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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to umpire warning India for deliberately attempting to confuse New Zealand batsmen

Trust sport to give us the best examples for the ‘Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures' saying and that is exactly what India resorted to today - a desperate measure. Defending a modest total of 132, the Indian fielders deliberately tried to confuse the Kiwi batsmen by shouting ‘TWO’.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | New Zealand bowlers will be ready when Virat Kohli comes out to bat, reveals Tom Latham

New Zealand Opener Tom Latham reveals that they will be ready for Kohli when they meet in the final Test of the ongoing series in Christchurch. Latham pointed out that there will be sideways movement at the Hagley Oval and they will look to use it in their favour when Kohli is out in the middle.
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newscricketa month ago

Legends and pundits react to India's first loss in World Test Championship

After a thumping T20I whitewash against New Zealand, India kept on disappointing every Indian fan with their shambolic performance in three-match ODI and first Test match. Cricketing fraternity took to Twitter to express their perception on Team India's drastic failure over Kiwis.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to Daryl Mitchell’s ‘blinder’ to send Jasprit Bumrah packing

India’s bad day with the bat and New Zealand’s brilliant day on the field continued when the substitute fielder Daryl Mitchell pulled off a blinder in the second slip to dismiss Jasprit Bumrah. The Indian pacer turned around only to see Mitchell pull off the catch inches away from the ground.
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featurecricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Basin Reserve Day 2 Talking Points - Ishant Sharma shines in an otherwise lacklustre Indian performance

On Day 2, New Zealand after a shaky start put the brakes on the lower Indian batting order to take the game away from the reach of the visitors, with India getting 165 in the first innings. The hosts put on a good start and steadily built partnerships which took the game away from Kohli and co.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | New Zealand fined for slow over-rate during Auckland ODI

New Zealand have been fined 60 percent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against India in the second ODI in Auckland. Recently, India were also fined in their last three international matches - last 2 T20s and 1st ODI in Hamilton - for maintaining a slow over-rate.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Hoping to nail 3-0 whitewash from here on, states Tom Latham

India had a great time during the preceding five-match T20I series, but Tom Latham believes it’s now New Zealand’s time to inflict a whitewash in the ODI series. In the absence of Williamson and Boult, the hosts have won two out of two ODI games and the stand-in skipper is hopeful of more.
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featurecricket2 months ago

U-19 World Cup a journey, not a destination

‘Hopefully, it's a memory they cherish for a long time, but hopefully, not the lasting memory and they have many more great moments and bigger things in future,’ said Rahul Dravid after India’s 2018 U-19 World Cup win. It is not the only lasting memory that they have, and then the journey begins.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ  | Was nice to keep composure at end and get over the line, shares Tom Latham

Tom Latham was pleased with the way his side chased down the daunting total, overjoyed at the fact that they were able to get across the line comfortably given their recent slumps. He pointed out that it’s their bowlers who need to step up, and praised Ross Taylor for his valiant knock.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Nice to be out in the middle and finish it off for New Zealand, admits Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor, in the post-match presentation of the first ODI, revealed that the century was all the more special because he was out there till the end and successfully completed the chase. Taylor, also yielded that Seddon Park has always been a special venue throughout his 14-year career.
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