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New Zealand beat England following one of all-time great…

England lost to New Zealand by one run in one of the all-time great finishes to the second Test in Wellington. On a barely believable final day at the Basin Reserve, last man James Anderson was caught down the leg side off Neil Wagner when England needed two to win. Anderson had joined number 10 Jack Leach with seven required, after Leach added 36 for the ninth wicket with Ben Foakes, who was caught at fine leg for 35. Anderson fended off a
India Vs New Zealand

Hockey World Cup: New Zealand Beat India, Host India…

India failed to qualify for the Hockey World Cup 2023 quarter-finals as the hosts lost to New Zealand in the shootout 4-5 of the must-win crossover match at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar on Sunday. The teams played out a 3-3 draw at full-time, taking the match into the shootout. India and New Zealand were tied at 3-3 in the shootout as the match entered sudden death, where New Zealand booked their spot in the quarter-finals with a 5-4 win over India. India and
New Zealand beats England in Commonwealth games

Commonwealth Games: New Zealand beat England to earn T20…

New Zealand won the first women's cricket medal awarded at a Commonwealth Games as they comfortably beat England to bronze at Edgbaston. The White Ferns needed fewer than 12 overs to reach their target of 111 after England were restricted to 110-9 from 20 overs after winning the toss. Captain Sophie Devine top scored with an unbeaten 51 as the Kiwis raced home for the loss of only two wickets. Favourites Australia now face India for the gold medal at 17:00 BST. Having
Bangladesh Crush New Zealand To Score Historic Test Win

Bangladesh Crush New Zealand To Score Historic Test Win

Bangladesh vs New Zealand: Bangladesh pulled off a crushing eight-wicket victory over world champions New Zealand at Mount Maunganui on Wednesday. Bangladesh pulled off a crushing eight-wicket victory over world champions New Zealand at Mount Maunganui on Wednesday. The tourists needed only 40 runs in their second innings for the historic win, their first ever in New Zealand and only their sixth in 61 away Tests. The match was wrapped up in one session on the final day as Ebadot Hossain took a
New Zealand Great Ross Taylor To Retire From International Cricket After "Home Summer"

New Zealand Great Ross Taylor To Retire From International…

Ross Taylor has been a mainstay in the New Zealand batting order since making his debut in 2006, amassing a plethora of records and achievements, notably the most runs by a New Zealander (18,074) and most appearances (445). New Zealand cricket icon Ross Taylor confirmed Thursday he is bowing out of international cricket. Taylor said the two-Test series against Bangladesh starting on Saturday will be his last in Test whites and he will call stumps on his career after the one-day internationals against
Leach sniffs Ashes chance with Stokes return

Leach sniffs Ashes chance with Stokes return

England are beaming with the return of Ben Stokes for the Ashes but few players could be happier than spinner Jack Leach, who sees the pugnacious all-rounder as his own ticket back into the test set-up. Stokes's absence through the home summer also saw Leach left out in the cold with selectors preferring seam-heavy attacks for "team balance" against New Zealand and for most of the truncated India series. Along with Stokes, England have brought another seam-bowling all-rounder in their squad in Chris

India all out for 345 against New Zealand in…

India were all out for 345 in the first innings in their opening test against New Zealand at Kanpur's Green Park Stadium on Friday. Debutant Shreyas Iyer topscored for the hosts with 105, while Shubman Gill (52) and Ravindra Jadeja (50) made half-centuries. Tim Southee (5-69) was pick of the New Zealand bowlers, ably helped by fellow seamer Kyle Jamieson, who claimed 3-91. Mumbai hosts the second and final test from Dec. 3. Source: Reuters / Reporting by Amlan Chakraborty in New Delhi;
India bat first against New Zealand in Kanpur spin battle

India bat first against New Zealand in Kanpur spin…

India stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and elected to bat in the opening test against New Zealand on Thursday in a battle between two spin-heavy squads at Kanpur's Green Park Stadium. Batter Shreyas Iyer makes his test debut for the hosts, who picked three spinners in Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel and Ravindra Jadeja. Regular India captain Virat Kohli has skipped the opening test, while several other senior players have been rested from the two-match series to manage their workload. "Yes, a
Rohit Sharma To Lead India In T20I Series Against New Zealand, Virat Kohli Rested

Rohit Sharma To Lead India In T20I Series Against…

With Virat Kohli stepping down from Team India's T20I captaincy, Rohit Sharma will lead the side in the home series against New Zealand and KL Rahul will serve as vice-captain. The Indian squad for the upcoming three-match T20I series against New Zealand was announced on Tuesday and Rohit Sharma has been named captain of the team. KL Rahul has been appointed vice-captain of the 16-member squad. Virat Kohli, who stepped down from India's T20I captaincy at the end of the team's campaign at
Haris Rauf Shines As Pakistan Defeat New Zealand By 5 Wickets

Haris Rauf Shines As Pakistan Defeat New Zealand By…

T20 World Cup: Haris Rauf took four wickets as Pakistan defeated New Zealand in their second Super 12 fixture on Tuesday. Pacer Haris Rauf led a clinical bowling display with an excellent four-wicket haul before Shoaib Malik and Asif Ali's onslaught as Pakistan took "revenge" on New Zealand for a recent off-field snub with a five-wicket win in the T20 World Cup on Tuesday. Most of the top-order batters, except for opener Mohammad Rizwan (33), struggled but the experienced Malik (26 not out
World Test Championship Final: Kane Williamson Returns From Injury As New Zealand Name 15-Man Squad

World Test Championship Final: Kane Williamson Returns From Injury…

New Zealand on Tuesday named a 15-man squad for the World Test Championship final against India, to be played at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton from June 18. Kane Williamson, who missed the second Test of the recently-concluded series against England, returns to lead the squad as does wicket-keeper batsman BJ Watling. Colin de Grandhomme has been included as a specialist all-rounder while Ajaz Patel is the specialist spinner. All of Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Ross Taylor, and Devon Conway have kept their
New Zealand keeper Watling to hang up gloves after England tour

New Zealand keeper Watling to hang up gloves after…

LONDON: New Zealand's most successful test wicketkeeper BJ Watling will retire from all forms of cricket after their upcoming tour of England, the country's cricket board (NZC) said on Wednesday. Watling, 35, has been an integral part of New Zealand's test team since debuting in 2009, and holds the Black Caps' record for test dismissals with 249 catches (excluding 10 as a fielder) and eight stumpings. Watling, who also represented New Zealand in 28 one-day internationals and five Twenty20s, said the time had
Williamson wins New Zealand player of the year for fourth time

Williamson wins New Zealand player of the year for…

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson was the recipient of the Sir Richard Hadlee medal as player of the year for the fourth time in six years at the country’s 2020-21 cricket awards on Tuesday. Williamson, the number one test batsman, also bagged the International Test Player of the Year award as he led from the front with New Zealand winning 17 of 20 matches across all formats played over their summer, winning all seven series. The 30-year-old plundered test runs which included double

Australia’s women break world record with ODI win against…

Megan Schutt and Alyssa Healy have powered Australia to a world-record 22nd straight ODI win, crushing New Zealand by six wickets and setting a new benchmark for dominance of the sport. In Mount Maunganui on Sunday, Meg Lanning’s side eclipsed the 21-match winning streak of Ricky Ponting’s 2003 World Cup winners to become the holders of the longest winning streak in any format of international cricket. Schutt’s 4-32 kept New Zealand to a below-par 212 from 48.5 overs at the Bay Oval before
New Zealand's Jamieson fined by ICC for breach of conduct

New Zealand’s Jamieson fined by ICC for breach of…

New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Jamieson has been fined 15% of his match fee for “showing dissent at an umpire’s decision” during Tuesday’s One Day International against Bangladesh in Christchurch, the governing International Cricket Council said. Jamieson had reacted angrily after the TV umpire ruled his return catch from Tamim Iqbal had not been taken cleanly. He admitted the offence and accepted the sanction, the ICC said in a statement. The 26-year-old also had one demerit point added to his disciplinary record. It
New Zealand 'really confident' of Pacific teams in Super Rugby by 2022

New Zealand ‘really confident’ of Pacific teams in Super…

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Rugby is "really confident" of adding Pacific teams to Super Rugby in time for the 2022 season despite concerns over their financial viability, a senior NZR official said on Thursday (Mar 25). World Rugby said on Wednesday it will spend £1.2 million (US$1.64 million) annually over three years to help facilitate the entry of Fijian Drua and Moana Pasifika into the competition, subject to NZR Board approval and key conditions being met. "We’re really confident. We’re not there yet but
Finn Allen, Will Young Get Maiden Call-Ups As New Zealand Name T20I Squad vs Bangladesh

Finn Allen, Will Young Get Maiden Call-Ups As New…

Finn Allen has been called up for the first time as part of New Zealand's 13-man T20 International (T20I) squad to take on Bangladesh in the three-game series, starting this Sunday at Seddon Park in Hamilton. The 21-year-old opener was the stand-out player of this season's Dream11 Super Smash, amassing a league-leading 512 runs at an average of 56 and an incredible strike-rate of 193 - featuring a table-topping 56 fours and 25 sixes. The former New Zealand Under-19 representative is one of
World Test Championship Final Moved From Lord's To Southampton: Sourav Ganguly

World Test Championship Final Moved From Lord’s To Southampton:…

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly announced on Monday that the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand will be held at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton from June 18 to 22 this year. India will play their inaugural World Test Championship final against New Zealand at Southampton's Ageas Bowl Stadium from June 18-22, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly confirmed on Monday. Initially, the final was supposed to be held at the Lord's but Southampton, with a five-star facility inside the stadium, will make

India to face New Zealand in World Test Championship…

Virat Kohli-led Team India booked a spot in the final of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) after they defeated England by an innings and 25 runs in the 4th Test at Motera in Ahmedabad. After taking a lead of 160 runs, India bowled out the Joe Root-led side for 135 to seal a thumping victory and sealed the series 3-1. Before the start of the 4th Test, India were at top of the ICC World Test Championship table with 71 percentage points
New Zealand v England: Tourists wrap up series with six-wicket win

New Zealand v England: Tourists wrap up series with…

England wrapped up the series with a comfortable six-wicket win in the second Twenty20 against New Zealand in Wellington. After being put in, New Zealand were restricted to 123-9, with Freya Davies taking a career-best 4-23 including top-scorer Amy Sattherthwaite for 49. England recovered from 30-2 in reply, with Tammy Beaumont making a 53-ball 63 in a stand of 83 with Heather Knight. Amy Jones hit the winning runs as England won with 16 balls to spare. The victory means England extend their