featurecricketa month ago

India vs New Zealand | Winners and Losers ft. Vijay Shankar, Krunal Pandya, and Rishabh Pant

India ended their Southern Hemisphere tour with a T20I series loss to New Zealand, which came on the back of a golden summer Down Under. The two series in New Zealand also gave many players a chance to put themselves in contention for World Cup, with some grabbing it with open arms.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricketa month ago

India vs New Zealand | Indian players rated and slated from their four-run loss in Hamilton

India finally suffered a series loss in their golden summer trip to the Southern Hemisphere after they lost the final T20I to New Zealand in Hamilton today. While Dinesh Karthik gave India hope, Vijay Shankar proved that he can be the perfect back-up all-rounder for the team in the World Cup.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

In and out of sync with cricket, Mathew Sinclair embraces life with a smile

If you don’t remember Mathew Sinclair, then type “Best catches in Cricket history” on Youtube and one relatively pixelated New Zealand-Australia video will pop up, of a well-built bloke making a full stretch near the boundary to remove Matthew Hayden in Melbourne.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

India vs New Zealand | India’s predicted XI for the third T20I at Seddon Park in Hamilton

With a comprehensive performance, India levelled the series at the Eden Park and would brace to win the last game so as to end their trip to southern hemisphere without losing a series. However, New Zealand will also push themselves to restore some confidence ahead of the Bangladesh series.
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featurecricket2 months ago

India vs New Zealand | Indian players rated and slated from their seven-wicket victory in Auckland

A very good bowling performance, combined with Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant’s batting efforts, helped India level the series, with one game left. While it was a redemption of sorts for Krunal Pandya and Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal and Hardik Pandya failed to do that to increase India’s worries.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

India vs New Zealand | Indian players rated and slated from their 80-run loss to Kiwis

After a Tim Seifert special guided New Zealand to 219, their bowlers handed India an 80-run loss - their biggest Twenty20I defeat - to go 1-0 up in the series. While Vijay Shankar and MS Dhoni were impressive for India, others failed to match the Kiwis’ standards and contributed in the loss.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

India vs New Zealand | India’s predicted XI for the first T20I at Wellington

After a comprehensive win in the ODIs, India now have a chance to do the limited overs double when the two sides go head to head in the T20I series from tomorrow. With two first team players, Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah, unavailable, skipper Rohit Sharma will have a big decision on his hands.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket2 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.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

India vs New Zealand | Takeaways: India’s “swinging” trouble and Rohit’s left-arm problem

After thoroughly dominating the first three ODIs, India were left clueless in the face of Trent Boult’s “10-over spell” to lose their first ODI on the tour. While the win in Hamilton was surely a confidence booster for the hosts, it brought a lot of first-hand problems of the visitors to the fore.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket2 months ago

India vs New Zealand | Takeaways: Mohhamed Shami’s reinvention and India altering history against Tom Latham

India beat New Zealand comprehensively by seven wickets to seal the series 3-0 in advance and found out a lot of holes in the hosts’ heart, with the World Cup being months away. During the dominant win, India also found out solutions to some of their quandaries and will really be happy about it.
Bastab K Parida