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newscricket10 months ago

IND vs NZ | Ajaz Patel's perfect 10 will open doors for more Asian players in New Zealand, feels Dipak Patel

Former New Zealand cricketer Dipak Patel has said that the 10 wicket haul from Ajaz Patel against India in the Mumbai Test will open the doors for more Asian players in New Zealand. He also added that Ajaz’s historic performance will encourage Indian kids to say there is nothing to stop them.
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newscricket10 months ago

 IND vs NZ | Twitter reacts to Ish Sodhi’s one handed catch to dismiss Rohit Sharma

Once Rohit Sharma gets into the groove, the opposition need to do something special to stop the Hitman. And that is what Ish Sodhi did today as the Kiwi leg spinner showed incredible reflexes and took a one-handed beauty to send the Indian skipper packing and left the fans in a state of shock.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Australia are favourites with New Zealand missing Devon Conway, says Scott Styris ahead of final

Scott Styris feels that Devon Conway would be a massive loss for New Zealand in the T20 World Cup 2021 final against Australia to be played in Dubai on Sunday. Conway, who stroked a 38-ball 46 in New Zealand’s semi-final win over England on Wednesday, has been ruled out with hand injury.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Twitter reacts as New Zealand overcome Namibia hurdle to inch closer to semi-finals

New Zealand registered a crucial 52-run win over Namibia in Sharjah on Friday - their third at the T20 World Cup 2021 - to inch closer to a semi-final berth. That sets up their clash against Afghanistan on Sunday as a virtual quarterfinal, with India too in the mix with an outside chance.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Restricting a star-studded team like India to 110 was special, says Gary Stead

New Zealand head coach Gary Stead said that restricting the star-studded Indian batting line-up to 110/7 was special for his team. The Blackcaps chased down the target in just 14.3 overs to defeat the Virat Kohli-led side by eight wickets in their Super 12 encounter in Dubai on Sunday, October 31.
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newscricketa year ago

VIDEO | Ish Sodhi responds after reporter asks him to answer in Hindi after after India clash

Ish Sodhi was asked by a reporter to answer in Hindi during the post-match press conference after New Zealand's emphatic win against India by 8 wickets at the Dubai International cricket stadium on Sunday. Sodhi, who was born in Ludhiana in India, took the wickets of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | We were able to build pressure throughout, reflects Kane Williamson after New Zealand outplay India

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson spoke highly of his team’s dominant eight-wicket win against a “formidable India side” at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. It was the first win for the Blackcaps at the T20 World Cup 2021, after they had lost to Pakistan in Sharjah on Tuesday.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | We changed our XI thrice before Pakistan match, reveals New Zealand head coach Gary Stead

Gary Stead has stated that New Zealand changed the team three times before the match against Pakistan on Tuesday, due to the uncertainty around clearance by the ICC for Adam Milne to play. Milne was roped into the 15-member squad as a like-for-like replacement for the injured Lockie Ferguson.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup | 'Very good' Pakistan a team to watch, says Kane Williamson after New Zealand's 5-wicket defeat

After New Zealand lost their T20I World Cup 2021 opener against Pakistan by 5 wickets in Sharjah on Tuesday, Kane Williamson has praised the Babar Azam-led team. Williamson also rued the loss versus the Babar Azam-led side, saying that his bowlers bowled well and put the team on the cusp of victory.
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featurecricketa year ago

Vitality Blast watch ft. Ben Stokes, Devon Conway, Kyle Jamieson and Joe Root

Part 2 of Vitality Blast 2021 oversaw a considerably weak field owing to the absence of English national players, but, nevertheless, there was no paucity of fireworks thanks to the Kiwis. Devon Conway, CDG and Glenn Phillips all produced memorable performances to light up the competition.
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