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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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Pawar steps down as ICC president, Issac takes over


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 28 (IANS) India's Sharad Pawar stepped down as the president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and was replaced by New Zealander Alan Issac.Isaac, the former chairman ... Read more...

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Vettori to return to shortest format with World T20


June 20th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 20 (IANS) All-rounder Daniel Vettori has declared himself available for the Twenty20 World Cup in September, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) announced Wednesday.Last year, Vettori had opted out of ... Read more...

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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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NZC focus on workload as teams picked for Windies series


May 4th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch (New Zealand), May 4 (IANS/CMC) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has announced three 15-man squads for the tour of West Indies, starting in June. It noted that it placed heavy ... 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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John Wright to leave NZ coaching job after Windies tour


May 1st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 1 (IANS) New Zealand coach Joh Wright has decided to step down from his post after the team's tour of the West Indies next month.New Zealand Cricket (NZC) ... Read more...

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Jeff Crowe to complete half-century in Tests as Match Referee


April 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Jeff Crowe will become the fifth International Cricket Council (ICC) Match Referee to complete a half-century of Tests.Crowe will achieve the milestone ... Read more...

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Tensions between Buchanan and Wright in New Zealand cricket


March 29th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 29 (IANS) There is tension simmering in New Zealand Cricket (NZC) between director of cricket John Buchanan and coach John Wright.NZC chief executive David White admitted that there ... Read more...

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Ryder ready to make a comeback with IPL-5


March 29th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 29 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder will make his comeback to cricket with the Indian Premier League (IPL) after a four-week break from the sport due ... Read more...

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Chris wants to be involved in Kiwi cricket


March 27th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 27 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns hopes to be involved with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) after winning his libel case against former Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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New Zealand board rubbishes match-fixing report


March 12th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 12 (IANS) The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) rubbished a English media report that claimed that some its players were involved in match-fixing, terming the allegations "baseless" and "irresponsible".NZC ... Read more...

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Hughes opts out of Big Bash to focus on Test career


December 14th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 14 (IANS) Australia's beleaguered Test opener Phil Hughes has opted out of the Big Bash Twenty20 league with Sydney Thunder to concentrate on his technique.The 23-year-old is going ... Read more...

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David White appointed chief executive of New Zealand Cricket


December 6th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 6 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) Tuesday confirmed the appointment of former Test batsman-turned-rugby union administrator David White as its new chief executive.White will begin his tenure as ... Read more...

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Former New Zealand Cricket chief Doig dies at 62


October 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 13 (IANS) Former New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief Chris Doig has died at the age of 62 after a two-year battle with bowel cancer. Doig was in ... Read more...

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Businessman Waters named deputy chairman of 2015 World Cup


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 22 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) and New Zealand Cricket (NZC) have announced the appointment of Ralph Waters as deputy chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the 2015 ... Read more...

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CA, NZC appoint Strong as chairman of 2015 World Cup organising committee


August 16th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 16 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) and New Zealand Cricket (NZC) Tuesday appointed James Strong as the chairman of the local organising committee for the 2015 ICC World Cup. ... Read more...

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Disappointed Franklin insists he has lot to offer for Kiwis


July 4th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 4 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin Monday expressed disappointment at missing out on a central contract for the second consecutive year and insisted that he had a ... 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 PM announces sports scholarships for Indians


June 27th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jun 27 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Monday announced sports scholarships for Indian students. ... Read more...

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Cricket diplomacy: New Zealand to bat for FTA with India


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Bollywood and cricket will blend with diplomacy when the prime ministers of India and New Zealand hold talks Tuesday to push a free trade ... 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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Disappointed McCullum backs new skipper Taylor


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 22 (IANS) Despite losing out in the New Zealand captaincy race, Brendan McCullum backed Ross Taylor and said he'll support the newly appointed skipper.McCullum admitted that he ... Read more...

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Ross Taylor appointed New Zealand captain


June 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 21 (IANS) Ross Taylor was Tuesday named captain of the New Zealand cricket team for all three formats of the game.The attacking right-hand batsman took over the ... 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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New Zealand cricketers asked to give views on next captain


June 13th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 13 (IANS) New Zealand's top 20 cricketers have been asked to give their views on the leadership abilities of Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor before the board ... 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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Donald withdraws as New Zealand bowling coach


June 5th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 5 (IANS) Allan Donald has withdrawn as New Zealand's bowling coach as he is seeking a position with Cricket South Africa.Donald had verbally agreed to the terms and ... Read more...

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Gary Kirsten to be appointed South African coach


June 4th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 4 (IANS) Former India coach Gary Kirsten looks set to take over as coach of his native South Africa with the formal appointment scheduled for Monday.The Star reported ... Read more...

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Donald all set to sign new contract with New Zealand


May 13th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, May 13 (IANS) South African pace legend Allan Donald is all set to sign a fresh contract with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) as bowling coach.Donald had delayed signing a ... Read more...

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Australia, New Zealand in tussle over Donald


May 11th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 11 (IANS) Legendary South African fast bowler Allan Donald is involved in an intense trans-Tasman tussle between Australia and New Zealand for his services as bowling coach.Cricket Australia ... Read more...

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Kiwi cricket chief tells ICC to decide fast on 2015 WC team line up


April 25th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr. 25 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket boss Justin Vaughan has called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to decide quickly on how many teams will participate in the 2015 World Cup. ... Read more...

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