Cricket* en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:42:56 +1300 Yahoo New Zealand Sport 144 36 Tasmania start badly in WA Shield clash (AAP)

Tasmania are 2-35 after winning the toss and batting to open their Sheffield Shield season against Western Australia at the WACA.

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 04:24:51 +1300
NSW 3-149 in cricket clash with Vics (AAP)

Kurtis Patterson and Scott Henry scored half-centuries to lift NSW to a score of 3-149 at tea on day one of their Sheffield Shield clash with Victoria.

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 04:20:27 +1300
Ryder keen to win World Cup spot (NZ Newswire)

Jesse Ryder's attempts to rehabilitate his Black Caps chances has taken a step forward with his naming in the NZ A team travelling to Dubai next month.

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 02:32:35 +1300
Mondiale Auckland Aces welcome back Blackcaps (Fuseworks)

The Mondiale Auckland Aces will have their four Blackcaps players to call on when they commence their Georgie Pie Super Smash campaign tomorrow night in Hamilton.

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 02:07:04 +1300
Controversial batsman Ryder gets World Cup lifeline (Reuters)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Aggressive top-order batsman Jesse Ryder was passionate about rekindling his international career after he was thrown a World Cup lifeline by being named in a New Zealand 'A' te...

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:28:52 +1300
Australia make changes for Proteas T20 (AAP)

The Cricket Australia XI now includes NSW batsman Damien Mortimer and Victorian quick Ben Ashkenazi for Sunday's T20 clash with South Africa

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:32:15 +1300
CA concerned about West Indies walk-out (AAP)

Cricket Australia bigwigs are concerned about West Indies' recent walk-out of India, but don't expect the issue to be bubbling along come the World Cup.

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:25:04 +1300
Ryder's A-team selection confirmed (Newstalk ZB)

New Zealand Cricket believes Jesse Ryder is ready to fully commit to its programme again.

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:16:05 +1300
Pakistan's Younis Khan hammers Australia (AAP)

Leading Australia one-nil in a two-Test series, Pakistan's cricketers finish day one of the second Test 2-304 in their bid to claim a landmark series win.

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:09:03 +1300
Khan continues to deliver for Pakistan (Newstalk ZB)

A third consecutive century from Younis Khan has Pakistan firmly in control after the opening day of the second cricket Test in Abu Dhabi.

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:44:30 +1300