Luke Ronchi


We need to be smarter, says NZ opener Guptill

New Zealand opener Martin Guptill.

Wellington New Zealand must improve both its batting and bowling at the death if it is to reach the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 tournament, opening batsman Martin Guptill says.


Stars pushed to limit

Luke Wright on the attack for the Stars against the Brisbane Heat. The opener made 37 from 33 balls.

Brisbane Loss of three Australian internationals does not halt Melbourne Stars juggernaut.


Ronchi stars again as NZ wraps up T20 series

Luke Ronchi sweeps a ball to the boundary as West Indies keeper Denesh Ramdin looks on.

Wellington Black Caps win final Twenty20 international against West Indies by four wickets with an over to spare.


One-day cricket: New Zealand defeats India in series opener

Napier Thundering innings by Corey Anderson and a magic spell of bowling by Mitch McClenaghan gives Black Caps victory.


Australia grabs one-day top spot as India loses again to NZ

Kane Williamson stays upright to carve a boundary through the covers during his innings of 77.

Hamilton New Zealand defeats India in rain-affected game in Hamilton.


India earns tie in third one-dayer against NZ

Auckland India keeps one-day series against New Zealand alive with a nerve-wracking tie.


Corey Anderson reaps rewards from stellar season at IPL auction

When Corey Anderson and Jesse Ryder struck whirlwind centuries against the West Indies in New Zealand on New Year’s Day, both surely wondered if their fireworks would pay dividends at the Indian...


Bangladesh makes clean sweep of one-day series

Bangladesh opener Shamsur Rahman attempts an unorthodox shot as New Zealand wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi looks on.

Fatullah, Bangladesh Shamsur Rahman leads Bangladesh to a stunning victory over New Zealand.


Nathan McCullum fires NZ to victory

New Zealand cricketer Nathan McCullam.

Nathan McCullum has smashed 22 runs off the final four balls to lift New Zealand to a thrilling four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the rain-hit second one-day international in Hambantota.


Batter up

Andrew McDonald.

Jesse Hogan Victoria kicks off its Sheffield Shield campaign against Western Australia in Perth today. Jesse Hogan looks at how the teams are shaping up. Here's his preview of the season ahead.


Perth win last Champions League T20 game

Spinner Michael Beer starred as Perth Scorchers salvaged some pride from the Champions League T20 cricket tournament, with a 16-run victory over New Zealand's Auckland Aces in South Africa.


Former Aussie wicketkeeper earns call-up for New Zealand

Luke Ronchi.

Luke Ronchi has been named in the New Zealand cricket team's one-day squad for the tour to England.


Why Fawad was fast-tracked

Fawad Ahmed

Chloe Saltau When the cricket community took up Fawad Ahmed's cause back in July last year, no one imagined he would end up pressing for Ashes selection.


Fast-tracking the slow bowler a good decision

Chloe Saltau

Chloe Saltau When the cricket community took up Fawad Ahmed's cause back in July last year, no one imagined that he would end up pressing for Ashes selection.

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Australia and New Zealand share points after match abandoned


Amid a storm surrounding David Warner's future in international cricket, a rained out match against New Zealand in Birmingham has put Australia's hopes of a Champions Trophy title defence on life...


England into Champions Trophy semis

Mitchell Marsh trudges off after being dismissed by England in the Champions Trophy

Cardiff England put a ball-tampering row behind them to book their place in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy with a 10-run win over New Zealand in Cardiff on Sunday.


Lee stars in Sixers' win over Perth

Justin Chadwick, Perth Moises Henriques unleashes fury with the bat to help lift Sydney to a crushing seven-wicket triumph over Perth.


Younger Marsh excites

Mitch Marsh.

Dale Miller Perth Scorchers captain warns critics not to expect too much yet of all-rounder Mitch Marsh.

Wade's shadow looms over Haddin after call-up

Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin.

Andrew Wu, Sydney Brad Haddin will have his understudy shadowing his every move in the Caribbean.


Wade in as selectors eye fallback for Haddin


Andrew Wu BRAD HADDIN will have his understudy shadowing his every move in the Caribbean as selectors yesterday began the next step to phase the embattled wicketkeeper out of the Australian team.