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NZ v ENG: Joe Root slams double ton, New Zealand close to taking lead as rainy final day looms

Joe Root’s masterful 226 to highlight a return to form gave England a much-needed boost in the second Test against New Zealand on Monday as they ended day four...

NZ v ENG: Broad says England are confident of fightback to save New Zealand series

England rejected talk their New Zealand series was over when they ended day two on Sunday at 39 for two, but accepted it would need a special performance to turn their...

Kane Williamson apologises to Jofra Archer for alleged racial abuse from crowd

A shocked New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has apologised to England pacer Jofra Archer for the alleged racist abuse he faced during a Test match in Mount Maunganui,...

The rise and rise of Black Caps in Test Cricket

For a nation that takes a lot of pride in Rugby, Cricket as a sport has always been rather secondary to the people of New Zealand. But this country has always produced...

NZ vs ENG 1st Test: Mitchell Santner and a true-blue effort sinks England

For long, Mitchell Santner has been regarded as probably the best finger-spinners in limited-overs cricket. His batting, albeit a bit underrated had enough recognition...

NZ v ENG: Watling’s double ton, Santner’s all-round show put New Zealand in driving seat

England were battling for survival after Mitchell Santner took three cheap wickets following a BJ Watling’s double ton in the first Test against New Zealand in...

NZ v ENG: Test venue at Mount Maunganui under scrutiny

The manner of Kane Williamson’s dismissal and a blow to the head of Henry Nicholls put the maiden Test wicket at Mount Maunganui under scrutiny with three days to...

NZ v ENG: Latham’s review blunder costs New Zealand at Mount Maunganui

New Zealand made another review blunder as their troubles with cricket’s Decision Review System proved costly yet again Friday after opener Tom Latham went cheaply...

NZ v ENG: New Zealand hope to end England’s bragging rights

New Zealand and England will take their cricketing rivalry into the Test arena Thursday after finding themselves evenly matched in recent limited-overs thrillers....

England in New Zealand: Tour game provides mixed returns for England’s Test players

England completed preparations for the first Test against the Black Caps with mixed fortunes in a drawn warm-up match against New Zealand A in Whangarei on Sunday. After...