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After two days of Test cricket, during which fortunes constantly fluctuated, New Zealand gained a firm grip on the Headingley Test by stumps on Day 3, following an impressive all-round effort.

New Zealand’s Northern Knights are almost into the tournament main draw after collecting their second win.

Brendon McCullum is moving close to registering his maiden Test triple century. New Zealand continued to frustrate India in their second innings with the tourists managing to take just the one wicket!

A Captain’s knock from Brendon McCullum and a timely return of form of BJ Watling helped New Zealand to turn the tables in the Wellington Test. The hosts who were trailing behind by 222 runs at the start of Day 3 find themselves into the lead by 6 runs with five second innings wickets left. The match is still in favour of India but not by much!

A full day’s play at the Shere Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday saw the Kiwis taking control of the Second Test through a solid batting performance. After two rain-affected days, the Test match moved forward in New Zealand’s favour with the tourists piling up a total of 419 for 8.

New Zealand after their first innings horror are facing a second consecutive innings defeat against the Proteas. The visitors lost four wickets in their first innings and four more in their second innings during the third day’s play of the Second Test at the St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth.

A superb partnership between centurion Tillakaratne Dilshan and Angelo Mathews saw Sri Lanka clinch the rain-affected Third ODI at Pallekele by 7 wickets. The hosts have now got a 2-0 lead in the 5-match ODI Series.

Sri Lanka were declared winners by 14 runs in their rain-affected Second ODI against New Zealand which was shifted from Colombo to Pallekele.

West Indies defeated New Zealand by 55 runs in the Second ODI on Saturday at the Sabina Park in Kingston to take a series lead of 2-0.