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Kane Williamson hands New Zealand advantage against South Africa

Kane Williamson's masterful 148 not out lifted New Zealand into a slender first-innings lead over South Africa after day three of the third and final Test at Hamilton. Needing a victory to square the series, the Kiwis overhauled the Proteas' 314 all out by closing on 321 for fou...

Proteas on the ropes in Hamilton

Cape Town - A masterful century from Kane Williamson has left New Zealand in a commanding position against the Proteas in the third Test in Hamilton. At the end of day three in what continues to be a rain-affected Test match, the Black Caps were 321/4 in their first innings - 7...

Ton-up Williamson takes NZ into lead

Kane Williamson notched up his 17th century as New Zealand reached 317 for four at stumps on the third day of the third test against South Africa in Hamilton on Monday, a three-run lead. However, the visitors fought back with the new ball, taking three late wickets inside five o...

S.Africa clinch eight-wicket victory in second test

WELLINGTON,  (Reuters) – Keshav Maharaj took career best figures of 6-40 as South Africa romped to an eight-wicket victory over New Zealand on the extended third day of the second test yesterday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Hashim Amla and JP Duminy guided th...

Ireland second best in high-scoring T20 affair

Afghanistan beat a spirited Ireland by 28 runs in their third and final T20 international in a game dominated by batsmen on both sides. The hosts piled up an imposing 233 for eight in their 20 ...

Ireland slip to third Twenty20 defeat by Afghanistan in India

Ireland suffered a 3-0 whitewash at the hands of Afghanistan in the Twenty20 series between the sides after losing by 28 runs in India on Sunday. Afghanistan set a mammoth total of 233-8 off the...

Lyon has time to lick his wounds

Australia's bowling coach David Saker says a cracked callus affected the way Nathan Lyon bowled during India's second innings in the second Test. An extended break between Tests has come at a go...

Cricket: Watchful Kane Williamson left without his Black Caps lieutenant - Sport - NZ Herald News

Video will play inPlay nowDon't auto playNever auto playRoss Taylor's right calf strain on the second day of the first test between New Zealand and South Africa places additional pressure on the ...

Williamson in sight of century in Dunedin

The New Zealand skipper was subjected to immense pressure from pacemen Kagiso Rabada, Vernon Philander and Morne Morkel but reached 78 not out at stumps with nightwatchman Jeetan Patel alongside ...

Williamson leads NZ to stumps

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson guided his team to stumps on 177 for three at the end of the second day's play of the first test against South Africa in Dunedin on Thursday. Still trailing b...

Kohli furious with Smith, Healy and Lyon

Captain Virat Kohli fired shots left, right and centre after India won the second Test, with Steve Smith, Ian Healy and Nathan Lyon in his sights. Unsatisfied with implying Australia were cheati...