newscricket8 hours ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India are one of the stronger sides in the tournament, says Ross Taylor

New Zealand’s Ross Taylor admitted that playing India would be great preparation ahead of the World Cup as he labeled Virat Kohli & Co. as one of the favorites to lift the coveted trophy in the coming month. Taylor added that his team needs to be prepared to adapt to unpredictable conditions.
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newscricketa day ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | New Zealand no longer dark horses as their players are so experienced, says Mike Gatting

Former England skipper Mike Gatting has said that the New Zealanders cannot be tagged as dark horses as they have a plethora of massively experienced players. New Zealand finished as the runner-up in the 2015 edition of the World Cup and surprised many with their awe-inspiring run in the tournament.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World 2019 | New Zealand become first team to announce their 15-man squad

New Zealand coach Gary Stead has announced the country’s 15 man squad for the World Cup to be held in England and Wales scheduled from June 30. There were no surprises barring the backup wicket-keeper slot, which was given to Tom Blundell, and Kane Williamson will continue with his captaincy duties.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to the third umpire's disastrous decision of giving Daryl Mitchell out even after seeing the hotspot mark

All hell broke loose when Daryl Mitchell was given out by the third umpire Shaun Haig even after seeing that there was a hotspot mark on the bat while reviewing the wicket. The Twitterati were baffled by what was just happened and started criticizing the third umpire for the horrible decision.
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newscricket4 months ago

India vs New Zealand | Sore back rules Martin Guptill out of New Zealand squad for T20Is against India.

New Zealand Coach Gary Stead on Monday has confirmed about Martin Guptill's unavailability for the upcoming 3 T20Is against India. Guptill,who was left out from the playing XI against India in the final ODI, continued to suffer from the back Injury he sustained during pre- match practice sessions.
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newscricket4 months ago

India vs New Zealand | India have been far too good in all three games, reveals Ross Taylor

Ross Taylor has admitted that Virat Kohli & Co have been a more complete team as compared to the hosts in the first three matches of the five-match series after they fell to 3-0 deficit. Taylor, who scored a 106-ball 93 yesterday, added that his side will look to improve in the last two matches.
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newscricket4 months ago

VIDEO | Hardik Pandya successfully recovers 20m after his own overthrow to deny NZ an extra run

If India had missed one thing during Hardik Pandya’s absence, it was his fielding, which was enough to keep him in the team. Today, after taking a brilliant catch, Pandya showed his worth again by recovering the entire distance when his overthrow gave the Kiwi batsmen a chance to pick an extra run.
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newscricket4 months ago

VIDEO | MS Dhoni whips off Ross Taylor’s bails literally in a fraction of a second

The world asked for his head, called him unsuitable for modern-day demands of ODI cricket and MS Dhoni decided to answer in his own style. He again proved that he is literally ahead of his time when he dislodged Ross Taylor’s bails when the latter took his foot off only for a fraction of a second.
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newscricket4 months ago

Mathew Sinclair believes India’s tour of New Zealand will help them in World Cup preparation

Former New Zealand No.3 Mathew Sinclair has stated that India will get a fair idea of what to expect in England after completing their NZ tour. To back his idea, Sinclair added that the “green-top” days have already been a thing of past for the NZ cricket, at least in the limited-overs games.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC ODI Team 2018 | Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah retain spot in TOTY

The Indian trio of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah have managed to hold on to their spot in the ICC ODI Team of the year for 2018 after performing consistently in recent months. Meanwhile, wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav makes his debut on the list after having a stellar 2018.
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