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newscricket6 months ago

ICC Rankings | India move to second spot in T20I rankings

After Australia's 3-2 series loss to New Zealand, India have moved to the second spot on the ICC T20I rankings behind England who are currently at the top. Among batsmen, KL Rahul has slipped a position down to secure the third spot on the table while Aaron Finch is at the second position.
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newscricket7 months ago

NZ vs AUS | Andrew McDonald hints at multiple changes for third T20I after back-to-back losses

On the back of two consecutive losses, Andrew McDonald has hinted that Australia could make several changes to strengthen their middle-order setup, batting and bowling, where the hosts have edged past them. He also added that everyone in the squad would get their opportunity in this series.
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newscricket7 months ago

NZ vs AUS | Wellington to host reminder of New Zealand’s double-header

Due to the lockdown in Auckland, owing to COVID-19, New Zealand’s remaining double-headers would now be rescheduled to Wellington, to complete the respective series. On top of that, all six matches, under the circumstances would be played behind closed doors, owing to the COVID scare.
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newscricket7 months ago

NZ vs AUS | COVID-19 forces change in schedule; games to be played behind closed doors 

Owing to the emergence of a new novel Coronavirus case in Auckland, the city has been sent into a level 3 alert and that has forced a change in the venue with the Third T20I shifted to Wellington instead. Both the New Zealand men's and women's team will now be staying back in Wellington. 
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newscricket7 months ago

NZ vs AUS | Pretty strong performance from us; Sams and Stoinis were incredible, expresses Kane Williamson

After a close-win over Australia, Kane Williamson expressed that it was a pretty strong performance from the BlackCaps but also stated that both Sams and Stoinis were incredible. While insisting that it is tough to defend a target at the venue, Williamson credited Guptill for his knock.
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newscricket7 months ago

NZ vs AUS | Incredible knock from Conway, great effort to get us to 180-mark, states Kane Williamson

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson had high praise for Devon Conway who played a match-winning knock of 99 and termed his knock 'incredible'. Conway was also quite happy with his effort and expressed that all he focused was to settle in and then play his shots that came out well.
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newscricket7 months ago

Clash of both IPL and England Test series not the most preferred thing, asserts Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson has stated that ideally the Indian Premier League and New Zealand's Test series against England shouldn't have clashed, but he added that the time is extraordinary as well. Williamson further stated that he would wait and see how things progress and finalize eventually.
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newscricketa year ago

New Zealand Cricket announces schedule for home season with Pakistan, Australia set to visit

New Zealand Cricket has finally agreed upon the schedule to conduct international cricket at home with West Indies, Pakistan, Australia and Bangladesh set to visit the country in the upcoming months. NZC Chief David White praised all the boards for being cooperative amidst the ongoing uncertainty.
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newscricket2 years ago

AUS vs NZ | Lockie Ferguson tested clear of coronavirus

Blackcaps pacer Lockie Ferguson has been cleared of coronavirus after he was tested in Australia and will return home on Sunday from Sydney. Ferguson complained of a sore throat after his team lost to Australia in the series opener, on Friday, of the three ODIs that were scheduled.
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newscricket2 years ago

Twitter reacts to David Warner’s non-celebration after fifty due to empty stands

With the coronavirus pandemic all around the world, the face of cricket has turned into something unforeseen and the 1st ODI between Australia and New Zealand was hence carried out without a crowd. As an eventuality of that, David Warner after reaching a swift half-century didn’t raise his bat.
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