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McLean Park sun-strike halt: Napier Mayor asks cricketers to toughen up

New Zealand Cricket spokesman Richard Boock said there was no immediate remedy in sight for the problem.

Jan 24, 2019, 11:56 AM IST

Mohammed Shami becomes fastest Indian bowler to reach 100 ODI wickets

Shami's wicket number 100 was New Zealand opener Martin Guptill, who played onto his stumps a delivery that moved in after pitching on a good length.

Jan 23, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

Napier ODI: Kuldeep Yadav, Shikhar Dhawan power India to 8-wicket win over Kiwis

India thrashed New Zealand by eight wickets in the first ODI of the five-match series at the McLean Park in Napier on Wednesday. 

Jan 23, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

Our focus is on how best we can combat Virat Kohli: Kane Williamson

Kohli, too, was not far behind when it came to acknowledging Williamson's achievements, calling his New Zealand counterpart as one of the best in the world. 

Jan 22, 2019, 17:08 PM IST

New Zealand move venue for fourth ODI against South Africa to Hamilton after Napier washout

The washout against Australia was the third time in four years that inclement weather forced a one-day international to be cancelled at Napier.

Feb 14, 2017, 10:20 AM IST

New Zealand vs Australia: Second ODI washout of Chappell-Hadlee trophy sparks Napier ground review

The washout on Thursday was the third time in four years that inclement weather has forced a one-day international to be cancelled at Napier.

Feb 03, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

Australia vs New Zealand: Second ODI of Chappell-Hadlee trophy abandoned due to wet outfield

New Zealand won the series opener by six runs in Auckland on Monday and a follow-up victory would see them regain the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy.

Feb 02, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

Rain delays start of New Zealand-Pakistan ODI

Rain delayed the start of the second one-day international between New Zealand and Pakistan in Napier on Thursday.

Jan 28, 2016, 06:43 AM IST

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: West Indies vs UAE - As it happened...

Welcome to Live coverage of ICC Cricket World Cup Pool B match between West Indies and United Arab Emirates at McLean Park, Napier.

Mar 14, 2015, 23:16 PM IST

Cricket World Cup: Shahid Afridi joins 8,000 one-day run club

Swashbuckling Pakistani allrounder Shahid Afridi joined the 8,000 one-day run club during his 21 not out against the United Arab Emirates in the World Cup at Napier on Wednesday.

Mar 04, 2015, 18:55 PM IST

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Pakistan vs United Arab Emirates - Preview

 Pakistan will target a huge improvement in batting to boost their net run-rate in the World Cup Pool B match against minnows United Arab Emirates in Napier on Wednesday.

Mar 03, 2015, 03:59 AM IST

McLean Park (Napier)

McLean Park ranks among the 10 proper cricket grounds in New Zealand.

Jan 31, 2015, 04:42 AM IST

New Zealand PM invites Indian cricket fans to 2015 World Cup

With 100 days to go before the commencement of the 2015 ICC World Cup, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Friday invited Indian cricket fans to visit his country during the Feb 14-March 29 event, to be co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia.

Oct 31, 2014, 18:27 PM IST

Enjoy batting at number three: Williamson

Riding high on his current red-hot form in the ongoing ODI series against India, New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has said he is now eyeing a place in all three formats for the national side.

Jan 23, 2014, 20:31 PM IST

Unstoppable Virat Kohli continues to excel under pressure

Hailed as `the next big thing in Indian cricket`, stylish Indian right-hander Virat Kohli has made it a habit to break new records with every new series. His ton in the first ODI against New Zealand was again a testament of the fact that he is likely to become one of the greatest batsman the game has ever seen.

Jan 19, 2014, 22:43 PM IST

BrendonMcCullum promises hostile, aggressive bowling in first ODI

India will have to contend with some hostile and aggressive fast bowling in the first One-dayer, New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum warned Saturday.

Jan 18, 2014, 21:01 PM IST

We will not experiment during New Zealand ODI series: MS Dhoni

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday ruled out experimenting too much with his settled team in the series against New Zealand but said the five-match rubber should serve as a good exposure to some of his players before the World Cup.

Jan 18, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

Touring India' No.1 rank at stake in ODI series against New Zealand

India must win the upcoming five-match One-day series against New Zealand if they have to retain their number one status in the ICC team rankings.

Jan 17, 2014, 15:45 PM IST

Hesson wants to unleash pace on Indian batsmen

New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson on Friday called on his fast bowlers to welcome Indian batsmen with aggression when they clash with the visitors in the five-match ODI series starting here on Sunday.

Jan 17, 2014, 14:57 PM IST

Team India`s No.1 position in ICC rankings at stake against NZ

India will have to beat New Zealand in the upcoming ODI series to retain their top spot in the ICC rankings as Australia and England have a chance to topple Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s men from the perch.

Jan 10, 2014, 08:59 AM IST