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newscricket3 months ago

WATCH | ‘Gentleman’ Joe Root hands over a stump to Daryl Mitchell after England’s whitewash over New Zealand

Cricket has often been termed as a 'gentleman's game' and Joe Root has shown why the sport is widely regarded as such. After England completed a 3-0 Test series win over New Zealand on Monday, Root handed over a stump to Daryl Mitchell, who was adjudged the Player of the Series alongside Root.
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newscricket8 months ago

Daryl Mitchell wins the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award

New Zealand all-rounder Daryl Mitchell has won the prestigious ICC Spirit of Cricket Award for 2021 on Wednesday, February 2. Mitchell received the ICC honour for refusing a single during a high-pressure run chase in a fixture against England in the semi-final of T20 World Cup 2021 in Abu Dhabi.
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newscricket10 months ago

IND vs NZ | Mayank Agarwal put pressure on our spinners and set the template on how to bat, says Daryl Mitchell

New Zealand batsman Daryl Mitchell has revealed that Mayank Agarwal set the template on how to bat on a spin-friendly surface putting pressure on spinners in the Mumbai Test. Mitchell revealed that he drew inspiration from Agarwal’s knock and scored 60 runs in the second innings for New Zealand.
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newscricket10 months ago

Daryl Mitchell replaces Devon Conway in the New Zealand squad for Test series against India

Daryl Mitchell has replaced injured Devon Conway in the New Zealand squad for the two-match Test series against India, which is part of the World Test Championship. Conway injured his hand after getting stumped out against England in the T20 World Cup semi-final and is also missing out on the final.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Little to choose between finalists Australia and New Zealand, reckons VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman feels that it is difficult to pick one of New Zealand and Australia as favourites ahead of the T20 World Cup 2021 final to be played in Dubai on Sunday, November 14. He also pointed out that toss might not be a deciding factor, as short passages of play often turn the tide T20 format.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Street smart and organized New Zealand can handle the heat, says Morne Morkel ahead of final

Morne Morkel has backed New Zealand to handle the pressure of another ICC tournament final, as they take on Australia in the T20 World Cup 2021 title clash in Dubai on Sunday. Morkel lauded newcomers Daryl Mitchell and Devon Conway, who’d set up the team’s semifinal win against England on Wednesday.
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newscricketa year ago

 T20 World Cup 2021 | You don’t come halfway around the world just to win semi-final, says Jimmy Neesham

After a match-winning show in the T20 World Cup 2021 semi-final against England, Jimmy Neesham now sets his eyes on the ultimate prize. The all-rounder sure of there being “a bigger outpouring of emotion”, should New Zealand beat Australia in the tournament final in Dubai on Sunday, November 14.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup | Daryl Mitchell did a MS Dhoni during run chase vs England in semis, reckons Simon Doull

Cricketer-turned_commentator Simon Doull has reckoned that New Zealand opener Daryl Mitchell did a MS Dhoni when he took the game deep and fired 72 unbeaten runs off 47 balls to hand his team a 5-wicket win in the first semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2021 against England in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup | We are devastated, says Eoin Morgan after England lose semi-final clash to New Zealand

After losing the first semi-final of T20 World Cup 2021 by 5 wickets against New Zealand on Wednesday, England captain Eoin Morgan said that his side was devastated. Morgan further added that England were in a commanding position until Jimmy Neesham arrived in the middle and blasted 27 off 11.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Legends react as New Zealand beat England by five wickets to enter final

New Zealand beat England by five wickets in the first semi final of the tournament to enter their first ever final in the history of the T20 World Cups. The Kane Williamson-led team chased down the target of 167 in 19 overs, thanks to Daryl Mitchell (72*) and James Neesham quickfire 27 runs.
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