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newscricket6 months ago

NZ vs SCO | New Zealand to tour Scotland for a limited-over series in July

New Zealand are currently playing against Netherlands and they are set to tour Scotland for two T20Is and a one-off ODI in July this year. Both these teams were up against each other in the T20 World Cup last year in UAE and New Zealand won the game despite a spirited show from Scotland.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2022 | New Zealand head coach Gary Stead confirms availability of all Kiwi players for the entire season

A total of 12 New Zealand players are set to feature in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League, starting from March 26. New Zealand head coach Gary Stead has confirmed that all Kiwi players associated with their respective IPL franchises will be available for the entire tournament.
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newscricket8 months ago

NZ vs SA | New Zealand announces squad for the first Test, Cam Fletcher and Blair Tickner earn maiden call-ups

New Zealand have announced their squad for first Test against South Africa and Cam Fletcher along with Blair Tickner are part of the New Zealand Test squad for the first time. Also, Colin de Grandhomme and Hamish Rutherford have been recalled to the squad for their performances in domestic season.
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newscricket9 months ago

NZ vs BAN | Tom Latham named captain for Bangladesh Tests, Ajaz Patel left out

New Zealand have named Tom Latham as their captain for the upcoming two-match Test series against Bangladesh at home, with Kane Williamson ruled out with elbow injury. Ajaz Patel, who bagged a historic 10-fer in Mumbai earlier this month, was the most notable omission in the 13-member squad.
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newscricket10 months ago

IND vs NZ | You may find us playing three spinners, says Gary Stead ahead of Kanpur Test

New Zealand head coach Gary Stead has hinted at the possibility of his side playing with three spinners in the first Test against India, beginning Thursday in Kanpur. Stead believed that playing conditions in the series would be different than those during England’s tour of India earlier this year.
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newscricket10 months ago

IND vs NZ | We know it's going to be a big challenge in India, says New Zealand head coach Gary Stead

Gary Stead has said that the two-match Test series on Indian soil will be a big challenge for the team despite India missing some of it’s big names. This series will be their first assignment in the new cycle of the World Test Championship 2021-23 after winning the first edition in June, this year.
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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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newscricket10 months ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | We pride ourselves on never-say-die attitude, says Gary Stead

New Zealand head coach Gary Stead lauded his team's never-say-die attitude, ahead of their T20 World Cup 2021 final clash against Australia at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. Stead believed that planning and scouting should be right on point for all opposition players to win the decider.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Don’t think players are thinking about 2019 WC final, says Gary Stead

New Zealand head coach Gary Stead has stated that he hasn’t heard anything from the players about the defeat to England in World Cup 2019 final, ahead of the two team's semifinal clash at the T20 World Cup 2021. Stead was proud of his team's willingness to fight and adapting on the biggest stage.
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newscricketa year ago

New Zealand announce 15-member Test Squad for India tour

New Zealand on Thursday announced a 15-member Test squad for their upcoming tour of India which comprises of three T20Is and two Tests. Trent Boult and Colin de Grandhomme have made themselves unavailable for the India tour citing the extended period in various bio-bubbles and managed isolation.
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