NEW ZEALAND XI

  • India vs NZ XI: Rohit, Rahane score fifties as warmup game ends in a draw February 3, 2014

    Whangarei: The Indian toporder failed to convert good starts but Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane struck moraleboosting fifties ahead of the Test series as the visiting team's twoday practice match against New Zealand XI ended in a tame draw on Monday. India batted out the second day, finishing at 313 for...
  • As it happened: India vs NZ XI, warmup match February 3, 2014

    9:38 a.m. Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane scored fifties as India after tea declared at 313 for 7. R Ashwin fell for 46 while Ambati Rayudu remained unbeaten on 49 as the match ended in a draw. 8:10 a.m. Tea break. Good workout for Rohit (59*) and Rahane (60*). Both retired...
  • Warmup game: India reach 41/0 after NZ XI's 262/9 declared on Day 1 February 2, 2014

    Whangarei: India's faltering cricketers found some rhythm as they reduced New Zealand XI to 262 for 9 on the opening day of a twoday practice match, which was skipped by big guns of the team, including skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. In reply, the Indians were placed at 41 for 0 in...
  • As it happened: Warmup game, New Zealand XI vs India, Day 1 February 2, 2014

    11 a.m. (IST): Shikhar Dhawan (16*) and Murali Vijay (19*) have safely negotiated the 14over period before stumps in Whangarei to take India to 41 for 0 in reply to NZ XI's 262 for 9 declared. So it's been a good outing for the Indians, especially with the ball as all...
  • Rutherford in form for NZ XI against West Indies November 28, 2013

    Christchurch: Test opener Hamish Rutherford completed backtoback half centuries as New Zealand batsmen took most advantage of a threeday tour match laid on to prepare the West Indies for next week's first Test. After making 61 from 49 balls in the New Zealand XI's first innings, Rutherford was 61 not out...
  • England on top against New Zealand XI in warm-up game February 28, 2013

    Queenstown: Opening batsman Hamish Rutherford pressed his claim for a Test debut as a New Zealand XI made slow progress against England on day two of a four-day warm-up match in Queenstown on Thursday. The home side were six for 224 at stumps in reply to England's first innings total...
  • Bell century lifts England on day one of tour game February 27, 2013

    Queenstown: Ian Bell made an unbeaten 127 on Wednesday to lead England to 357 for 7 on the first day of a four-day tour match against a New Zealand XI. Bell batted for almost five hours, facing 196 balls and hitting 18 fours to steer the England innings after the...
  • Broad hattrick helps England start tour with a win February 5, 2013

    Whangarei: England captain Stuart Broad bagged a hattrick as his touring side made light work of a New Zealand invitational lineup in a Twenty20 warmup match in Whangarei this afternoon. Chasing England's 186 and requiring 51 runs off the last two overs, Broad killed any hopes of an unlikely New Zealand...