BJ Watling

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
New Zealand vs West Indies: Kiwi hero Tom Blundell retains spot for next Test

New Zealand vs West Indies: Kiwi hero Tom Blundell retains spot for next Test

Blundell scored an unbeaten 107 in his maiden Test innings to set New Zealand up for an innings and 67-run victory in the first Test in Wellington.

Dec 05, 2017, 10:11 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
New Zealand vs Australia: Wicket-keeper BJ Walting ruled out of Chappell-Hadlee series due to knee injury

New Zealand vs Australia: Wicket-keeper BJ Walting ruled out of Chappell-Hadlee series due to knee injury

The 31-year-old will target a return in the Plunket Shield match between Northern Districts and Otago in Whangarei from February 25.

Jan 26, 2017, 11:56 AM IST
NZ vs BAN, 1st Test, Day 4: Kiwis sniff unlikely win as visitors lose quick wickets to close day at 66-3

NZ vs BAN, 1st Test, Day 4: Kiwis sniff unlikely win as visitors lose quick wickets to close day at 66-3

Mitchell Santner had started the collapse of three wickets for 16.

Jan 15, 2017, 12:01 PM IST
MUST WATCH: Not happy with 164-run knock, Steve Smith takes flying, one-handed miracle catch

MUST WATCH: Not happy with 164-run knock, Steve Smith takes flying, one-handed miracle catch

First, Smith scored a brilliant 164-run knock off 157 balls, which also happened to be the joint highest score for any Aussie skipper, then produced a miracle catch.

Dec 04, 2016, 16:19 PM IST
India vs New Zealand, 1st Test: We have a bunch of fighters and will fight it out, says BJ Watling

India vs New Zealand, 1st Test: We have a bunch of fighters and will fight it out, says BJ Watling

New Zealand collapsed to 262 all out after resuming the day at a comfortable 152 for one and then India extended their lead to 215, ending the day at a commanding 159 for one.

Sep 24, 2016, 20:07 PM IST
2nd Test, Day 4: Kane Williamson ton wraps up series for New Zealand

2nd Test, Day 4: Kane Williamson ton wraps up series for New Zealand

Williamson said the short-pitched bowling strategy meant controlled shot selection was required.

Dec 21, 2015, 09:11 AM IST

Day-Night Test: Australia vs New Zealand - As it happened...

Australia managed to keep their nerves as they battled to a three-wicket victory in the first ever Day/Night Test. 

Nov 29, 2015, 16:04 PM IST
New Zealand's BJ Watling positive about historic pink ball Test in November

New Zealand's BJ Watling positive about historic pink ball Test in November

New Zealand wicketkeeper BJ Watling has responded enthusiastically to his first workout with the revolutionary pink ball that will be used in a historic day-night Test against Australia next month.

Oct 08, 2015, 11:18 AM IST
2nd Test, Day 4: Rain holds up New Zealand victory bid

2nd Test, Day 4: Rain holds up New Zealand victory bid

England, chasing 455 to pull off the highest successful run chase in test history, reached 44 for no wicket against New Zealand before rain ended the fourth day`s play in the second and final match of the series on Monday.

Jun 02, 2015, 00:19 AM IST
2nd Test, Day 3: BJ Watling's ton helps New Zealand turn screw on England

2nd Test, Day 3: BJ Watling's ton helps New Zealand turn screw on England

BJ Watling scored a fine century as New Zealand dominated the final session with steely resolve to reach 338 for six on the third day of the second test against England on Sunday.

Jun 01, 2015, 00:12 AM IST
Luke Ronchi happy to enjoy Test ride

Luke Ronchi happy to enjoy Test ride

Luke Ronchi said he was just trying to "enjoy the ride" after his remarkable 88 on his Test debut helped New Zealand fight back against England at Headingley on Friday.

May 30, 2015, 11:08 AM IST
Luke Ronchi set for New Zealand Test debut amid BJ Watling injury concern

Luke Ronchi set for New Zealand Test debut amid BJ Watling injury concern

Luke Ronchi is in line to make his test debut against England at Headingley on Friday with regular wicketkeeper BJ Watling causing concerns that his knee injury will not stand up to playing in the match.

May 29, 2015, 10:10 AM IST
Brendon McCullum vows to maintain aggressive style against England

Brendon McCullum vows to maintain aggressive style against England

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum was adamant his side would stick with their attacking approach to Test cricket come their series finale against England at Headingley starting Friday.

May 28, 2015, 21:53 PM IST
England stun New Zealand to win first Test

England stun New Zealand to win first Test

England completed a remarkable win to beat New Zealand by 124 runs in the first Test at Lord`s on Monday.

May 25, 2015, 23:26 PM IST
Ben Wheeler shines for New Zealand in tour-opening match

Ben Wheeler shines for New Zealand in tour-opening match

New Zealand`s Ben Wheeler seized his chance to shine on Saturday with a five-wicket haul on the second day of the tour-opening match against Somerset at Taunton.

May 10, 2015, 08:46 AM IST
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews rues dropped catches in second Test

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews rues dropped catches in second Test

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews could only reflect on the old cricketing adage that "catches win matches" as poor fielding let his side down in the second test against New Zealand.

Jan 07, 2015, 11:50 AM IST
Focus on team helped build partnership, says Kane Williamson

Focus on team helped build partnership, says Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson and BJ Watling were so much in the flow of their world record partnership, they appeared surprised to see captain Brendon McCullum waving them in as he declared to set Sri Lanka a target of 390 to win the second test at the Basin Reserve.

Jan 06, 2015, 16:30 PM IST
Record-breaking Kane Williamson is the next big thing for Test cricket

Record-breaking Kane Williamson is the next big thing for Test cricket

New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson mastered Test cricket batting once again after being involved in a world record sixth-wicket partnership of 365 with BJ Watling, to slam the door on Sri Lanka in the second Test in Wellington on Tuesday.

Jan 06, 2015, 14:26 PM IST