Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal`s stint with English county Worcestershire may be set for a shorter duration to compensate for his country`s hastily-arranged Test and one-day series against Sri Lanka.
Aggressive fast bowler Mitchell McClenaghan said New Zealand will look to play attacking cricket in the five-ODI series and send a message to other powerful cricketing nations by some consistent performance against world champions India.
Virat Kohli`s exhilarating hundred went in vain as New Zealand staged a dramatic turnaround to pull off a thrilling 24-run win in the first cricket one-dayer against India to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series here Sunday.
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 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.