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    Eden Park: Streakers, sixes, World Cups, floods, Springboks and a Beaver

    Eden Park: Streakers, sixes, World Cups, floods, Springboks and a Beaver


    For so long a sporting Garden of Eden, now Auckland's Eden Park exists under constant threat of being hit for six, or rucked over to make room for...

    For so long a sporting Garden of Eden, now Auckland's Eden Park exists under constant threat of being hit for six, or rucked over to make room for houses.
    Shane Watson urges Cricket Australia to recall suspended David Warner

    Shane Watson urges Cricket Australia to recall suspended David Warner


    Former Test all-rounder Shane Watson does not want David Warner to be lost to the game in this country, urging Cricket Australia to welcome the controversial opener back to the fold after he completes his...

    Former Test all-rounder Shane Watson does not want David Warner to be lost to the game in this country, urging Cricket Australia to welcome the controversial opener back to the fold after he completes his suspension.
    Cricketers Ben Stokes and Alex Hales charged with bringing game into disrepute

    Cricketers Ben Stokes and Alex Hales charged with bringing game into disrepute


    England cricketers Ben Stokes and Alex Hales face a disciplinary hearing in December after being charged with bringing the game into disrepute by the England and Wales Cricket...

    England cricketers Ben Stokes and Alex Hales face a disciplinary hearing in December after being charged with bringing the game into disrepute by the England and Wales Cricket Board.
    Northern Districts coach John Bracewell to assist Sydney Thunder

    Northern Districts coach John Bracewell to assist Sydney Thunder


    The Kiwi connection at Australian Twenty20 cricket side, the Sydney Thunder, is growing with Northern Districts coach John Bracewell joining the club this...

    The Kiwi connection at Australian Twenty20 cricket side, the Sydney Thunder, is growing with Northern Districts coach John Bracewell joining the club this summer.
    Ricky Ponting backs Mitchell Marsh as Australia's new test vice-captain

    Ricky Ponting backs Mitchell Marsh as Australia's new test vice-captain


    Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has thrown his support behind the leadership credentials of Mitchell Marsh, declaring the all-rounder should be Australia's new test vice-captain while also leading the World Cup defence in England next...

    Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has thrown his support behind the leadership credentials of Mitchell Marsh, declaring the all-rounder should be Australia's new test vice-captain while also leading the World Cup defence in England next year.
    Meet the Sydney teacher who will captain Steve Smith in club cricket

    Meet the Sydney teacher who will captain Steve Smith in club cricket


    While most eyes will be on Steve Smith on his return to Sydney grade cricket on Saturday, spare a thought for Chris Williams – the PE teacher whose job it will be to captain the former Australian test...

    While most eyes will be on Steve Smith on his return to Sydney grade cricket on Saturday, spare a thought for Chris Williams – the PE teacher whose job it will be to captain the former Australian test skipper.
    Spin is in for White Ferns ahead of Australia tour and World T20 in Caribbean

    Spin is in for White Ferns ahead of Australia tour and World T20 in Caribbean


    New White Ferns captain Amy Satterthwaite will be one of six spin bowling options in an unchanged 15-woman squad for the ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies in...

    New White Ferns captain Amy Satterthwaite will be one of six spin bowling options in an unchanged 15-woman squad for the ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament in the West Indies in November.
    ICC could still take action on 2015 Ashes racism claim if Australian player named

    ICC could still take action on 2015 Ashes racism claim if Australian player named


    World cricket's governing body is encouraging any player who believes they have been racially abused to report it, as it emerged the Australian player who allegedly vilified Moeen Ali can still face disciplinary action under the game's Anti Racism...

    World cricket's governing body is encouraging any player who believes they have been racially abused to report it, as it emerged the Australian player who allegedly vilified Moeen Ali can still face disciplinary action under the game's Anti Racism code.
    Corey Anderson in top-five England T20 runscorers as Somerset bow out in semifinals

    Corey Anderson in top-five England T20 runscorers as Somerset bow out in semifinals


    Corey Anderson signed off a successful England Twenty20 Blast campaign as the competition's fifth-highest runscorer as Somerset bowed out in the semifinals on...

    Corey Anderson signed off a successful England Twenty20 Blast campaign as the competition's fifth-highest runscorer as Somerset bowed out in the semifinals on Saturday.
    Moeen Ali called 'Osama' by Aussie cricketer during Ashes

    Moeen Ali called 'Osama' by Aussie cricketer during Ashes


    England all-rounder Moeen Ali has claimed he was called 'Osama' by an Australian player during the 2015...

    England all-rounder Moeen Ali has claimed he was called 'Osama' by an Australian player during the 2015 Ashes.
    Brendon McCullum, Colin Munro fire as Trinbago into CPL T20 final

    Brendon McCullum, Colin Munro fire as Trinbago into CPL T20 final


    Big-hitting Kiwi batsmen Brendon McCullum and Colin Munro both made vital contributions as the Trinbago Knight Riders booked their spot in the Caribbean Premier League Twenty20...

    Big-hitting Kiwi batsmen Brendon McCullum and Colin Munro both made vital contributions as the Trinbago Knight Riders booked their spot in the Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 final.
    'Rude' Australian cricketers humbled by tampering scandal, Moeen Ali says

    'Rude' Australian cricketers humbled by tampering scandal, Moeen Ali says


    England cricket all-rounder Moeen Ali has hit out at Australia as "rude" and the only team he has disliked, yet says they have been "humbled" by sandpaper ball-tampering...

    England cricket all-rounder Moeen Ali has hit out at Australia as "rude" and the only team he has disliked, yet says they have been "humbled" by sandpaper ball-tampering scandal.
    Glenn Maxwell omission from Australia test squad a 'little bit odd' - Chris Lynn

    Glenn Maxwell omission from Australia test squad a 'little bit odd' - Chris Lynn


    He may be out to impress national selectors but Australian cricketer Chris Lynn has still questioned their "odd" omission of Glenn Maxwell for the test series against...

    He may be out to impress national selectors but Australian cricketer Chris Lynn has still questioned their "odd" omission of Glenn Maxwell for the test series against Pakistan.
    Glenn McGrath hails Jimmy Anderson for breaking his test wicket-taking record

    Glenn McGrath hails Jimmy Anderson for breaking his test wicket-taking record


    Although his record-breaking wicket clinched victory for England over India, what meant most to James Anderson was that his retiring team-mate Alastair Cook was on the field to witness...

    Although his record-breaking wicket clinched victory for England over India, what meant most to James Anderson was that his retiring team-mate Alastair Cook was on the field to witness it.