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    Desert odyssey: Which Black Caps have the most to gain or lose in the UAE

    Desert odyssey: Which Black Caps have the most to gain or lose in the UAE


    The Black Caps jet to the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday with three spots left to fill in both their Twenty20 and ODI squads, and questions over three or four berths in new coach Gary Stead's World Cup 15 for next...

    The Black Caps jet to the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday with three spots left to fill in both their Twenty20 and ODI squads, and questions over three or four berths in new coach Gary Stead's World Cup 15 for next year.
    Australia slump to 373-run defeat in Abu Dhabi, lose test series to Pakistan

    Australia slump to 373-run defeat in Abu Dhabi, lose test series to Pakistan


    Reeling from a knee injury to Usman Khawaja, Australia have slumped to a crushing 373-run defeat in the second test in Abu Dhabi after seamer Mohammad Abbas ripped through the tourists to hand Pakistan a 1-0 series...

    Reeling from a knee injury to Usman Khawaja, Australia have slumped to a crushing 373-run defeat in the second test in Abu Dhabi after seamer Mohammad Abbas ripped through the tourists to hand Pakistan a 1-0 series victory.
    Otago have offered up a southern response to Azhar Ali's shambolic run out

    Otago have offered up a southern response to Azhar Ali's shambolic run out


    Otago batsman Nathan Smith won't challenge Azhar Ali for most bizarre run out of the year but he might have a new found sympathy for the Pakistan...

    Otago batsman Nathan Smith won't challenge Azhar Ali for most bizarre run out of the year but he might have a new found sympathy for the Pakistan batsman.
    Calf injury sidelines Black Caps batsman Martin Guptill, race on for opening slot

    Calf injury sidelines Black Caps batsman Martin Guptill, race on for opening slot


    Martin Guptill still hopes to return to test cricket but for now the injured Black Caps batsman has to watch from afar the race for his limited overs opening...

    Martin Guptill still hopes to return to test cricket but for now the injured Black Caps batsman has to watch from afar the race for his limited overs opening spot.
    Australia on verge of losing Pakistan test series in Abu Dhabi

    Australia on verge of losing Pakistan test series in Abu Dhabi


    Nothing short of a miracle will be enough for Australia to avoid a crushing defeat in the second test after Pakistan's batsmen showed no mercy in the...

    Nothing short of a miracle will be enough for Australia to avoid a crushing defeat in the second test after Pakistan's batsmen showed no mercy in the series-decider.
    Pakistan in box seat after Australians crumble in first innings in Abu Dhabi

    Pakistan in box seat after Australians crumble in first innings in Abu Dhabi


    A ruthless Pakistan have put Australia to the sword in Abu Dhabi, exposing the tourists' shallow batting order and marching towards an imposing target in the second test - albeit with a bit of luck courtesy of...

    A ruthless Pakistan have put Australia to the sword in Abu Dhabi, exposing the tourists' shallow batting order and marching towards an imposing target in the second test - albeit with a bit of luck courtesy of DRS.
    Glenn Phillips steers New Zealand A to series win over Pakistan A

    Glenn Phillips steers New Zealand A to series win over Pakistan A


    An unbeaten Glenn Phillips half century has helped New Zealand A to a five-wicket win and a 2-1 Twenty20 series victory over Pakistan A at the ICC Academy in...

    An unbeaten Glenn Phillips half century has helped New Zealand A to a five-wicket win and a 2-1 Twenty20 series victory over Pakistan A at the ICC Academy in Dubai.
    Wellington Firebird Devon Conway scores big century against Otago Volts

    Wellington Firebird Devon Conway scores big century against Otago Volts


    Devon Conway batted the Wellington Firebirds into a dominant position on day one of their Plunket Shield clash with the Otago Volts, finishing unbeaten on 131 as his side posted...

    Devon Conway batted the Wellington Firebirds into a dominant position on day one of their Plunket Shield clash with the Otago Volts, finishing unbeaten on 131 as his side posted 348-4.
    Despite batting improvement, Trent Boult still craves Black Caps' No 11 spot

    Despite batting improvement, Trent Boult still craves Black Caps' No 11 spot


    He averaged 71 with the bat in test cricket last season, and last week hit his highest first-class score, but Trent Boult wants to keep the Black Caps' No 11 spot his...

    He averaged 71 with the bat in test cricket last season, and last week hit his highest first-class score, but Trent Boult wants to keep the Black Caps' No 11 spot his own.
    Injuries to Tim Southee, Martin Guptill foil Black Caps' Plunket Shield plans

    Injuries to Tim Southee, Martin Guptill foil Black Caps' Plunket Shield plans


    Senior men Tim Southee and Martin Guptill won't join their Black Caps team-mates in Plunket Shield this week as planned, as they battle niggly injuries ahead of next week's departure for the United Arab...

    Senior men Tim Southee and Martin Guptill won't join their Black Caps team-mates in Plunket Shield this week as planned, as they battle niggly injuries ahead of next week's departure for the United Arab Emirates.
    Potential test duo Ajaz Patel, Todd Astle help spin NZA to victory in the UAE

    Potential test duo Ajaz Patel, Todd Astle help spin NZA to victory in the UAE


    They're in the box seat to be New Zealand's test spin duo against Pakistan next month, and Ajaz Patel and Todd Astle made an early impact in tandem with the white ball in the United Arab...

    They're in the box seat to be New Zealand's test spin duo against Pakistan next month, and Ajaz Patel and Todd Astle made an early impact in tandem with the white ball in the United Arab Emirates.
    Sri Lanka cricket great Sanath Jayasuriya charged with corruption

    Sri Lanka cricket great Sanath Jayasuriya charged with corruption


    Sri Lanka great Sanath Jayasuriya became one of the most high-profile figures embroiled in corruption in cricket when he was charged on Monday (Tuesday NZ Time) with two counts of disrupting an...

    Sri Lanka great Sanath Jayasuriya became one of the most high-profile figures embroiled in corruption in cricket when he was charged on Monday (Tuesday NZ Time) with two counts of disrupting an investigation.
    Mother of cricket journalist Peter Roebuck: I never believed it

    Mother of cricket journalist Peter Roebuck: I never believed it


    It was a death that rocked the cricket world. At 55 years of age, former county cricketer and renowned journalist Peter Roebuck fell from a window of his South African hotel after being arrested over allegations of sexual...

    It was a death that rocked the cricket world. At 55 years of age, former county cricketer and renowned journalist Peter Roebuck fell from a window of his South African hotel after being arrested over allegations of sexual assault.