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Australia openers give New Zealand run for their mony

BRISBANE (Reuters) - Joe Burns scored his maiden test century and his opening partner David Warner his 14th as Australia finished the third day of the first test against New Zealand in a dominant position on 264 for four...

New Zealand dismissed for 317, Australia lead by 239

BRISBANE (Reuters) - New Zealand were 317 all out after lunch on the third day of the first test against Australia at the Gabba on Saturday, leaving the hosts with a 239-run first innings lead. Kane Williamson had led New...

Defiant Williamson resists Australia with gutsy century

BRISBANE (Reuters) - Kane Williamson scored a defiant century to help New Zealand to 273 for seven at lunch on the third day of the first test on Saturday, still 283 runs behind Australia's mammoth first innings tally. Underlining his...

Khawaja, pacemen put Australia in charge

BRISBANE (Reuters) - Usman Khawaja's magnificent 174 helped Australia to a dominant 556 for four declared and an imposing lead of 399 at the end of the second day of the first test against New Zealand on Friday. Australia's pace...

Khawaja finally fulfils his Australian dream

BRISBANE (Reuters) - Nearly five years after Usman Khawaja made his test debut to great fanfare, the Australian has finally posted the numbers to justify the hype. Richly talented with a languid style that recalls David Gowar, the Pakistan-born batsman...
Tim Southee Injury

Southee injury another blow for New Zealand

BRISBANE (Reuters) - New Zealand suffered a major blow to their hopes of winning a first series in Australia for 30 years when paceman Tim Southee suffered a back injury on the second day of the first of three...
Usman Khawaja

Khawaja’s massive ton puts Australia in strong position

BRISBANE (Reuters) - Usman Khawaja scored a magnificent 174 to help Australia to a dominant 556 for four declared on the second day of the first test at the Gabba on Friday. New Zealand's openers Tom Latham (27) and Martin...
David Warner

Warner’s 163 puts Australia in charge in Brisbane

BRISBANE (Reuters) - Opener David Warner put New Zealand's bowlers to the sword with a masterful 163 and Usman Khawaja scored his maiden test century as Australia dominated the opening day of the first test at the Gabba on...