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New Zealand win Rugby World Cup after 24 years


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 23 (IANS) New Zealand's All Blacks pulled off a historic 8-7 victory over France Sunday to take the Rugby World Cup for the first time in 24 years.For ... Read more...

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Australia take Rugby World Cup bronze after bruising clash with Wales


October 21st, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 21 (IANS) Australia's Wallabies took the bronze medal at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand Friday after a tough and scrappy 21-18 victory over fellow semifinal losers ... Read more...

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New Zealand beat Australia to enter Rugby World Cup final


October 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 16 (IANS) The All Blacks put up a stellar show in the home of New Zealand rugby Sunday, defeating traditional rivals Australia 20-6 to secure their place in ... Read more...

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France holds fierce Welsh assault to enter Rugby World Cup final


October 15th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 15 (IANS) France booked their place in the final of the Rugby World Cup with a nail-biting 9-8 victory over Wales here Saturday.A strong start by Wales was ... Read more...

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Ryder guides New Zealand to consolation win in Auckland ODI against Pakistan


February 5th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 5(ANI): New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder scored a quickfire century on Saturday to inspire the home team to a 57-run win over Pakistan in the sixth and final ODI ... Read more...

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Former Windies batsman Joey Carew passes away


January 10th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 10(ANI): Former West Indies opening batsman and chairman of selectors Joey Carew died on Saturday at the age of 73.Carew had played 19 Tests from 1963 to 1972, during which ... Read more...

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Afridi says Eden Park not fit to host ODI


December 27th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Dec. 27 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi has said that the redeveloped Eden Park cricket ground here is okay for Twenty20 internationals, but not for 50-over one-day ... Read more...

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Southee hat-trick helps Black Caps beat Pakistan in opening T20


December 26th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 26(ANI): A hat-trick from fast bowler Tim Southee helped New Zealand beat Pakistan by five wickets in the opening Twenty20 international at Auckland's Eden Park today.Southee claimed five wickets in ... Read more...

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Wellington spinner Woodcock set to make Kiwi 20-20 debut


December 25th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Dec. 25 (ANI): Wellington spinner Luke Woodcock is likely to make his New Zealand debut in the Twenty20 international against Pakistan at Eden Park in Auckland tomorrow.The 28-year-old from ... Read more...

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Pakistan humiliated by Auckland in Twenty20 tour opener


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 23(ANI): Pakistan's tour of New Zealand has started in the worst possible fashion as they were humiliated by Auckland in the opening Twenty20 tour match on Thursday.Put into bat first, ... Read more...

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McCullum’s participation against Pakistan in doubt due to injury


December 18th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 18 (ANI): New Zealand batsman Bredon McCullum's involvement in the early stages of the Pakistan cricket tour is in jeopardy, as he has still not recovered from the back injury ... Read more...

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Auckland’s Eden Park authorities ban full-strength beer in stadium


December 5th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 5(ANI): Full-strength beer has been given the boot from Auckland's Eden Park for the upcoming Twenty20 international and the one-day series against Pakistan.The ban comes as fall-out continues from ... Read more...

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Zealand PM to continue to front ‘Indian racial-slur-hit’ TVNZ’s Breakfast show


October 10th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 10 (ANI): Despite calling the country's TV presenter's comments against New Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit, as 'racist', that has embarrassed his country, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key ... Read more...

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Ex-Kiwi cricketer Young angry over rumours of wrong doing in historic win against Pak


September 6th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 6 (ANI): Bryan Young, who led New Zealand to a historic victory in the third Test against Pakistan in 1994, is angered over rumours of wrong doing casting aspersions on ... Read more...

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Topless models raise fund for New Zealand rugby club


July 11th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, July 11 (IANS) A popular rugby club in New Zealand has been facing criticism for using topless models at a fundraising event. The stunt led to calls for the New Zealand Rugby ... Read more...

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Haddin welcomes `normal’ Kiwi crowd taunts


March 8th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton, Mar.8 (ANI): Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin has said that the Kiwi fans hostile taunts against his team will have "zero effect" during the third one-day international at Hamilton.Mitchell Johnson, who was ... Read more...

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McCullum expects Eden Park fireworks with Aussies


March 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar. 5 (ANI): Kiwi wicketkeeper-batsman Brendon McCullum has predicted further hostilities with Trans-Tasman rival Australia when the two teams clash in the second of five one-day internationals of the Chappell-Hadlee series ... Read more...

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Ponting blasts Aussies, asks them to lift performance against Kiwis


March 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar.5 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has urged his one-day international squad to train harder and lift their performance against New Zealand in the second of five Chappell-Hadlee matches ... Read more...

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Schoolboy apologises to Kate Middleton after hurting Prince Williams


January 19th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Jan. 19 (ANI): The schoolboy, who accidentally hurled a rugby ball into Prince William's groin while the royal was on a visit to Eden Park stadium in Auckland, has apologised ... Read more...

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Williams left nursing his crown jewels!


January 18th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.18 (ANI): Prince William gave an audible yelp and winced as a ball thrown by a schoolboy from Pakuranga club in Auckland hit him between the legs.According to The Sun, ... Read more...

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New Zealand 448 for 5 at lunch: Ryder in sight of double century (lead)


March 27th, 2009 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Napier, March 27 (IANS) Stocky Jesse Ryder is nine runs short of his first double century as New Zealand took their first-innings score to 448 for five by lunch on the ... Read more...

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India deemed favourites in Test series against Kiwis


March 17th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton (New Zealand), Mar.17 (ANI): With New Zealand flunking in their first test against the much vaunted Indian batting line-up, bookies believe that India has a chance to alter its abysmal ... Read more...

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Pacer O”Brien faces a new challenge in Kiwi-India Tests


March 16th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Mar.16 (ANI): Kiwi pacer Iain O''Brien is looking forward to playing Test cricket. New Zealand''s most successful bowler during the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy stalemate in Australia last month, O''Brien was ... Read more...

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Guptill stays calm ahead of Kiwi-India Test series


March 16th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Mar.16 (ANI): The Black Caps are fighting for credibility against India, and new recruit Mark Guptill, is expecting to do his bit for the cause in a calm ... Read more...

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Ryder stars in New Zealand’s consolation win (Lead)


March 14th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, March 14 (IANS) An all round performance by Jesse Ryder helped New Zealand beat India by eight wickets for a morale boosting win in the inconsequential fifth and the final One-day ... Read more...

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Final scoreboard: India vs. New Zealand, fifth ODI


March 14th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, March 14 (IANS) The following is the final scoreboard in the fifth one-day international against New Zealand at the Eden Park here Saturday. SCOREBOARD:India (43 overs maximum)Gautam Gambhir c McGlashan ... Read more...

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New Zealand bowl out India for 149


March 14th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, March 14 (IANS) Looking for a morale boosting win, New Zealand bowled out India for a paltry 149 in 36.3 overs in the fifth and last One-day International at Eden Park ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. New Zealand, Fifth ODI


March 14th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, March 14 (IANS) The following is India's scoreboard in the fifth and the final One-day international against New Zealand at the Eden Park here Saturday. SCOREBOARD:India (43 overs maximum)Gautam Gambhir c McGlashan ... Read more...

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New Zealand bowl out India for 149


March 14th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, March 14 (IANS) Rohit Sharma remained unbeaten on 43 as India's batting folded for just 149 runs in 36.3 overs against New Zealand in the rain-affected fifth and last one-day international ... Read more...

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India win toss, decide to bat (Lead)


March 14th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Auckland, March 14 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh won the toss and decided to bat in the rain-delayed fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) cricket match against New Zealand at Eden Park ... Read more...

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Fit again Kiwi all-rounder Oram targets India series


February 17th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Feb.17 (ANI): Black Caps all rounder Jacob Oram has pronounced himself fully fit and is targeting the forthcoming series against India as his comeback in international cricket. Oram has ... Read more...

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Auckland’s Eden Park threatened with loss of name


December 29th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Auckland's Eden Park, one of the most recognisable stadiums in the world, is under threat of losing its name as the owners have engaged consultants to establish the ... Read more...

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Oram to miss second Test against Windies


December 16th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec.16 (ANI): New Zealand all-rounder Jacob Oram has been ruled out of the second cricket Test against the West Indies starting Friday due to a calf strain. Oram, who reported his ... Read more...

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