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2nd Test: Ross Taylor surpasses Martin Crowe as New Zealand look to force win over Bangladesh

Taylor's 18th Test century and third double ton, moved him ahead of former New Zealand captain Crowe, who retired with 17 Test hundreds.

Mar 11, 2019, 14:12 PM IST

Bowlers likely to benefit after rain washes out Day 1 of New Zealand-Bangladesh 2nd Test

Play has been scheduled to start 30 minutes earlier on Day 2 to try and make up some of the overs lost on Day 1.

Mar 09, 2019, 10:43 AM IST

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

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Stubborn Tom Latham keeps Kiwis afloat in Wellington

At stumps, New Zealand were 292-3, still 303 runs behind, with Latham on 119 and Henry Nicholls on 35.

Jan 14, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 1: Mominul Haque, Tamim Iqbal shine as visitors close at 153-3 on rain-hit day

Mominul unbeaten on 64 at the close and Shakib Al Hasan on five after being dropped on four. Opener Tamim went for 56.

Jan 12, 2017, 12:07 PM IST

New Zealand vs Australia: Home crowd abuse went too far, says David Warner

Warner said that the players don't expect to wake up and be hounded for hours on the field.

Feb 25, 2016, 14:41 PM IST

New Zealand's enthusiasm got better of them in 1st Test vs Australia, says Brendon McCullum

It was Steve Smith`s side who seized the key moments in the Wellington contest, which they captured by an innings and 52 runs.

Feb 19, 2016, 10:56 AM IST

Brendon McCullum expresses frustration over 'out-of-shape' Kookaburra balls

New Zealand cricket team captain Brendon McCullum has expressed his frustration over the continual checking and changing of the balls in recent Test matches, as seven were tried and discarded in the Basin Reserve match against Sri Lanka alone.

Jan 08, 2015, 19:28 PM IST

Flow of tests encapsulated at basin reserve

The fluctuating nature of test cricket was never more evident than the last five days at Wellington`s Basin Reserve as New Zealand somehow managed to fight back to record an 193-run win in the second test over Sri Lanka and seal a 2-0 series victory.

Jan 07, 2015, 13:51 PM IST

New Zealand need to bring ''A'' game to ensure victory

New Zealand would need to bring their `A` game back to the Basin Reserve on Wednesday to dismiss a Sri Lanka side fighting to salvage the test series on a very good batting wicket, according to batsman Kane Williamson.

Jan 06, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

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

New Zealand 96-3, trail Sri Lanka by 39 runs

 New Zealand were 96-3 at lunch on day three of the second Test on Monday, still 39 runs in arrears against Sri Lanka at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.

Jan 05, 2015, 06:39 AM IST

Don Bradman record has Kumar Sangakarra reconsidering retirement

Sri Lankan great Kumar Sangakkara is reconsidering retirement plans after his 203 against New Zealand Sunday put him one behind Australian legend Don Bradman for the most double centuries.

Jan 04, 2015, 13:52 PM IST

Huge responsibility to fill Mahela's void: Thirimanne

Sri Lankan left-hander Lahiru Thirimanne says he has big boots to fill as he is slowly getting into the groove to bat at the crucial number four position vacated by former captain Mahela Jayawardene, who retired from Tests in August 2014.

Jan 01, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

Wellington`s Basin Reserve ground set to host first Boxing Day Test in 11 years

The famous Basin Reserve cricket ground in the New Zealand city of Wellington is reportedly set to host its first Boxing Day Test in 11 years.

May 10, 2014, 12:29 PM IST

2nd Test: Rahane shines at Basin Reserve with maiden ton

India have tightened noose against New Zealand on Day 2 of the second Test at Basin Reserve, kudos to Ajinkya Rahane`s blistering ton and skipper MS Dhoni`s magnificent half-century that came at a time when India was struggling at 228 for 6 after lunch.

Feb 21, 2014, 15:24 PM IST

2nd Test: 'Run-machine` Virat Kohli scores match saving ton

The new `run machine` of Indian cricket, Virat Kohi once again scored a cracking ton on the last day of the second and final Test against New Zealand at Basin Reserve on Tuesday.

Feb 18, 2014, 13:52 PM IST

Repeat of Eden Gardens at Basin Reserve by Brendon McCullum

Team India`s bowling again looked helpless. New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum unleashed an attack that was too heavy for Indian seamers to cope with.

Feb 17, 2014, 21:01 PM IST

Complacent Team India`s Test win pushed to Day 4 at Basin Reserve

Even if Team India have pushed the Kiwis on the verge of losing the 2nd Test match at Basin Reserve, the Day 3 witnessed complacency on the part of touring side after tasting some initial success.

Feb 17, 2014, 19:15 PM IST

Weary McCullum determined to soldier on to save test

An exhausted Brendon McCullum looked wearily back at the Basin Reserve wicket as the sun that had beat down upon him for almost six hours on Sunday was slowly sinking and knew he would need to do the same again on Monday.

Feb 17, 2014, 00:42 AM IST