New Zealand Tour

  • India squad for New Zealand tour to be picked on Tuesday December 31, 2013

    Mumbai: The Indian squad for the upcoming tour of New Zealand comprising five oneday internationals and two Test matches is to be picked on Tuesday, according to Cricket Board sources. "The team for New Zealand would be selected at the Cricket Centre (BCCI headquarters) on Tuesday. Meeting is at 12:30 pm,"...
  • Brendon McCullum, Ross Taylor to miss Sri Lanka tour October 26, 2013

    Wellington: Current and former captains Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor will miss New Zealand's limitedovers series in Sri Lanka next month to prepare for home Tests matches. McCullum and Taylor will return home at the end of New Zealand's tour to Bangladesh to concentrate on their preparation for a packed domestic...
  • NZ include two new caps for Bangladesh tour; Vettori, Guptill miss out September 6, 2013

    Wellington: Two uncapped players, legspinner Ish Sodhi and allrounder Corey Anderson, have been named in the New Zealand team that will play two Test matches in Bangladesh in October. Anderson, a hard-hitting middle order batsman and medium pace bowler, made his Twenty20 debut for New Zealand in South Africa earlier this...
  • Prior bags England player of the year award May 14, 2013

    London: Matt Prior was named the England cricketeroftheyear for 2012/13, in an acknowledgement of the Sussex wicketkeeper's consistency with both bat and gloves. The 31yearold is now one of the first names on the team sheet after England captain Alastair Cook and the latest demonstration of his worth to the side...
  • Root justifies England selection May 13, 2013

    London: Joe Root maintained his case for inclusion in the England team to play New Zealand in the first Test at Lord's next week by scoring 179 for the secondstring England Lions in a draw against the tourists at Grace Road on Sunday. Root, the Lions captain, was named Saturday in...
  • England squad for first Test announced, Bresnan, Swann recalled May 11, 2013

    London: Graeme Swann and Tim Bresnan have both been recalled by England in a 12man squad announced Saturday for next week's first Test against New Zealand at Lord's following their respective recoveries from elbow surgery. Offspinner Swann and seamer Bresnan both last played Test cricket in the seriesclinching win over...
  • Ross Taylor to skip South Africa tour December 13, 2012

    Wellington: New Zealand head to South Africa to take on the world's topranked Test nation in tumult, with Ross Taylor sitting out of the twomatch series after giving up the captaincy and Daniel Vettori ruled out with injury. Taylor rejected an offer to keep the reins of the Test team...
  • Daniel Vettori to miss South Africa tour December 5, 2012

    Wellington: Veteran leftarm spinner Daniel Vettori will miss New Zealand's tour to South Africa starting later this month because of an Achilles tendon injury. The 33yearold Vettori, who has taken 359 wickets in 111 Tests, picked up the injury during the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka in September. He has...
  • New Zealand seek Murali's help on Sri Lanka tour October 24, 2012

    Test cricket's leading wickettaker Muttiah Muralitharan will be asked to pass on his expertise to New Zealand's bowlers and batsmen on their tour of Sri Lanka, the country's head coach has said. The New Zealandbased members of the team leave for the tour, which includes a Twenty20 match, five one day...
  • Pietersen hopes to be back for NZ tour September 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Outoffavour England batsman Kevin Pietersen tweeted Friday that he hopes to make a comeback for England's tour to New Zealand in February 2013. In a reply to his friend Kiwi rugby player Dan Carter on the microblogging site, Pietersen tweeted: "Yep, @DanCarter DONE big guy. Hoping alls sorted &...