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Chris Gayle blasts Windies to big win over New Zealand

Chris Gayle blasted one of the fastest half-centuries in Test cricket history to steer West Indies to an emphatic 10-wicket victory over New Zealand in the second Test in Trinidad on Friday.

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Chris Gayle attacks Kevin Pietersen sacking as 'disrespectful'

Kevin Pietersen and Chris Gayle.

Derek Pringle West Indies star urges the England and Wales Cricket Board to reinstate the former England star.

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Kevin Pietersen draws big money, regardless of results

Kevin Pietersen in action for Surrey during a T20 match.

Chloe Saltau Kevin Pietersen will put bums on seats, dollars in the bank and nightclubbers with smartphones at the ready. He might even win the Melbourne Stars a few games of cricket; that will be a bonus.

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Rain stymies New Zealand during third Test against West Indies

Hard slog: New Zealand seamer Tim Southee.

The Black Caps toiled hard for little reward after persistent rain prevented play for most of the afternoon on Friday's second day of the third Test against the West Indies in Bridgetown, Barbados.

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Jacques Kallis tells Sydney Thunder teammates winning won't come without a collective effort

Here to make a difference: Jacques Kallis will play for the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash

Daniel Lane South African cricket superstar Jacques Kallis has a blunt message for his new Sydney Thunder teammates - Big Bash League success will only come from a collective effort.

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New Zealand win third Test to clinch West Indies series

New Zealand's wicketkeeper BJ Watling with West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle.

Attacking captaincy from Brendon McCullum and an inspired bowling effort have carried New Zealand to a Test series-clinching win over the West Indies.

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New Zealand flounder on first day of second Test against West Indies

West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel, center, high fives with teammate Jermaine Blackwood after taking the wicket of Kane Williamson.

The Black Caps were skittled for 221 after a disastrous final session on the first day of the second Test against the West Indies.

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Kane Williamson century puts New Zealand in control

New Zealand's Kane Williamson, drives, watched by West Indies wicket keeper Denesh Ramdin center, and Chris Gayle, right.

KIngston, Jamaica A patient unbeaten 105 from Kane Williamson and some late-in-the-day flaying from Ross Taylor combined to give New Zealand the upper hand on the opening day of the first Test against the West Indies.

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Jimmy Neesham century gives New Zealand control of first Test

Jimmy Neesham celebrates his century.

Kingston, Jamaica All-rounder Jimmy Neesham became the first New Zealander to score centuries in his first two Tests as the tourists end the second day against West Indies with a huge first innings lead.

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Shaky second innings start for New Zealand in First Test against West Indies

New Zealand's hopes of a rare overseas Test win were shaken by a challenging final hour on the third day of the first Test against the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Mark Craig impressive as New Zealand beat West Indies

Offspinner captures the best figures by a New Zealand bowler on debut as the visitors beat West Indies by 186 runs late on the fourth day of the First Test.

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Eddie McGuire hits out at BBL rorting claims

Hurricanes wicketkeeper Tim Paine adds plenty of spice to Tuesday's semi-final with the Melbourne Stars by claiming the BBL minor premiers operate under a different salary cap.

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Canberra's Jono Dean throws hat in Caribbean Premier League ring

David Polkinghorne A whirlwind 50 for the PM's XI helped launch Jono Dean's Big Bash League career.

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Melbourne Stars in the hunt for Kevin Pietersen

Wanted: Kevin Pietersen's diary is filling up with freelance gigs.

Chloe Saltau When Kevin Pietersen became the most wanted cricketer in the world, the Melbourne Stars were initially coy about their interest in him, but now they are firming as the most likely Australian home for...

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Sri Lanka reach T20 final after hailstorm in Mirpur

Sri Lanka sailed into the World Twenty20 final after bad weather literally poured cold water on West Indies' title defence in a rain-ruined contest on Thursday.

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Tim Paine apologises to Stars over cap comment

Big hitters: Melbourne Stars' Luke Wright and Hobart Hurricanes' Ben Dunk are the top two boundary-hitters in the Big Bash League and will be on opposing teams in Tuesday night's semi-final.

Salary-cap rorting accusation was light-hearted and poorly chosen remark, Tim Paine says.

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Demise of Kevin Pietersen divides opinion in cricket world

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Stathi Paxinos Polarising batting star predictably divides opinion after the demise of his international career.

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Piers Morgan blasted by Matt Prior as Kevin Pietersen fallout continues

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Andrew Wu Matt Prior has launched a savage attack on Piers Morgan after the talk show host accused the England wicketkeeper of undermining former coach Andy Flower during the Ashes.

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Craig Simmons shows spark with scorching century

Craig Simmons.

Chloe Saltau Craig Simmons was fixing power lines for a living when Justin Langer called to offer him a place in the Perth Scorchers' squad.

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Contrived finish taints Proteas' record at Centurion

The late Hansie Cronje.

Jesse Hogan Since late 1995, South Africa's record at Centurion Park is almost identical to Australia's mighty record at the Gabba.