HAMILTON: New Zealand suffered a blow on the eve of the second Test against Pakistan Thursday when bowling spearhead Trent Boult was ruled out with a knee injury. Matt Henry was expected to be elevated to share the new ball in Hamilton with Tim Southee, although New Zealand delayed naming their side until Friday's toss. New Zealand coach Mike Hesson said Boult had been troubled by "minor discomfort" in his left knee since the recent India tour and irritated it further in the first Test against Pakistan which New…
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.
CHRISTCHURCH: Dimuth Karunaratne thwarted a tiring New Zealand bowling attack to score his maiden test century and stymie the hosts' push for a win inside three days in the first test as Sri Lanka reached 293 for five in their second innings at close of play on Sunday.
WELLINGTON: Troubled batsman Jesse Ryder's chequered past came back to haunt him Monday when New Zealand selectors left him out of a preliminary 30-man World Cup squad.
SHARJAH: New Zealand seamer Trent Boult took three wickets in 18 balls to leave Pakistan struggling at 30-3 at lunch on the fourth day of the third and final Test in Sharjah on Sunday.
RAIPUR: Pakistan domestic Twenty20 champions Lahore Lions qualified for the main draw of the Champions League T20 after Northern Districts defeated Mumbai Indians by six wickets at Raipur on Wednesday, ARY News reports.