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A Brendon McCullum and Darren Bravo batting blitz has powered the Trinbago Knight Riders to a remarkable five-wicket win in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
All-rounder Ben Stokes rejoined his England teammates on Thursday but head coach Trevor Bayliss has not yet decided if he will return to the team for the third test against India starting on Saturday
Ross Taylor may well have felt inclined to tip his yellow batting helmet to compatriot Anton Devcich after they met at Sabina Park in Kingston.
The Black Caps are being set up to succeed in an era where success in Twenty20 will become increasingly important.
It started shakily, but Black Caps batsman Ross Taylor eventually found his range to ice Jamaica Tallawahs' second successive victory in the Caribbean Premier League Twenty20.
OPINION: For six days he stood suited and booted. They were not the boots he wanted to be in, or the shirt. A white one with three lions on it would've felt more safe and secure, less sweat inducing. But this was the reality for English cricket star Ben Stokes who, once again, had provoked life to bowl him another bouncer. This time, he ducked.
The couple Ben Stokes defended in a fight outside a British nightclub have thanked the England international cricketer for risking his career.
It wasn't the best start to a future captain-coach relationship, for Gary Stead and Kane Williamson.
England cricketer Ben Stokes has been found not guilty of an affray charge he faced for a scuffle outside a Bristol nightclub.
OPINION: India have to quickly show some mental strength and discipline otherwise the England test series will be an embarrassing 5-0 thrashing.
Ben Stokes has been left out of England's 13-man squad for the third cricket test against India while his affray charge trial continues.
Steve Smith has enjoyed a solid start to his Caribbean Premier League sojourn, scoring 41 to help the Barbados Tridents record a 30-run victory over the Guyana Amazon Warriors.
Kiwi Corey Anderson has blasted a typically aggressive 72 to lead Somerset into the quarterfinals of the English T20 championship.
Spinner Akila Dananjaya has claimed career-best bowling figures to help Sri Lanka thrash South Africa by 178 runs in the series-finishing fifth cricket one-day international.
Colin Munro and Brendon McCullum both smashed quickfire half centuries for Trinbago Knight Riders but they were well and truly upstaged by one of the most remarkable individual performances in Twenty20 cricket history.
Setting his alarm for prayer at 6am probably won't make Black Caps spin bowler Ajaz Patel the perfect room-mate on tour.
Virat Kohli was trapped in an almighty mix-up as the Indian captain's blunder led to Cheteshwar Pujara being run out as India were skittled for 107 by England on day two of the second test at Lord's on Friday (Saturday NZ time).