Franklin stars for BLACKCAPS

James Franklin took five wickets as the BLACKCAPS prospered on the first day of the second Test against the West Indies at the Basin Reserve.

Clark routs Proteas on debut

Stuart Clark's 5-55 on debut has helped restrict South Africa to only 205 and Australia lost the wicket of Justin Langer while easing to 63 -1 on an eventful opening day of the first Test at Newlands in Cape Town.

Bond succumbs to virus

Shane Bond was ruled out of the second National Bank Test match against the West Indies by a stomach virus.

Mills replaces Bond for second Test

Shane Bond has made a late withdrawal from the BLACKCAPS side ahead of the second National Bank Test against the West Indies at the Basin Reserve.

BLACKCAPS retain winning team

The BLACKCAPS team for the second National Bank Test match against the West Indies at Wellington's Basin Reserve remains unchanged from the victorious first Test XI.

Ponting unveils new bat

The controversy surrounding the Marylebone Cricket Club's (MCC) decision to ban graphite covered Kookaburra bats will be laid to rest for Ricky Ponting when he unveils his new choice of bat in South Africa.

Fletcher fights for Flintoff

England cricket coach Duncan Fletcher has come in to bat for stand-in skipper Andrew Flintoff after his side lost the first Test to India.

Bond boosts Test ranking

Shane Bond has again made progress in the ICC¦s Player Rankings after impressive performances for the BLACKCAPS.

Proteas await spin duo

Australia will select both Shane Warne and Stuart MacGill in the side that clashes with South Africa in the first Test starting on Thursday according to Proteas coach Mickey Arthur.

India takes Test

India has defeated England by nine wickets in the rain-riddled second Test in Mohali to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Same BLACKCAPS squad for second Test

Jeetan Patel and Kyle Mills have returned to the BLACKCAPS squad for the second Test of The National Bank Series against the West Indies at Wellington's Basin Reserve.

Ponting looks to Tests

Australian skipper Ricky Ponting said that he will try and dismiss the fact that his side was unable to defend what was a world record one-day international score of 4-434 against South Africa in the fifth and deciding

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