newscricket6 days ago

SL vs NZ | Tim Southee to lead New Zealand as Kane Williamson, Trent Boult rested for Sri Lanka T20Is

Kane Williamson and Trent Boult have been rested for the T20 leg of the ongoing Sri Lanka tour, which led to Tim Southee being appointed as the skipper In Williamson's absence. The team has also had the likes of Tim Seifert and three spin options in Mitchell Santner, Todd Astle and Ish Sodhi.
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newscricketa month ago

New Zealand include four spinners in 15-man squad to tour Sri Lanka

The Kiwis have picked four spinners in their 15-man squad for the two-Test series to face Sri Lanka. Head coach Gary Stead pointed out that New Zealand are only following in the footsteps of England and South Africa, who toured Sri Lanka with three spinners playing at once and finding success.
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featurecricket7 months ago

India vs New Zealand | Takeaways: Vijay Shankar’s redemption and Hardik Pandya’s six-hitting ability

India finally got it right as the middle-order clicked to get India past 250 after being reduced to 18/4, and the bowling brilliance helped the team to a 35-run win. While Ambati Rayudu was impressive with the bat, Vijay Shankar’s slow road to batting redemption was the highlight of the day.
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newscricket7 months ago

India vs New Zealand | Todd Astle and James Neesham brought back into Kiwi squad

New Zealand have recalled Todd Astle and James Neesham for the last two One-dayers against India in the wake of the home team’s latest defeat at the Bay Oval on Monday. The hosts currently trail the visitors by a margin of 3-0 after their recent seven-wicket loss at hands of Virat Kohli & Co.
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newscricket2 years ago

New Zealand recall Ross Taylor for T20I series

After his impressive performance in the ODI series against India, Ross Taylor has been called up for the Kiwi’s T20I series against India which starts tomorrow, November 1, in Delhi. Incidentally, the 33-year-old last played a T20I for the Black Caps at the same venue in the World T20 in March 2016.
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newscricket2 years ago

India vs New Zealand | Ish Sodhi replaces injured Todd Astle in New Zealand squad

Legspinner Ish Sodhi will replace injured Todd Astle, who has been ruled out of New Zealand’s upcoming limited-overs series against India with a groin strain, in the One-day International squad. Sodhi was earlier a part of the visitors' T20I side that will play a three-match series against India.
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