the first Test.

Three in an over! Fired-up Neil Wagner's devastating spell rips apart Zimbabwe

Wagner finished with career best figures of 6-41 as he destroyed the hosts on day one of the first Test.

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Neil Wagner picked up his second wicket after Paul Reiffel gave Sean Williams out after the ball deflected off his helmet.

Fired-up Neil Wagner claims career-best six wickets as Black Caps stamp dominance

Neil Wagner claimed a six-wicket haul from a fiery spell of fast bowling as the Black Caps took control of the first test against Zimbabwe at Queen's Sports Club.

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Zimbabwe were struggling at 35/3 after losing Chibhabha and Masakadza in quick succession.

Wagner produces breakthrough, Santner joins the party as Black Caps take control

Zimbabwe were struggling at 35/3 after losing Chibhabha and Masakadza in quick succession.

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Zimbabwe opener Brian Chari didn't even last a minute against the Black Caps swing man.

Black Caps' Tim Southee claims first wicket with second ball against Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe opener Brian Chari didn't even last a minute against the Black Caps swing man.

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Black Caps spinner full of confidence as he prepares to play his first Test since 2014.

Ish Sodhi expected to be Black Caps' major threat in Test return

Zimbabwe traditionally struggle against quality leg-spin so expect Sodhi to cause problems tonight.

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Sri Lanka fought back in the first test against Australia, with their spinners doing the damagae.

Aussies in a spin as Sri Lanka fight back

If only the Pallekele pitch was as predictable as Kandy's afternoon July rain.

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Henry Nicholls scored an unbeaten 52 in the Black Caps’ warm up game at Harare against Zimbabwe's A team.

Brendon McCullum's replacement eager to fire in first Test

Henry Nicholls scored an unbeaten 52 in the Black Caps’ warm up game at Harare against Zimbabwe's A team.

B-Mac's replacement primed for Zimbabwean safari

Henry Nicholls has impressed in his two Tests but gets the opportunity to nail down the No.5 slot.

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 05:  Temba Bavuma of South Africa celebrates his century during day four of the 2nd Test at Newlands Stadium on January 5, 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

South African cricket to be transformed by racial quotas

'Targets' will be set and adhered to before the country's sports minister lifts a ban on hosting large events.

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

Black Caps pepper ICC rankings despite offseason

The purple patch of recent performances has been reflected in the continued high rankings of both batsmen and bowlers.

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 12:  Josh Hazlewood of Australia appeals for the wicket of Tom Latham of New Zealand   during day one of the Test match between New Zealand and Australia at Basin Reserve on February 12, 2016 in Wellington, New Zealand.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Aussie quicks dominate Sri Lanka on soggy first day

A long day in the field for the hosts looks likely as Khawaja and Smith set up camp.

Tendai Chatara of Zimbabawe

Zimbabwe's pace attack suffers blow ahead of Black Caps test series

Injured pace bowler Tendai Chatara has been ruled out of the test series against New Zealand.

Muttiah Muralitharan and Craig McDermott during an Australian training

Muralitharan faces scorn of Sri Lanka for helping Aussies

Bowling great Muttiah Muralitharan has been attacked by Sri Lanka's cricket board chief for helping to coach the visiting Australian team.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 22:  England captain Alastair Cook celebrates his century with Joe Root during day one of the second Test match between England and Pakistan at Old Trafford on July 22, 2016 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

England cruise to 330 run victory over Pakistan in second Test

Pakistan's batting collapsed to the host's bowling attack in Manchester.

India's Ravichandran Ashwin, left, is congratulated by teammates after dismissing West Indies' Devendra Bishoo

Ravi Ashwin leads India to crushing win over West Indies

Ravichandran Ashwin claimed seven wickets for 83 runs with some inspired off-spin.

Gargantuan lead for England certain to level series

Pakistan have been outplayed in all three disciplines putting a dampener on their first Test heroics.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 23:  England batsman Joe Root sweeps to pick up some runs watched by Sarfraz Ahmed during day two of the 2nd Investec Test match between England and Pakistan at Old Trafford on July 23, 2016 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Pakistan on the back foot after incredible double century by Joe Root

England rode on Root's career-best 254 to declare on a massive 589-8 and Chris Woakes' triple strike against Pakistan.

Martin Guptill

Black Caps batsmen among the runs in warm-up clash

Four batsmen make half-centuries in warm up against Zimbabwe "A" side.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 22:  England captain Alastair Cook celebrates his century with Joe Root during day one of the second Test match between England and Pakistan at Old Trafford on July 22, 2016 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Joe Root and Alastair Cook hit tons to take early advantage over Pakistan

Root and Cook hit comfortable centuries as England reached 314-4 at stumps this morning in the second Test against Pakistan.

Virat Kohli's classy century puts India in control

Indian captain Virat Kohli compiled an unbeaten century to put India in a commanding position on against West Indies

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He may have a heavy South African accent but Neil Wagner's dad is fully behind his son's team.

Neil Wagner's dad a Black Caps fan for life

He may have a heavy South African accent but Neil Wagner's dad is fully behind his son's team.

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The Black Caps hung out with the big cats in Africa today but New Zealand’s spinner showed another impressive talent.

Black Caps are on safari! Mark Craig cracks impressive David Attenborough impersonation

The Black Caps hung out with the big cats in Africa today but NZ's spinner showed another impressive talent.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 17:  Pakistan bowler Mohammad Amir celebrates after bowling Jake Ball to win the match by 75 runs during day four of the 1st Investec Test match between England and Pakistan  at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 17, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Mohammad Amir takes last wicket as Pakistan beat England

Amir took the winning wicket on his return to Lord's after a spot-fixing scandal as Pakistan beat England by 75 runs.

Pakistan remain on the front foot against England at Lord's

English bowler Chris Woakes took 5-31, after plundering a career-best 6-70 in Pakistan's first innings of 339.

Pakistan's Yasir Shah grabs remarkable five-wicket haul against England

Shah (5-64) ran through the top order once he broke a 110-run, second-wicket stand between England's captain Alastair Cook (81) and Joe Root (48).

Pakistan skipper Misbah punishes England with century in first Test

Misbah-ul-Haq hit a century in his maiden Test appearance at Lord's and spearheaded Pakistan to 282-6 against England.

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

Cricket Australia keeps an eye on Bangladesh

Terrorism has cast a further doubt over Cricket Australia's rescheduled Bangladesh tour.

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He may have been part of the Black Caps for nearly a decade, but Tim Southee still hasn’t ticked off one significant tour.

Black Caps spearhead Tim Southee heading to uncharted territory

He may have been part of the Black Caps for nearly a decade, but Tim Southee still hasn’t ticked off one significant tour.

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