newscricket9 months ago

New Zealand drop James Neesham from central contract list, give Michael Bracewell first deal

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has dropped James Neesham from central contract list for the upcoming 2022-23 season, while the board gives Michael Bracewell his maiden offer. Moreover, Ajaz Patel, who took a ten-wicket haul against India later last year, was included in the 20-member shortlist as well.
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newscricket1 year 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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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | You have to be on for all 40 overs to beat New Zealand, says Aaron Finch

Australia captain Aaron Finch feels that his team should be on for all 40 overs if they are to beat a "disciplined" New Zealand in the T20 World Cup 2021 final on Sunday. Finch said that the fixture would go down to the wire, adding that New Zealand is a side who fight and scrap in every situation.
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newscricket1 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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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup semi-final | Jimmy Neesham's picture after New Zealand win goes viral - 'Job finished? I don't think so'

New Zealand were in need of 60 runs off 29 balls when Jimmy Neesham walked to the middle and fired 27 runs off just 11 balls as his team beat England by 5 wickets and entered the final of T20 World Cup 2021. After the win, Contrary to his thrilled teammates Neesham did not even move from his seat.
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newscricket1 year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Our top-order will fire fully at some point, says Glenn Phillips

Glenn Phillips has backed the New Zealand top order to fire fully at some point at the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021. After New Zealand's shaky start against Namibia in Sharjah on Friday, Phillips scored a brisk 39*, while partnering with Jimmy Neesham (35*) to help his side finish 163/4.
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newscricket1 year ago

IPL 2021 | Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians - BONS preview, head to head, where to watch, and betting tips

Sunrisers Hyderabad will play Mumbai Indians in Match no. 55 of IPL 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi on Friday, October 8. SRH won a nail-biter against the Royal Challengers Bangalore by four runs in their last match, while MI registered an eight-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals.
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newscricket2 years ago

New Zealand players will feature in the second half of 2021 IPL, confirms David White

On Sunday, New Zealand Cricket (NZC)’s Chief David White has confirmed that the New Zealand players who featured in the first half of the IPL will definitely take part in the second half. Earlier, reports confirmed that BCCI are in talks with other international boards for players availability.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | How each team fared in this year's IPL auction

Boy-o-boy-o-boy, the IPL Auction is a crazy place, where there is no care, whatsoever about the money, oh well only for the franchisees who have plenty of money left. As expected, it was Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, and the usual Indian suspects - Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, who went sold.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | Excited to come as an experienced player in IPL, says James Neesham

New Zealand all-rounder James Neesham has shared that he is excited to join IPL this year as an experienced player with a steadier head and knowledge under his belt. Neesham added that he hopes to share his experience with other youngsters in the squad and termed KXIP as one the favorites to win.
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