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New Zealand asks unruly British tourists to leave

New Zealand asks unruly British tourists to leave

The family, who are travelling on British passports, were involved in a series of incidents in Auckland, New Zealand`s largest city, and Hamilton this week that have shocked New Zealanders.

Jan 17, 2019, 11:25 AM IST
Proteas jump to second spot in ICC Test rankings

Proteas jump to second spot in ICC Test rankings

South Africa have gained four points to reach 110 points, two points ahead of England in the list led by India (116 points) following their 2-1 victory over Australia in a four-match series that ended last week.

Jan 14, 2019, 18:42 PM IST
England, India and New Zealand are favourites to win 2019 World Cup: Rob Key

England, India and New Zealand are favourites to win 2019 World Cup: Rob Key

While England and New Zealand are still looking for their maiden Men's World Cup title after finishing runners-up thrice and once respectively, India have picked the trophy on two occasions, i.e, in 1983 and most recently in 2011.  

Jan 14, 2019, 18:05 PM IST
ICC T20I rankings: New Zealand's Ish Sodhi breaks into top 5

ICC T20I rankings: New Zealand's Ish Sodhi breaks into top 5

Sodhi finished with impressive figures of three for 30 during his side's 35-run victory over Sri Lanka in the lone T20I match in Auckland to climb up two places to the fourth spot in the updated ICC rankings.  

Jan 12, 2019, 19:10 PM IST
Virat Kohli's India have a chance to close in on England in ODI team rankings

Virat Kohli's India have a chance to close in on England in ODI team rankings

England lead the table with 126 points while India are currently placed second with 121 points.

Jan 09, 2019, 13:02 PM IST
Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera fireworks light up Sri Lanka as New Zealand seal series

Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera fireworks light up Sri Lanka as New Zealand seal series

The 29-year-old gave New Zealand an almighty scare, smashing 13 sixes and eight boundaries in a 74-ball 140, before he became the final wicket to fall, dismissed by pace bowler Matt Henry.

Jan 05, 2019, 16:59 PM IST
New Zealand's Jimmy Neesham slams 5 sixes in 34-run over vs Sri Lanka

New Zealand's Jimmy Neesham slams 5 sixes in 34-run over vs Sri Lanka

Neesham's heroics came after Martin Guptill (138), Kane Williamson (76) and Ross Taylor (54) made significant contributions with the bat to set a respectable 372-run target for Sri Lanka to chase.
 

Jan 03, 2019, 13:40 PM IST
Sadeera Samarawickrama replaces injured Angelo Mathews for New Zealand ODIs, T20Is

Sadeera Samarawickrama replaces injured Angelo Mathews for New Zealand ODIs, T20Is

Sri Lanka and New Zealand are slated to play three-match ODI series, beginning January 3 at Bay Oval before the two sides head into a one-off T20I on January 11 at Eden Park.

Jan 03, 2019, 09:10 AM IST
 Injured Angelo Mathews ruled out of New Zealand ODIs

Injured Angelo Mathews ruled out of New Zealand ODIs

Mathews was forced to retire hurt after picking up the injury during the afternoon session on Day 4 of his side's second Test against New Zealand which the latter went on to win by 423 runs in Christchurch. 

Dec 30, 2018, 22:51 PM IST
India retain No.1 Test spot post MCG win over Australia

India retain No.1 Test spot post MCG win over Australia

Australia, on the other hand, have finished the year at the fifth spot in rankings with 102 points.

Dec 30, 2018, 19:00 PM IST
 New Zealand seal series with victory in second Sri Lanka test

New Zealand seal series with victory in second Sri Lanka test

With the first match in Wellington ending in a damp draw, Sunday`s victory saw the hosts win a fourth successive test series for the first time.

Dec 30, 2018, 14:28 PM IST
New Zealand on brink of second Test win against Sri Lanka

New Zealand on brink of second Test win against Sri Lanka

The first game in the two-match series ended in a damp draw in Wellington last week.

Dec 29, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Tom Latham shines for dominant Kiwis as big win beckons

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Tom Latham shines for dominant Kiwis as big win beckons

 Williamson declared the second innings on 585 for four, leaving Sri Lanka needing to score a world record 660 to win the match and two-match Test series 1-0 after the first Test ended in a damp draw.

Dec 28, 2018, 13:28 PM IST
 6 wickets for 4 runs in 15 balls: Trent Boult records career-best figures

6 wickets for 4 runs in 15 balls: Trent Boult records career-best figures

It was Boult's best figures in a Test innings, thus eclipsing his previous record of six for 32 which he claimed against England at Eden Park in March.

Dec 27, 2018, 10:53 AM IST
Tim Southee rescues New Zealand with bat and ball after Suranga Lakmal heroics

Tim Southee rescues New Zealand with bat and ball after Suranga Lakmal heroics

Southee counter-attacked with wicketkeeper BJ Watling to blast 68 from 65 balls and take New Zealand from the depths of despair on 64 for six after Lakmal had destroyed the top order on a green wicket at Hagley Oval.

Dec 26, 2018, 11:50 AM IST
Sporting Calendar 2018: Key achievements in International Cricket

Sporting Calendar 2018: Key achievements in International Cricket

Australia lifted the ICC Women's World T20 trophy for the fourth time in six editions of the tournament having emerged victorious against England in the final. 

Dec 25, 2018, 21:20 PM IST
Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur retained as ODI and T20I captains for New Zealand tour

Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur retained as ODI and T20I captains for New Zealand tour

Mithali has also been recalled in the 15-member Indian T20I squad, which will be led by Harmanpreet and vice-captained by Smriti Mandhana.

Dec 22, 2018, 10:39 AM IST
Wellington Test: Ajaz Patel optimistic despite New Zealand's wicketless toil on Day 4

Wellington Test: Ajaz Patel optimistic despite New Zealand's wicketless toil on Day 4

While still 37 runs in deficit, with rain forecast for Wednesday, the visitors are well-placed to survive what had looked to be a crushing defeat after the hosts dominated the first three days. 

Dec 18, 2018, 14:15 PM IST
Wellington Test: Tom Latham's double ton puts New Zealand in control against Sri Lanka

Wellington Test: Tom Latham's double ton puts New Zealand in control against Sri Lanka

Latham finished 264 not out as New Zealand were bowled out for 578, and holding a 296-run first innings lead, about an hour before stumps on the third day.

Dec 17, 2018, 11:53 AM IST
Wellington Test: Kane Williamson's masterclass puts Kiwis in strong position against Sri Lanka on Day 2

Wellington Test: Kane Williamson's masterclass puts Kiwis in strong position against Sri Lanka on Day 2

Williamson scored 91 as he and Tom Latham combined for 162 runs to drive New Zealand to 311 for two at stumps on the second day of the first test against Sri Lanka at the Basin Reserve.

Dec 16, 2018, 12:51 PM IST