newscricket11 days ago

Feels like things are getting together in my career, asserts Jimmy Neesham

At 29, Jimmy Neesham feels that things in his career are finally getting together and now his only goal is to play as many as possible for the Black Caps. Meanwhile, he is still affected by the World Cup final debacle but hopes that the incident doesn’t become career-defining for him. 
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newscricketa month ago

Jimmy Neesham rates Rohit Sharma’s debut as a Test opener to be “ok”

Rohit Sharma, in his debut performance as an opener in Test cricket, racked up twin hundreds and shattered many records, but New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham found his performance to be "ok". Rohit also surpassed Wasim Akram to hit the most number of sixes in a Test match.
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featurecricket4 months ago

What if, New Zealand?... What if?

Sixteen kilometers was all that separated Roger Federer and the New Zealand Cricket Team in London yesterday. While the location and sport might have been different, the agony they went through was one and the same, and both would have wondered before going to bed last night, “what if?”
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket4 months ago

Legends react as ICC's 'more boundaries' rule to decide World Cup winner stirs controversy

100 overs of cricket followed by the super over couldn't produce a winner in the final of World Cup. But England celebrated and New Zealand mourned as hosts won the World Cup by hitting more boundaries. Cricket fraternity is not particularly happy about it and took to Twitter to express their views.
Soumil Khare
newscricket4 months ago

7 Things You Missed - From Jason Roy and Kumar Dharmasena hugging to an overthrow six

What a day for sports this has been! A thrilling Wimbledon final and a Cricket World Cup final! We are pretty sure that you were watching Federer and Djokovic fighting it out and missed some important moments from the World Cup final! We've got your back! Here are the 7 things you missed.
Srijith Gopal
newscricket4 months ago

VIDEO | Stunned Jimmy Neesham refuses to believe Lockie Ferguson's blinder despite latter raising his finger

The ongoing World Cup has witnessed some of the finest catches ever cupped in the history of ODI cricket. In the high-voltage final between England and New Zealand, Lockie Ferguson left everyone stunned with his herculean catch at deep cover to get rid of English skipper Eoin Morgan.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Jimmy Neesham asks Indian fans to resell tickets of final match

Jimmy Neesham took to Twitter to urge the Indian fans, who had bought tickets for the World Cup final on Sunday, to resell them to the ones in need in case they don’t plan to use the tickets themselves. New Zealand, who take on hosts England at Lord’s, will need all the support they can get.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Someone’s got to put up their hand and say: ‘Opposition too good’, says Steve Waugh

Steve Waugh believes that in both semifinals, the losing sides, India and Australia, simply have to admit that their opposition was too good on the day. India were beaten by New Zealand, and Australia by England, despite the two teams being the most popular choice to end up in the finals.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We will try to pick wickets no matter the name of batter, says Kane Williamson

Although Kane Williamson acknowledged that Rohit Sharma has been the standout batsman in the World Cup so far, he has called on his bowling unit to assess conditions quickly and go for wickets regardless of the name of the batsman. Sharma is the leading run-scorer in the tournament with 647 runs.
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featurecricket4 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | New Zealand's predicted XI for the match against India

After edging their way through to the semis thanks to a superior NRR, the Kiwis now face an uphill task against an in-form Indian team. Despite sticking to the same team for the first six matches, the Kiwis made a few changes in their last two games, in a quest to find their best combination.
Anirudh Suresh