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Ben Stokes hits form in New Zealand, fires Canterbury to win

Ben Stokes hits form in New Zealand, fires Canterbury to win

Stokes has signed a short-term contract with Canterbury after being banned by England pending the outcome of a police investigation into an incident outside a Bristol nightclub.

Dec 14, 2017, 14:53 PM IST
Ashes exile Ben Stokes fails with bat for Canterbury

Ashes exile Ben Stokes fails with bat for Canterbury

Stokes is currently banned from international cricket, while British authorities probe his alleged involvement in a late-night fight outside a Bristol nightclub.

Dec 03, 2017, 18:22 PM IST
Ashes exile Ben Stokes signs for New Zealand`s Canterbury

Ashes exile Ben Stokes signs for New Zealand`s Canterbury

The 26-year-old inked a deal just a day after arriving in the country for a trip English cricket officials initially had said was simply a family visit.

Nov 30, 2017, 14:47 PM IST
Australia ease to Ashes-tour opening win despite Bell-Drummond ton for Kent

Australia ease to Ashes-tour opening win despite Bell-Drummond ton for Kent

Daniel Bell-Drummond`s sparkling hundred for Kent could not prevent Australia winning the opening match of their Ashes tour by 255 runs at Canterbury on Sunday.

Jun 28, 2015, 21:57 PM IST
Mitchell Marsh stakes Ashes claim with quickfire ton against Kent

Mitchell Marsh stakes Ashes claim with quickfire ton against Kent

Mitchell Marsh outshone Shane Watson as the two all-rounders vied for an Ashes place during Australia`s tour opener against Kent at Canterbury on Saturday.

Jun 27, 2015, 23:35 PM IST
Australia 507-8 declared against Kent

Australia 507-8 declared against Kent

Australia, after losing the toss, closed their first innings on 507 for eight declared on the second day of four in the opening match of their Ashes tour against Kent at Canterbury on Friday.

Jun 26, 2015, 21:31 PM IST
Australia`s Steven Smith turns on old side with century in warm-up match

Australia`s Steven Smith turns on old side with century in warm-up match

Steven Smith gave another indication of just how far he has come in eight years with a century for Australia against Kent in the Ashes tour opener at Canterbury on Friday.

Jun 26, 2015, 18:18 PM IST

Hagley Oval (Christchurch)

Hagley Oval is situated in Christchurch city's Hagley Park and has been hosting cricket matches for over 150 years. 

Jan 31, 2015, 04:03 AM IST
Christchurch's 2015 World Cup stadium inaugurated

Christchurch's 2015 World Cup stadium inaugurated

Hagley Oval Pavilion, which will host the ICC World Cup opener, was inaugurated at a ceremony here attended by over 150 guests, including New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel.

Sep 18, 2014, 22:36 PM IST
England RFU criticised for shirts featuring Victoria Cross

England RFU criticised for shirts featuring Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross Trust on Wednesday criticised England`s Rugby Football Union for its use of the Victoria Cross emblem on new international team shirts.

Sep 17, 2014, 18:56 PM IST

Protest against Fiji leader in Australia

Fiji coup leader Voreqe Bainimarama`s campaign rally in Sydney was met by a protest on Saturday, as the military strongman prepares for the Pacific state`s first election in eight years.

Aug 23, 2014, 16:15 PM IST

Sri Lanka return to winning ways

Sri Lanka secured their first victory on English soil this season with a crushing 128-run win over Kent in a one-day match at Canterbury on Friday.

May 17, 2014, 14:23 PM IST

Craig McMillan appointed Kiwi batting coach for Windies tour

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has appointed former Test cricketer Craig McMillan as the team`s national batting coach for their upcoming tour of West Indies.

May 10, 2014, 11:10 AM IST

New Archbishop of Canterbury enthroned

The new archbishop of Canterbury was formally enthroned on Thursday and questions about the Church of England`s opposition tosame-sex marriage greeted his promotion.

Mar 22, 2013, 00:36 AM IST

Archbishop of Canterbury to step down

Williams, who was appointed to the post in 2002, will step down at the end of December and take up his new role in January.

Mar 16, 2012, 18:55 PM IST

Archbishop of Canterbury welcomes royal wedding

Rowan Williams urges people to embrace the meaning of the wedding.

Dec 25, 2010, 14:24 PM IST