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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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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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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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Vettori may regain New Zealand test captaincy


April 9th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr.9 (ANI): Daniel Vettori may still be captain of the New Zealand cricket team, as no consensus has emerged over chossing between Ross Taylor and former deputy Brendon McCullum.According ... Read more...

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Black Caps manager Currie asks players to avoid clashes during semi-final


March 27th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 27 (ANI): Amid concerns over yesterday's on-field tussle against South Africa, New Zealand cricket team manager Dave Currie has urged players to be careful and avoid such incidents in their ... Read more...

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Kiwis could be punished for altercation with Proteas batters: ICC


March 26th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar. 26 (ANI): The New Zealand cricket team could face the prospect of being punished for an on field incident during Friday's quarterfinal match against South Africa.According to a stuff.co.nz report, ... Read more...

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Black Caps security chief knows when to expect danger


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar.23 (ANI): Regan Walters has protected movie stars, royalty and Bill Gates. And now, during the Cricket World Cup, he is protecting the Black Caps.He had been involved in firefights in ... Read more...

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Frustrated Wright wants Black Cap batters to be more consistent


March 21st, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar. 21 (ANI): That New Zealand cricket team coach John Wright hates losing is obvious, but what winds him up more than anything else, is when his side loses badly, especially ... 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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Coach Wright prioritises results for Black Caps


January 25th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.25 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team coach John Wright has made it clear that he is on the lookout for results in the lead up to the World Cup ... Read more...

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Wright reads riot act to Kiwi players ahead of Wellington Test


January 13th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.13 (ANI): Fresh from a 10-wicket defeat to Pakistan inside three days in Hamilton, coach John Wright gathered the New Zealand cricket team on the outfield yesterday and ... Read more...

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Coach Wright takes on an Aussie assistant


December 24th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Dec. 24 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team coach John Wright has taken former New South Wales under-19 coach Trent Woodhill as his assistant coach, following some glowing recommendations.Woodhill ... Read more...

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John Wright named new coach of New Zealand


December 20th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 20 (ANI): John Wright has been named as the new coach of the New Zealand cricket team.NZ Cricket CEO Justin Vaughan said on Monday that the former test captain and ... Read more...

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Pak Test skipper describes Kiwis as tough challengers on home soil


December 14th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 14 (ANI): PakistanTest captain Misbah-ul-Haq has described the New Zealand cricket team as strong opponents on home soil."I think no one should consider New Zealand's [poor] performances on Asian pitches ... Read more...

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Vettori says his role as captain under scanner after 5-0 drubbing by India


December 11th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 11 (ANI): Daniel Vettori has acknowledged that his role as captain of the New Zealand cricket team is under the scanner after an embarrassing 0-5 one-day international series defeat in ... Read more...

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New Zealand team gears up for fourth ODI in Bangalore


December 6th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec.6 (ANI): The New Zealand cricket team has geared up for the fourth match of the One-Day International series which will held here tomorrow.The Kiwis today did some warm ... Read more...

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Black Caps on brink of creating history in India


November 19th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Nov 19 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team, which has been riddled with self doubt and inconsistencies in recent years, is on the brink of creating history if they beat India in ... Read more...

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Vettori says facing a top team on their home turf is the toughest challenge


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Nov 3 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team captain Daniel Vettori has said facing a top team like India on their home turf is the toughest challenge."It's the toughest challenge, to face ... 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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Kiwi chef de mission Dave Currie confirms exit from Commonwealth role


October 1st, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1(ANI): New Zealand's Commonwealth Games team boss Dave Currie has confirmed that the Delhi Commonwealth Games would be his last as chef de mission.Currie would come back to manage ... Read more...

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Crowe raises spot fixing doubts on New Zealand-Pakistan series


September 6th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 6 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team may have been exposed to "spot-fixing" long before the alleged betting and corruption scandal of the England-Pakistan series were revealed, according to Black Caps ... Read more...

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McCullum keen to don off gloves and play as top order bat for Kiwis


May 17th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 17 (ANI): Wicketkeeper Brendon McCullum has reaffirmed his commitment to the New Zealand cricket team, even as talks continue to settle on his future playing role.Comfortably his country's best wicketkeeper, ... Read more...

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Styris determined to cement place in Kiwi Twenty20 squad


April 24th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 24 (ANI): New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris is determined to cement his place in the playing eleven at the 2010 ICC Twenty20 World Cup to be played in the West ... Read more...

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New Zealand taking a balanced side for ICC T20 World Cup


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 23 (ANI): The New Zealand cricket team is taking a full-strength team to the West Indies for the 2010 ICC Twenty20 World Cup.Injuries concerns are over for team as ... Read more...

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Kiwis have not ordered a dust bowl pitch for Wellington: Greatbatch


March 16th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.16 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team coach Mark Greatbatch has said there has been no request from his team to turn the Basin Reserve here into a dustbowl for the first ... Read more...

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New Zealand irked by Johnson’s light punishment


March 4th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 4 (ANI): The New Zealand cricket team is not commenting publicly over the Styris-Johnson spat, but some members are understood to be irked at the Australian bowler's light punishment.New Zealand's ... Read more...

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New Zealand poised to play international cricket in US


February 13th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 13(ANI): The New Zealand cricket team is poised to play international games in the United States this year following a series of discussions between administrators of both countries.New Zealand Cricket ... Read more...

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Greatbatch is the new New Zealand coach


January 30th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Mark Greatbatch is the new coach of the New Zealand cricket team. He replaces Englishman Andy Moles, who quit the job in October. Greatbatch, 46, was appointed after ... 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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Vettori ducks under coach Moles’s controversy bouncer


October 23rd, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Oct 23(ANI): Playing down the controversy over Coach Andy Moles's role in the New Zealand cricket team, skipper Daniel Vettori has said the there is no point raising questions over the ... Read more...

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Vettori says ties with Moles strong, but needs improvement


October 23rd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Oct 23(ANI): Playing down the controversy over Coach Andy Moles's role in the New Zealand cricket team, skipper Daniel Vettori has said the entire team is working toward taking the team ... Read more...

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Peter Siddle is Emerging Player of the Year


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 2 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle won the Emerging Player of the Year award at the International Cricket Council (ICC) awards ceremony here Thursday. The 24-year-old, who played in ... Read more...

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Young up for Test cricket cameo as McCullum battles stomach bug


August 21st, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Galle (Sri Lanka), Aug 21(ANI): Following a spell of food poisoning sweeping through the New Zealand cricket team, Auckland wicketkeeper Reece Young is up for a Test cricket cameo.A stomach bug ... Read more...

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Pacer Bond ready to turn out for Kiwis again


June 7th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 7 (ANI): Fast bowler Shane Bond says that he is fit and ready to turn out for the New Zealand cricket team after advising the national body that he has ... Read more...

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Black Caps inability to make solid starts annoyed Moles


April 8th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr.8 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team coach Andy Moles has admitted that one of the most annoying aspects of his first summer as New Zealand coach was the side's inability to ... Read more...

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