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newscricket12 days ago

BAN vs NZ | Youngsters getting exposure to subcontinent conditions is good for New Zealand cricket, states Tom Latham

New Zealand stand-in captain Tom Latham stressed on the importance of adapting to the conditions quickly, ahead of their upcoming tour of Pakistan. The Blackcaps, who recently toured Bangladesh with a second string side, went down by two games to three in the five-match T20I series.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket20 days ago

BAN vs NZ | Don’t think I will change my intent too much, quips Finn Allen

New Zealand batsman Finn Allen has stated that he is not going to change his intent and will stick to his aggressive style against Bangladesh in the ongoing T20I series. Allen, who tested positive for Covid on his arrival in Dhaka, has joined the team after the completion of his 10-day isolation.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket21 days ago

BAN VS NZ | Finn Allen’s addition to the side will add a lot of fire to the batting lineup, says Glenn Pocknall

After New Zealand were bundled out for 60 runs during the first T20I, New Zealand head Coach Glenn Pocknall has stated that the addition of Finn Allen to the New Zealand side for the next T20I would bring the required firepower to the batting line-up. Allen recently recovered from Covid-19.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

New Zealand pacer Matt Henry off to Bangladesh as cover for Covid positive Finn Allen

Right-arm pacer Matt Henry has been called to join the New Zealand squad in Bangladesh as cover for top-order batsman Finn Allen, who tested positive for Covid-19 last week. Tom Latham will lead the Kiwi side in the 5-match T20I series which will be played in Dhaka from September 1 to 10.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Finn Allen tests positive for Covid-19 on arrival in Bangladesh

New Zealand batsman Finn Allen has been tested positive for Covid-19 on his arrival in Bangladesh for the five-match T20I series. The remaining New Zealand players who had left from Auckland on Monday, will have to go through a three-day quarantine period on their arrival in Dhaka.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | Simon Katich steps down as RCB coach with personal reasons, Mike Hesson to take over

Simon Katich has stepped down as the Royal Challengers Bangalore coach ahead of the second half of the Indian Premier League (IPL), resuming September 19 in the UAE. Mike Hesson, RCB’s Director of Cricket Operations, will take over in the Australian's absence.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket5 months ago

Reports | Nine IPL-bound New Zealand cricketers set to fly straight to England

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) are reportedly working hard behind the scenes and are keen to fly the Kiwi Test cricketers and those who have a T20 blast deal directly to England from India. New Zealand have a two-Test series scheduled vs England, post which they will play India in the WTC Final.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: SRH vs RCB - Shahbaz Ahmed comes clutch as Bangalore straw past collapsing Sunrisers

Apart from Glenn Maxwell’s 59, RCB’s long batting order blanked and gave Sunrisers a real opportunity to get one up on their neighbours in Chennai. However, as it turned out, Shahbaz Ahmed came out as the unlikely hero with a three-wicket over to tilt the proceedings in RCB’s favour.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket6 months ago

NZ vs BAN | Finn Allen earns maiden call-up; Adam Milne and Lockie Ferguson return

On Tuesday, New Zealand announced their 13-man squad for the T20I series against Bangladesh, including new names such as Finn Allen and Will Young. On the other hand, the squad also sees a return of New Zealand’s pace duo of Adam Milne and Lockie Ferguson under skipper Tim Southee.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket6 months ago

Understanding New Zealand’s latest batting sensation, Finn Allen, with the help of coach Glenn Pocknall

In the wake of RCB’s purchase of Kiwi sensation Finn Allen, SportsCafe caught up with the New Zealand opener’s state coach Glenn Pocknall, who gave an in-depth insight into what precisely the Reds fans can expect from the willow of the 21-year-old, come April 9.
Anirudh Suresh