Friday, 26 February 2021

Tag Archives: New Zealand

Defeat against New Zealand worst of my career, says Arthur

DUBAI: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur described his team’s narrow four-run defeat in the first Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi as the “worst of his coaching career”. Pakistan, set a modest 176-run target, were undone by a shambolic batting display as they lost their last seven wickets for ...

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Patel spins New Zealand to thrilling win

ABU DHABI: Debutant spinner Ajaz Patel took five wickets to lead a never-say-die approach from New Zealand bowlers as they pulled off a thrilling four-run win over an indisciplined Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi on Monday. In the pantheon of infamous Pakistan implosions, this must rank right ...

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43 off a single over! New Zealand pair set new List A record

AUCKLAND: Two batsmen in New Zealand have written themselves into the record books by smashing 43 runs from a single over. The Northern Districts duo of Joe Carter and Brett Hampton set a new List A best against hapless bowler Willem Ludick in the Ford Trophy, the country’s domestic one-day ...

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Babar Azam smashes Kohli’s record in T20I

DUBAI: Babar Azam has overtaken Virat Kohli’s record to become the fastest batsman to score 1,000 runs in T20. Azam achieved the feat during Pakistan’s match against New Zealand in Dubai. He has scored 1,000 runs in 26 innings. Fastest to 1⃣0⃣0⃣0⃣T20I runs. @babarazam258 smashes the record 👏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/cdalHjvwbW — ...

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Pakistan Whitewashes Kiwis in T20 Series

DUBAI: Babar Azam and Hafeez played key roles as Pakistan completed their second consecutive series sweep after trouncing New Zealand by 47 runs in the final T20I of the three-match series – after the 3-0 win over Australia – in Dubai on Sunday. Once half-centuries from Hafeez and Babar took ...

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Pakistan down New Zealand in last-over T20 thriller

  ABU DHABI: Pakistan defeated New Zealand by 2 runs in the first Twenty20 international played in Abu Dhabi. Pakistan, after winning the toss, scored 148-6. Chasing the target, New Zealand could only score 146 at the loss of six wickets in its 20 overs. Mohammad Hafeez top-scored with a 36-ball ...

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Hard to beat Pakistan in T20s: McMillan

  ABU DHABI: New Zealand’s batting coach Craig McMillan said that Pakistan are a very strong Twenty20 side and it is very hard to beat world No 1 in home conditions. After the end of the series of One-day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals against Australia, Pakistan are going to play ...

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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern brings baby to UN assembly

UNITED NATIONS: New Zealand´s prime minister, who shot to international fame for giving birth while in office, turned heads Monday by bringing her three-month-old daughter into the UN assembly hall. Jacinda Ardern, 38, is only the second world leader to ever give birth while in the office. The first was ...

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New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags

WELLINGTON: New Zealand became the latest country Friday to outlaw single-use plastic shopping bags, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern saying they will be phased out over the next year as a “meaningful step” towards reducing pollution. New Zealand uses “hundreds of millions” of single-use plastic bags each year, many of ...

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