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Win has shifted momentum, says New Zealand skipper


July 13th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 13 (IANS/CMC) Stand-in New Zealand captain Kane Williamson says their 88-run victory over the West Indies in the third One-Day International could now see the ... Read more...

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Windies and Black Caps pay homage to Runako Morton


July 13th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 13 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies and New Zealand players used the third One-Day International here to honour the late Runako Morton, the Leeward Islands and Trinidad ... Read more...

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No need to push panic button, cautions skipper Sammy


July 12th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has said there was no need to press the panic button after his side collapsed to a disappointing 88-run ... Read more...

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McCullum says Black Caps need to find way to beat Windies


July 11th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), July 11 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Nathan McCullum says the beleaguered New Zealand have no choice but to win the third One-Day International at Warner Park here."We've just got to ... Read more...

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West Indies retain squad for third ODI


July 9th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies have named an unchanged side for the third One-Day International against New Zealand starting Wednesday at Warner Park in St Kitts.This comes ... Read more...

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Black Caps say Gayle’s wicket is key to winning series


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) Desperate New Zealand have placed a large bounty on the head of in-form West Indies opener Chris Gayle.They believe getting the big-hitting left-hander cheaply will ... Read more...

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Smith, Gayle enable West Indies beat New Zealand


July 6th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 6 (IANS/CMC) West Indies defied rain to make a winning start to their One-Day International series against New Zealand, cruising to an easy nine-wicket win thanks to explosive ... Read more...

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West Indies eye series win against Black Caps


July 5th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Following a series of up-and-down performances in recent months, West Indies captain Darren Sammy called for consistency ahead of the five-match One-day International (ODI) series ... Read more...

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Windies will win series if they win opener, says Bravo


July 5th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies vice-captain Dwayne Bravo says the Caribbean side needs to break its worrying trend of slow starts to series if it is to beat ... Read more...

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Gayle hoping to give home fans special treat


July 5th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle returns to Sabina Park with the West Indies for the first time in three years and is hoping he can deliver something special before ... Read more...

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Hunte says Florida T20s a bold, successful move


July 4th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies Cricket Board president Julian Hunte says he is pleased with the impact of the two historic Twenty20 Internationals played in Florida, US, last weekend.For ... Read more...

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Gayle, Pollard shine as Windies break winless slide


July 1st, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 1 (IANS/CMC) Aggressive opener Chris Gayle stroked his second half-century in three innings since his return to the West Indies team as the Caribbean side broke ... Read more...

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Struggling Windies seek success against Black Caps (Preview)


June 30th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Following their recent disastrous tour of England, the West Indies will seek to brighten their summer when they face New Zealand in the ... Read more...

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Mills says New Zealand wary of inconsistent Windies


June 27th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, June 27 (IANS/CMC) New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Mills says it is the inconsistency of the West Indies that makes the Caribbean side such a difficult team to play against.Speaking ... Read more...

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West Indies, Black Caps gear up for historic Florida T20s


June 27th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 27, (IANS/CMC) The embattled West Indies cricket team has touched down here to prepare for two historic Twenty20 Internationals against New Zealand.For the first time, West ... Read more...

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Lawson criticises CA’s selection policy


November 28th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Former Australia pacer Geoff Lawson has lashed out at Cricket Australia's (CA) selectors for leaving out young pace sensation Pat Cummins from the first Test against ... Read more...

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John Buchanan says Australian team vulnerable


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) New Zealand's director of cricket John Buchanan believes that the re-building of the Australian team has left it vulnerable.Buchanan feels there are surprises in store for ... Read more...

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Martin Crowe’s comeback ends after just three deliveries


November 21st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Nov 21 (IANS) Former New Zealand batsman Martin Crowe's return to first class cricket ended disastrously as the 49-year-old pulled his thigh muscle after just three deliveries.Crowe had taken ... Read more...

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Clarke will also turn out to be champion leader: Rixon


August 20th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 20 (IANS) Australia's fielding coach Steve Rixon is impressed with Michael Clarke's leadership skills in Sri Lanka.Rixon, who played key role in turning Stephen Fleming into one of ... Read more...

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Vettori takes indefinite break from limited-over cricket


June 25th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 25 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori Saturday announced his decision to take an indefinite break from limited-overs cricket to prolong his Test career.The 32-year old, ... Read more...

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New Zealand to host Zimbabwe next year


June 24th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 24 (IANS) New Zealand Friday waived travel sanctions on Zimbabwe and will be hosting them for the first time in 11 years in January-February as part of ... Read more...

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Styris retires from international cricket


June 24th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 24 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris Friday announced his retirement from international cricket, bringing down the curtains on a 12-year career.Styris played his last match in the ... Read more...

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Donald to coach Proteas bowlers because Kirsten called


June 8th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) Former South African pacer and the newly appointed bowling coach Allan Donald Wednesday said he took over the job only because his former teammate and friend ... Read more...

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Fleming, Vettori bestowed with highest civil honours


June 6th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 6 (IANS) New Zealand cricket stalwarts Stephen Fleming and Daniel Vettori were Monday awarded the country's highest civil honours to mark the birthday of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.Fleming, ... Read more...

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Buchanan confident about cricket success for New Zealand


April 17th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Wellingron, Apr. 17 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket Director John Buchanan has expressed confidence about delivering success for the Black Caps sooner than later, and added that he is sure that he can ... Read more...

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Black Caps tip off ICC about possible Middle East match-fixer


April 17th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr. 17 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket have reportedly tipped off the ICC's anti-corruption unit about possible match-fixing, according to chief executive Justin Vaughan.The alleged match-fixing episode is said to have taken ... Read more...

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Signing of Buchanan as director seen as a coup for Kiwi cricket


April 17th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr. 17 (ANI): In signing former Australian cricket team coach John Buchanan as the national director of cricket on Friday, New Zealand Cricket has potentially pulled off a coup.His ... Read more...

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Buchanan keen to make NZC a template for high-performance sport


April 16th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) John Buchanan said he would like to make New Zealand Cricket (NZC) "a template for high-performance sport".The former Australian coach has been roped in as ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz coach Buchanan set to take over Kiwi cricket


April 12th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Apr.12 (ANI): Former Australian cricket team coach John Buchanan is almost certain to be appointed New Zealand Cricket's first director of cricket.The cricket board is expected to rubber ... Read more...

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Buchanan likely to take over NZ cricket


April 10th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 10 (ANI): The New Zealand Cricket board will meet on Friday to approve the appointment of former Australian coach John Buchanan as the organisation's first director of cricket.The job was ... Read more...

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Buchanan likely to become New Zealand Cricket’s director


April 8th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 8 (ANI): Former Australian cricket coach John Buchanan is likely to become New Zealand Cricket's new all-powerful director of cricket.Buchanan confirmed to The Dominion Post that he was in ... Read more...

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My resignation not over captaincy debate: Martin Crowe


April 6th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr. 6 (ANI): Former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe has confirmed that he has resigned from the Cricket Committee, but denied it was over New Zealand Cricket's indecision of choosing a ... Read more...

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Wright wants veteran New Zealand cricketers to play on


April 5th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 5 (ANI): New Zealand coach John Wright has indicated his desire to see the old players like Jacob Oram and Scott Styris to continue playing at international level.Oram and Styris ... Read more...

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New Zealand Cricket wants Vettori to play 2015 World Cup


April 5th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 5 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket chief executive Justin Vaughan wants outgoing Black Caps skipper Daniel Vettori to play in the 2015 World Cup.Vaughan is convinced Vettori can figure in the ... Read more...

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Ross Taylor, the right man to lead New Zealand forward in cricket sphere


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr. 3 (ANI): Ross Taylor should be the man to lead the Black Caps forward into the next World Cup, says an opinion piece in the web site stuff.co.nz.With New ... Read more...

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