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Grammy winner Pink forgets lyrics of her own song at concert

Grammy winner Pink forgets lyrics of her own song at concert

Three-time Grammy winner Pink won the hearts of all her fans, despite forgetting the words of her own song during a concert.

Apr 06, 2018, 20:35 PM IST
New Zealand want more red ball cricket after England series win

New Zealand want more red ball cricket after England series win

It was little wonder that New Zealand captain Kane Williamson would have liked to have had more Test cricket this season after series victories over West Indies and England in the four red-ball matches they were able to host.

Apr 03, 2018, 16:11 PM IST
Joe Root looks forward after England leave Down Under winless

Joe Root looks forward after England leave Down Under winless

England failed to secure even a single victory in seven Tests against Australia and New Zealand.

Apr 03, 2018, 14:48 PM IST
2nd Test: Ish Sodhi shines in defiant draw, New Zealand beat England 1-0

2nd Test: Ish Sodhi shines in defiant draw, New Zealand beat England 1-0

Winners of the first Test in Auckland by an innings and 49 runs, New Zealand were 256/8 when the umpires offered Sodhi (56*) the light, still 126 runs in arrears but with the all-important draw secure. 

Apr 03, 2018, 12:50 PM IST
James Anderson sets Test world record for fast bowlers with his 30,020th delivery

James Anderson sets Test world record for fast bowlers with his 30,020th delivery

Anderson on Tuesday became the fast bowler to have bowled most deliveries in Test cricket, going past West Indies great Courtney Walsh. 

Apr 03, 2018, 09:20 AM IST
2nd Test: Bad light halts England charge on Day 4 with New Zealand chasing 382 to win

2nd Test: Bad light halts England charge on Day 4 with New Zealand chasing 382 to win

Latham was not out 25 with Raval on 17 when bad light stopped play on day four, with NZ requiring a further 340 runs to reach their 382-run target. 

Apr 02, 2018, 11:31 AM IST
2nd Test: James Vince, Mark Stoneman fifties put England ahead of New Zealand

2nd Test: James Vince, Mark Stoneman fifties put England ahead of New Zealand

The pair put on 123 for the second wicket before both being dismissed in the final session as England reached 202/3 at the close of play, taking their lead to healthy 231 runs.

Apr 01, 2018, 12:04 PM IST
2nd Test: New Zealand fight back after England rip off top order

2nd Test: New Zealand fight back after England rip off top order

BJ Watling continued to defy England as he combined with Colin de Grandhomme to resurrect New Zealand`s innings and lead them to 192/6 as the second day of the second Test at Hagley Oval ended about 30 minutes early due to bad light.

Mar 31, 2018, 11:11 AM IST
Watch: Ross Taylor signs 'sandpaper' in Barmy Army prank

Watch: Ross Taylor signs 'sandpaper' in Barmy Army prank

The Barmy Army is having a ball over arch-rivals Australia's involvement in ball-tampering! 

Mar 30, 2018, 22:13 PM IST
England skipper Joe Root hails New Zealand cricket culture

England skipper Joe Root hails New Zealand cricket culture

New Zealand's cricket ethos drew praise from England captain Joe Root as he weighed up the difference between playing the Blacks Caps and Australia over the past four months.

Mar 29, 2018, 09:55 AM IST
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson defends David Warner as 'not a bad guy'

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson defends David Warner as 'not a bad guy'

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson defended David Warner Thursday, describing the Australian at the heart of the ball-tampering scandal as "not a bad guy".

Mar 29, 2018, 09:20 AM IST
Ben Stokes's fitness a key factor for England in 2nd New Zealand Test

Ben Stokes's fitness a key factor for England in 2nd New Zealand Test

The fitness of all-rounder Ben Stokes will be a key factor for England as they seek to win the second match against New Zealand in Christchurch and improve on a woeful record that has seen them lose 10 of their last 12 overseas tests.

Mar 28, 2018, 17:41 PM IST
New Zealand lose Todd Astle for second England Test, Ish Sodhi called up

New Zealand lose Todd Astle for second England Test, Ish Sodhi called up

New Zealand legspinner Todd Astle will miss the second Test against England due to a side strain, team officials said on Wednesday, with Ish Sodhi called in as a like-for-like replacement.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:29 AM IST
Day-Night Test: Root's late loss hurts England, strengthens NZ

Day-Night Test: Root's late loss hurts England, strengthens NZ

Root, who received on-field treatment, was bounced again on the next delivery and caught off the glove by Watling to leave England in desperate trouble at 132/3, needing another 237 runs to make NZ bat again.

Mar 25, 2018, 15:18 PM IST
Rain hits third day of New Zealand-England Test

Rain hits third day of New Zealand-England Test

New Zealand batsman Henry Nicholls completed his sixth half-century in Test matches as only 17 balls were bowled because of rain on the third day of the first cricket Test against England at Eden Park.

Mar 24, 2018, 13:04 PM IST
England batsmen resembled 'rabbits in the headlights', says coach Trevor Bayliss

England batsmen resembled 'rabbits in the headlights', says coach Trevor Bayliss

England, looking to improve after their recent 4-0 Ashes thrashing in Australia, got off to a poor start on the opening day of the Auckland test as they struggled against seamers Trent Boult and Tim Southee.

Mar 22, 2018, 17:43 PM IST
New Zealand vs England, 1st Test: Kane Williamson nears ton after Trent Boult ripped England apart

New Zealand vs England, 1st Test: Kane Williamson nears ton after Trent Boult ripped England apart

Williamson was 91 not out with Nicholls on 24 as NZ advanced to 175/3 at stumps, a lead of 117 after England had been bowled out for just 58 on Day 1 following a Boult and Southee seam onslaught.

Mar 22, 2018, 14:49 PM IST
Joe Root wants 'best behaviour' from Ben Stokes in New Zealand Tests

Joe Root wants 'best behaviour' from Ben Stokes in New Zealand Tests

Stokes has not played Test cricket since an incident outside a Bristol nightclub last September led to him being charged with affray.

Mar 21, 2018, 21:38 PM IST
New Zealand get Ross Taylor boost ahead of first Test against England

New Zealand get Ross Taylor boost ahead of first Test against England

Taylor, who has a Test average of 48.04, had been battling a groin injury and a stomach bug but captain Kane Williamson said he had completed a full training session without problem.

Mar 21, 2018, 10:09 AM IST
Day-Night Test: New Zealand seek All Black magic against England

Day-Night Test: New Zealand seek All Black magic against England

New Zealand's cricketers are drawing inspiration from images of Richie McCaw leading the All Blacks to Rugby World Cup glory as they head into their first home day-night Test against England on Thursday.

Mar 20, 2018, 12:07 PM IST