WELLINGTON: Power-hitting left-hander Colin Munro is likely to open New Zealand’s innings with Martin Guptill on the limited overs tour of India with Tom Latham dropping down the order, coach Mike Hesson has said. Hesson and nine members of the New Zealand squad left on Thursday for the tour, which starts on Oct. 22 and includes three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 matches. They will link up with six players from the New Zealand ‘A’ side currently in the subcontinent. Colin Munro, 30, is on the ‘A’ tour…
WELLINGTON: A patient Tom Latham carved out his sixth century to keep New Zealand afloat as they moved closer to avoiding a follow on against a rampant Bangladesh after three days of the first Test in Wellington. While the left-handed opener calmly went about his work at the Basin Reserve on Saturday, Bangladesh removed senior batsmen Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor after declaring early in the day at an imposing 595-8. At stumps, New Zealand were 292-3, still 303 runs behind, with Latham on 119 and Henry Nicholls on…
HARARE: A sparkling unbeaten double-century opening stand from Martin Guptill and Tom Latham propelled New Zealand to an emphatic 10-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in the second one-day international at the Harare Sports Club on Tuesday.
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.
WELLINGTON: Kane Williamson and BJ Watling produced an unbroken sixth wicket stand of 94 to keep New Zealand alive on the third day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Wellington on Monday.
CHRISTCHURCH: Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor calmly guided New Zealand to an eight-wicket victory over Sri Lanka after tea on the fourth day of the first test at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Monday.