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Brendon McCullum: The catalyst behind New Zealand's Metamorphosis
Brendon McCullum: The catalyst behind New Zealand's Metamorphosis

McCullum has led New Zealand valiantly There are moments in cricketing history where the reaching of a climacteric point is almost palpable. Sanath Jayasuriya's (at the time) revolutionary, aggressive batting style, used now as the template for ODI batting, and Sri Lanka's 1996 World Cup victory was a watershed moment in the history of Sri Lankan and world cricket. It paved the way for a younger generation

Jul 8 2015
England captain Eoin Morgan eager to continue winning run
England captain Eoin Morgan eager to continue winning run

Eoin Morgan in action during the T20 match against New Zealand England’s limited over captain Eoin Morgan said that his team can beat the best in the world with their new-found aggression and spirit of adventure. England registered a win in the only Twenty20 at Old Trafford after the breathtaking 3-2 ODI series win over New Zealand. The 29-year-old Morgan was delighted with his team’s recent performance. He said, 

Jun 24 2015
New Zealand bounce back after heavy defeat in first ODI against England
New Zealand bounce back after heavy defeat in first ODI against England

New Zealand bounced back after a thrashing in the first ODI It was an eagerly awaited clash between two teams with opposing mindsets in the ODI format of the game – the rejuvenated and aggressive Black Caps against the more traditional and the sophisticated England. The England selectors had taken a bold, albeit necessary, decision to bring in some new faces and new ideas into the English one-day team, dropping some of the senior playe

Jun 14 2015
New Zealand series best I have played in: Stuart Broad
New Zealand series best I have played in: Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad is bowled in the 2nd Test against New Zealand England pacer Stuart Broad has said that the series against New Zeland was the best he has been involved in – the series of 2 Test matches from which he returned 13 wickets in 76 overs. The fast bowler has been dropped from the upcoming ODI series against the World Cup finalists.  England suffered a 199-run defeat to New Zealand in the second Test on Tuesd

Jun 5 2015
5 international cricket series to look forward to in 2015
5 international cricket series to look forward to in 2015

While this season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is coming to an end on Sunday, cricket fans need not worry as there is no shortage of action in the coming months with plenty of mouthwatering international contests to look forward to. Whether it is the Ashes series starting in July or the series between arch-rivals India and Pakistan scheduled for December, one can expect to see some top quality cricket from some of the best cricket

Confident New Zealand set to thwart confused England
Confident New Zealand set to thwart confused England

Doug Bracewell and John Henry of New Zealand run between the wickets during the Tour Match between Worcestershire and New Zealand at New Road on May 15, 2015 Over recent years England have typically played host to two teams during their summer season with the first, often - if perhaps unfairly - treated as a warm-up to the greater, and longer series that follows it. This time, however, things are different. New Zealand, bracketed as inferior

May 16 2015
Ton-up Root puts England on top against Kiwis
Ton-up Root puts England on top against Kiwis

LEEDS, United Kingdom (AFP) – England batsman Joe Root plays a shot during the second cricket Test match between England and New Zealand at the Headingley stadium in Leeds on May 25, 2013. England were 337 for seven at stumps on the second day after Root made 104. Joe Root’s maiden Test century, on his Yorkshire home ground, left England well-placed in the second and final Test against New Zealand at Headingley on Saturday. England

May 26 2013
No play before lunch in second Eng-NZ Test
No play before lunch in second Eng-NZ Test

LEEDS, United Kingdom (AFP) – Groundstaff wait for the rain to stop before play can start during the first day of the second Test match between England and New Zealand at the Headingley cricket ground in Leeds, on May 24, 2013. Rain has delayed the scheduled 11am local (1000GMT) start of the second and final Test between England and New Zealand at Headingley. Rain meant there was no play before lunch on the first day of the second and fi

May 24 2013
No Vettori for Kiwis as they bid to hold England
No Vettori for Kiwis as they bid to hold England

LEEDS, United Kingdom (AFP) – New Zealand batsman Daniel Vettori plays a shot as Pakistan wicket keeper Kamran Akmal (left) looks on during the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup match between Pakistan and New Zealand on September 23, 2012. Vettori’s hopes of making a return to Test cricket in New Zealand’s series finale with England in Leeds ultimately came to nothing after he was ruled out on Thursday. Daniel Vettori’s ho

May 24 2013
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