New Zealand

New Zealand's seamers did not allow Pakistan to settle into a rhythm, bowling the visitors out for 210 to set up a seven-wicket win in Wellington
New Zealand's seamers did not allow Pakistan to settle into a rhythm, bowling the visitors out for 210 to set up a seven-wicket win in Wellington © AFP
Enlarge

Specials

    Is this New Zealand's best World Cup chance?

Martin Crowe: With form players in all departments, and depth in selection, this team has plenty to be excited about

    Test cricket is on the brink of exhaustion

Ed Smith: The preponderance of whitewashes in the five-day game tells of cramped itineraries that demean rivalry

    Into Tolkien country, turbulently

Diary: Our correspondent enjoys postcard-pretty New Zealand, rough landings and all. By Andrew Fidel Fernando

Back in black

2014 in review: Away Test wins, ODI series wins, and an inspiring captain: NZ have reasons to feel bullish

    Cricket's men of the year

Rob Steen: Two courageous cricketers who, when faced with extreme tragedy, understood that the show must go on

    Video/Audio »   Magazine »    Page 2 »

Blogs

NZ's problem of plenty, and Clarke v Warner

Beige Brigade: The boys feel smug about how good New Zealand are looking before the World Cup, and discuss their dislike for certain Australian players

What West Indies can learn from New Zealand

Colin Benjamin: The teams match up in terms of talent. The key area of difference, obviously, is player-board relations

'Once every 20 years New Zealand fans will fill the MCG'

Beige Brigade: The boys discuss the World Cup squad, and Tim Southee's sixiness

Poll

Should Jesse Ryder have been picked in New Zealand's World Cup 30?
See results ยป

Quote Unquote

Left QuoteRight Quote

James Neesham, after suffering the twin indignities of a World Cup exclusion and a broken pair of flip-flops

Ross Taylor and Grant Elliott celebrate New Zealand's victory
© AFP
Ross Taylor scored 59
© AFP
Martin Guptill pushes off the front foot
© Getty Images
Tom Latham was caught behind for 23
© Getty Images
The unthinkable.. Brendon McCullum drops a catch
© Getty Images
Misbah-ul-Haq collides with Nathan McCullum
© Getty Images
Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd ODI: New Zealand v Pakistan at Napier
Feb 3, 2015 (14:00 local | 01:00 GMT | 20:00 EST | 19:00 CST | 17:00 PST)
Auckland v Northern D at Auckland
Feb 6-9, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT | 16:30 EST | 15:30 CST | 13:30 PST)
Otago v Central D at Invercargill
Feb 6-9, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT | 16:30 EST | 15:30 CST | 13:30 PST)
Wellington v Canterbury at Wellington
Feb 6-9, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT | 16:30 EST | 15:30 CST | 13:30 PST)
ND Women v Eng Women at Mount Maunganui
Feb 8, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT | 16:30 EST | 15:30 CST | 13:30 PST)
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »