NEW ZEALAND VS ZIMBABWE

  • 1st T20: NZ overpower Zim by 7 wickets February 11, 2012

    Auckland: Martin Guptill overcame a groin strain to slug an unbeaten 91 from 54 balls as New Zealand beat Zimbabwe by seven wickets in their opening Twenty20 international on Saturday, staying unbeaten against the tourists in all forms of the game. After losing both the oneoff Test and all three onedayers,...
  • Zimbabwe look for Twenty20 redemption February 10, 2012

    After sweeping the ODI series, New Zealand head into the first of two Twenty20 internationals at Mclean Park, Napier in high spirits and aiming to overwhelm Zimbabwe like they have all series. The key to New Zealand's batting would be their toporder batsmen, especially the openers Rob Nicol and Martin Guptill....
  • New Zealand beat Zimbabwe by 90 runs February 3, 2012

    Dunedin: Allrounder Rob Nicol took four wickets as New Zealand bowled out Zimbabwe for 158 on Friday to win the first of three oneday internationals by 90 runs. Nicol atoned for his duck when opening New Zealand's innings by putting in an outstanding bowling performance which helped the hosts skittle Zimbabwe...
  • NZ 392/5 at stumps on rainshortened day January 27, 2012

    Napier: New Zealand captain Ross Taylor is in doubt for his team's oneday and Twenty20 matches against Zimbabwe after retiring hurt with a calf muscle strain on the second day of the oneoff Test on Friday. Taylor was taken to hospital for scans after retiring at 122 in the 10th of...
  • Zimbabwe ready for Kiwis in oneoff Test January 24, 2012

    Napier: Zimbabwe will approach their oneoff Test against New Zealand from Thursday keenly aware that every international match they play strengthens or loosens its foothold in world cricket after a long and sometimes bitter exile. The years that Zimbabwe spent on the sidelines of world cricket a consequence of failing...
  • Watling eyes Test spot with 84 in tour game January 21, 2012

    Gisborne: BJ Watling topscored with 84 for a New Zealand XI on Saturday's opening day of the threeday match against Zimbawe, boosting his chances of being wicketkeeper in next week's oneoff Test. The New Zealand XI includes two South Africanborn wicketkeepers Watling and the uncapped Kruger van Vyk to...
  • Mpofu out of Zimbabwe's tour to NZ January 3, 2012

    Harare: Fast bowler Chris Mpofu has been ruled out of Zimbabwe's cricket tour to New Zealand with a lower back injury. Mpofu was replaced on Tuesday in a 20man training squad by Tendai Chatara, who is uncapped at test level. Zimbabwe faces the Black Caps in a oneoff Test in Napier...