The pair will play their first international Tests against each other next year.

Ireland, Afghanistan made full members of ICC, granted Test status

The pair will play their first Tests against each other next year.

'It was a dream come true' - Luke Ronchi calls time on Black Caps career

The 36-year old wicketkeeper has retired from all forms of international cricket.

Watch: Kiwi young gun Hannah Rowe takes sensational caught-and-bowled as White Ferns dismantle India

Rowe claimed four catches and two wickets – but this combo of both was just too good.

Video: Pakistan pummels England in ODI, cements place in final of Champions Trophy

England were thumped by eight wickets after only posting 211.

Trent Boult slips down ICC bowler rankings after early exit from Champions Trophy

Boult was ranked No.1 early this year, but now sits sixth.

CARDIFF, WALES - JUNE 09:  Bangladesh batsman Mohammad Mahmudullah celebrates after hitting the winning runs during the ICC Champions Trophy match between New Zealand and Bangladesh at SWALEC Stadium on June 9, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Winless Black Caps bail out of Champions Trophy after Bangladesh snatch ODI win

A double-century partnership has steered Bangladesh to a five-wicket win over NZ in Cardiff.

Watch: 'That's nasty!' Black Caps skipper Williamson cops a sickening blow to the head after stray bouncer

Williamson scored 87 runs off 98 balls in his side's loss to England in Cardiff.

CARDIFF, WALES - JUNE 06:  Kane Williamson of New Zealand bats during the ICC Champions Trophy match between England v New Zealand at SWALEC Stadium on June 6, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Black Caps collapse in humiliating fashion after Kane Williamson's sizzling 87

Jos Buttler hit an undefeated 61 off 48 balls as England scored a competitive 310 all out.

It seems the Kiwi opener wasn't keen on rating his captain against English batsman Joe Root.

'One's called Kane, one's called Joe' – Black Caps star Martin Guptill deadpans reporter's dumb question

It seems the Kiwi opener wasn't keen on rating his captain against English batsman Joe Root.

Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson. International One Day Cricket. New Zealand Black Caps v Australia. Chappell–Hadlee Trophy, Game 1. Eden Park Monday 30 January 2017 © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga /

Black Caps feeling pressure ahead of must-win Champions Trophy clash with England

Coach Mike Hesson says the team will take a step into the unknown in the match.

'He's the calmest man alive' - Black Caps seamer Boult praises world class skipper Williamson

Williamson made a flawless century in his side's washout against Australia.

Video: Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson scores classy century in ODI washout against Australia

Williamson scored his first century against Australia as rain had the final say at Edgbaston.

The Black Caps quick bowler says the NZ team will let their bowling and batting do the talking in their ODI clash overnight.

Video: 'I've been practising' - Trent Boult takes the mickey, prepared for sledge battle with Aussies

Boult says the NZ team will let their actions do the talking in their ODI clash overnight.

Williamson said at today's press conference that Guptill has become NZ's premier ODI batsman.

Video: 'He's destructive' - Kane Williamson lauds Guppy - but can he be a match-winner against OZ tonight?

Williamson reckons opener Guptill has taken his controlled hitting to another level.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 1 : Joe Root of England celebrates after England won the ICC Champions Trophy match between England and Bangladesh at the Kia Oval cricket ground on June 1, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Philip Brown/Getty Images)

Rampant Joe Root stars with the bat guiding England to ODI victory over Bangladesh

England hauled in Bangladesh's 305-6 by scoring 308-2 with 16 balls to spare.

Black Caps coach Mike Hesson quietly confident ahead of Champions Trophy match against Australia

Hesson says his team can't dwell on negatives if they are to win at Edgbaston, England.

Martin Guptill celebrates his century.

Guptill powers 116 off 76 balls as NZ chase down 357 - inside 47 overs in Champions Trophy warm-up

The opener belted 116 as NZ chased down 357 with overs to spare in Birmingham.

Watch: First-class spinner snags unbelievable wicket with absolutely filthy double-bouncer ball

Mason Crane bagged five wickets against Somerset in the second innings, but counting this one just feels wrong.

Video: Composed England clinch ODI series with last-ball thriller against South Africa

The hosts took an unassailable lead with a two-run win at Southampton.

Mike Hesson is remaining positive ahead of his side's campaign against Australia, England and Bangladesh.

'That's the reality of the whole tournament' - Black Caps coach on daunting Champions Trophy schedule

New Zealand will face England, Australia and Bangladesh in this year's tournament.

Doug Bracewell of the Blackcaps bowling on the second day of the first test in the ANZ International Series, Test Match Cricket match between the New Zealand Blackcaps v Sri Lanka held at the University Oval, Dunedin. 11 December 2015. Photo: Joseph Johnson /

Black Cap Doug Bracewell disqualified from driving, sentenced to community work for drink driving

Bracewell was caught at the wheel more than three times over the legal breath-alcohol limit.

Video: Bangladesh record first away win over Black Caps in final ODI match of tri-series in Dublin

Bangladesh beat New Zealand by five wickets in their ODI match today.

Watch: NZ skipper Tom Latham fires boundaries at will, scoring third ODI century against feeble Ireland

Latham scored a century with Ross Taylor knocking a handy 57 as New Zealand scored 344 runs in Dublin.

Watch: Welcome back! Hamish Bennett bags three wicket haul after three-year ODI absence for Black Caps

NZ have beaten Bangladesh by four wickets in their ODI match this morning in Dublin.

Amy Satterthwaite and Liz Perry celebrates getting New Zealand to 300 runs during the 2nd ODI Womens Cricket match, New Zealand V Pakistan, Burt Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln, New Zealand, 11th November 2016. © Copyright Photo: John Davidson /

White Ferns to fly business class to World Cup as women's game strides towards professional recognition

"I think Lord's is potentially going to sell out for the final," coach Haidee Tiffen said.

Watch: Mitchell Santner's spin masterclass dismantles Ireland to deny them a shock win over the Black Caps

Mitchell Santner was the Black Caps' saviour with a five wicket haul in Dublin.

Watch: How did he do that? Ben Stokes takes miracle catch to rival Corey Anderson's in the IPl

After Anderson's one-handed blinder last week, here's another. Which was better?

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