Neil Wagner

  • As it happened: New Zealand vs India, 2nd Test, Day 2 15-02-2014 03:00 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 round-up: Hurt from being axed from India's limited-overs squad, Ishant Sharma once again breathed fire in New Zealand with a six-wicket haul that destroyed the visitors on the opening day of the second Test, which ended with...
  • Poor umpiring robs India of victory in Auckland 09-02-2014 11:16 AM

    At the start of day four's play, the first Test match hung in a balance as New Zealand needed nine wickets and India 320 more runs for a win in Auckland. India put up a spirited chase and at one point looked in total control with Shikhar Dhawan and Virat...
  • 1st Test: NZ beat India by 40 runs after Dhoni's controversial decision 09-02-2014 10:02 AM

    Auckland: Chasing a stiff target of 407 runs to win, Team India went down fighting and were dismissed for 366 in their second innings as they slumped to a 40-run defeat against New Zealand in the first Test at Eden Park in Auckland on Sunday. It was a roller-coaster fourth...
  • New Zealand not pressing the panic button yet: Wagner 08-02-2014 03:12 PM

    Auckland: New Zealand bowler Neil Wagner on Saturday said that the hosts will not be hitting the panic button just yet as they are confident of taking remaining Indian wickets needed for victory in the first Test, here. At stumps on day three, India still need 320 runs for a...
  • New Zealand must prepare green pitches, says Crowe 16-01-2014 05:13 PM

    Napier: The huge gap in their ICC rankings might make India the favourites but former New Zealand batsman Martin Crowe feels the Kiwis have a fair chance of winning the up-coming ODI and Test series if they prepare pitches that would assist seamers. India, touring New Zealand for the first...
  • 2nd Test: Rain forces early stumps on Day 1, Bangladesh 228/5 21-10-2013 04:06 PM

    Dhaka: Opener Tamim Iqbal scored 95 runs to help Bangladesh reach 228 for 5 at tea on the first day of the second cricket Test against New Zealand on Monday before rain suspended play for the day. Tamim's 95 came off 153 balls that included 17 boundaries. Kane Williamson took...
  • New Zealand opt for all-pace attack in 2nd Test 24-05-2013 08:35 AM

    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 all-pace attack from Friday. Vettori's decision to put the team first rather than play a 112th Test and become the sole New Zealand record-holder for...
  • New Zealand bowler Wagner wants to get under England's skin 23-05-2013 01:08 PM

    Leeds: New Zealand's Neil Wagner said on Wednesday he wanted to make England batsmen "hate him" and "get in their face" as the Black Caps look to square the Test series with victory at Headingley. England won the first Test of this two-match campaign with a commanding 170-run success, achieved...
  • Wagner presses Test case in New Zealand win 07-05-2013 09:04 AM

    London: Neil Wagner staked his claim for a place in New Zealand's Test side against England next week with a five-wicket return as the tourists beat Derbyshire by 107 runs on the third and final day of their opening warm-up match at Derby on Monday. The 27-year-old left-arm seamer, who...
  • Brownlie, Watling hit half-centuries in opener 04-05-2013 11:50 PM

    Derby: New Zealand made a promising start to their tour of England as Dean Brownlie and BJ Watling scored half-centuries in their opening match against Derbyshire on Saturday. The tourists are warming up for their Test series against England, which starts at Lord's on May 16, and they recovered from...
  • 2nd Test: WI hold edge chasing 206 04-08-2012 11:42 PM

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  • 1st Test: WI thump NZ by nine wickets 29-07-2012 10:01 PM

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