India bans Pakistani umpire Rauf

A Pakistani umpire has been banned in the wake of the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) scandal.

Smith booed after querying dismissal catch

Australia skipper Steve Smith was booed in Wellington by local cricket fans after umpires checked the catch that dismissed him.

Patient Hazlewood fires in Wellington

Josh Hazlewood grabbed 4-42 on day one of the First Test, showing how he has learned from last year's Ashes.

Black Caps dudded by no-ball call

New Zealand offspinner Mark Craig admits his side was disappointed with an incorrect no-ball that cost them a wicket on day one of the first Test.

Khawaja, Smith put Aussies in box seat

Australia are on top of the first trans-Tasman Test after an eventful first day, with the visitors 3-147 in response to New Zealand's 183 in Wellington.

Voges saved by umpire's no ball blunder

An umpire blunder has saved Adam Voges after he was bowled off a delivery that was incorrectly a no ball.

Alice Springs in line for Shield final

Alice Springs could host the Sheffield Shield final if Victoria are to finish on top of the table.

Luck of the Kiwis saves batsman Craig

New Zealand batsman Mark Craig definitely had luck on his side after the bails refused to fall when the ball hit the stumps against Australia.

Axing Warne the 'hardest thing to do': Waugh

Steve Waugh has opened up on the rift with Shane Warne, saying dropping the legspinner from a Test match was part of his job as Australian captain.

Zampa returns for SA's Shield game

Legspinner Adam Zampa has been named in South Australia's side to play Victoria in a Sheffield Shield match starting on Sunday in Adelaide.