John Ward in Aberdeen

Ireland v New Zealand, Tri-series, Aberdeen

New Zealand crush hapless Irish

It was a day of records and near-records at Mannofield Park in Aberdeen, as a rampant New Zealand team totally outclassed a threadbare Ireland by a record ODI margin of 290 runs

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Ireland v New Zealand, Tri-series, Aberdeen

Buoyant New Zealand head north

New Zealand can't quite begin their long journey home yet, and with the taste of victory champagne still fresh following the series victory at Lord's on Saturday they now have two ODIs in Aberdeen, the first of which is against Ireland

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England v New Zealand, 5th ODI, Lord's

Pietersen unfazed by birthday honour

Kevin Pietersen turned 28 today and has declared that the England captaincy is the best birthday present ever, after he was asked to step into the role for the fifth and final ODI against New Zealand

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England v New Zealand, 4th ODI, The Oval

Pietersen replaces banned Collingwood as captain

England will have to look for another captain for the remainder of their series against New Zealand after Paul Collingwood was banned for four ODIs

England v New Zealand, 4th ODI, The Oval

'I wish I had called him back' - Collingwood

There is life in the old dog yet. Twenty20 was supposed to act as the poison to kill off 50-over cricket once and for all. Yet on a thrilling day at The Oval, amid no shortage of controversy, a packed crowd was kept waiting until the last ball to see New

England v New Zealand, 4th ODI, The Oval

A tough day for KP

The plays of the day from a dramatic fourth ODI between England and New Zealand at The Oval

England v New Zealand, 4th ODI, The Oval

New Zealand take controversial last-ball thriller

Kyle Mills and Mark Gillespie held their nerve to seal New Zealand a thrilling and incredible one-wicket victory at The Oval. After Luke Wright produced a nerveless final over to match his effort in Napier, it came down to two needed off one ball