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newscricket14 days ago

AUS VS NZ | Depth in fast bowling unit makes New Zealand formidable, attests Matt Henry

Matt Henry, the New Zealand fast bowler, believes that the secret of New Zealand's success has been the depth of fast bowlers which has made them formidable in both white and red-ball format. The speedster also praised the heavily impressive Kyle Jameison after his success against India.
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newscricket25 days ago

AUS vs NZ | Pace trio of Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson and Matt Henry return for Australia ODIs

Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson and Matt Henry all return to New Zealand's one day squad for the Chappell Hadlee Trophy series against Australia starting March 13 2020. The fast bowlers were excluded from the Kiwi squad as they were serving an injury and waiting to get fit and be back on the track.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs NZ | Matt Henry called up as cover for uncertain Neil Wagner

New Zealand have called up pacer Matt Henry as cover for Neil Wagner, who is awaiting the birth of his first child, ahead of the first Test against India at the Basin Reserve in Wellington. Wagner, whose short ball strategy is a great weapon for New Zealand, hasn't joined the squad as of Wednesday.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs NZ | Scott Kuggeleijn, Hamish Bennett included in NZ ODI side for India series

Due to the absence of Trent Boult, Matt Henry and Lockie Ferguson, New Zealand have been left with no choice than picking a new-look pace attack for the three-match ODIs against India. The Tim Southee-led attack includes the likes of Scott Kuggeleijn, Hamish Bennett, and uncapped Kyle Jamieson.
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newscricket2 months ago

Kent re-sign speedster Matt Henry for start of county season

Kiwi fast bowler Matt Henry has been re-signed by Kent for the first seven Championship games for its Division 1 campaign starting on April 12 against Lancashire. Henry enjoyed a remarkable season with the franchise in 2018, scalping 75 wickets in just 11 matches at an average under 16.
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newscricket3 months ago

IND vs NZ | Tom Latham ruled out of T20I series with broken finger

New Zealand opener Tom Latham, who suffered a broken finger during the recently-concluded Australia tour, has been ruled of the five-match home T20I series against India, starting on January 24. Consequently, the seasoned Kiwi batsman will miss out on four weeks of cricket, approximately.
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newscricket3 months ago

AUS vs NZ | Matt Henry's name added to New Zealand's long list of injury woes

New Zealand continued to struggle with the fitness of the players as Matt Henry broke his left thumb during the third Test at the SCG against Australia. While he will continue to bowl, he may bat if the team requires him and New Zealand have to try and at least draw the game to avoid a whitewash.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to Stuart Broad’s schoolboy error of defending the ball

When South Africa were reeling with the English tail, Stuart Broad decided to step up and give away his wicket without putting up any fight when he smashed his bat to his pad in an attempt to hit the ball. All he could manage was getting a hit on to the pad, as the ball crashed the middle stump.
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featurecricket3 months ago

New Zealand fall prey to Australia’s Steve Smith-shaped trap

Three Tests and 500 overs into the series, the realization - that of Steve Smith being a well-laid out trap, a mere bait - has not yet struck New Zealand. Marnus Labuschagne - and not Steve Smith - was always Australia’s designated assassin, and he executed the kill to perfection.
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newscricket3 months ago

AUS v NZ | Trent Boult bids early goodbye to the series after suffering hand fracture

New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult will travel back home after suffering a fracture in his right hand that has ruled him out of the remainder of the series against Australia. The Kiwis have confirmed that a replacement for Boult, who was hit by a Mitchell Starc delivery, will be announced soon.
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