A group led by TPG Capital, the buyout firm started by David Bonderman, agreed to pay A$1.22 billion ($1.2 billion) to buy UGL Ltd.’s property services arm.
Ross Taylor will replace Daniel Vettori as captain of New Zealand’s cricket team after beating Brendon McCullum to the job.
Ross Taylor smashed a career-best 131 as New Zealand beat Pakistan by 110 runs to move atop their group at the Cricket World Cup.
Host Sri Lanka beat New Zealand in a super over tiebreaker and West Indies defeated defending champion England by 15 runs to open the last-eight phase of cricket’s World Twenty20 competition.
Martin Guptill made the highest total by a New Zealand batsman in one-day cricket as his team beat England by 86 runs to take a 2-0 lead and clinch the three- game series.
New Zealand trails England by 79 runs in its first innings of the opening Test after reaching 153-4 when bad light stopped play at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.
New Zealand upset South Africa by 49 runs in the quarterfinals of the Cricket World Cup as Jacob Oram took four wickets, and Ross Taylor and Jesse Ryder combined for 114 runs.
West Indies defeated New Zealand in a “super over” to keep its hopes alive in cricket’s World Twenty20 tournament in Sri Lanka.
New Zealand and West Indies tied on 139 runs after their innings and will move to a ‘super over’ to decide their final eight match at cricket’s World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.
Graeme Swann took a career-best 10 wickets for 132 runs to lead England to a 2-0 sweep of its Test cricket series against New Zealand.
"We probably should have won it in normal time, but you have to give credit to the West Indies."
- Ross Taylor on Oct 01, 2012