Cricket

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 ….

U19 Cricket World Cup Officially Underway

U19 Cricket World Cup Officially Underway The U19 Cricket World Cup is officially underway in New Zealand.  The event kicked off in style and swag on Monday at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch with a display showcasing true New Zealand culture.  All sixteen participating teams were represented by a player ….

Windies Done And Dusted, Pakistan Next Up

Bring It On, Pakistan It’s easy to become over-confident.  Especially when your very recent winning streak includes having walloped the West Indies in a clean sweep without so much as raising a brow or breaking a sweat under your risen brow. Over-confidence has a way of biting you on the ….

Colin Munro Ensures Clean Sweep for NZ

A Clean Sweep For New Zealand Colin Munro is most probably the happiest man alive in New Zealand at the moment.  And no wonder as it’s not every day that a man is almost single-handedly the reason for a landmark win over the West Indies. Munro managed to smash a ….

Here’s Looking At Kenya At U19 Cricket WC

All Eyes On Kenya At U19 Cricket World Cup The 2018 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup gets underway on January 13th and will be played at a total of 7 venues across New Zealand as it makes its way to the finals.  All eyes are on Kenya this year, who ….