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  • WT20: Sri Lanka storm into the semis as Herath's five-for demolishes New Zealand 31-03-2014 10:19 PM

    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...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, WT20 31-03-2014 06:13 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Herath bowled a dream spell of five wickets for just three runs as Sri Lanka bowled out New Zealand for 60 while defending 119 to win by 59 runs. TOSS: New Zealand opted to bowl. PLAYING XIs: Sri Lanka:...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs SL, World Twenty20 warm-up 19-03-2014 04:40 PM

    (Australia beat New Zealand by three runs. Also, Sri Lanka lost to the defending champions West Indies by 33 runs at Dhaka. ) 6:05 p.m. ALL OVER! WEST INDIES BEAT SRI LANKA BY 33 RUNS. Dwayne Bravo takes the last wicket of Senanayake to earn a comprehensive win for his...
  • BCCI likely to take stock of India's overseas performance 21-02-2014 07:58 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI is likely to summon under-fire captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and coach Duncan Fletcher for a meeting to take stock of the Indian cricket team's disastrous overseas record in the last three years. Top BCCI sources said that the top brass wants to review the performance of...
  • As it happened: India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 5 18-02-2014 02:33 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After Brendon McCullum's historic triple century set India 435 to chase on Day 5, Virat Kohli struck his 6th Test hundred to earn India a draw. Day 4 round-up: Bowlers win you Test matches because you need 20 wickets...
  • As it happened: India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 4 17-02-2014 02:25 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brendon McCullum (281*) struck his second double ton of the series in a world record stand with BJ Watling (124) as India could take just one wicket on Day 4 of the 2nd Test, which ended with NZ 325...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs India, 2nd Test, Day 3 16-02-2014 02:24 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: India drove themselves into a position of control on day two of the second Test against New Zealand, thanks to Ajinkya Rahane's maiden Test century and his partnership with skipper MS Dhoni that gave India a...
  • 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...
  • As it happened: India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 1 14-02-2014 02:36 AM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Their morale dented after losing the opener, India would be desperate to end their disastrous tour on a positive note when they take on a sprightly New Zealand in the second and final Test starting on Friday. The visitors...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ind vs NZ, 1st Test Day 3: as it happened 08-02-2014 02:18 AM

    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*), who...
  • 1st Test: India's search for first win in 2014 resumes in New Zealand 05-02-2014 08:17 AM

    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 Thursday at the Eden Park in Auckland. India have not won a Test match on the road since June...
  • India vs NZ XI: Rohit, Rahane score fifties as warm-up game ends in a draw 03-02-2014 10:59 AM

    Whangarei: The Indian top-order failed to convert good starts but Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane struck morale-boosting fifties ahead of the Test series as the visiting team's two-day practice match against New Zealand XI ended in a tame draw on Monday. India batted out the second day, finishing at 313...
  • As it happened: India vs NZ XI, warm-up match 03-02-2014 01:12 AM

    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...
  • As it happened: Warm-up game, New Zealand XI vs India, Day 1 02-02-2014 02:40 AM

    11 a.m. (IST): Shikhar Dhawan (16*) and Murali Vijay (19*) have safely negotiated the 14-over period before stumps in Whangarei to take India to 41 for 0...
  • 4th ODI: Only a win over New Zealand will keep India alive 27-01-2014 04:16 PM

    With their return to No. 1 position in the ODI rankings on the line, India need to tick every box before stepping on the field in Hamilton on Tuesday for the fourth ODI against New Zealand, which they must win to stand a chance to draw the five-match series and...
  • India need Plan B for first win on New Zealand tour 27-01-2014 11:44 AM

    India's four-match losing streak overseas is in urgent need of Plan B. Two ODI defeats in South Africa and now two in New Zealand may not have set the cat among the pigeons but surely raises the level of doubts over the team's ability to adapt in testing overseas conditions....
  • Injured Suresh Raina doubtful for 3rd ODI: reports 24-01-2014 02:01 PM

    After a dismal show in the first two ODIs and losing their No. 1 ODI status to Australia, India suffered another blow on Friday when their middle-order batsman Suresh Raina suffered an injury during a practice session ahead of the third one-day international, a report said. The third ODI will...
  • 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...
  • 1st ODI: Virat Kohli's ton in vain as India lose to NZ by 24 runs 19-01-2014 02:38 PM

    Napier: Mitchell McClenaghan (4 for 68) starred with the ball with Corey Anderson clicking with both bat and ball as New Zealand defeated India by 24 runs here on Sunday to go 1-0 up in the five-match ODI series. Chasing 293 to win, Virat Kohli (123) scored his 18th one-day...
  • 1st ODI, Ind vs NZ: as it happened 19-01-2014 06:06 AM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Team India will be flagged off on the road to 2015 World Cup on Sunday with the first ODI on its tour of New Zealand that will give MS Dhoni and BCCI selectors an insight into the make-up of...
  • As it happened: India vs New Zealand, Hockey World League Final 11-01-2014 07:37 PM

    India will look to put the defeat against England behind them and get past New Zealand in their second match in Pool A. India lost 0-2 to England on Friday, but more than the defeat, it was their listless display that hurt. India are clubbed with England, New Zealand and...
  • India vs New Zealand in women's final of World Cup Kabaddi 11-12-2013 09:52 PM

    Bathinda: India and New Zealand will meet in the women's final of World Cup Kabaddi in Jalandhar on Thursday after they defeated Pakistan and Denmark respectively in the semi-finals on Wednesday. In first semi-final, New Zealand beat Denmark by 44-25 points while India trounced Pakistan. Women teams from New Zealand...
  • Sri Lanka fined for maintaining slow over-rate 22-11-2013 07:37 PM

    Dubai: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal was fined 20 per cent of his match fee while his team-mates were docked 10 per cent of their earnings for maintaining a slow over-rate during the team's Twenty20 International against New Zealand in Pallekele. "Sri Lanka has been fined for maintaining a slow...
  • 2nd T20: Sri Lanka beat New Zealand to win series 1-0 21-11-2013 11:26 PM

    Pallekele: Tillakaratne Dilshan hit an unbeaten 59 and Kusal Perera smashed a 37-ball 57 to propel Sri Lanka to an easy eight-wicket win over New Zealand in the second Twenty20 and a 1-0 win in the two-match series on Thursday. Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and asked...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 2nd T20 21-11-2013 06:42 PM

    Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl first in the second Twenty20 against New Zealand at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Thursday. Sri Lanka included Kusal Perera and Ajantha Mendis in place of Lahiru Thirimanne and Sachithra Senanayake. Teams: Sri Lanka: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kusal Perera, Kumar Sangakkara...
  • 2nd T20: Sri Lanka, New Zealand pray for no more rains 20-11-2013 10:04 PM

    There is just one Twenty20 match left in New Zealand's short tour to Sri Lanka and both team will want it not to be affected by rain. The first T20 at the same venue, Pallekele, was washed out without a ball being bowled on Tuesday and the winner will be...
  • New Zealand-Sri Lanka T20 game cancelled due to persistent rain 19-11-2013 11:28 PM

    Pallekele: Bad weather forced the first Twenty20 international between New Zealand and Sri Lanka to be abandoned without a ball being bowled in Pallekele on Tuesday. Heavy rain since early morning drenched the Pallekele International Stadium and forced the umpires to call off the match at 8.45 pm when the...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 1st T20 19-11-2013 06:31 PM

    Sri Lanka and New Zealand start their two-match T20 series at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. The preceding three-match ODI series was severely affected by rain and the two teams would want to play a complete cricket match in the shortest version of the game. Sri Lanka once...