newscricket5 hours ago

SL v NZ | New Zealand can better adapt to Lankan conditions after Galle loss, says Tim Southee

The newly appointed T20I captain of New Zealand, Tim Southee has come forward to say that the Galle defeat has helped the team shape up ahead of the second Test to be held in Colombo. In the first Test, the visitors gave a solid fight to Sri Lanka despite what the six-wicket defeat might suggest.
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newscricketa day 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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newscricket6 days ago

VIDEO | Trent Boult walks away from fielders to evade getting caught after ball gets stuck in helmet grill

Just when you think you've seen everything, time and again, the game of cricket comes up with something ridiculously silly yet funny at the same time. In a hilarious incident, Trent Boult tried to walk away from the fielders after the ball got stuck in his helmet grill, leaving everyone in stitches.
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newscricket23 days ago

It's going to be a big positive to get back in the saddle and crack on with some Test cricket, reckons Trent Boult

Trent Boult has stated that he is looking forward to the much-needed break from white-ball cricket and playing with a different squad as the team prepares for the tour of Sri Lanka. He also talked about the significance of playing in a Boxing Day Test match and the experience of playing in Asia.
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newscricketa month ago

Gonna walk my dog along the beach and try and put it aside, says Trent Boult on getting over the final heart-break

New Zealand lost the World Cup final by a whisker, which is certainly turning out to be hard to swallow for the players. Trent Boult speaks about his plans to get over the heart-break and has said that he will probably walk down the beach with his dog and try to put aside the grief. 
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We pride ourselves on being a scrappy team, says Lockie Ferguson

After yet another close contest in the final, their fifth in the tournament, Lockie Ferguson has said that the Kiwis pride themselves in their ability to scrape through to the end in every game. However, Ferguson admitted that losing the World Cup final that way was a tough pill to swallow.
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featurecricketa month ago

What if, New Zealand?... What if?

Sixteen kilometers was all that separated Roger Federer and the New Zealand Cricket Team in London yesterday. While the location and sport might have been different, the agony they went through was one and the same, and both would have wondered before going to bed last night, “what if?”
Anirudh Suresh
newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup | I'll be apologising to the New Zealand players for the rest of my life, reveals Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes admitted that he will be apologising to his New Zealand counterparts for the rest of his life after the incident that occurred in the last over of the second innings at Lord’s on Sunday. Stokes was adjudged man of the match for his brilliant 84* off 98 deliveries in yesterday’s triumph.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Prophetic Jofra Archer predicted World Cup final's outcome six years ago

Jofra Archer stole the limelight as he bowled England to victory to help them claim their first ever World Cup. But that might not be the craziest thing Archer has done. The speedster predicted the outcome of the final way back in 2013, breaking it down moment by moment, in a sequence of tweets.
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newscricketa month ago

Legends react as ICC's 'more boundaries' rule to decide World Cup winner stirs controversy

100 overs of cricket followed by the super over couldn't produce a winner in the final of World Cup. But England celebrated and New Zealand mourned as hosts won the World Cup by hitting more boundaries. Cricket fraternity is not particularly happy about it and took to Twitter to express their views.
Soumil Khare