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All-Round Good Performance Leads To Win - Vettori

All-Round Good Performance Leads To Win - Vettori

Wellington, Oct 4 NZPA - New Zealand cricket team captain Daniel Vettori credits the team's consistent performance in all areas as the key to beating Pakistan in the Champions Trophy semi final in Johannesburg today.

Blackcaps Call Up Styris As Cover For Injured Elliott

Blackcaps Call Up Styris As Cover For Injured Elliott

New Zealand Cricket has called up all-rounder Scott Styris to cover for the injured Grant Elliott at the ICC Champions Trophy in South Africa.

Elliott has a chipped bone in his right thumb, an injury sustained during the side's final group match against England.

Mitchell Johnson Wins The Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy For ICC Cricketer Of The Year 2009

Mitchell Johnson Wins The Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy For ICC Cricketer Of The Year 2009

Australia's Mitchell Johnson has become the sixth player to win the coveted Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy after being named as the 2009 ICC Cricketer of the Year at the LG ICC Awards ceremony in Johannesburg.

Peter Siddle Wins ICC Emerging Player Of The Year 2009

Peter Siddle Wins ICC Emerging Player Of The Year 2009

Australia fast bowler Peter Siddle has won the ICC Emerging Player of the Year award at the LG ICC Awards ceremony in Johannesburg.

Coach Hails Black Caps' Fighting Spirit

Coach Hails Black Caps' Fighting Spirit

Auckland, Sept 30 NZPA - Coach Andy Moles hailed the Black Caps' fighting spirit as they continued an impressive turnaround by beating England to finish top of their group in cricket's Champions Trophy.

Elliott Stars As NZ Crush England To Make Champions Semis

Elliott Stars As NZ Crush England To Make Champions Semis

Wellington, Sept 30 NZPA - All rounder Grant Elliott starred with the ball as New Zealand crushed England by four wickets this morning (NZtime) to qualify for the semifinals of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament in South Africa.

We'll Miss Ryder Says Vettori

We'll Miss Ryder Says Vettori

Wellington, Sept 29 NZPA - Captain Daniel Vettori says replacing Jesse Ryder's all-purpose game will be a critical challenge for New Zealand in their must-win Champions Trophy cricket match against England on Wednesday morning (NZ time).

Ryder Ignores Injury

Ryder Ignores Injury

Wellington, Sept 27 NZPA - New Zealand opener Jesse Ryder made light of a possible tournament-ending injury in the Black Caps match against Sri Lanka at the Champions Trophy one-day cricket tournament in South Africa today (NZT).

Bond Returns To Odi Charts At No 8

Wellington, Sept 15 NZPA - Shane Bond has marked his return to international cricket by climbing into eighth spot in the International Cricket Council's ODI charts for bowling.

Struggling Batsmen Need Time -- Vettori

Struggling Batsmen Need Time -- Vettori

By Chris Barclay of NZPA

Colombo, Sept 13 NZPA - New Zealand will persevere with their underperforming batsmen in the hope they will implement the lessons gleaned from their disappointing cricket tour of Sri Lanka.