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Somerset v New Zealanders, Taunton, 4th day

Contented NZ seal win as Craig takes five

May 11, 2015: New Zealand took just over 90 minutes to get their tour underway with a 66-run victory at Taunton and their coach, Mike Hesson, delivered a calm message of confidence

Alex Winter in Taunton

Somerset v New Zealanders, Taunton, 3rd day

Taylor short of runs but New Zealand's fringe players shine

May 10, 2015: New Zealand have become quite accustomed to winning over the last 18 months and are well on course to begin their tour of the UK with victory

Alex Winter in Taunton

Plunket Shield 2014-15, 4th day

Ryder, de Boorder sink Wellington

Feb 19, 2015: A round-up of the Plunket Shield matches that ended on February 19, 2014

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Back in black

Jan 1, 2015: Away Test wins, rescue acts, ODI series victories against top teams and a captain leading by example: New Zealand have reasons to feel bullish

Andrew Alderson

Sri Lanka in New Zealand 2014-15

Corey Anderson out of first Test

Dec 20, 2014: New Zealand allrounder Corey Anderson will miss the Boxing Day Test against Sri Lanka due to a groin strain he suffered in the UAE

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Plunket Shield 2014-15

Fulton double-century sinks Central Districts

Dec 14, 2014: A round-up of the Plunket Shield matches that ended on December 14, 2014

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New Zealand's Sharjah records, and aged debutants

Dec 2, 2014: Also, most twin fifties in Tests, and a correction about most first-class wickets in a calendar year

Steven Lynch

Pakistan v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 4th day

Series tied as New Zealand take emotional win

Nov 30, 2014: Trent Boult ran through the Pakistan top order in a menacing new-ball spell to extinguish any chances of a fightback and helped New Zealand level the series

The Report by Devashish Fuloria

Pakistan v New Zealand, 3rd Test, Sharjah, 1st day

'Our target is at least 500' - Azhar

Nov 26, 2014: Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali has said that his side will target a first-innings score of at least 500 against New Zealand in the Sharjah Test

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Pakistan v New Zealand 2014-15

Craig hopes for spin impact

Nov 7, 2014: Mark Craig, the New Zealand offspinner, hopes he and the legspinner Ish Sodhi can make a bigger impact on Pakistan's batsmen in the Test series that begins on Sunday than Australia's spinners managed in their recent 2-0 defeat

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A triumphant tapestry

Jun 13, 2014: Mark Craig's debut figures made the headlines, but other bowlers, and batsmen not named Taylor and McCullum, also contributed to New Zealand's Sabina Park victory

Andrew Alderson

ICC news

Southee jumps to fifth spot in ICC rankings

Jun 13, 2014: Tim Southee has achieved a career-best position of fifth in the ICC rankings for Test bowlers after taking six wickets in New Zealand's win over West Indies in Kingston

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Numbers Game

Debutants and their smashing starts

Jun 13, 2014: Mark Craig's haul of 8 for 188 was the best by a New Zealander on debut, and made him the tenth debutant to win the MoM award since 2011

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West Indies v New Zealand, 1st Test, Kingston, 3rd day

Offspinner Craig 'living the dream'

Jun 10, 2014: New Zealand's selectors took a big gamble in picking Otago offspinner Mark Craig for the West Indies tour, but he has begun repaying them at the first opportunity

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West Indies v New Zealand, 1st Test, Kingston, 3rd day

Southee and Craig secure huge lead

Jun 10, 2014: Tim Southee and the debutant offspinner Mark Craig took four wickets each to skittle West Indies for 262 and secure New Zealand a first-innings lead of 246

The Report by George Binoy

Jamaica Select XI v New Zealanders, 3rd day, Jamaica

Craig stakes claim with four-wicket haul

Jun 5, 2014: New Zealanders bowled Jamaica Select XI out for 90 in just 32.5 overs to wrap up a 123-run win in their final warm-up game at the Trelawny Stadium

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Jamaica Select XI v New Zealanders, Greenfields

Wagner, Craig impress in low-scoring draw

May 31, 2014: A five-wicket haul from Neil Wagner and three wickets from Mark Craig were the New Zealanders' biggest gains from a drawn, low-scoring tour game against Jamaica Select XI at Trelawny Stadium

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New Zealand in West Indies, 2014

You don't have to throw - Craig

May 23, 2014: Mark Craig is the latest New Zealand spinner to be given the chance to make a name for himself in the post Daniel Vettori era

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New Zealand news

Ronchi, Craig in New Zealand Test squad

Apr 15, 2014: Wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi and offspinner Mark Craig will be hoping for Test debuts on New Zealand's tour of the West Indies after being named in a 15-man squad for the three-Test series in June

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HRV Cup 2013-14

Bowlers star in big Otago win

Nov 2, 2013: Offspinner Mark Craig spearheaded an incisive bowling performance from Otago, as they comprehensively beat Canterbury by 47 runs in the HRV Cup in Christchurch

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