Doug Bracewell

  • Doug Bracewell returns to New Zealand Test team for Pakistan series 22 hours 8 minutes ago

    Allrounder Doug Bracewell has earned a recall to the New Zealand Test squad for their series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates after being dumped from the team for disciplinary issues earlier this year. The 24-year-old Bracewell, who last played against Bangladesh last year, was dropped after he and batsman...
  • New Zeakand's Jesse Ryder to play for Essex April 23, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket says it will not oppose batsman Jesse Ryder's move to English county side Essex, even though he is currently barred from international selection because of off-field misbehavior. Ryder is expected to join Essex in May and will play for the division two county in all formats for...
  • Neesham, Latham in NZ's squad for second Test February 11, 2014

    Wellington: Allrounder Jimmy Neesham and batsman Tom Latham have been named in New Zealand's squad for the second Test against India after Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell were dropped for a late night drinking session in Auckland last week. Both replacements are uncapped at Test level and the 21yearold Latham comes...
  • Ryder, Bracewell dropped from NZ Test squad after drinking incident February 10, 2014

    Wellington: Troubled batsman Jesse Ryder has been dropped from New Zealand's squad for the second Test against India as New Zealand Cricket probes his involvement in late night drinking. Ryder and fast bowler Doug Bracewell, who were both members of the firstTest squad, were reported to have been drinking at Auckland...
  • Ryder, Bracewell suspended for latenight drinking session February 7, 2014

    Auckland: New Zealand cricketers Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell have been suspended by the country's cricket board after they were found hanging out for a latenight drinking session on the eve of the opening Test match against India here. Bracewell and Ryder, who were part of New Zealand's 13member squad, have...
  • New Zealand unchanged for first Test against India February 5, 2014

    Auckland: New Zealand on Wednesday named an unchanged side for the first Test against India at Eden Park, with seamer Doug Bracewell and batsman Jesse Ryder missing out. Peter Fulton and Hamish Rutherford were retained as openers for the match in Auckland starting Thursday, with selectors opting to stick with the...
  • 1st Test Day 1, NZ vs WI: as it happened December 3, 2013

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page West Indies have won the toss and opted to field against New Zealand in the first Test at Dunedin. New Zealand's Test series against West Indies could define captain Brendon McCullum's future with the aggressive batsman battling a chronic back...
  • Bangladesh 89 behind NZ at stumps on day three October 11, 2013

    Chittagong: Young lefthander Mominul Haque scored an impressive 181 as Bangladesh made light of New Zealand's bowling attack on the third day of the first Test here on Friday. The 22yearold anchored the innings to notch up his maiden Test century as the hosts, replying to New Zealand's 469, cruised...
  • India A on the back foot after NZ tailenders frustrate September 3, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: After being bailed out of trouble on day one by two middle-order batsmen, New Zealand A were lifted into a dominant position in the second unofficial Test thanks to two unlikely heroes with the bat. From an overnight 300 for 8, the tourists finished on 437 as Doug Bracewell...
  • Doug Bracewell looking for consistency on Indian wickets September 3, 2013

    Bowling on subcontinent pitches is one of the toughest things for any fast bowler and teams that visit India find it hard to cope up with the slow and low nature of the decks. Doug Bracewell, the 22-year-old New Zealand paceman who is touring with the A side, knows a...
  • New Zealand opt for allpace attack in 2nd Test May 24, 2013

    Leeds: Spinner and former skipper Daniel Vettori ruled himself out of the second Test at Headingley, ensuring New Zealand will take on England with an allpace attack from Friday. Vettori's decision to put the team first rather than play a 112th Test and become the sole New Zealand recordholder for...
  • Bracewell takes four wickets in New Zealand warmup May 6, 2013

    London: Doug Bracewell claimed an impressive fourwicket haul on the second day of New Zealand's warmup match with Derbyshire on Sunday to strengthen his claim for a place in the tourists' Test side. Having declared on 289 for 5 on day one, New Zealand bowled the English county side out for...
  • Doug Bracewell in New Zealand squad for third Test against England March 19, 2013

    Auckland: New Zealand have provisionally named seamer Doug Bracewell in the 14-man squad for the third and final Test against England starting in Auckland on Friday, pending his recovery from a domestic one-day match. The 22-year-old missed the first two drawn Tests after cutting his foot on glass when cleaning up...
  • Doug Bracewell ruled out of Test after standing on glass March 5, 2013

    Dunedin: New Pace bowler Doug Bracewell has been ruled out of New Zealand's first test against England after cutting his right foot on glass while cleaning up after a party at his house. The 22-year-old had been expected to have a fitness Test on Tuesday, with the first test of...
  • NZ seamer Bracewell cuts foot on glass, doubt for Test March 4, 2013

    Dunedin: New Zealand seamer Doug Bracewell is a doubt for the first Test against England, which starts in Dunedin on Wednesday, after cutting his foot on glass when cleaning up after a house party. "He's got a cut on the inside of his right foot at the moment," a New...
  • 2nd Test: New Zealand reach 1574 at stumps, still 247 behind January 13, 2013

    Port Elizabeth: New Zealand were left facing another heavy defeat to South Africa as they reached 1574 after following on in the second test at St. George's Park on Sunday, still trailing by 247 runs. Dean Brownlie and BJ Watling dug in to take the Black Caps to the close...
  • 2nd Test: NZ beat Sri Lanka to level twomatch series November 29, 2012

    Colombo: New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 167 runs on the last day Thursday of the second Test at the P. Sara Oval to end a nineTest winless run since January. The drought included five straight Test defeats, including the first Test in Galle last week, a humiliating 10wicket loss in...
  • SL v NZ, 2nd Test, Day 4: Southee, Bracewell leave SL reeling November 28, 2012

    Colombo: Tim Southee struck telling blows at either end of an absorbing fourth day's play at the P Sara Oval on Wednesday to give New Zealand a terrific start to their push for a seriesleveling victory on day five. A declaration at 194 for 9 had set Sri Lanka a...
  • Bracewells have a liking for Tendulkar September 1, 2012

    Bangalore: The Bracewells of New Zealand can boast of an unique achievement as two cricketers from the family have now dismissed Sachin Tendulkar in Test cricket over a span of 22 years. On Saturday, New Zealand seamer Doug Bracewell bowled Tendulkar through the gate for 17 with India tottering at 80...
  • 5th ODI: WI pip NZ by 20 runs; win series 41 July 17, 2012

    St Kitts: Sunil Narine's fivewicket haul demolished New Zealand in the fifth ODI as West Indies pipped NZ by 20 runs and won the fivematch ODI series 41. West Indies won the toss and chose to bat first in the 5th ODI of the series. The visitors got a big breakthrough as...
  • NZ players could face club v country dilemma June 1, 2012

    Several prominent New Zealand cricketers could be faced with the club versus country dilemma next year, after it was announced that England will host New Zealand for a full series that clashes with the IPL season in 2013. New Zealand are scheduled to play two Tests, three ODIs and two...
  • South Africa chase No. 1 ranking vs New Zealand March 6, 2012

    Dunedin: South Africa will press their claim to the No. 1 Test ranking when they begin a threematch series against New Zealand from Wednesday. Ranked No. 2 behind England, South Africa have already demonstrated their superiority over eighthranked New Zealand in shorter formats, winning the Twenty20 series 21 and the oneday...
  • NZ's Ryder, Bracewell banned over drinking March 1, 2012

    Wellington: New Zealand has suspended batsman Jesse Ryder and fast bowler Doug Bracewell for breaching team rules on drinking alcohol. In a statement issued on Thursday, New Zealand Cricket said they will miss Saturday's third oneday international against South Africa because they drank at a Napier hotel following Wednesday's second onedayer,...
  • 2nd T20: New Zealand beat Zimbabwe by 5 wickets February 14, 2012

    Hamilton: New Zealand beat Zimbabwe by five wickets in the second Twenty20 international on Tuesday, completing the largest successful run chase in its history with two balls to spare to take the series 20. Captain Brendan Taylor, with an unbeaten 75, led Zimbabwe to 2002 batting first its highest score...
  • Daredevils satisfied with new acquisitions February 4, 2012

    Bangalore: The Delhi Daredevils are happy with the new additions to their squad after the Indian Premier League players' auction in Bangalore on Saturday, having picked up Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene and young allrounders Andre Russell (West Indies) and Doug Bracewell (New Zealand). "We are pleased with the acquisitions at...
  • The best bowling efforts of 2011 December 31, 2011

    From a year in which bowlers ruled the roost, we pick ten defining bowling performances. Dale Steyn 5 for 75, 3rd Test, Cape Town A spell from hell. That's what Dale Steyn bowled on the third day at Newlands. It was a thrilling display of extreme pace and jagging outswing, with...
  • Younis Khan moves up in Test rankings December 13, 2011

    Dubai: Pakistan batting's mainstay Younis Khan has charged up the ICC rankings for Test batsmen after scoring a doublecentury in the first Test against Bangladesh that set up an innings and 184run victory. The 34yearold, whose triplecentury against Sri Lanka at Karachi in February 2009 had put him in the No.1...
  • Bracewell's Hobart burst enhances family name December 12, 2011

    Hobart: With an eightball burst that removed Australia's three most senior batsmen and irreversibly swung momentum in the second Test, Doug Bracewell etched the family name further into New Zealand cricket folklore. Bracewell took 6 for 40, including the final wicket, as Australia fell seven runs short of their 241run target...