Outplayed in Australia, New Zealand look to learn from experience and bounce back at home against India
Tom Latham said there was no time for recriminations with Virat Kohli’s India on their way to New Zealand for Tests in Wellington and Christchurch at the end of next month.
Right-hander Marnus Labuschagne finished with an average of 112 for the five matches in home Test season after a double century, two 150s, one century and three half centuries in eight innings.
Australia vs New Zealand: Ross Taylor surpasses Stephen Fleming to become leading run scorer in Tests amongst Kiwis
Taylor, playing in his 99th Test, overhauled the tally of 7,172 Stephen Fleming managed in 111 matches between 1994 and 2008.
Australia vs New Zealand: Marnus Labuschagne's double ton sees him average over 199 in home season, breaks 67-year-old scoring record
Labuschagne has now scored a double century, two 150s, one century and two half-centuries in his last seven innings
Australia vs New Zealand: Marnus Labuschagne builds on stellar summer with first double-hundred to take hosts past 400 on Day 2
Labuschagne scored 215 off 363 balls, with 19 boundaries and a six, before his epic innings was ended amidst a late order collapse by the hosts to be all out for 454 by tea on Saturday
Australia vs New Zealand: Kiwis' trouble grows as pacer Matt Henry suffers broken thumb in third Test
Matt Henry will continue to bowl in the third Test against Australia, which the Kiwis must at least draw to avoid a 3-0 series whitewash, but his batting will depend on “match conditions”, New Zealand Cricket said.
Nick Kyrgios, Sam Stosur, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell and other athletes to aid wildfire victims in Australia
A host of tennis and cricket stars led by Nick Kyrgios and Chris Lynn have pledged support for victims of bushfires raging around Australia, donating money for every ace or six they hit.
Australia vs New Zealand: David Warner says he is 'still in shock' after watching pictures of bushfire, calls firefighters 'real heroes'
In the backdrop of this raging crisis, Australia is set to host New Zealand in the third Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) starting Friday.
Australia vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls' fitness major concern for Kiwis ahead of third Test after they miss training again
Tom Latham, who took the captain’s press conference in the absence of Williamson, said left-arm spinner Mitch Santner had also been affected by the bug but he was hopeful all three would be fit to play when the Test got underway on Friday.
Australia vs New Zealand: Hosts hint at playing unchanged side in third Test at SCG, coach Justin Langer says 'hard to make changes'
Langer was impressed with Mitchell Swepson's work in the nets on Wednesday, suggesting the legspinner remains in the mix to make his debut on Friday, but wouldn't be drawn on Australia's likely starting side.
Australia vs New Zealand: Travis Head confident officials won't put players at risk in case of bushfire smoke in Sydney Test
Australia’s Travis Head says he is confident match officials would not put the health of players at risk if hazardous bushfire smoke impacted the third Test against New Zealand in Sydney.
Australia vs New Zealand: Tim Paine says team lucky to have 'high-quality' fast bowlers like James Pattinson in the squad
Pattinson, who replaced the injured Josh Hazlewood in Australia’s formidable pace attack, crashed through New Zealand’s top order with a three-wicket burst in nine deliveries in the morning
Australia vs New Zealand, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 3 at MCG, Full Cricket Score: Hosts take 456-run lead at stumps
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Australia vs New Zealand: Travis Head's century powers hosts to first innings total of 467; Kiwis lose two wickets in reply
Travis Head signalled his coming of age as a Test batsman by scoring a crucial century in Australia’s first innings of 467 before New Zealand lost two wickets late on the second day of the second Test.
Cricket Australia will look to finalise a 'sustainability strategy' in 2020 amid concerns that extreme heat brought by climate change is risking players’ safety and could lead to major disruptions to summer playing schedules.
Australia vs New Zealand, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 2 at MCG, Full Cricket Score: Travis Head's ton puts hosts in commanding position
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Australia vs New Zealand: 'I have no idea, don't really listen', says Steve Smith on being greeted with boos at MCG
Walking to the crease at the fall of Australia’s second wicket, in front of a record crowd of more than 80,000 — the biggest attendance ever for a day’s play in an Australia-New Zealand Test — Smith was greeted by a mixture of boos and cheers.
Australia vs New Zealand, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 1 at MCG, Full Cricket Score: Hosts reach 257/4 at stumps
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