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Sri Lanka romp into World Twenty20 semi-finals by thrashing New Zealand

Destroyer: Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath.

Left-arm spin wizard Rangana Herath has conjured up astonishing figures of 3-5 to help Sri Lanka demolish New Zealand by 59 runs in the race for the World Twenty20 semi-finals.

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CJ Bruton bows out on New Zealand Breakers' NBL loss

Breakers guard CJ Bruton says farewell after his last NBL match.

New Zealand Breakers legend CJ Bruton couldn't bow out on a winning note as the Cairns Taipans stormed home for a 95-83 NBL win in Auckland on Friday.

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Australia beat New Zealand in T20 World Cup warm-up

Brad Hodge hits out.

Opening batsmen David Warner and Aaron Finch led the charge as Australia defeated New Zealand by three runs.

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Openers David Warner and Aaron Finch in hot form as Australia beats New Zealand in World T20 warm-up game

Australia's Dave Warner plays a shot during the cricket T20 International cricket match against South Africa in Durban, March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Rogan Ward (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SPORT CRICKET)

Fatullah, Bangladesh Australia's early onslaught in its World Twenty20 warm-up victory over New Zealand is only a taste of things to come, says coach Darren Lehmann.

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New Zealand beats India in first Test

New Zealand?s Neil Wagner.

Auckland New Zealand has won the first cricket Test against India at Eden Park in Auckland by 40 runs

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New Zealand cricket stars Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell fined for late night out

New Zealand's Jesse Ryder.

Out of selection contention, wayward pair are now lighter in the pocket.

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New Zealand Black Caps aim for Indian tour whitewash

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Pace bowler Tim Southee has his sights on what would have been unthinkable four weeks ago - keeping India winless on their tour of New Zealand.

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India takes firm grip on second Test against New Zealand

Wellington New Zealand faces tough fight to save second Test after India takes big first-innings lead.

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Jesse Ryder omitted from New Zealand World T20 squad on 'character' grounds

Jesse Ryder's fall from grace continued on Sunday when the big-hitting left-hander was left out of the New Zealand squad for the World Twenty20 starting next month in Bangladesh.

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Brendon McCullum leads dogged New Zealand rearguard act

Brendon McCullum sweeps during his unbeaten 114 on the third day of the second Test in Wellington.

Wellington Captain leads from the front as New Zealand doggedly grinds its way back into the second Test.

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Brendon McCullum on brink of New Zealand cricket milestone

Record-breaker: Brendon McCullum.

Wellington A sore and exhausted Brendon McCullum is 19 runs away from scoring New Zealand cricket's first Test triple century after steering his team out of danger against India.

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Martin Crowe wants Brendon McCullum to break New Zealand record

New Zealand cricket great wants captain Brendon McCullum to blow his record score of 299 off the top of the ledger.

New Zealand Breakers blitz Sydney Kings in crucial NBL clash

Kerron Johnson

The New Zealand Breakers brought the Sydney Kings back to earth with an emphatic 105-87 win on Thursday night which breathes further life into the defending champions' NBL campaign.

India fightback sparks hope in unlikely run chase against New Zealand

Mark Geenty India stormed back into the first Test after being set a lofty 407 to win by New Zealand on Saturday.

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Perth Wildcats tame New Zealand Breakers 97-72 in NBL series sweep

James Ennis

The Perth Wildcats claimed a clean sweep of their NBL series against the New Zealand Breakers with a dominant 97-72 win at Perth Arena on Friday.

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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.

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New Zealand seals one-day series against India

Hamilton Ross Taylor century sets up a convincing seven-wicket victory in the fourth game.

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New Zealand back ICC 'big three' changes

Martin Snedden.

Martin Snedden believes Black Caps will benefit from controversial changes.

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Sydney Kings prevail in fiery clash with New Zealand Breakers

James Harvey

Alex Nicholson The Sydney Kings have kept their play-off hopes alive by defeating the New Zealand Breakers 98-96 in a nailbiting and highly spirited clash at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on Saturday night.

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New Zealand Black Caps favourites for India Tests: Richard Hadlee

New Zealand legend Richard Hadlee has declared the Black Caps slight favourites for the two-Test series against India beginning this week, despite the gulf in the teams’ world rankings.