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New Zealand v Australia, World Cup 2015, Group A, Auckland

Ronchi a threat to former team-mates

Feb 27, 2015: Born in New Zealand but raised in Australia, Luke Ronchi returned to forge an international career in the country of his birth, after his attempt to do so in green and gold was short lived

Brydon Coverdale in Auckland

New Zealand have more self-belief now

Feb 27, 2015: They've drawn from their captain's aggressive style, and their crowds will get up Australia's face. Clarke and Co. have their work cut out

Ricky Ponting

World Cup 2015

Ronchi evolving into New Zealand's X-factor

Feb 12, 2015: Luke Ronchi has shown he can both rebuild a wobbling innings or launch from a platform at the death, making him a vital cog in New Zealand's set-up leading into the World Cup

Andrew McGlashan in Christchurch

Ronchi's blitz, and remarkable ODI recoveries

Jan 27, 2015: Also, the fastest ODI 150s, and the highest Test totals without a half-century

Steven Lynch

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Dunedin

Lot of fun and joy - Ronchi

Jan 23, 2015: The game-changing 267-run stand that sent records tumbling was born of enjoyment and good vibes, protagonists Luke Ronchi and Grant Elliott said, after the pair was instrumental in earning New Zealand a 3-1 lead in the series against Sri Lanka

Andrew Fidel Fernando

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Dunedin

Ronchi, Elliott shatter records and flatten Sri Lanka

Jan 23, 2015: Luke Ronchi and Grant Elliott put on a world record stand of 267 runs for the sixth wicket to lift New Zealand from 93 for 5 to 360 for 5, a total that was 108 runs beyond Sri Lanka

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan v New Zealand 2014-15

Ronchi pushes Neesham for Test spot

Nov 24, 2014: New Zealand are set to make at least one change to their team as they seek to level the series against Pakistan

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New Zealand v South Africa, 1st ODI, Mount Maunganui

South Africa killed us softly - McCullum

Oct 21, 2014: Brendon McCullum said AB de Villiers and JP Duminy's unbeaten 139-run partnership "killed us softly" in the first ODI in Mount Maunganui

Firdose Moonda

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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Northern Districts v Wellington, The Ford Trophy, final

Wellington end title drought with tense win

Apr 5, 2014: Guided by a well-compiled fifty from James Franklin and an aggressive 41 from Luke Ronchi, Wellington edged out Northern Districts by four wickets in a tense game to win the Ford Trophy

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New Zealand v India, 4th ODI, Hamilton

Ronchi easing into his comfort zone in international cricket

Jan 27, 2014: Luke Ronchi is living the international cricketer's dream a second time. The first one with Australia ended quickly, but Ronchi is slowly starting to feel more comfortable at this level with New Zealand

Abhishek Purohit in Hamilton

New Zealand v West Indies, 2nd T20, Wellington

'Ronchi the difference in the two sides' - McCullum

Jan 15, 2014: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has praised wicketkeeper-batsman Luke Ronchi, whose unbeaten 51 off 28 helped the hosts chase 160 in the second T20 in Wellington, and said he was the difference in the two sides

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New Zealand v West Indies, 2nd T20, Wellington

Ronchi fifty seals series win

Jan 15, 2014: Luke Ronchi played a second consecutive match-winning innings to not only win the Twenty20 series for New Zealand at the Westpac Stadium but also indicate that his flagging international career might have turned a corner

The Report by George Binoy

New Zealand v West Indies, 1st T20, Auckland

We were hurting after Hamilton defeat - McCullum

Jan 11, 2014: New Zealand captain says his team's performance in first T20 was "pretty close to how we want to play as a short-version team"

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New Zealand v West Indies, 1st T20, Auckland

Ronchi, McCullums set up emphatic win

Jan 11, 2014: Luke Ronchi and Brendon MCCullum turned a flagging New Zealand innings around with an unbeaten 85-run partnership in the last 7.1 overs, which gave them a comfortable total to defend given West Indies' batting

The Report by Sidharth Monga

West Indies in New Zealand 2013-14

End of McCullum as a keeper

Dec 16, 2013: Brendon McCullum's days as an international wicketkeeper appear over after the New Zealand coach Mike Hesson conceded he was too valuable as a captain and batsman

Andrew McGlashan

Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 2nd T20, Pallekele

Mills encouraged by individual performances

Nov 22, 2013: New Zealand captain Kyle Mills conceded his side was outplayed comprehensively in the second T20 in Pallekele, but was optimistic about their chances in the home summer and the World Twenty20

Andrew Fidel Fernando

New Zealand in Bangladesh 2013-14

McCullum heads home with back trouble

Nov 2, 2013: Brendon McCullum is returning home to New Zealand immediately after being ruled out of the final two matches of the Bangladesh tour with "significant" pain from a long-standing back problem.

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SL A v NZ A, 2nd unofficial Test, 3rd day, Dambulla

Spinners wrap up SL A win

Sep 26, 2013: A belligerent rearguard hundred from Doug Bracewell was not enough to prevent a Sri Lanka A victory on the final day in Dambulla, as the hosts' spinners secured the series inside 57 overs

Andrew Fidel Fernando

India A v New Zealand A, first unofficial Test, 2nd day

New Zealand A strike after Ronchi ton

Aug 29, 2013: A 110-ball 125 from Luke Ronchi helped New Zealand A to 310 in the first innings against India A

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