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Martin Backs Malfunctioning Batsmen

Martin Backs Malfunctioning Batsmen

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Wellington, Dec 8 NZPA - New Zealand's penetrative though undermined bowlers have given their shonky batsmen the benefit of some extreme doubt by toeing the same diplomatic line issued by the selection panel yesterday.

Changes Likely After Pakistan Prey On Fragile Batting

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Wellington, Dec 7 NZPA - In an ideal world, Daniel Vettori would have visualised New Zealand returning to the Basin Reserve today to complete a record-setting fourth innings run chase and a test cricket series triumph.

Pakistan Romp To Series Levelling Victory

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Pakistan Maintain Control Despite Batting Glitch

Pakistan Maintain Control Despite Batting Glitch

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Wellington, Dec 5 NZPA - Pakistan teased New Zealand with their own batting calamity before comfortably reasserting control of the second cricket test on day three at the Basin Reserve here today.

Central Beat Canterbury By 10 Wickets With Day To Spare

Wellington, Dec 5 NZPA - Central Districts beat Canterbury by 10 wickets to with a day to spare to notch their first win in a Plunket Shield four-day cricket championship at Rangiora today.

Vettori Stays Postive Despite Negative Batting

Wellington, Dec 5 NZPA - Daniel Vettori went in to bat for his under-performing strokemakers, though it was increasingly apparent that poor weather might offer the only escape route as Pakistan plot to square their test cricket series with New Zealand.

No Place To Hide For Vettori

No Place To Hide For Vettori

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Wellington, Dec 4 NZPA - Usually the head coach would front to explain a test cricket team's inadequacies after witnessing a display like New Zealand's batting effort against Pakistan at the Basin Reserve today.

Early Strike For Pakistan After Tail Wags

Early Strike For Pakistan After Tail Wags

Wellington, Dec 4 NZPA - Kamran Akmal brushed off a blow to the head and two leg before wicket appeal reviews to guide Pakistan to 264 on day two of the second cricket test with New Zealand at the Basin Reserve today.

Poor Weather Should Not Hinder Test Pitch Says Groundsman

Poor Weather Should Not Hinder Test Pitch Says Groundsman

Wellington, Dec 2 NZPA - The Australian tasked with ensuring the Basin Reserve's 50th cricket test is not a damp squib is confident it has not be compromised by Wellington's miserable weather.

Bond's Absence Eases Pakistan Frustrations

Wellington, Dec 2 NZPA - The pitch remained a mystery and they could not remedy their slip catching woes outdoors -- but a weather-beaten Pakistan savoured one heart-warming development ahead of tomorrow's second cricket test at the Basin Reserve.