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  • Kane Williamson

    Williamson fires New Zealand to T20 win over England

    Captain Kane Williamson silences his critics with a half century as New Zealand defeat England by 12 runs in the fourth match of the T20 tri-series in Wellington.

  • ICC Champions Trophy: Australia 53/3 as rain arrives again

    Australia reduced to 53 for three, chasing a revised target of 235 from 33 overs, before rain stops play yet again during their Group A encounter of the ICC Champions Trophy against New Zealand in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

  • Williamson stands out amid IPL binge-hitting

    Kane Williamson more than compensated for his lack of raw power with characteristic finesse to score 89 and set up Sunrisers Hyderabad's 15-run victory against Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League on Wednesday.

  • Williamson gets the better of Warner

    When rain washed out a training session, Sunrisers Hyderabad teammates David Warner and Kane Williamson took to the dartboard, with the Black Caps skipper taking out a big win against his Indian Premier League captain.

  • Williamson, Raval continue to grind down Proteas

    Captain Kane Williamson was within sight of equalling the New Zealand record for Test centuries as his side reached 209 for one at tea on the rain-affected third day of the third Test against at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Monday.

  • NZ to launch urgent inquiry into Napier washout

    New Zealand Cricket (NZC) and local authorities have agreed to an urgent inquiry to determine why the second one-day international between the hosts and Australia was abandoned on Thursday without a ball being bowled.

  • Tamim takes blame for 'lazy' Bangladesh

    Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal branded his side "lazy" after a batting implosion saw New Zealand cruise to a nine-wicket win in the second Test at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Monday.

  • Bangladesh sweeps were not cakewalks

    New Zealand's nine-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the second Test at Hagley Oval on Monday appeared to be an easy victory on paper though captain Kane Williamson felt it was far from that.

  • NZ, BD defend bouncers despite danger

    New Zealand and Bangladesh Monday defended the short ball as a legitimate weapon following the bouncer-laden first Test which saw Mushfiqur Rahim rushed to hospital after being hit on the head.

  • Williamson wary of threat posed by Tigers

    New Zealand's players, in individual terms, would be smart not to simply write Bangladesh off as no-hope lightweights. Banana skins abound. They are not without talent and they are learning.

  • Bangladesh

    Bangladesh won't fold in Tests

    Corey Anderson says a three-nil whitewash of Bangladesh in cricket's shortest format will give New Zealand confidence going into the Test series, but he predicts a scrap.

  • Worker replaces NZ's broken Broom

    In-form batsman Neil Broom was Thursday forced out of the remaining two Twenty20 matches against Bangladesh with a broken finger and replaced by George Worker, New Zealand Cricket said.

  • Black Caps name Test squad

    New Zealand have kept an unchanged group together for the opening Test against Bangladesh starting in Wellington next Thursday.

  • Who is this Kane 'Willamson'?

    This Willamson guy is only Kane Williamson, captain of the New Zealand cricket team. He joins the list of famous players who have had their names misspelled on their own jerseys.

  • Williamson takes Blackcaps home

    New Zealand beat Bangladesh by six wickets thanks to an unbeaten 73 from skipper Kane Williamson in the first T20I of the series at Napier today.

  • Nineties nothing new to Williamson

    Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson has many New Zealand batting records in his sights but most scores in the nineties would have to be one of the most unique.

  • BD suffer a 67-run humiliation at Nelson

    Bangladesh lost the best chance to beat the Blackcaps in their own backyard and the 3-match series 2-0 when they crumbled to a 67-run defeat at Saxton Oval, Nelson today.

  • Bangladesh pay the price for lax bowling

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza said had the bowling been disciplined and the fielding up to the mark the first one-day international against New Zealand could have been a closely-fought game.

  • Mustafizur quickly making a mark

    Although pace bowlers usually struggle to put on a positive spin when toiling on the subcontinent, Bangladesh's latest fast-bowling sensation is so far an exception to the rule.

  • Shell-shocked NZ to be aggressive against Tigers

    A thrashing at the hands of Australia had been a salutary lesson for New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and his side would be far more aggressive when their one-day series starts against a confident Bangladesh team on Monday.

  • Aus keen on sweep of NZ: Marsh

    Australia will not be taking their collective foot off the gas in Friday's third one-day international against New Zealand in Melbourne, despite it being a dead rubber, according to all-rounder Mitchell Marsh.

  • NZ draw on McCullum heroics for Pak clash

    Pakistan and New Zealand both claimed the high ground on the eve of Thursday's first Test in Christchurch, with the Black Caps drawing inspiration from Brendon McCullum's classic farewell innings.

  • Williamson hammers

    Williamson ton lifts Kiwis

    India's bowlers restricted New Zealand to 242 for nine after Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson struck a delightful century in

  • NZ skipper Williamson quarantined after virus

    Skipper Kane Williamson is quarantined from his team-mates after going down with a virus which ruled him out of the second Test against India.

  • Fizz impresses again

    Mustafizur Rahman puts in another dazzling display to help Sunrisers Hyderabad take control of their Indian Premier League match against Gujarat Lions

  • Williamson confirmed as Kiwi Test captain

    Kane Williamson has officially been confirmed as New Zealand's captain in all three formats, and later this year is set to become the 29th man to lead the country in Test cricket.

  • Injury worries for Pakistan ahead of crucial NZ clash

    A resurgent New Zealand eye to the semifinal berth as they take on a deflated Pakistan in a World Twenty20 group match in Mohali this evening.

  • Guptill, Williamson smash Pakistan with record stand

    Kane Williamson and Martin Guptill combine in a clinical display of poise and timing on their 171-run opening stand, the highest ever for T20Is, to chase Pakistan's 168.