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newscricketa month ago

New Zealand Cricket announces schedule for home season with Pakistan, Australia set to visit

New Zealand Cricket has finally agreed upon the schedule to conduct international cricket at home with West Indies, Pakistan, Australia and Bangladesh set to visit the country in the upcoming months. NZC Chief David White praised all the boards for being cooperative amidst the ongoing uncertainty.
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newscricket2 months ago

New Zealand extend coach Gary Stead’s contract till end of 2023 World Cup

New Zealand head coach Gary Stead has been rewarded for his consistent results with a new contract that will see him take charge of the national team until the conclusion of the 2023 World Cup. Stead took over from Mike Hesson in 2018 and led the Kiwis to the World Cup final in 2019.
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newscricket2 months ago

IPL 2020 | There's a little bit of apprehension after CSK Covid cases, reveals Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson has stated that he has a bit of apprehension regarding the detected Covid cases in the Chennai Super Kings camp, which made him more vigilant and disciplined in the process. NZC CEO David White has also stated that the board was keeping tabs on the situations in the UAE.
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newscricket2 months ago

Working with all parties involved to confirm schedule, confirms David White

New Zealand Cricket chief David White has confirmed that the board is working with the member countries, government and venues to finalise their summer schedule. As per the FTP, the country will host West Indies, Pakistan, Australia and Bangladesh involving a total of 37 days of cricket.
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newscricket5 months ago

Exploring option of restarting cricket with Australia-New Zealand series, reveals David White

David White, the CEO of New Zealand cricket, has revealed that he’s held talks with counterpart Kevin Roberts over potentially restarting international cricket with Australia-New Zealand matches. As things stand, both the oceanic countries have considerably flattened the Covid-19 curve.
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newscricket7 months ago

New Zealand tour of West Indies ‘most unlikely’ to be held, reveals David White

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief executive David White has revealed that New Zealand's tour of West Indies, scheduled in July is ‘most unlikely’ to be held amidst the coronavirus outbreak. The Blackcaps were also scheduled to tour Netherlands, Scotland and, Ireland ahead of the Caribbean tour.
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featurecricket7 months ago

New Zealand cricket will survive pandemic through breezy ways

Place a bunch of essentially different people together you’ll see how differently they react to dire situations, take the coronavirus-induced pandemic for example. Some have gone insane staying indoors, some are just enjoying their extended lifestyle and the rest are simply bored. 
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newscricket7 months ago

Wellington Firebirds declared champions after NZC cancel Plunket Shield amid COVID-19 scare

As a precaution against coronavirus, NZC has cancelled the last two rounds of the Plunket Shield and declared Wellington Firebirds the winner. NZC has stated the concerns about 'the heightened risk of transmission in areas such as airports, planes, and hotels' forced them to take the decision.
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newscricket9 months ago

IND vs NZ | Gary Stead​ and team deserve to take some workload off, defends David White

New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White has come in full support of head coach Gary Stead who faced a lot of backlash for leaving his duty midway of the India series. New Zealand faced a 5-0 whitewash at the hands of India and hence Stead’s midway break was all the more questioned.
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newscricket9 months ago

Much-needed break for hardworking Gary Stead, says NZC chief executive David White

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief executive David White has said that Gary Stead's one-week holiday — though it is right after the 5-0 drubbing by India — is a much-needed one given his workload. Earlier former skipper James Coney had torn into the pre-planned holiday, calling for Stead’s resignation.
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