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Neesham heading to Wellington

Jimmy Neesham is heading north.

Fresh match-fixing allegations emerge in cricket

The International Cricket Council has launched an investigation into corruption allegations in the sport made in a documentary to be aired by news organisation Al Jazeera on Sunday.

Steve Smith to make comeback in Canada

Former Australia captain Steve Smith will return to cricket after the ball-tampering scandal as a marquee player at next month's Global T20 Canada league.

Auckland cricket venue still up in air

New Zealand Cricket and Auckland Cricket are engaged in a yes-no-wait scenario as the sport runs between the options of its future venue in the city.

Shorter forms only for Broom

Neil Broom is retiring from the longer version of the game but will keep playing white-ball cricket for Otago.

Snubbed Otago Black Cap: ‘My career 99% over’

Neil Broom accepts his international career is "99 per cent" over and there are "no hard feelings at all" after missing the New Zealand Cricket central contracts list.

Clubs vote to allow Bancroft to play

Aussie ball tamperer Cameron Bancroft has beaten his ban thanks to fellow club cricketers in Western Australia.

Paine to captain Aussie ODI team in England

Cricket Australia said on Tuesday (local time) that test skipper Tim Paine will also captain the one-day international team during next month's tour of England, but selectors are yet to decide who will lead the side's title defence at the 2019 World Cup.

Black Caps to play Aust in Boxing Day Test

New Zealand will return to the glamour Boxing Day cricket test in Melbourne for the first time in 32 years, it has been reported.

Will Black Caps tour Pakistan?

New Zealand Cricket is investigating whether it is safe to send the Black Caps to Pakistan later this year.


Bayliss wants seperate T20 coach

England coach Trevor Bayliss has urged the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to consider hiring a specialist coach for their Twenty20 team and nominated his assistant Paul Farbrace for the role.