India A vs New Zealand A

  • Indian cricket discovers another star in Ashok Menaria 13-09-2013 08:17 AM

    Ashok Menaria not only has a demeanor that resembles Yuvraj Singh, he is a cricketer in the same all-round mold as well, as New Zealand A found out in their three back-to-back defeats, two of which were scripted by Menaria. The left-hander from Rajasthan first took his maiden five-wicket haul...
  • Menaria, Jadhav star in India A's win over New Zealand A 12-09-2013 05:14 PM

    Visakhapatnam: Counter-attacking half-centuries by Ashok Menaria and Kedar Jadhav and sensible batting at the end by Mandeep Singh helped India A beat New Zealand A by two wickets, thus clean sweeping the three-match limited-overs series. The target of 291 was looking beyond India A's reach when they lost the top...
  • Dominant India A eye whitewash against New Zealand A 11-09-2013 01:37 PM

    Visakhapatnam: After clinching the ODI series with an unassailable 2-0 lead, a dominant India A will now look to complete the whitewash when they lock horns against New Zealand A in the final one-dayer here Thursady. Led by Unmukt Chand, India A have produced a dominating show in the three-match...
  • Menaria's five set up series win for India A 10-09-2013 04:33 PM

    Visakhapatnam: A maiden five-wicket haul from part-time left-arm spinner Ashok Menaria set the basis for India A's six-wicket win over New Zealand A on Tuesday, meaning the home team wrapped up the series 2-0 with a game to spare. Menaria's 5 for 38 were his best bowling figures in any...
  • Confident India A would aim to seal series against NZ A 09-09-2013 05:42 PM

    Visakhapatnam: After notching up a convincing win in the opening game, India A will look to seal the three-match unofficial one-day series against New Zealand A when the two sides clash in their second encounter at the Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday. Riding on India...
  • After ODIs, Luke Ronchi hoping to seal Test spot for NZ 09-09-2013 10:42 AM

    Luke Ronchi became the first cricketer after Kepler Wessels to play for two full ICC member nations when he decided to leave Australia, where he had moved with his family at the age of seven, to New Zealand, the place of his birth, in 2011. Ronchi, then 31, realised that...
  • Uthappa, Chand stand guides India A to comprehensive win 08-09-2013 05:15 PM

    Visakhapatnam: India discard Robin Uthappa slammed a sparkling century as India A recorded a comprehensive six-wicket victory over New Zealand A in the first of the three-match unofficial one-day series here on Sunday. Uthappa (103) shared a 178-run opening wicket stand with captain Unmukt Chand (94) from 30 overs to...
  • Chance for youngsters as India A take on NZ A in 50-over contest 07-09-2013 08:35 PM

    Visakhapatnam: After a string of low scores in List A as well as first-class games, Unmukt Chand will like to make amends as he leads India A against New Zealand A in the opening encounter of the three-match one-day series here on Sunday. The India A's one-day squad is quite...
  • Bad light rounds off draw for India A, New Zealand A 05-09-2013 03:24 PM

    Visakhapatnam: Fifties to Tom Latham and Carl Cachopa were the highlight for New Zealand A as the second unofficial Test came to a dull and premature end on Thursday at the Port Trust Diamond Jubilee Stadium. The tourists bowled India out for a minuscule lead in the first session and...
  • I will try to follow Dravid's advice: Sanju Samson 05-09-2013 09:28 AM

    Talented Kerala wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson made heads turn with a few cool-headed performances for Rajasthan Royals in the sixth season of the IPL, following a fine Ranji Trophy season for his home state. At the age of 16, Samson had become the youngest cricketer to represent Kerala in first-class cricket...
  • Playing Bracewell at the Delhi Daredevils nets helped a lot: Juneja 04-09-2013 09:33 PM

    New Delhi: Irrespective of what people think about Indian Premier League but Manprit Juneja is certainly enjoying the positives gained for having been with Delhi Daredevils for two seasons as he cracked an unbeaten 178 against New Zealand A in a four-day game here Wednesday. "Their premier bowler is Doug...
  • Juneja marathon takes India A toward lead over NZ A 04-09-2013 05:15 PM

    Visakhapatnam: A marathon innings from Manprit Juneja, his first hundred for a representative national side, took India A closer to overtaking New Zealand A's first-innings total on a gruelling Wednesday at the Port Trust Diamond Jubilee Stadium. Juneja, 22, batted the entire third day for his unbeaten 178, forging a...
  • India A on the back foot after NZ tailenders frustrate 03-09-2013 05:00 PM

    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 03-09-2013 08:59 AM

    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...
  • Fighting through injuries, Mark Gillespie wants to carry on 02-09-2013 11:12 AM

    Sometimes we really wonder what would have happened had we got to see the complete career of bowlers who could not do so because of recurring injuries. There are many players in the past and present that showed enough talent to go on and make a name for themselves but...
  • India A aim to exploit NZ weakness against spin 01-09-2013 08:47 AM

    Visakhapatnam: With the first unofficial Test match losing a day to rain, India A and New Zealand A will hope the second and final match at the Port Trust Diamond Jubilee Stadium stays free of the elements so a series result can be attained. Results are tough to come by...
  • Vijay Zol aims high after century on first-class debut 31-08-2013 08:55 AM

    Scoring a century in your debut first-class innings could be the dream of any young player and Vijay Zol, who achieved the remarkable feat on Friday, wants to savour this knock for the rest of his life. Though he was a bit nervous before going in to bat, Zol knew...
  • Sachin Baby revved up after Tendulkar, Dravid meetings 31-08-2013 08:41 AM

    There's a Sachin in the India A limited-overs squad to face New Zealand A, but it's not the legendary batsman. It's his namesake, 24-year-old Sachin Baby from Kerala who is one of the rising stars of the southern state's cricket scene. Baby, who made his first-class debut in 2009, was...
  • Zol, Nayar hundreds round off India A draw 30-08-2013 05:33 PM

    Visakhapatnam: A maiden first-class century from Maharashtra batsman Vijay Zol, on debut, and a stroke-filled 102* from Abhishek Nayar rounded off a rain-hit draw between India A and New Zealand A at the Port Trust Diamond Jubilee Stadium on Friday. The chance of a result had been eliminated when the...
  • Six wickets against NZ A the result of consistency: Jalaj Saxena 29-08-2013 08:02 PM

    New Delhi: After running through the New Zealand A batting order on day two of the three-day match in Visakhapatnam, India A allrounder Jalaj Saxena credited his success to the result of his consistent bowling. "My only aim was to maintain a consistent line as the wicket was good for...
  • Ronchi ton highlights NZ day against India A 29-08-2013 06:00 PM

    Visakhapatnam: The rain stayed away enough to allow the first unofficial Test between India A and New Zealand A to get underway on the second morning, and at the draw of stumps a result was out of the question as India closed on 6 for 1 in reply to New...
  • First day's play between India A and NZ washed out 28-08-2013 12:56 PM

    Visakhapatnam: An early morning thunderstorm on Wednesday made sure even the toss did not take place on the first day of the first unofficial Test match between India A and New Zealand. It began raining around 8:30am and continued for two hours until the match umpires decided to call off...
  • Ranji Trophy has helped my selection: VA Jagadeesh 28-08-2013 11:18 AM

    Though he missed a spot in the cash-rich IPL, Kerala opener VA Jagadeesh is hopeful of a great show for India A in the ongoing series against New Zealand A. The 30-year-old batsman has been a solid player for Kerala in the past few seasons, scoring 2122 runs in 39...
  • We'll play best cricket against NZ A: Abhishek Nayar 27-08-2013 09:30 PM

    Visakhapatnam: India A captain Abhishek Nayar on Tuesday expressed confidence of his team putting its best foot forward when it takes on New Zealand A in the first of the two unofficial Tests starting here on Wednesday. "We will play best cricket and try to win the match. We concentrated...
  • Jayesh George appointed manager of India A team 21-08-2013 07:00 PM

    Kochi: Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) joint secretary Jayesh George has been appointed manager of the India A team for the New Zealand team's A tour of India. Hailing from Ernakulam, Jayesh was secretary of Ernakulam district cricket association in previous term, a KCA press release said on Wednesday. Three Kerala...
  • Nayar, Unmukt to lead India A against New Zealand 07-08-2013 03:24 PM

    Mumbai: Unmukt Chand will lead the one-day squad and Abhishek Nayar will be the captain for the three-day and four-day games against New Zealand A as BCCI's All India Senior Selection Committee announced the two squads on Tuesday. Former Indian opener Robin Uthappa finds a place in the one-day squad...
  • Brownlie ton leads NZ 'A' fightback 05-10-2012 02:21 PM

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