Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Tag Archives: Black Caps

New Zealand weighing cricket series in Pakistan

© Getty WELLINGTON: New Zealand is weighing up playing cricket in Pakistan for the first time in 15 years after an invitation from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). New Zealand have not played in Pakistan since 2003 due to security concerns but had been asked to play T20 matches in ...

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Lack of preparation cost Pakistan on New Zealand tour: Afridi

BIRMINGHAM: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has lashed out at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and team management for their lack of preparation for the New Zealand tour. The Men in Green had a tough time Down Under, where they lost six consecutive matches before finishing the tour on a ...

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Pakistan snatch T20 title back from New Zealand

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: Pakistan won the decisive third and final Twenty20 against New Zealand by 18 runs on Sunday. Earlier, Fakhar Zaman set up the innings as Pakistan, aided by some sloppy fielding, posted 181 for six in the decisive third and final Twenty20 against New Zealand on Sunday. Their cause ...

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New Zealand take series, Sarfraz slams batting flop

DUNEDIN: A visibly disappointed Sarfraz Ahmed slammed his team’s ‘disappointing batting flop’ after New Zealand bowled out Pakistan for 74 to cruise to a 183-run victory in the third ODI in Dunedin on Saturday. “It was very disappointing, a tough loss,” said the skipper during post-match ceremony, after staying not ...

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Pakistan eye early wickets of Guptill, Munro

WELLINGTON: akistan have set their eyes on getting New Zealand batting powerhouses Martin Guptill and Colin Munro out early in the second one-day international in Nelson on Tuesday. Bowling coach Azhar Mahmood, speaking to media during a team practice session in Nelson today, said he has faith in the team’s ...

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Pakistan batsmen hit form in practice match win

NELSON: Blazing the New Zealand XI bowlers to all parts of Saxton Oval, Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman hit 12 fours and three sixes in his knock of 106 in the tour opener. He’s yet to taste defeat in nine one-day cricket internationals for Pakistan , averages 44 with the bat and ...

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West indies pin hopes on Gayle force for Black Caps ODIs

WELLINGTON:  The West Indies will hope short-form master Chris Gayle can inspire a misfiring batting line-up in the one-day international series against New Zealand starting on Wednesday. The tourists meekly surrendered with the bat as they slumped to a 2-0 Test series whitewash against the Black Caps, and need a ...

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Black Caps coach wary of India

WELLINGTON: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson said Thursday his players need to hit the ground running in India if they want to challenge the world’s top-ranked one-day international team on their home turf. New Zealand, rated fifth in the world, play the first of three one-dayers against India in Mumbai ...

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Bangladesh’s massive day of test cricket against New Zealand

WELLINGTON: Shakib Al Hasan stroked the highest individual score for Bangladesh and combined with Mushfiqur Rahim in a record partnership on the second day of the first test against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve on Friday. Shakib (217) and captain Mushfiqur (159) stubbornly denied New Zealand in perfect conditions ...

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