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3 hrs ago | West Australian
New Zealand would have their first Test win under captain Brendon McCullum if the weather in Dunedin had played its part, coach Mike Hesson says.
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7 hrs ago | The Standard
Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin scored centuries as Australia ran rampant before declaring at 570 for 9 wickets today in Adelaide, Australia.
9 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz
HARD YAKKA: Trent Boult and the New Zealand pacemen will be hoping for a helpful Basin Reserve pitch after their heavy workload in Dunedin.
13 hrs ago | Suria
Afghanistan will get another boost as a fledgling cricketing nation when they play former world champions Pakistan for the first time in a Twenty20 international in Sharjah on Sunday.
Ten years ago the film trilogy "The Lord of the Rings" made J.R.R. Tolkien fans out of millions of moviegoers.
LEGAL BATTLE: Former Commissioner of Indian Premier League cricket Lalit Modi arrives at the High Court in London in March last year.
Former test allrounder Chris Cairns has sent a defiant message to the International Cricket Council, challenging its anti-corruption investigators to approach him directly if his name has been linked to match-fixing.
The shock waves travelling through cricket after news that investigation into allegations of match fixing involved three former New Zealand internationals highlighted a remarkable fact: match fixing and/or spot fixing is not illegal in New Zealand.
And on that captains' exchange, as relayed by West Indian skipper Darren Sammy last night, hinged one of the big talking points out of the drawn test at University Oval.
This is getting to be a bad habit; for the third time this year New Zealand, having bossed the bulk of a test match, were unable to close out the win at University Oval yesterday.
Dan Vettori had been a champion for many years but was recovering from injury. His future was up in the air.
Sir Richard Hadlee provided leadership as a bowling all-rounder rather than captain in his era; Taylor has the potential to do likewise as a batsman and slip fieldsman.
The lesser ones can get pigeon-holed as bits-and-pieces cricketers, but the very best are worth their weight in gold and are the most sought-after commodity in cricket.
End of the road: which Test stars could be joining Indian great Sachin Tendulkar by deciding to call it quits next year? Gallo Images/Getty Images Next year will be yet another busy one in the international calendar, however, it also threatens to be the final throes in the Test careers of five legends of the game.
Just months ago, England were celebrating a 3-0 victory over Australia in the Ashes.
"There will definitely be changes," confirmed coach Johan Rudolph when SCORE squared him for a post-mortem of the just concluded forgettable World Twenty20 Qualifiers in United Arab Emirates and way forward on the upcoming 50-over World Cup Qualifiers in New Zealand next month.
Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin scored centuries and shared a 200-run partnership as Australia plundered the England bowlers before declaring at 570-9 yesterday in the second Ashes test.