Cricket

Black Caps Make Finals Despite Losing

New Zealand Progress To Finals On Runs England may have won, but New Zealand is still through to the final against Australia. A feat described by Black Caps opener Colin Munro, as being bittersweet. A 12 run-stint was what was required of the final over, but sadly, the Mark Chapman ….

Ben Stokes’ Instant Selection A Mistake

Ben Stokes Set For NZ ODI’s Selecting Ben Stokes to re-join the English cricket team in New Zealand with the promise of being able to play, is a mistake. This according to former team skipper Mike Atherton. Atherton is very adamant about the fact that the all-rounder, who has been ….

England Suffer Three Out Of Three Defeats

England Third Time Unlucky England has successfully completed a trilogy of Twenty20 losses as they deal with the reality of having been beaten by New Zealand’s Black Caps once again. The Black Caps made it all the way to 196 for 5, with Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson having been ….

England Heads For T20 Tri-Series At Cake Tin

England Heads For The Cake Tin The last couple of months have been a trying few months for England, with the unsavoury weather in New Zealand threatening to further dampen the English moods by delaying their flight out of Australia on Sunday. The trans-Tasman T20 tri-series continues in Wellington soon ….

Black Caps The Cream Of NZ’s Crop

Black Caps Lead Fitness Field The Black Caps lead the way: fitness-wise, speed-wise and when it comes to strong-arming any other New Zealand national team. This according to proud Black Caps coach Mike Hesson. Hesson believes that it’s only a matter of time before his squad conquers world cricket as ….

Pakistan Officially In ICCT20 Top Spot

Pakistan Top Notch T20 Team Pakistan surprised all and sundry on Sunday when they sealed the deal on a victory against New Zealand’s Black Caps in the third and final Twenty20 in Tauranga. The win has also afforded Pakistan the top spot in ICC T20 international cricket rankings. It certainly ….

Joe Root Takes A Necessary Breather

Joe Root Takes A Break English captain Joe Root has announced that he would be heading home instead of participating in England’s Twenty20 series against Australia and New Zealand.  Root had initially intended to play in all formats during the winter months, but has retired home in order to rest.  ….

Australia Primed For U19 World Cup Win

Hadley: Australia The Best Out There They may not have gotten off to the most laudable start, but Australia’s Ryan Hadley is certain that his team is more than able to win the U19 Cricket World Cup trophy yet.  Sunday’s tournament opener did not go exactly as the Aussies would ….

Ben Stokes Is Back In The Cricket Game

Ben Stokes Finally Back In The Game English cricket all rounder Ben Stokes has been cleared to rejoin the English cricket team as they head for New Zealand next month to resume the Twenty20 tri-series, also including Australia.  England will also compete in a five-match ODI Series as well as ….

Ben Stokes In The Balance Yet Again

Stokes Included In Squad To Face New Zealand – For Now Ben Stokes has been included in the English test cricket squad for the upcoming test series in New Zealand, scheduled for March / April.  Stokes recently made the headlines after he was accused of having been involved in a ….