Saturday, 21 July 2018

Tag Archives: New Zealand

Pakistan take on Zimbabwe in first ODI

BULAWAYO: Riding on their recent success in the Twenty20 International tri-series last week in Harare, Pakistan will take some confidence going into the first of the five-match one-day international series against Zimbabwe. Unlike their gallant victories in the shortest format of the game, Pakistan’s 50-over form has been a mixed ...

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Amir likely to be rested for Zimbabwe series

Mohammad Amir is likely to be rested from at least one portion of Pakistan’s upcoming tour of Zimbabwe. ESPNcricinfo understands the fast bowler asked to be rested after the tour of Ireland, England and Scotland. It is possible he may miss the entire trip in a bid to be fresh ...

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New Zealand prime minister gives birth to baby girl

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a baby girl in an Auckland hospital Thursday, becoming only the second world leader to do so while in office. “I’m sure we’re going through all of the emotions new parents go through, but at the same time feeling so ...

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UK excludes India from relaxed student visa rules

LONDON: The UK government has caused outrage with its decision to exclude Indian students from a new list of countries considered “low risk” in order to facilitate an easier visa application process to UK universities. In changes to its immigration policy tabled in Parliament yesterday, the UK Home Office announced ...

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Kiwi teenager sets batting record in women’s one-day cricket

INSTAGRAM DUBLIN: New Zealand teenager Amelia Kerr shattered a world batting record in women’s one-day international cricket with a blistering 232 not out against Ireland on Wednesday. Kerr amassed the record total just days after her team’s 490 for four against Ireland set a record for cricket’s highest-ever one-day international ...

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New Zealand women footballers get same pay as men

WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s football body announced a new deal Tuesday that gives the national women’s team the same pay and conditions as the men’s side, becoming one of the world’s first countries to do so. Providing equality between the male All Whites and female Football Ferns was “a landmark moment ...

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Younis Khan fulfills request of fan from New Zealand

WELLINGTON: Pakistan former captain Younis Khan has finally fulfilled his promise that he made to a 12-year-old fan from New Zealand, after teaching him about his batting technique. Two years ago, Felix Anderson, a fan from New Zealand, wrote a letter to Younis calling him one of his ‘biggest heroes,’ ...

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New Zealand sinkhole reveals glimpse into 60,000-year-old volcano

This image made from the May 2, 2018 video shows huge sinkhole on farm in Rotorua, New Zealand. A spectacular sinkhole the length of two football fields and the depth of a six-story building has opened up on a New Zealand farm. A worker stumbled upon the chasm before dawn this week when he was rounding up cows for milking on the farm near the North Island town of Rotorua. It appeared after several days of heavy rainfall. (Newshub via AP Video)

WELLINGTON: A new sinkhole on a North Island farm as deep as four double-decker buses and almost the length of two football fields has grabbed the attention of New Zealand volcanologists. The chasm appeared after heavy rainfall near the town of Rotorua and left a jagged scar on the landscape, ...

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Pakistan lead annual ICC Twenty20 cricket rankings

FILE PHOTO DUBAI: Pakistan retained the top spot in the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 cricket rankings after delivering stellar performances in T20 tournaments over the past year. In the T20I rankings led by Pakistan, there is no change in the top seven places but Afghanistan are now ahead ...

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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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