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Troubled Ryder parts ways with New Zealand cricket


May 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 31 (IANS) Troubled Jesse Ryder amicably parted ways with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) as the talented all-rounder made himself unavailable for the central contracts for the 2012-13 ... Read more...

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West Indies-New Zealand to play T20 in Florida


May 1st, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, May 1 (IANS) The West Indies and New Zealand will go head to head in two Twenty20 Internationals June 30 and July 1 at Lauderhill - a suburb of ... Read more...

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Cricketers to suffer as New Zealand board cuts costs


June 19th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 19 (IANS) New Zealand's cricketers are likely to bear the maximum brunt of their board's decision to cut costs by $3 million.New Zealand Cricket (NZC), courtesy the appreciation ... Read more...

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Black Caps ‘bad boy’ Ryder a hero at World Cup


March 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 27 (ANI): New Zealand cricket's one-time bad boy Jesse Ryder repaid teammates and bosses faith with master batting performance to help his team reach the World Cup semifinals."It was ... Read more...

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Dave Currie’s New Zealand team manager position to be reviewed


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 14(ANI): New Zealand team manager Dave Currie's position will reportedly be reviewed by New Zealand Cricket (NZC) after the upcoming World Cup in the Indian sub-continent.According to Stuff.co.nz, Currie, ... Read more...

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New Zealand Cricket puts an end to Southee ‘mid-air dalliance’ controversy


February 12th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 12(ANI): New Zealand Cricket (NZC) Chief Executive Justin Vaughan has put an end to the controversy over fast bowler Tim Southee's mid-air dalliance with a female passenger.Vaughan also denied ... Read more...

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Southee’s in-flight incident with female passenger ‘blown out of proportion’, says mother


February 10th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 10(ANI): New Zealand star Tim Southee's mother has claimed that an incident involving the fast bowler on the World Cup team's flight to India was 'blown out of proportion'.It was ... Read more...

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Kiwi cricketers will pay for failure, says association chief


December 14th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 14 (IANS) In what is seen as a fallout of their disastrous India tour, New Zealand cricketers have been warned by the New Zealand Cricket Players' Association (NZCPA) chief to ... Read more...

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Twenty20 ‘circus’ welcome, but ICC won’t be able to manage: Kiwi players body chief


October 30th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct. 30 (ANI): An opportunity exists for New Zealand to jump onto the burgeoning world T20 cricket circus, but national players chief Heath Mills fears for the overall impact on the ... Read more...

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Batting coach Greatbatch says Kiwis ‘played like dicks’ in Bangladesh


October 29th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Oct. 29 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team batting coach Mark Greatbatch has issued a stinging criticism of his batsmen as the team leaves for India tomorrow, saying that ... Read more...

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Commonwealth security concerns will not affect Kiwi cricket tour to India


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 23 (ANI): Concerned about the security and safety of players, New Zealand participation in the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games may be in doubt, but it is not going to affect ... Read more...

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Kiwi pacer Bond retires from all forms of cricket


May 14th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch, May 14 (ANI): One of New Zealand best fast bowlers in recent times, Shane Bond, 34, announced his retirement from all cricket today after competing in the Twenty20 world championship in ... Read more...

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NZ Cricket to get a million dollars from IPL franchises


May 5th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 5 (ANI): New Zealand cricket will get a million dollars if Central Districts' three Indian Premier League players are wanted by their franchises for Champions League in South Africa.Ross ... Read more...

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Bond all set to play in IPL-3


March 8th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 8 (ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond is all set to declare himself available for the Indian Premier League, starting on March 12.New Zealand Cricket Players Association boss Heath ... Read more...

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Kiwi players likely to take part in IPL as positive security details boost confidence


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar. 3 (ANI): New Zealand's cricketers are likely to take part in the third edition of the Indian Premier League after getting a positive security details report.According to the New ... Read more...

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Bond keeping an open mind on playing in Indian Premier League


February 24th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 24 (ANI): New Zealand pacer Shane Bond is keeping an open mind on playing in the Indian Premier League despite the lucrative Twenty20 tournament being targeted by terror threats.Al ... Read more...

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New Zealand players concerned over IPL security


February 23rd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 23 (IANS) There is concern about New Zealand cricketers "travelling to India" to participate in next month's Indian Premier League (IPL), a players association has said. Players Association chief Heath Mills ... Read more...

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Kiwi batsman Taylor confirms IPL security concerns


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 23(ANI): New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has confirmed that players are concerned about their security during the Indian Premier League.Taylor said New Zealand Cricket Players' Association manager Heath ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda threat to IPL still under review: Kiwi players’ association


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 23(ANI): The New Zealand Cricket Players' Association manager Heath Mills insists that it's too early to talk of a mass withdrawal from the Indian Premier League despite threats from a ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s IPL contingent advised to pull out


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 23(ANI): New Zealand cricketers' involvement in the Indian Premier League is in serious doubt after their players' association recommended a pull out from the tournament, which starts on March ... Read more...

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New Zealand CWG chief urged to seek independent analysis on security


February 21st, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 21(ANI): New Zealand's Commonwealth Games president Mike Stanley has been urged to ignore promises of foolproof security from Indian officials ahead of this year's event in New Delhi.The New ... Read more...

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Health issues threaten New Zealand’s tour to Zimbabwe


December 27th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 27 (ANI): The New Zealand cricket team is preparing to pull out of the rescheduled tour of Zimbabwe after the collapse of Zimbabwe's public health system which means that major ... Read more...

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Bopara may sue Reeve over his ball-tampering jibes


December 27th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Indian origin England batsman Ravi Bopara is considering suing former cricketer Dermot Reeve over his ball-tampering jibes.Reeve accused Bopara of scratching the ball with his fingernail in ... Read more...

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Cricket: Security the top tour priority


November 29th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov.29 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket Players Association boss Heath Mills has advised caution on taking a liberal approach to touring teams and their security."It's a different world to touring back then ... Read more...

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Moles confirmed as Black Caps coach for UAE tour


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Oct.22 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket have confirmed Andy Moles as coach of the Blacks Caps on their tour to the UAE.New Zealand Cricket chief executive Justin Vaughan reaffirmed ... Read more...

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Oram may retire from test cricket to revive ODI, T20 career


October 12th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct. 12 (ANI): New Zealand allrounder Jacob Oram has reportedly decided to retire from the Test cricket in order to prolong his one-day and Twenty20 cricket career.Oram, who wants remain injury ... Read more...

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Pre-tour security inspection should become mandatory: Mills


June 20th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, June 20 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket Players' Association chief Heath Mills said pre-tour security inspection of major cricket countries in the world should become a standard practice. New Zealand is scheduled to ... Read more...

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Iraq-style security for New Zealand-related cricket tours


April 27th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr.27 (ANI): Increased fears over player safety on the subcontinent means New Zealand Cricket will turn to higher level security firms."Lahore has changed the landscape. The stakes have lifted considerably and ... Read more...

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McCullum backs location change for IPL


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 23 (ANI): New Zealand vice-captain Brendon McCullum has backed the decision to shift the Indian Premier League from India due to a clash of schedules with general elections.McCullum is ... Read more...

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Daryl Tuffey refuses to be a pawn in ICL-BCCI tussle


March 8th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.8 (ANI): Former Kiwi fast bowler Daryl Tuffey has snubbed a call from New Zealand Cricket bosses asking him to sit out of Aucklands State Championship match against Northern Districts ... Read more...

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Players should take their own decision on IPL, says Vettori


March 7th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, March 7 (IANS) Skipper Daniel Vettori has said that New Zealand players should take their own decisions on going to India to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) next month. Overseas ... Read more...

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Vettori says up to players to decide whether to play in IPL


March 7th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 7 (ANI): New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori has said that players should make their own decisions whether to travel to India for next months Indian Premier League.Speaking a day ... Read more...

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New Zealand cricketer’s body snubs BCCI


March 1st, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 1 (IANS) The New Zealand Cricket Players' Association (NZCPA) will make no concessions to bully-boy tactics from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as a compromise is ... Read more...

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New Zealand Cricket welcomes postponement of Zimbabwe tour


February 25th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Feb 25 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket chief executive Justin Vaughan and New Zealand players boss Heath Mills have both welcomed the decision to postpone the Black Caps'' controversial ... Read more...

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New Zealand cricket team postpones Zimbabwe tour


February 25th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 25 (DPA) The New Zealand cricket team's scheduled tour of Zimbabwe in July has been postponed until next year, it was announced here Wednesday. Justin Vaughan, chief executive of New Zealand ... Read more...

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