Thursday, 20 September 2018

Tag Archives: CHRISTCHURCH

Former Cyclone Gita hits New Zealand, emergency declared in Christchurch

CHRISTCHURCH: Emergency has been declared in Christchurch as remnants of Cyclone Gita hit New Zealand. “The full impact of the storm will be felt overnight and tomorrow morning,” said Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel. She urged residents in low-lying areas to leave, stating that “We are expecting homes to be flooded.” ...

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Pakistan beat Proteas to enter U19 World Cup semis

CHRISTCHURCH: A superb display of fast bowling and some composed batting by Ali Zaryab propelled Pakistan to a three-wicket win in an absorbing contest with South Africa at the ICC Under-19 World Cup Super League quarter-finals here on Wednesday. With Pakistan chasing a target of 190 runs, an unbeaten 74 ...

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New Zealand beats West Indies by 5 wickets in first ODI

CHRISTCHURCH:  Doug Bracewell took Chris Gayle’s wicket with his first delivery for New Zealand in 16 months, helping the home side to a five-wicket win over the West Indies on Wednesday in the first of three one-day matches. Man-of-the-match Bracewell ended a lengthy exile from international cricket by dismissing Gayle ...

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Colin De Grandhomme, Raval make it New Zealand’s day

Colin de Grandhomme scythes through Azhar Ali’s defense to pick up his first Test wicket, New Zealand v Pakistan, 1st Test, Christchurch, 2nd day, November 18, 2016 CHRISTCHURCH: It was a tale of two debutants on a fascinating day of Test cricket where ball dominated the bat. Although the final ...

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Williamson keen on following attacking blueprint

CHRISTCHURCH:  The pitch is a vivid green, and the forecast is for rain, but bury caution, Kane Williamson said; “freedom” is his call to action with the bat. The reasoning is simple: it is what has worked for New Zealand at home, in the past. Thrashed in India, and beaten ...

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New Zealand search for first series win against Pakistan since 1985

CHRISTCHURCH: 12 Consecutive undefeated Test series for Pakistan against New Zealand (including one-off Tests) – they have won seven and drawn five. The only ongoing streak of undefeated Test series between two of the top eight teams is South Africa’s run of 15 unbeaten series against New Zealand. Australia also ...

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Two dead after NZ quake, residents flee tsunami

CHRISTCHURCH:  At least two people were killed and more fatalities were feared after a powerful 7.8 earthquake struck New Zealand just after midnight Monday, while residents in coastal areas fled following tsunami warnings. As dawn broke there was scant information from many rural villages in the South Island, which were ...

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Pakistan teams ‘safe’ after NZ earthquake

CHRISTCHURCH: All members of the Pakistan cricket team are safe in Nelson after an earthquake of high intensity hit New Zealand, their manager Wasim Bari has confirmed. Pakistan were in Nelson to play a three-day tour game before the first Test, scheduled to begin in Christchurch on November 17. The ...

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