newscricketa month ago

SL v NZ | With the number of injuries, we might just rest completely ahead of the third T20I, says Tom Bruce

Tom Bruce reckons the team may have to skip training sessions altogether ahead of the third and final T20 against Sri Lanka on Friday. Four out of their 14-member squad has already suffered injuries, but it is likely that either Bruce or Ross Taylor will feature even if they’re not 100% fit.
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featurecricket2 months ago

New Zealand batsmen unlock first step towards redemption

New Zealand had made a few significant mistakes in the World Cup and yet they went on to “not lose” the final at Lord’s. However, they didn’t get to lift the trophy and the team has been in a quest for redemption ever since, the first beacon of which came about in Sri Lanka recently.
Sritama Panda
newscricket2 months ago

SL v NZ | New Zealand can better adapt to Lankan conditions after Galle loss, says Tim Southee

The newly appointed T20I captain of New Zealand, Tim Southee has come forward to say that the Galle defeat has helped the team shape up ahead of the second Test to be held in Colombo. In the first Test, the visitors gave a solid fight to Sri Lanka despite what the six-wicket defeat might suggest.
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newscricket2 months ago

SL vs NZ | Tim Southee to lead New Zealand as Kane Williamson, Trent Boult rested for Sri Lanka T20Is

Kane Williamson and Trent Boult have been rested for the T20 leg of the ongoing Sri Lanka tour, which led to Tim Southee being appointed as the skipper In Williamson's absence. The team has also had the likes of Tim Seifert and three spin options in Mitchell Santner, Todd Astle and Ish Sodhi.
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newscricket3 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | New Zealand need to include Tim Southee, states Brendon McCullum

Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum believes that the kiwis need to include Tim Southee in the team so as to bring more experience and confidence to the team. McCullum also added that New Zealand have lacked a bit of a 'swagger', and need to express themselves more often.
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newscricket4 months ago

Twitter heaps praise on New Zealand's stellar bowling and fielding

It was a stunning display of bowling and fielding by the Kiwis in their second game against Bangladesh. They opted to field first and with some clinical bowling performance they folded Bangladesh under 250. Fans on Twitter heaped praise on the New Zealand team for their stellar bowling performance.
Soumil Khare
featurecricket4 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | New Zealand’s predicted XI for their opening game against Sri Lanka in Cardiff

New Zealand will start their World Cup campaign against Sri Lanka in Cardiff today. Wicket-keeper batsman Tom Latham has recovered from his finger injury and is a sure starter in the playing XI, replacing Tom Blundell, whereas Henry Nicholls is expected to open along with Martin Guptill.
Ayesha d'Souza
featurecricket5 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | SWOT analysis – New Zealand

The 2015 defeat would still be fresh in their memories and New Zealand would be looking to prove their worth yet again this season. They are widely acknowledged as the dark horses and have been often underestimated, but have managed to punch above their weight on a regular basis.
Suraj Choudhari
featurecricket6 months ago

RCB vs KXIP | Player Ratings - AB de Villiers’ heroics guide Royal Challengers Bangalore to their third win on trot

Yet another AB de Villiers special with the bat combined with a death bowling spectacle by Umesh Yadav and Navdeep Saini resulted in Royal Challengers Bangalore securing their third win on the trot. Parthiv Patel had also a major role to play too as his powerplay strike kept RCB in good stead.
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newscricket6 months ago

IPL 2019 | We are losing because of poor fielding, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has stated that his team Royal Challengers Bangalore have been losing match after match, mainly due to their poor fielding. He also claimed that the RCB has one of the most structured and disciplined set-up, but the numerous missed chances in the field have been letting them down.
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