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3 min ago | The New Zealand Herald
When Ross Taylor became holder of New Zealand's best test average - of those whose careers had some duration to them - it raised one of those talking points so beloved of cricket ruminators.
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4 hrs ago | The Cricketer International
There are a few in-form Test wicketkeeper-batsmen around the world. Brad Haddin is enjoying a wonderful Ashes campaign while AB de Villiers has adapted to his plethora of roles with South Africa to such an extent that he is currently the world's No.
8 hrs ago | Somerset County Gazette
The 33-year-old is a top order right hand batsman who also bowls off breaks, and is vastly experienced.
WELLINGTON: When it comes to their No.11 batsman in Test cricket, New Zealand have moved from the ridiculous to the sublime.
New Zealand have built an imposing first innings total on day two of the second cricket test against the West Indies in Wellington today.
Quinton de Kock became the fifth batsman to hit three centuries in three one-day internationals, but persistent rain at Centurion forced the third and final match of the series between South Africa and India to be abandoned today.
Afghanistan will travel to Zimbabwe next month, an official said Wednesday, marking the fast-improving side's first international series tour hosted by a full member of the ICC governing body.
His 129 at the Basin Reserve yesterday, following 217 not out last week in the first test against the West Indies, demonstrated he is in a rich vein of form.
Murray McCully said he was was not aware of the ICC probe affecting Kiwi players until the story broke in the media.
Jos Buttler has been confirmed in the England One-Day International and Twenty20 squads for matches against Australia early next year.
The 32-year-old - who has played 19 Test Matches for his country - will return to Kendal for a third spell after spending the summers of 2011 and 2012 at Shap Road.
GOOD PARTNERSHIP: An unbroken stand of 55 between Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor has the Black Caps at 79/2 at lunch.
IS IT THE WRONG 'UN? The proposed new pavilion at the Basin Reserve could alter the ground's aerodynamics and take away the home advantage the Black Caps have long enjoyed, experts say.
Darren Sammy contributed 80 to the West Indies' test-saving second innings of 507 at University Oval in Dunedin.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC- The International Cricket Council announced yesterday that Real-Time Snickometer will be part of the Decision Review System in the remaining two Tests between New Zealand and West Indies to be played in Wellington and Hamilton.
New Zealand and West Indies drew their first Test after a batting fight back from the West Indies.