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Surrey v Leicestershire, LV= Championship, Division Two, Kia Oval

300 and nothing: towering above the rest

May 12, 2015: A look at past games when one batsman made a big score without a significant contribution from the others

Mathew Varghese

Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne

New Zealand's greatest almost

Mar 29, 2015: Led by their fearless captain, New Zealand threw themselves at this World Cup and came as close as they ever have done to greatness

Jarrod Kimber at the MCG

Bruised but not shaken

Sep 2, 2013: Famous incidents when batsmen were hit by bouncers

Steven Lynch


Plumbing the depths

Jan 12, 2013: When New Zealand set an unwelcome Test record that still stands almost 60 years later

Martin Williamson


Beyond the call of duty

Dec 6, 2008: When Sutcliffe and Blair set Boxing Day aglow with their courage, in "a story every New Zealand boy should learn at his mother's knee"

Martin Williamson

John Reid

Hit machine

May 30, 2008: A dashing, attacking batsman, he kept New Zealand cricket shining through its dark days

John Mehaffey

Cricinfo XI

Down, down, deeper and down

Jul 5, 2007: Bangladesh's 62 against Sri Lanka was depressing but there have been much worse ... Martin Williamson outlines the lowest team totals since World War Two

Martin Williamson

More dangerous games

May 9, 2006: Another selection of moments where batsmen came off second best to fast bowlers

Martin Williamson and Andrew Miller

My India Tour - Bruce Taylor

'You could score a hundred if you keep your head down'

Oct 2, 2003: Touring India, assuredly, is much more than Phil Tufnell's poverty and elephants

Bruce Taylor

Richardson gets reward for his consistency

Aug 28, 2003: For the first time in nine years, New Zealand have a batsman among the top eight in the world rankings

Lynn McConnell

Obituary, 2002

Bert Sutcliffe

2002: SUTCLIFFE, BERT, MBE, who died of emphysema on April 20, 2001, aged 77, was the outstanding New Zealand batsman of the immediate post-war period, though many in England who watched that other New Zealand left-hander, Martin Donnelly, in The Parks

Superb tribute to New Zealand legend Bert Sutcliffe

Aug 31, 2001: One of the features of New Zealand Cricket's annual report is its tribute to Kiwi legend Bert Sutcliffe

Lynn McConnell

Sutcliffe biography within two years

Apr 23, 2001: Bert Sutcliffe's remarkable cricket career is to be remembered in a biography being prepared by Dunedin author Rod Nye

Lynn McConnell

Bert Sutcliffe family man first

Apr 20, 2001: As tributes poured in to the great New Zealand batsman Bert Sutcliffe, who died today at the age of 77, the Sutcliffe family were reminded yet again how much they share their husband, father and grandfather with cricket lovers

Chris Rosie

Friendliness was his signature

Apr 20, 2001: New Zealand cricket legend Bert Sutcliffe left his impression on all who met him and it is his friendliness which his contemporaries will most remember about him

Lynn McConnell

Displaying cricket's charm, that was Bert Sutcliffe

Apr 20, 2001: Big-time sports stars didn't often make it to Gore in rural Southland in the 1960s and 1970s

Lynn McConnell

New Zealand batting legend Bert Sutcliffe dies in Auckland

Apr 20, 2001: Bert Sutcliffe, one of the finest cricketers of any generation that New Zealand has produced, died in Auckland at the South Auckland Hospice at 1am today

Lynn McConnell


Nov 15, 1995:


Bert Sutcliffe

1950: Cricket history contains the name of no cricketer from New Zealand who, at the age of 25, has established such claims to fame as Bert Sutcliffe, whose performances as a member of last season's team from the Dominion stamped him as one of the best

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