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The scene over the Basin Reserve on the opening day

New Zealand news

ODI cricket returns to Basin Reserve

For the first time in 11 years, Wellington's Basin Reserve will host an ODI, when New Zealand take on Pakistan in January 2016

AB de Villiers struck a fifty and became the fastest player to 8000 ODI runs

South Africa v New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Durban

De Villiers, pacers give SA series 2-1

South Africa have not lost successive ODI series in five years; a score higher than 271 has never been successfully chased at Kingsmead and neither of those records changed as the hosts sealed the series in the decider

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An old and new pink ball

New Zealand in Australia 2015-16

Pink ball to be used in PM's XI match

New Zealand will play the Prime Minister's XI match with a pink ball in October this year as part of their preparations for the first day-night Test in Adelaide