WELLINGTON: Off-spinner Mark Craig grabbed three wickets after lunch as New Zealand completed a 193-run victory, and 2-0 series sweep, shortly before tea on the final day of the second test against Sri Lanka at the Basin Reserve on Wednesday.
SHARJAH: New Zealand were 7-0 at lunch after Pakistan were dismissed for 351 in their first innings in the third and final Test against New Zealand in Sharjah on Friday.
ABU DHABI: New Zealand's off-spinner Mark Craig on Friday admitted facing Pakistan in the three-Test series will be a big challenge but his team-mates were ready for it.
Kraigg Brathwaite and Chris Gayle led West Indies to 32 without loss, a deficit of 261 runs, at the end of the first day in the third and deciding test against New Zealand in Bridgetown, Barbados on Thursday. Brathwaite, man of the match in the second test in Trinidad following his maiden century, finished on 11 while Gayle was 18 not out after almost being run out for a duck and then smashing a straight six. The visitors were bowled out for 293 after wasting a succession of starts by their middle-order batsmen and the…