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.
England reached 56-1 at lunch of the first Test against New Zealand at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.
Ross Taylor will replace Daniel Vettori as captain of New Zealand’s cricket team after beating Brendon McCullum to the job.
Matt Prior scored an unbeaten century as England held on to draw the final cricket Test and avoid a first series defeat in New Zealand for almost 30 years.
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.
New Zealand recalled Martin Guptill and Mark Gillespie for next month’s Test cricket series in England, adding them to the squad that secured a 0-0 home draw when the teams met in March.
Joe Root scored 79 not out off 56 balls as England beat New Zealand by eight wickets, tying the best-of-three one-day cricket series at 1-1.
Host country Sri Lanka beat defending champion England by 19 runs yesterday to move with West Indies into the semifinals of cricket’s World Twenty20 competition.
England spin bowler Graeme Swann was ruled out of the Test cricket series against New Zealand because of an elbow injury that needs surgery as the entire first day was wiped out by rain after the home team chose to bowl.
"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