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  • Pakistan and New Zealand cricketers advance in rankings 3 days ago

    Dubai: Pakistan and New Zealand cricketers progressed in the Test rankings following their drawn second Test, according to the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) release on Saturday. Sarfraz Ahmed jumped to a career-best ranking of 18 in the Test batting rankings following his scores of 112 and 24 not out against...
  • Pakistan nail New Zealand by 248 runs in 1st Test November 13, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Misbah-ul-Haq became Pakistan's most successful Test captain with a thumping 248-run victory in the first Test against New Zealand on Thursday. The victory lifted Misbah one ahead of Imran Khan and Javed Miandad's joint Pakistan record of 14 Test victories. New Zealand's No.10 Ish Sodhi delayed the inevitable for over...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 4 November 12, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Fast bowler Rahat Ali's rich haul of 4 for 22 helped to give Pakistan firm control of the first Test against New Zealand on Tuesday despite opening batsman Tom Latham hitting a fighting maiden Test century. New Zealand...
  • As it happened: Barbados Tridents vs Northern Knights, CLT20 Match 20 September 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) West Indies champions Barbados Tridents will take on New Zealand side Northern Knights in an inconsequential Group B league match of the Champions League Twenty20. With Kings XI Punjab and Hobart Hurricanes already booking their semi-final spot from this group, bottom-placed...
  • CLT20, Cobras vs Knights: as it happened September 19, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Spirited New Zealand side Northern Knights, who upstaged a starstudded Mumbai Indians in the qualifiers, will come face to face with one of the favourites to lift the title, South Africa's Cape Cobras, in their opening Group B tie. Cape Cobras,...
  • CLT20: Team's batting let us down, says Kieron Pollard September 17, 2014

    Raipur: Mumbai Indians skipper Kieron Pollard rued the fact that team's batting let them down as the defending champions crashed out of the qualifying round of the Champions League T20, on Tuesday. "They (Northern Knights) fielded well as we could have scored atleast 150160. What happens in Champions League T20 is...
  • CLT20: Mumbai Indians knocked out; Northern Knights, Lahore Lions reach main round September 16, 2014

    Raipur: Defending champions Mumbai Indians paid the price for their indifferent show, crashing out of the Champions League T20 as a committed Northern Knights from New Zealand overpowered them with a onesided sixwicket victory in the final qualifying round match, on Tuesday. Apart from Northern, the other team that qualified for...
  • CLT20: Knights inch closer to main round with big win over Lahore September 14, 2014

    Raipur: A clinical allround display by the Northern Knights helped them crush Lahore Lions by a whopping 72 runs to all but ensure their entry into the main round of the Champions League T20 on Sunday. Put into bat under overcast conditions, twin halfcenturies by skipper Daniel Flynn (53) and wicketkeeperbatsman...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 2nd Twenty20 July 6, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opt to bowl against West Indies. Teams: West Indies XI: Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith, Andre Fletcher, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin(w), Darren Sammy(c), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Samuel Badree, Sheldon Cottrell New Zealand Playing XI: Kane Williamson, James Neesham,...
  • 3rd Test: New Zealand beat West Indies by 53 runs to clinch series July 1, 2014

    Barbados: Pacers Tim Southee and Trent Boult bowled New Zealand to a 21 series victory on Monday with a tense 53run win over West Indies late on the fifth and final day of the rainhit third Test. West Indies, set a target of 308 at Kensington Oval when New Zealand declared...
  • Don't expect much help from Caribbean pitches: Trent Boult May 22, 2014

    Wellington: Pacer Trent Boult says he is not expecting wickets friendly to fast bowlers in the Caribbean when New Zealand take on the West Indies in a threeTest series starting next month. The Black Caps depart on Saturday, heading to Jamaica's Montego Bay for a 10day camp, which includes two warmup...
  • WT20: Sri Lanka storm into the semis as Herath's five-for demolishes New Zealand March 31, 2014

    Chittagong: Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath produced a dream spell of five wickets for just three runs as Sri Lanka recorded a crushing 59-run victory over New Zealand in a dramatic Super 10 match to qualify for the semi-finals of the World Twenty20. Herath turned the virtual knock-out match on its head...
  • 1st Test: India 130/4 on Day 2 in reply to NZ's 503 February 7, 2014

    Auckland: India managed to recover from early blows and were 130 for 4 in reply to New Zealand 503 when bad light forced the umpire's to call off the play early on day two of the second Test at Eden Park on Friday. Rohit Sharma (67*) and Ajinkya Rahane (23*),...
  • Kiwi pacer Boult feels Indian batsmen crumble under pressure February 4, 2014

    Auckland: New Zealand pacer Trent Boult on Tuesday sought to play mind games ahead of the first Test against India, saying the visiting batsmen are too attacking and that sustained pressure can get them to commit errors. "The Indians are attacking batsmen. Everyone knows how they are going to play. I...
  • New Zealand must prepare green pitches, says Crowe January 16, 2014

    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 upcoming ODI and Test series if they prepare pitches that would assist seamers. India, touring New Zealand for the first time...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd ODI December 29, 2013

    Napier: The second onedayer between New Zealand and West Indies has been delayed due to rain. After clinching a lowscoring contest in the first ODI, West Indies will look to go 20 up in the second ODI against New Zealand in Napier. West Indies closed the contest in Auckland with just two...
  • 3rd Test: New Zealand on top after bowling out WI for 103 December 21, 2013

    Hamilton: Ross Taylor's third century in consecutive Tests and a devastating spell by Trent Boult have given New Zealand the upper hand after the third day of the third Test against the West Indies, with it the chance to secure a rare series win. In the face of Boult's aggression, the...
  • West Indies face tough time ahead of series decider December 13, 2013

    Wellington: West Indies will probably spend the weekend trying to get their bowling lengths right before they head to Hamilton to try and save their threematch series after New Zealand won the second Test by an innings and 73 runs inside three days on Friday. New Zealand's pace bowlers captured 16...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 5 December 7, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 roundup: Darren Bravo provided stubborn resistance to New Zealand's bowlers bringing up his maiden Test double century to ensure West Indies made the hosts bat again and sent the first Test at University Oval into a fifth...
  • 1st Test: WI 168/2 following on, trail NZ by 228 on Day 3 December 5, 2013

    Dunedin: Kirk Edwards and Darren Bravo made half centuries in a 117run secondwicket partnership which helped the West Indies to 168 for 2 in their second innings at stumps on Thursday after they followed on 396 runs behind New Zealand on the third day of the first Test. Tim Southee and...
  • 1st Test Day 1, NZ vs WI: as it happened December 3, 2013

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page West Indies have won the toss and opted to field against New Zealand in the first Test at Dunedin. New Zealand's Test series against West Indies could define captain Brendon McCullum's future with the aggressive batsman battling a chronic back...
  • New Zealand lose Williamson on eve of first Test December 2, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been ruled out of the opening Test against the West Indies starting in Dunedin on Tuesday with an injured thumb. His withdrawal opens the way for Aaron Redmond to return to the side after a fiveyear absence. Williamson, who bats at number three,...
  • Ian Butler replaces injured Trent Boult in New Zealand CT squad May 31, 2013

    London: Ian Butler was confirmed on Friday by the International Cricket Council (ICC) as an injury replacement for Trent Boult in New Zealand's Champions Trophy squad. Leftarm seamer Boult was ruled out Thursday of the threematch oneday series against England that started at Lord's on Friday. Boult suffered a side injury...
  • New Zealand lose Boult for Eng ODIs, Champions Trophy May 30, 2013

    London: New Zealand leftarm bowler Trent Boult has been ruled out of the oneday international series against England and next month's Champions Trophy after failing to recover from a side strain, a team spokesman said on Thursday. Boult aggravated an injury to his right side during the second Test, which New...
  • New Zealand opt for allpace attack in 2nd Test May 24, 2013

    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 allpace attack from Friday. Vettori's decision to put the team first rather than play a 112th Test and become the sole New Zealand recordholder for...