• The Wellington warning

    I have long been hearing, from cricketers and fellow journalists, about the fear that flying into the powerful wind of Wellington

  • Bangladesh-nz 2nd Test: Rain washes out Day Two

    Rain played hide and seek throughout the day in Wellington before umpires eventually abandoned play for the second consecutive day of the second Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand yesterday.

  • Rain provides food for thought

    After the first day of the second Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand was washed out without the toss taking place, there is high chance of rain for the second day of the Test at the Basin Reserve today.

  • Reserves of uniqueness

    Reserves of uniqueness

    One of the oldest grounds in New Zealand, the Basin Reserve in Wellington has a rich history which the authorities try to preserve with a

  • Challenges on the field and on the road

    The challenge of adapting to hostile New Zealand conditions was an unavoidable one for the Tigers because it entailed getting used to a climate and surface conditions markedly different from Bangladesh, but there has been another hurdle facing the tourists that the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) could well have avoided.

  • Green grass of New Zealand delights South Africa

    After four days of rain the covers were peeled off the Basin Reserve wicket on Tuesday and to South Africa's delight it was green ahead of the second Test against New Zealand.

  • Guptill out of second Aus ODI

    New Zealand opener Martin Guptill will miss the second one-day international against Australia because of a hamstring twinge, team officials said Tuesday.

  • Audience with an all-round king

    New Zealand cricket great Sir Richard Hadlee said Bangladesh should get enough opportunity to play Test cricket against top teams like Australia, England and South Africa.

  • Shakib duck changed NZ Test

    Black Caps boss Mike Hesson has pinpointed the dismissal of Bangladeshi talisman Shakib Al Hasan as the turning point in his side's Test win.

  • Mushy released from hospital

    Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahman has returned to the ground from hospital much to the relief of Bangladesh cricket fans. But the only disappointment for the tough batsman was that he has returned only to see his team struggling to avoid a defeat.

  • Shakib smashes his way to the top

    Shakib responded brilliantly with the bat to notch the highest score in Test cricket for Bangladesh with 217 runs on 13 January, 2017 at Wellington. The lefthander faced only 276 balls in his blistering innings, and smacked 31 fours, especially square on both sides of the field.

  • 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.

  • Boult back to boost NZ tour sweep bid

    Bowling spearhead Trent Boult could return as the sole change for New Zealand in the first Test against Bangladesh in Wellington on Thursday.

  • Taylor eyes record of late mentor Crowe

    Ross Taylor goes into the first Test against Bangladesh on Thursday on the brink of equalling his late mentor Martin Crowe's record for New Zealand centuries.

  • Bangladesh reach windy Wellington

    The Bangladesh team reached the windy city of Wellington yesterday afternoon to gear up for the Test leg of the tour of New Zealand.

  • BD squad for first NZ Test announced

    Bangladesh Cricket Board announced the 15-man squad for the first Test against New Zealand at Wellington on January 12, 2017 today.

  • 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.

  • Pak captain Misbah banned due to slow over rate

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been banned for one Test and his team fined for their slow over rate during the first match against New Zealand in Christchurch.

  • Fit-again Santner recalled for second Test

    Spin-bowling all-rounder Mitchell Santner has been included in New Zealand's squad for the second and final Test against Pakistan after making a quick recovery from a broken wrist.

  • Warner, Marsh ace Australia's 282 chase

    Australia wrestles back into the Chappell-Hadlee series with a four-wicket victory over New Zealand in the 2nd ODI in Wellington.

  • Malaysian ex-diplomat pleads guilty to indecent assault

    A former Malaysian diplomat in New Zealand has pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting a woman in Wellington last year.

  • Former New Zealand batsman Trevor Barber dies at 90

    Trevor Barber, the New Zealand batsman who played one Test match at the Basin Reserve in 1956, has died in Christchurch at the age of 90.

  • Former New Zealand batsman Trevor Barber dies at 90

    Trevor Barber, the New Zealand batsman who played one Test match at the Basin Reserve in 1956, has died in Christchurch at the age of 90.

  • Robust New Zealand move to semis

    New Zealand storm into the semifinal of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 beat West Indies by 143 runs

  • Kiwis trample Englishmen

    New Zealand trampled England with Tim Southee’s seven-wicket haul and Brendan McCullum’s fiery batting in the ninth match of the World Cup 2015 at Wellington