New Zealand to be without key player for Pakistan series

New Zealand will be without key player Colin de Grandhomme for the series against Pakistan

New Zealand head coach Gary Stead: “He has a stress reaction in his right foot. We still haven’t been able to get him back to running and then obviously bowling as well. Looking like hopefully a mid-January return”

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New Zealand will be without all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme for the entire series against Pakistan.

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Australia vs New Zealand 3rd Test Day 4: Lyon’s five-for, Warner’s century help Australia whitewash New Zealand

Nathan Lyon took a five-for and David Warner struck his 24th Test century as Australia whitewashed New Zealand 3-0 3rd Test Day 4 Sydney cricket

Nathan Lyon took a five-for and David Warner struck his 24th Test century as Australia whitewashed New Zealand 3-0

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Nathan Lyon took five wickets and David Warner scored a superb 111 not out as Australia demolished New Zealand by 279 runs on the fourth day in Sydney.

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Australia vs New Zealand 3rd Test Day 1: Labuschagne stars as Australia torment New Zealand

Marnus Labuschagne 130 not out Australia New Zealand 3rd Test Day 1 Sydney cricket

Marnus Labuschagne celebrates after scoring his fourth Test century

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Marnus Labuschagne continued his superb run of form as he struck an unbeaten 130 to give Australia the upper hand over New Zealand on the first day of the third Test in Sydney.

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Australia vs New Zealand 2nd Test Day 1: Smith, Labuschagne give Australia the upper hand in Melbourne

Steve Smith 77 not out Australia New Zealand 2nd Test Day 1 Melbourne cricket

Steve Smith struck eight boundaries and a six during his unbeaten knock of 77

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Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne scored 77 not out and 63 respectively to give Australia the upper hand over New Zealand on the opening day of the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.

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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 2nd T20: De Grandhomme, Bruce put New Zealand 2-0 up

Colin de Grandhomme 59 Sri Lanka New Zealand 2nd T20 Pallekele cricket

Colin de Grandhomme hammered two boundaries and three sixes during his career-best knock of 59

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Colin de Grandhomme and Tom Bruce smashed 59 and 53 respectively to lead New Zealand to a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second Twenty20 International in Pallekele.

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