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World Cup 2019 auditions over, New Zealand still need to improve, says coach Gary Stead

New Zealand's series sweeps of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh were pleasing but the 4-1 loss to India will serve as a reality check for the World Cup, according to coach Gary Stead.

New Zealand vs Bangladesh 3rd ODI: Ross Taylor, Tim Southee shine in Bangladesh sweep

New Zealand's World Cup squad takes shape after 3-0 ODI series win over Bangladesh. Tim Southee bagged the Man of the Match award for his six wicket haul.


NZ vs BAN: Ross Taylor becomes New Zealand's highest run scorer

Ross Taylor, who was already has the most ODI centuries and half-centuries for New Zealand, added another milestone to his glittering resume.

Bangladesh vs New Zealand 1st ODI Highlights: New Zealand win by eight wickets

Bangladesh vs New Zealand, Ban vs NZ 1st ODI Highlights: Bangladesh went down in the first ODI by eight wickets to trail the three-match series 1-0.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka T20I Highlights: New Zealand win by 35 runs

NZ vs SL T20I Highlights: Setting a target of 180, New Zealand bowled out Sri Lanka for 144, winning the only T20I by 35 runs.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI Highlights: New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 21 runs, take 2-0 lead

NZ vs SL 2nd ODI Highlights: The sensational one-man fight from Thisara Perera, who smacked 140 in 74 balls, was not enough to save the series for Sri Lanka.


New Zealand on brink of second Test win against Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka had been set the target late on Friday after Tom Latham (176) and Henry Nicholls (162 not out) drove New Zealand's second innings to 585 for four declared.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Tom Latham shines for dominant Kiwis as big win beckons

Tom Latham was dismissed for 176 in the final over before Tea, having batted for more than 9-1/2 hours, faced 370 balls and guided his side to a second-innings lead in excess of 500.

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Rain forces draw in 1st Test

The rain on Wednesday ensured the two-Test series remains level ahead of the second Test at Christchurch from Dec. 26.

Spin conundrum for New Zealand ahead of Sri Lanka challenge

Unlike the spin-friendly conditions in the UAE, the Basin Reserve is likely to be more conducive to going with a three-pronged pace attack with Neil Wagner joining Trent Boult and Tim Southee with just a solitary spinner.