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Peru beat New Zealand 2-0, reach FIFA World Cup after 35 years

Peru beat New Zealand 2-0, reach FIFA World Cup after 35 years

Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos scored as Peru defeated New Zealand to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1982 on Wednesday, sealing the last ticket to Russia with a 2-0 win. 

Nov 16, 2017, 10:31 AM IST
New Zealand's BJ Watling in doubt for Wellington Test against West Indies

New Zealand's BJ Watling in doubt for Wellington Test against West Indies

New Zealand wicketkeeper BJ Watling is in doubt for the first Test against West Indies as he battles to recover from a hip injury but has been named in a 12-man squad for the Wellington match starting on Dec. 1.

Nov 15, 2017, 10:52 AM IST
Indian-origin woman found 'in a pool of blood' at house in New Zealand

Indian-origin woman found 'in a pool of blood' at house in New Zealand

A 24-year-old Indian-origin woman was today found killed with injuries on her body at her house in New Zealand's Auckland city, media reports said.

Nov 12, 2017, 16:56 PM IST
This is what MS Dhoni did during rain delay in third T20I against New Zealand in Thiruvananthapuram

This is what MS Dhoni did during rain delay in third T20I against New Zealand in Thiruvananthapuram

Rain delays demand players to switch off and on, but what fans always want to know is how their stars like MS Dhoni keep themselves engaged and warmed up during that time to be ready for action whenever the skies clear up. And sometimes the method used is 'soccer volleyball'.

Nov 09, 2017, 10:22 AM IST
India vs New Zealand: Thinking Bumrah, electric fielding impress coach Ravi Shastri

India vs New Zealand: Thinking Bumrah, electric fielding impress coach Ravi Shastri

It looked like India didn't score enough to win the rain-curtailed third T20I against New Zealand in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday, but Jasprit Bumrah's death-over skills and electric fielding from the home team sealed the three-match series in their favour, which impressed coach Ravi Shastri no end. 

Nov 08, 2017, 12:16 PM IST
Yuzvendra Chahal beat New Zealand in chess before India won T20I series

Yuzvendra Chahal beat New Zealand in chess before India won T20I series

In a long flight to Thiruvananthapuram for the third T20I, Chahal and NZ spinner Ish Sodhi spread out the chessboard for a different India vs New Zealand match, and the hosts won that as well.

Nov 08, 2017, 11:00 AM IST
India vs New Zealand: Washout threat looms over deciding T20I in Thiruvananthapuram

India vs New Zealand: Washout threat looms over deciding T20I in Thiruvananthapuram

 Dark clouds hang over the third and deciding T20I between Indian and New Zealand on Tuesday at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram, which has received heavy rainfall over the last three days, keeping the ground under cover and players restricted to indoors.  

Nov 07, 2017, 11:48 AM IST
Indian Navy's all women sailing vessel sails off from Australia

Indian Navy's all women sailing vessel sails off from Australia

Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini left Australia's Fremantle on Sunday morning for its onward journey to New Zealand`s Lyttleton, a defence statement said.

Nov 05, 2017, 18:22 PM IST
India vs New Zealand: Dew no excuse, say Kiwis after Delhi T20I defeat

India vs New Zealand: Dew no excuse, say Kiwis after Delhi T20I defeat

NZ are known for their excellent fielding but they put down three crucial catches to allow India post 202/3. The hosts won by 53 runs, ending a run of five defeats against the Kiwis.

Nov 02, 2017, 13:05 PM IST
India vs New Zealand: Hosts seek maiden T20I win over the Kiwis

India vs New Zealand: Hosts seek maiden T20I win over the Kiwis

The high-flying hosts will like to correct that statistic and give the perfect farewell to Ashish Nehra, who has decided to hang up his boots, by winning the first T20I of the three-match series at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground in Delhi on Wednesday.

Nov 01, 2017, 09:16 AM IST
India vs New Zealand: How India can become No. 2 and make Pakistan No.1 T20 team

India vs New Zealand: How India can become No. 2 and make Pakistan No.1 T20 team

Should India go on to sweep the three-match T20I series against New Zealand at home, Virat Kohli & Co will become the No. 2 side in the ICC T20I Team Rankings; however, India's 2-1 series win will be enough for their archrivals Pakistan to displace the Kiwis from the top spot. 

Oct 31, 2017, 13:35 PM IST
Eyes on Ashish Nehra in India's T20 battle with top-ranked New Zealand

Eyes on Ashish Nehra in India's T20 battle with top-ranked New Zealand

It is appropriate that the 38-year-old Nehra will hang up his boots in front of his home crowd in Delhi and nothing would be sweeter than an Indian win against a team that has been their Achilles heel in this format.

Oct 31, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
India vs New Zealand: Middle-order batting was series highlight for us, says Kane Williamson

India vs New Zealand: Middle-order batting was series highlight for us, says Kane Williamson

A narrow loss in the series-decider against India is hard to swallow but New Zealand captain Kane Williamson chose to look ahead, saying the performance of Tom Latham-led middle-order was the highlight of the closely-fought contest.

Oct 30, 2017, 11:38 AM IST
India vs New Zealand, 3rd ODI: As it happened

India vs New Zealand, 3rd ODI: As it happened

The three-match ODI series is locked at 1-1, with all to play for in the third and deciding match in Kanpur. 

Oct 29, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
Red-card 'pee'nalty as goalkeeper urinates near goalpost

Red-card 'pee'nalty as goalkeeper urinates near goalpost

Salford City goalkeeper Max Crocombe just couldn't control the call of nature mid-match and relieved himself peeing beside the goalpost during the game against Bradford Park Avenue on Saturday.

Oct 29, 2017, 10:26 AM IST
India vs New Zealand: Mitchell Santner predicts 2-1 win for the Kiwis

India vs New Zealand: Mitchell Santner predicts 2-1 win for the Kiwis

On their last tour of India in 2016, the ODI series went down the wire and was decided in the fifth and final game. This year as well the deciding third match will name the winner after the hosts came back to win the second ODI in Pune on Wednesday to level the series 1-1. And the Black Caps' spinner Mitchell Santner hopes it's his team that lifts the trophy on Sunday. 

Oct 26, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
India vs New Zealand 2017, 2nd ODI: As it happened...

India vs New Zealand 2017, 2nd ODI: As it happened...

The series decider will be played on Sunday in Kanpur.

Oct 25, 2017, 12:46 PM IST
India vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI: Will visitors create history or hosts bounce back?

India vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI: Will visitors create history or hosts bounce back?

A win in Pune on Wednesday will give the Kiwis an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series, ensuring their first bilateral ODI series win in India.

Oct 25, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
India vs New Zealand: Latham vs Chahal-Kuldeep to resume in 2nd ODI

India vs New Zealand: Latham vs Chahal-Kuldeep to resume in 2nd ODI

New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Tom Latham, who scored an unbeaten century in the team's upset win over India, prefers playing the sweep shot against the spinners rather than hitting them down the ground, and his battle with Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav will resume in the second ODI in Pune on Wednesday.

Oct 24, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
2nd ODI: New Zealand threaten to breach India's fortress

2nd ODI: New Zealand threaten to breach India's fortress

India's bastion is under threat. New Zealand are just a win away from ending India's domination at home.

Oct 24, 2017, 13:33 PM IST