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Wellington, Mar 7 : New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has reportedly been named the country's Player of the Year twice at the annual New Zealand Cricket Awards in Auckland for the 2013-14 season, topping in every category he was nominated in.
Would the Australian captain have been so gracious with his apology for the Dale Steyn incident if South Africa had hung on for a draw and levelled the three-Test series, wonders Michael Jeh First among equals? Despite the new world order in cricket, there is still the lingering suspicion that justice plays favourites.
The resounding thud of South Africa's fall on home soil capped an intriguing season of test cricket that has seen the establishment rocked and an ambitious Australia return to court with a swagger.
Although international cricket has a rich and glittering history, the game has also seen its reputation and integrity severely tested at various times.
Then, both tests were drawn, the visiting side got dusted 3-0 in the ODIs but won the lone T20 international.
GLOUCESTERSHIRE are optimistic that seam bowlers James Fuller and David Payne will be fit in time for the new county cricket season.
Joe Root will miss England's Twenty20 matches against West Indies after breaking his right thumb in Wednesday's one-day international win in Antigua.
South Australian captain Johan Botha will appeal his suspension for the crucial last round of the Sheffield Shield for a bizarre incident in which he is said to have taken the new ball and, in front of the umpires, run the old one along his boot spikes before tossing it away.
Australia's cricketers are poised to complete their dramatic revival with a rise to world number one following their Test series win in South Africa.
Every major cricket nation has one, a player so overrated that it is hard to believe how he ever made it into the starting line-up in the first place; the exact opposite of the team's star man.
Debashish Das says that less than 12 months away from the 2015 World Cup, Indian cricket is in 'a pathetic state' following a disappointing Asia Cup campaign in Bangladesh.
England batsman Jonathan Trott will return to competitive cricket for Warwickshire at the start of April in their friendly fixture against Gloucestershire on 1st of that month.
He might have gone unsold at the players' auction this year but retired Australian pacer Brett Lee has said he remains a huge fan of the Indian Premier League and the Twenty20 event could throw up the elusive fast-bowling talent that India desperately needs.
The strength of the team - not the promise of a close contest - is the biggest draw to crowds in international cricket, new research has found.
Dubai: Australian batsman David Warner and fast bowler Ryan Harris, heroes of Australia's 245-run win over host South Africa in the Cape Town Test have achieved their best-ever positions in the latest International Cricket Council Player Rankings for Tests, released Thursday.
New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor might have missed the last memorable home Test of the summer but has scooped the country's top cricket awards.
Ross Taylor has walked away the big winner from the New Zealand awards night in Auckland.