Auckland

  • Man battling cancer steps in to save assault victim because he did not want to be guilty of the 'bystander effect' 25-03-2014 03:29 PM

    Wellington: A man battling cancer unwittingly saved the life of a badly bashed man in New Zealand because he did not want to be guilty of the "bystander effect". David Batchelor, who was diagnosed with cancer, was sitting in his car on Central Road in Kingsland, Auckland, in when he...
  • Losing wickets of second new ball proved crucial: Dhoni 09-02-2014 02:07 PM

    Auckland: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that losing wickets of the second new ball including a poor umpiring decision, proved to be a decisive factor, as the visitors lost by 40 runs against New Zealand in the first cricket Test here on Sunday. India lost Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit...
  • Team India learning, but for how long without winning? 09-02-2014 12:12 PM

    India once again found themselves slipping in New Zealand, when the hosts placed another banana peel under the visitors' feet to win the first Test by 40 runs; this, after Ishant Sharma's match-haul of nine wickets and Shikhar Dhawan's return-to-form century raised hopes of a comeback win. India were down...
  • MS Dhoni rues unlucky dismissals in second innings 09-02-2014 11:24 AM

    Auckland: India skipper MS Dhoni had high praise for his bowling attack for bringing them into the game but rued few unlucky dismissals in the second innings as the visitors went down by 40 runs against New Zealand in the first cricket Test on Sunday. "The bowlers bowled fantastically well...
  • Ind vs NZ, 1st Test Day 4: as it happened 09-02-2014 02:26 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: A remarkable fightback from Team India saw them end Day 3 at 87 for 1, needing 320 more runs to win the first Test against New Zealand, who suffered a dramatic batting collapse in the second...
  • India players 'happy' and 'satisfied' in a winless run overseas 06-02-2014 07:58 PM

    Wonder if it's okay for the players to comment they are 'happy' or 'satisfied' with their performances when the end result is a steady decline in the team's performance. Team India is in the exact position - winless in Tests on foreign soil since June 2011 but still players are...
  • The pitch eased out after lunch: Williamson 06-02-2014 02:15 PM

    Auckland: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson credited his team's fantastic turnaround on the opening day of the first Test against India to the pitch, saying that it eased out considerably after a "tough" opening session here on Thursday. The Kiwis recovered from 54 for 3 at lunch to be 329...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs India, 1st Test, Day 1 06-02-2014 02:43 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After being thrashed 4-0 against all odds in the ODI series by hosts New Zealand, Team India will hope to make amends in the first Test of the two-Test series starting today at the Eden Park in Auckland. India...
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar confident of winning the do-or-die 3rd ODI 24-01-2014 11:29 AM

    Auckland: India medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Friday said that his team was completely focussed ahead of its do-or-die match against New Zealand and confident of reversing the 0-2 deficit in the five-ODI series. "There is no extra-ordinary pressure on us. We are confident of doing well. To win this...
  • John Isner wins his second Auckland Open title 11-01-2014 10:58 AM

    Sydney: John Isner claimed his second Auckland Open title with a 7-6(4) 7-6(7) victory over an inspired Lu Yen-Hsun in a tight final at the Australian Open warm-up event on Saturday. The tall American, ranked 14th in the world, crashed down 23 aces but it was always going to take...
  • Ana Ivanovic beats Venus Williams to claim Auckland title 04-01-2014 11:15 AM

    Wellington: Ana Ivanovic claimed her first WTA Tour title in more than two years when she completed a 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 victory over fellow former world number one Venus Williams to clinch the Auckland Classic on Saturday. The 26-year-old Serbian had not won a title since she completed a 6-3...
  • Venus Williams feeling fit, healthy for new season 27-12-2013 09:03 AM

    Auckland: Venus Williams says she's as fit and healthy as she has been in years and hopes to turn a dream into reality when she starts her season at the Auckland WTA tournament from Monday. The seven-time grand slam winner arrived in Auckland from Los Angeles on Friday and said...
  • Won't do Team India any favours with pitch preparation: NZ coach Hesson 24-12-2013 09:53 AM

    New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson has called on the country's curators to serve up green pitches when India tour for their two-Test series in February. New Zealand were belted 2-0 on India's dry wickets last year and Hesson said it was only fair to prepare bouncy tracks for the...
  • Raja score late to beat Auckland at Club World Cup 12-12-2013 11:54 AM

    Agadir, (Morocco): Raja Casablanca scored late into stoppage time to beat Auckland City 2-1 in the opening match of the annual Club World Cup in Morocco on Wednesday. Abdelilah Hafidi tapped home the winner in the 2nd minute of added time to ensure the host club a winning start at...
  • Indian-origin trainee teacher dies after attack in New Zealand 04-11-2013 10:01 AM

    Melbourne: A 25-year-old Indian-origin trainee teacher in New Zealand died on Monday after being punched outside a fast food outlet in central Auckland. Tarun Asthana, who was on life support in hospital since he was assaulted on Saturday morning, died in Auckland City Hospital on Monday, police said. He was...
  • Venus Williams to open season in Auckland 01-11-2013 07:42 PM

    Auckland: Venus Williams will open her season at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand. The seven-time Grand Slam singles champion, now ranked 49th, last played in the September semi-finals of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo. The 33-year-old Williams has been fighting a back injury while also contending with...
  • 1st T20, Eng vs NZ: As it happened 09-02-2013 11:27 AM

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  • Auckland take on hapless Scorchers 22-10-2012 01:08 PM

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  • CLT20: DD vs Auckland match washed out 19-10-2012 11:07 PM

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  • CLT20, DD vs Auckland: As it happened 19-10-2012 07:54 PM

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