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World T20: McCullum’s record century powers New Zealand to 59-run win


September 21st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Sep 21 (IANS) Brendon McCullum's record-breaking century powered New Zealand to a 59-run win over Bangladesh in their first match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament at the Pallekele ... Read more...

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We have to forget the defeat and move on: Taylor


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor said that his boys have to forget their huge defeat in the first Test as they brace up to take ... Read more...

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Taylor confident of fightback in second Test


August 26th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor is confident that despite losing the first Test against India here, his side can make a comeback in the series ... Read more...

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Kiwis’ confidence up in absence of Dravid, Laxman


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor said the confidence of his team has gone up in the absence of experienced Indian batsmen Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. ... Read more...

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Airtel India-New Zealand trophy unveiled


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Airtel India-New Zealand Test and T20 cricket series trophy was unveiled at a function here Tuesday evening.Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and New Zealand captain ... Read more...

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New Zealand gearing up to put pressure on India


August 19th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) New Zealand will look to put India under pressure when the two teams clash here for the first cricket test beginning Wednesday.Despite the series loss ... Read more...

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West Indies speedster Roach ready to face Kiwis


July 24th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 24 (IANS/CMC) Fit-again fast bowler Kemar Roach says he is looking to make a big impact when he returns to the Test side for the ... Read more...

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Shillingford nabs five but Kiwis battle to draw


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 23 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Shane Shillingford's five-wicket haul on the final day of the three-day match against New Zealand Sunday was not enough to earn him ... Read more...

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I seized the opportunity: Sunil Narine


July 16th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 16 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says he had recognised the importance of Saturday's fourth One-Day International against New Zealand and had seized the ... Read more...

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New Zealand skipper Taylor sidelined by injury


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 2 (IANS/CMC) Injury has ruled New Zealand captain Ross Taylor out of the Jamaica leg of the five-match one-day series, starting next Thursday. Left-arm spinner Ronnie ... 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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Daredevils look to avoid complacency against Rajasthan


April 28th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Table toppers Delhi Daredevils, who are on a magic run, will look to avoid complacency when they take on Rajasthan Royals in their Indian ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers hope to end losing streak against Daredevils


April 18th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Yet to taste a win in the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Deccan Chargers will be looking to end their three-match ... Read more...

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James Franklin left out of New Zealand Cricket contract


July 1st, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 1 (IANS) All-rounder James Franklin has been left out of New Zealand's list of contracted players for the next year.Franklin after his return to the One-day side ... 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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No farewell match for Shoaib Akhtar


April 14th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 14 (IANS) The Pakistan team management is averse to the idea of playing a 'farewell match' for controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar. The News reported that Pakistani ... Read more...

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Wright reluctant to get into New Zealand captaincy debate


April 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 1 (ANI): New Zealand cricket coach John Wright is keeping his cards close to his chest about the next captain of the team, saying he is yet to give ... Read more...

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Pakistan want Shoaib to play only if he is fit


March 29th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan are seriously considering playing Shoaib Akhtar in Wednesday's World Cup semifinal against India, though skipper Shahid Afridi has left everyone guessing whether the feisty ... Read more...

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New Zealand inflict 97-run defeat on Canada (Roundup)


March 13th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Brendon McCullum hit his third One-day International century as New Zealand cruised to a comfortable 97-run victory over Canada in a World Cup Group A ... Read more...

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McCullum, Taylor take New Zealand to 358/6 (Lead)


March 13th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Brendon McCullum struck his third ODI century and stand-in captain Ross Taylor scored a 44-ball 74 as New Zealand reached 358 for six in 50 ... Read more...

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Taylor hopes Kiwis will have a good game against Canada


March 12th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar. 12 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team captain Ross Taylor is hoping for a good World Cup game against Canada here on Sunday at the Wankhede Stadium.Taylor said that he ... Read more...

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Being vice-captain does not guarantee Taylor future New Zealand captaincy: Vaughan


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 14(ANI): New Zealand vice-captain Ross Taylor, long considered the heir apparent to Daniel Vettori who will stand down from the captaincy after the World Cup, is not "guaranteed" the ... Read more...

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New Zealand to seek inspiration from near miss at ICC Champions Trophy


February 13th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 13 (ANI): New Zealand is seeking inspiration from their near-miss at the ICC Champions Trophy, termed as mini World Cup, 16 months ago.The Black Caps against the odds ... Read more...

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Shehzad guides Pakistan to rare ODI series win in New Zealand


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton, Feb 3(ANI): Pakistan opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad's maiden century inspired the visitors to a 41-run win over New Zealand in the fifth ODI played in Hamilton on Thursday.Pakistan now has ... Read more...

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Under Coach Wright, Black Caps get into winning habit at last


December 27th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Dec. 27 (ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee's hattrick helped his team register a victory against Pakistan in Sunday's Twenty20 international.New Zealand beat Pakistan by five wickets ... Read more...

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Under-fire Kiwis now under Duncan Fletcher microscope


December 1st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur (Rajasthan, India), Dec.1 (ANI): With New Zealand Cricket appointing former England cricket team coach Duncan Fletcher as consultant, the under-fire Black Caps will now have to put up acceptable performances ... Read more...

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Fletcher appointed consultant for New Zealand team


November 30th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 30 (IANS) Former England coach Duncan Fletcher has been appointed a consultant by New Zealand Cricket (NZC) and will be with the team for the rest of the One-day ... Read more...

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Happy to get the first win under my belt: Gambhir


November 28th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 28 (IANS) India's stand-in cricket captain Gautam Gambhir was happy to have a win under his belt in his first One-day international as a captain here Sunday."Leading the first ... Read more...

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Kohli ton helps India beat New Zealand by 40 wickets


November 28th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 28 (IANS) Riding on young shoulders, India defeated New Zealand by 40 runs in the first One-day International here Sunday and took a 1-0 lead in the five-match cricket ... Read more...

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New Zealand opt to bowl; Vettori left out


November 28th, 2010 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 28 (IANS) New Zealand's stand-in captain Ross Taylor won the toss and opted to bowl against India in the first one-day international cricket match here Sunday.New Zealand have left ... Read more...

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Bond wants Vettori to quit selector role for his own and team’s good


November 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 19 (ANI): Former pacer Shane Bond wants New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori to step down as selector of the cricket team for his own good and that of the ... Read more...

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New Zealand opt to bat against Sri Lanka


August 19th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dambulla, Aug 19 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the fourth one-day international of the tri-nation series here Thursday. The start ... Read more...

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India bowl out New Zealand for 288


August 10th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dambulla, Aug 10 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor fell five short of a well-deserved century before Indian bowlers fought back in the death overs to bowl the Black Caps for ... Read more...

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New Zealand, Sri Lanka and India tri-series valuable preparation for WC: Taylor


August 10th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 10 (ANI): New Zealand is looking for valuable preparation for the 2011 World Cup on the subcontinent when they play Sri Lanka and India in a three-nation one-day cricket ... Read more...

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IPL is the most lucrative tournament for Kiwi stars


April 18th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Apr 18(ANI): Statistics emerging from the Indian Premier League (IPL) reveals that for the New Zealand cricketers, the tournament has been the most lucrative.A player in the IPL stands ... Read more...

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