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1st T20I: New Zealand crush India by 80 runs in Wellington

1st T20I: New Zealand crush India by 80 runs in Wellington

The two sides will now play their second T20I at Eden Park in Auckland on February 8. 

Feb 06, 2019, 16:10 PM IST
Smriti Mandhana shines but India fail, New Zealand women win 1st T20

Smriti Mandhana shines but India fail, New Zealand women win 1st T20

From 101/1, the visiting team was down to 117/6 in a matter of five overs that turned the match on its head. 

Feb 06, 2019, 12:48 PM IST
Sri Lanka drop captain Dinesh Chandimal for South Africa tour

Sri Lanka drop captain Dinesh Chandimal for South Africa tour

Chandimal scored just 24 runs at an average of 6 as Sri Lanka suffered a 0-2 Test series defeat in Australia, extending the team's winless run to seven matches.

Feb 06, 2019, 12:25 PM IST
India vs New Zealand, 1st T20I: How the action unfolded

India vs New Zealand, 1st T20I: How the action unfolded

New Zealand set a huge target of 220 runs for India in the first T20I of the three-match series at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Wednesday.

Feb 06, 2019, 12:01 PM IST
Smriti Mandhana scores fastest T20I 50 by an Indian woman

Smriti Mandhana scores fastest T20I 50 by an Indian woman

Mandhana reached the 50-run mark off just 24 balls in the first T20I against New Zealand at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington during India's run-chase.

Feb 06, 2019, 11:36 AM IST
English opener Joe Denly keen to prove his worth in Ashes audition

English opener Joe Denly keen to prove his worth in Ashes audition

Denly replaced the misfiring Keaton Jennings at the top of the order for the second Test at Antigua and made scores of six and 17 on debut in England's 10-wicket defeat.

Feb 06, 2019, 11:24 AM IST
Australia to manage return of Steve Smith, David Warner

Australia to manage return of Steve Smith, David Warner

The prospective return of Steve Smith and David Warner has been complicated by elbow injuries, with the former Australian skipper's more serious problem requiring major surgery and likely to sideline

Feb 06, 2019, 10:06 AM IST
1st T20I: New Zealand women beat India by 23 runs to take 1-0 series lead

1st T20I: New Zealand women beat India by 23 runs to take 1-0 series lead

The New Zealand women's team defeated India by 23 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series. 

Feb 06, 2019, 07:36 AM IST
Windies president Dave Cameron calls for slow over rate policy to be modified

Windies president Dave Cameron calls for slow over rate policy to be modified

The West Indies won the second Test by 10 wickets in less than three days, for an unassailable 2-0 series lead, but Holder`s subsequent suspension dampened the celebratory mood.

Feb 06, 2019, 07:03 AM IST
Many similarities between Virat Kohli, Imran Khan: Former Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir

Many similarities between Virat Kohli, Imran Khan: Former Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir

Considered by many as the best batsman of the modern era, Kohli recently led India to their first ever test series win in Australia

Feb 06, 2019, 06:43 AM IST
 India's T20I record against New Zealand

India's T20I record against New Zealand

Rohit Sharma, who led the Men in Blue in the absence of rested regular skipper Virat Kohli in the last two ODIs, will continue to lead the charge as India look to record their maiden T20I series win

Feb 05, 2019, 18:27 PM IST
Excited to test New Zealand's bench strength in India T20Is: Kane Williamson

Excited to test New Zealand's bench strength in India T20Is: Kane Williamson

With Martin Guptill ruled out due to a back injury, Williamson said some rookie players will be in action in the three-match T20I series against India.

Feb 05, 2019, 17:09 PM IST
Shafiul Islam, Ebadot Hossain replace injured Taskin Ahmed for New Zealand tour

Shafiul Islam, Ebadot Hossain replace injured Taskin Ahmed for New Zealand tour

Taskin, who was originally named in both squads, has been ruled out of the New Zealand series due to a lateral ligament injury to his left ankle.

Feb 05, 2019, 16:52 PM IST
Finger spinners need to reinvent to remain relevant in ODIs: Harbhajan Singh

Finger spinners need to reinvent to remain relevant in ODIs: Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan, who has played three 50-over World Cups including two finals, is still not ready to count left-arm finger-spinner Jadeja out despite him not featuring in ODIs against New Zealand.

Feb 05, 2019, 16:41 PM IST
India vs New Zealand: Visitors look to carry winning momentum into T20Is

India vs New Zealand: Visitors look to carry winning momentum into T20Is

Rohit Sharma, who led the Men in Blue in Kohli's absence in the last two ODIs, will continue to lead the charge and look to record their maiden T20I series win in New Zealand. 

Feb 05, 2019, 16:05 PM IST
Indian women eyeing another series win in New Zealand

Indian women eyeing another series win in New Zealand

The recently-concluded three-match ODI series against New Zealand was won by India 2-1 but they suffered an eight-wicket loss at Hamilton on February 1 after being bowled out for 149.

Feb 05, 2019, 14:49 PM IST
Sarfaraz Ahmed to continue as Pakistan captain till 2019 World Cup

Sarfaraz Ahmed to continue as Pakistan captain till 2019 World Cup

Sarfaraz played three matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, finishing with 160 runs as an opener. He also caught six batsmen at the wicket.

Feb 05, 2019, 14:34 PM IST
 New Zealand tour an ideal preparation ahead of 2019 World Cup: Mushfiqur Rahim

New Zealand tour an ideal preparation ahead of 2019 World Cup: Mushfiqur Rahim

Bangladesh are scheduled to play three-match ODI series against New Zealand from February 13 at McLean Park.

Feb 05, 2019, 13:40 PM IST
Rishabh Pant is an asset for Team India: Shikhar Dhawan

Rishabh Pant is an asset for Team India: Shikhar Dhawan

Pant, recently adjudged the ICC's Emerging Cricket of the Year, returns to the side for the T20Is against New Zealand starting on Wednesday.

Feb 05, 2019, 13:19 PM IST
Fast bowlers lead the charge in latest ICC Test rankings

Fast bowlers lead the charge in latest ICC Test rankings

Holder’s five wickets in the Antigua Test against England have lifted him four places to a career-best sixth position

Feb 05, 2019, 12:25 PM IST