Eden Park

India vs New Zealand T20I preview, Auckland weather and Eden Park pitch report

India start their New Zealand tour with the five-match T20 International series at Auckland's Eden Park on Friday (February 24m 2020). While New Zealand have the upper hand in T20Is against India, having won eight of the 11 matches against India, the visitors are coming into the series following a morale-boosting 2-1 win over Australia in the One Day International series at home.

Jan 23, 2020, 19:29 PM IST

2nd T20I: India beat New Zealand by 7 wickets to level series 1-1

Chasing a target of 159, the Indian openers --Rohit and Dhawan-- played fearlessly and in no time the duo slammed 79 runs in 9.2 overs before Rohit was dismissed by spinner Ish Sodhi.

Feb 08, 2019, 15:38 PM IST

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

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

New Zealand add Martin Guptill to squad for first England Test

New Zealand have added experienced batsman Martin Guptill to their 13-man squad for the first Test against England in Auckland, a day-nighter which starts on Thursday.

Mar 19, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Retiring Brendon McCullum becomes 3rd New Zealand player to score 6000 runs in ODI

After 226 innings in 258 matches, McCullum has 6008 runs with five centuries, at an average of 30.34.

Feb 03, 2016, 18:10 PM IST

List of fastest international Twenty20 fifties as Colin Munro almost broke Yuvraj Singh's record

India's Yuvraj Singh has the record of the fastest T20 fifty (12 balls).

Jan 10, 2016, 14:36 PM IST

World Cup final could be last match I watch: Martin Crowe

Not in the best health condition, New Zealand legend and former skipper Martin Crowe on Saturday said that the cricket World Cup final on Sunday could be the last cricket match he watches.

Mar 28, 2015, 20:33 PM IST

Defeat to New Zealand galvanised Australia: Michael Clarke

Losing to New Zealand in the World Cup pool stage was the kick up the backside Australia needed and the subsequent improvement was on show in their semi-final victory over India on Thursday, captain Michael Clarke said.

Mar 26, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2015: 'Proteas will have to wait for 4 more years'

Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith said on Wednesday that the Proteas will have to wait for another four years to lift their first cricket World Cup trophy following their defeat to New Zealand in the semifinal on Tuesday.

Mar 26, 2015, 13:41 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2015: No idea what to do from here, says AB De Villiers

A dejected South Africa captain AB de Villiers on Tuesday said he has no clue what he and his team will do here on after they were knocked out of the cricket World Cup by New Zealand in the first semi-final at the Eden Park here.

Mar 25, 2015, 10:53 AM IST

ICC World Cup: Big six a dream come true for Grant Elliott

New Zealand`s Grant Elliott realised a childhood dream when he belted South African speedster Dale Steyn into the stand for six at Eden Park on Tuesday to get his adopted homeland into the World Cup final.

Mar 24, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

ICC World Cup: Three key errors that made South Africa suffer

South Africa suffered yet more World Cup semi-final misery as they lost by four wickets to New Zealand in a thrilling clash at Auckland`s Eden Park on Tuesday.

Mar 24, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa did not choke, says Kevin Pietersen

A masterful piece of batting from Grant Elliott saw off a valiant South African side who crashed out of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Elliott helped New Zealand win the semi-final encounter at Eden Park in Auckland on Tuesday.

Mar 24, 2015, 16:57 PM IST

Cricket World Cup: New Zealand coach predicts exciting match against Proteas

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson said on Sunday that their cricket World Cup semifinal match against South Africa at the Eden Park here on Tuesday will be an exciting affair for the spectators.

Mar 22, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

Cricket World Cup: India vs Zimbabwe - Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of the ICC Cricket World Cup match between India and Zimbabwe here on Saturday.

Mar 14, 2015, 22:05 PM IST

India vs Zimbabwe: Dropping Suresh Raina's catch was turning point, says Brendan Taylor

Zimbabwean stand-in skipper Brendan Taylor on Saturday rued dropping the catch of Suresh Raina, as it turned out to be the game changer against India in their last World Cup Pool B game at the Eden Park here.

Mar 14, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

I will miss wearing this red shirt of mine: Brendan Taylor

Brendan Taylor's voice wasn't choked with emotion but the Zimbabwean was in a pensive mood after playing in his last match as an international cricketer, admitting that he would miss the "red jersey and the camaraderie" that he enjoyed over the years at the top level.

Mar 14, 2015, 18:07 PM IST

Taking chances: Suresh Raina's explosive innings highlights his importance

Giving all the actors their desired roles is simply not possible in any stage. However, there are some who exist to take their chanches, cease the moment and script their own stories. Indian cricketer Suresh Raina is one of those fastidious actors, who knows what to do, and when.

Mar 14, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

MS Dhoni's imperious India continue to build cricketing legacy

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday helped India record their highest successful run chase in a World Cup match. He stitched an unbeaten 196-run partnership for the fifth wicket with Man of the Match Suresh Raina to bail out Men in Blue against a spirited Zimbabwean side at Auckland.

Mar 14, 2015, 16:19 PM IST