Cricket

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McCullum will be playing in his 100th consecutive Test on Friday against Australia.

'I got my helmet out of the bag before and it's resent!' - Brendon McCullum

McCullum plays in his 100th consecutive Test career today at the Basin Reserve, Wellington and is hoping to end his stellar career on a high.

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They may be struggling for players, but that didn’t stop them from beating Canterbury Country previously.

Buller cricket club to host first Hawke Cup match in over 100 years

The Buller Lions will host North Otago in their first Hawke Cup title defence in over 100 years tomorrow.

Super batsmen Steve Smith and Kane Williamson square off

Smith and Williamson's battle to be the best batsman in the world shapes as an intriguing sub-plot in the trans -Tasman Test series.

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Captian Brendon McCullum says the Basin Reserve pitch gives bowlers an early edge in the test, but later the game becomes unpredictable.

Brendon McCullum reflects on his masterful career: 'That's going to be the last memory I have'

McCullum will be playing in his 100th Test match for NZ against Australia tomorrow at the Basin Reserve.

Jackson Bird bowls during the fourth Investec Ashes Test Match between England and Australia at Chester-le-Street, Durham. Photo: Graham Morris/cricketpix.com (Tel: +44 (0)208 969 4192; Email: graham@cricketpix.com) 11/08/13

Aussie paceman Jackson Bird recalled for trans -Tasman Test

Steve Smith revealed his XI today, with Bird, Josh Hazlewood and Peter Siddle forming the pace attack.

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Our mates from across the ditch have a history of going below the belt.

Aussie cricket bum rub just the tip of the iceberg

Our mates from across the ditch have a history of going below the belt.

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This batsman has left many in stiches after falling over twice.

Is this the funniest (and worst) run-out ever?

Both batsmen end up sprawled on the ground in this comical display during an Australian grade match.

Dale Steyn faces races against time to be ready for World T20

South Africa will ask Dale Steyn to prove his fitness following a debilitating shoulder injury.

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The new record-holder says the team has exceeded goals they are setting in the series against Sri Lanka.

Aussies target Martin Guptill the Test bunny

Australia have fired a shot at Black Caps opener Martin Guptill ahead of the first Test.

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David Warner agrees the controversial wicket was fair and says he's moved on

Warner believes the right decision was made about Mitch Marsh’s controversial dismissal in NZ and Australia’s final ODI.

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Australia aren't over Mitch Marsh's controversial dismissal but are going into the coming Test series with 'clear heads.'

'We love playing in New Zealand': Australia unfazed by Hamilton drama

Australia aren't over Mitch Marsh's controversial dismissal but are going into the coming Test series with 'clear heads.'

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Australia's Usman Khawaja caught giving debutant Adam Zampa the finger during anthem

'It was consensual!' Khawaja explains giving new man Adam Zampa bum rub during anthem

Debutant Adam Zampa and Khawaja filmed in moment of unique team bonding.

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Irony is bliss. The Aussie wicketkeeper was far from happy with the send-off Mitchell Marsh was given.

Australian quickie takes swipe at Kiwis, labels them bad sports, two days before Test

It seems the Aussies just can't let it go. One of their nasty fasties decided to have another crack today.

Tom Latham made a good start to the innings hitting two boundaries, but his time was cut short for 9 runs off 8 balls.

Sri Lanka stuns India in opening Twenty20

World Twenty20 champion Sri Lanka proved they're still a team to be wary of.

De Kock, Amla strike centuries to chase down formidable England total

Centuries by openers Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla kept South Africa alive in the one-day series against England.

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The Australian captain says he'll share a beer with McCullum during the Test series.

Stroppy Aussies enter Test mode wary of green NZ decks

Australia skipper Steve Smith insists a hostile finish to the trans-Tasman ODI series won't boil over to the two-Test series.

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The Black Caps haven’t won an ODI series against Australia since 2007.

Controversial Mitch Marsh wicket overshadows stunning ODI series win for NZ

The Black Caps haven’t won an ODI series against Australia since 2007.

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The swashbuckling batsman was at his blistering best during his last innings in New Zealand’s coloured clothing.

Opinion: Love him or hate him, NZ cricket won't be the same without Baz McCullum

Controversy was never far away from the Black Caps' departing skipper, writes Josh Reich.

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Australia's cricketers and media have not gone quietly after last night's Chappell-Hadlee series loss.

'Cry babies that are always in Women's Weekly can't take their own medicine': John Morrison slams Australia

Australia's cricketers and media have not gone quietly after last night's Chappell-Hadlee loss.

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Irony is bliss. The Aussie wicketkeeper was far from happy with the send-off Mitchell Marsh was given.

Opinion: Bully-boy Aussie cricketers are sore losers – and 'f**** coward' call just confirmed it

You can't come to New Zealand and play the "coward" card and expect Kiwis not to care, writes Simon Winter.

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The Australian captain wasn't happy his morning after a series defeat at the hands of the Black Caps.

Brendon's with me! Smith has another go at last night's controversy, and he reckons B-Mac agrees

Australia's captain wasn't happy last night, and he still wasn't today. But does he have a point?

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Irony is bliss. The Aussie wicketkeeper was far from happy with the send-off Mitchell Marsh was given.

Matthew Wade axed from Aussie T20 World Cup squad, Smith named captain

The selectors have dumped Aaron Finch as skipper and dropped Matthew Wade in a major reshuffle.

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Marsh was caught and bowled by Black Cap Matt Henry for 41 runs.

Peter Williams: Controversial Aussie dismissal right, but the way it happened was all wrong

Big screen operator at Seddon Park was out of order, argues our columnist.

Door slammed shut on Kevin Pietersen's England return

England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan quashed speculation that Kevin Pietersen might be recalled for the World Twenty20.

Mitchell Santner blow for Black Caps

Mitchell Santner has been ruled out of the first Test against Australia with a foot injury.

Steve Smith drowned out by boos after controversial Black Caps win

What Australia's captain said about the Mitch Marsh dismissal did not go down well with the Hamilton crowd.

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Marsh was caught and bowled by Black Cap Matt Henry for 41 runs.

'Disrespectful to withdraw appeal' – McCullum stands firm on controversial review

Mitch Marsh's dismissal wasn't perfect but the Black Caps captain said his team did nothing wrong.

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Marsh was caught and bowled by Black Cap Matt Henry for 41 runs.

Live updates: Chappell-Hadlee trophy remains in Kiwi hands after phenomenal Black Caps bowling effort

Brendon McCullum's final ODI for New Zealand was a win, and a series win against Australia.

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