Delighted after drubbing India 4-0 in the just-concluded ODI series, New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum today called it a ground-breaking triumph for his side and the most satisfying of his career so far.
New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson on Friday called on his fast bowlers to welcome Indian batsmen with aggression when they clash with the visitors in the five-match ODI series starting here on Sunday.
New Zealand on Wednesday named a virtually unchanged squad for the upcoming ODI series against India with the selectors keeping faith in players who drew the recent five-match home assignment against the West Indies.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has said that the need for out-and-out pace could force young seam bowler Adam Milne into the team`s bowling battery for their second one-dayer against the West Indies in Napier.
Swing bowler Kyle Mills will captain New Zealand for the first time on his country`s limited overs tour of Sri Lanka later this month after Kane Williamson was ruled out with a broken and dislocated thumb.
Iconic batsman Sachin Tendulkar believes defending champions India are favourites to retain the ICC Cricket World Cup title in 2015 and exuded confidence that the trophy will remain in the subcontinent.
Veteran New Zealand paceman Kyle Mills has revealed that injured former skipper Daniel Vettori had required a saline injection to take the field against Sri Lanka in the ICC Champions Trophy game on June 9.