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newscricket13 days ago

Jimmy Neesham declines New Zealand central contract to honour overseas league commitments

Jimmy Neesham has turned down the central contract saying he has already committed to various overseas leagues since his exclusion from the original list. Blair Tickner and Finn Allen have been handed their maiden deals and the duo will replace Trent Boult and Colin de Grandhomme on the list.
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newscricket3 months ago

Former Netherland all-rounder Michael Rippon named in New Zealand squad for European tour

New Zealand Cricket have included former Netherland all-rounder Michael Rippon in the team set to tour Europe in July and August. Tom Latham will lead the New Zealand team for three-match ODI series against Ireland while Michell Santner will captain the national squad in the shortest format.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2022, LSG vs RR | Twitter reacts to Ravichandran Ashwin and Jimmy Neesham's run out controversy

The Indian Premier League over the years has seen many strange runouts happen which have been game-changing for the side. The game between the Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants witnessed one such moment where Ravichandran Ashwin were involved in a strange run-out controversy.
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newscricket10 months ago

IND vs NZ | Legends react as Ajaz Patel emulates Anil Kumble, Jim Laker in a record 10-wicket haul

Ajaz Patel achieved a special milestone, when he bagged all 10 wickets in the first innings of the ongoing second India-New Zealand Test in Mumbai. The left-arm spinner returned 10/119, and joined legendary yesteryear spinners, England’s Jim Laker and India’s Anil Kumble, in achieving the feat.
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newscricket10 months ago

Twitter reacts as Jimmy Neesham’s ‘ghost six’ almost costs Santner his wicket

Cameramen losing sight of the ball is a common occurrence in cricket but very rarely does it happen to almost everyone. But that is what happened today as both batsmen, Jimmy Neesham and Mitchell Santner, lost sight of the ball and tried to steal a run with the ball in the bowler’s hand.
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newscricketa year ago

 T20 World Cup 2021 | You don’t come halfway around the world just to win semi-final, says Jimmy Neesham

After a match-winning show in the T20 World Cup 2021 semi-final against England, Jimmy Neesham now sets his eyes on the ultimate prize. The all-rounder sure of there being “a bigger outpouring of emotion”, should New Zealand beat Australia in the tournament final in Dubai on Sunday, November 14.
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newscricketa year ago

New Zealand is strongest all-format team in the world right now, feels Michael Atherton

Former England captain Michael Atherton hailed New Zealand as the strongest all-format team in the world, after they romped into the final of T20 World Cup 2021. The Blackcaps defeated 2016 runners-up England by five wickets in first semi-final of the tournament in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
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newscricketa 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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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Daryl Mitchell batted beautifully in high pressure situation, says Kane Williamson as New Zealand storm into final

Kane Williamson lauded Daryl Mitchell, whose unbeaten 72 powered New Zealand to a five-wicket win over England in the first semi-final of T20 World Cup 2021 in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Mitchell struck four fours and as many sixes in a 47-ball knock to seal the chase with an over to spare.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | Twitter reacts as Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham power New Zealand to final

Daryl Mitchell starred with a well-crafted 72* to power New Zealand to a five-wicket win against England in the first semi-final of T20 World Cup 2021 in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. New Zealand will play their third straight ICC tournament final, after 2019 World Cup and 2021 World Test Championship.
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