Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Tag Archives: New Zealand

Stokes cuts short New Zealand stay to return to England

LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes has ended his brief New Zealand cameo and is returning to the England “for family reasons”, Canterbury cricket officials confirmed Saturday. Stokes has been playing for Canterbury, his New Zealand birth province, for the past month while waiting to learn if he would be cleared ...

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PCB announces ODI squad for New Zealand series, Imad Wasim dropped

KARACHI: All-rounder Imad Wasim has been dropped while former captain Azhar Ali made a comeback as Pakistan announced a 15-member squad for the five-match series against New Zealand. Junaid Khan was also not included in Pakistan’s squad and was replaced by Amir Yamin in the team. “Imad Wasim was again ...

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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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Inzamam attaches high hopes with Pakistan for New Zealand tour

MULTAN: Chief Selector Pakistan Cricket Team Inzamam-ul-Haq attached high hopes with his team for New Zealand tour, saying that it would fly to the country a week before the series to adjust with local conditions. Talking to reporters here on Saturday, Inzamam accompanied by former king spin, Mushtaq Ahmad, informed ...

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Azhar Ali optimistic about NZ series comeback after injury

LAHORE: Former skipper Azhar Ali said on Tuesday that although his doctors would make the final call on his fitness and availability for the upcoming series against New Zealand, he was optimistic about his chances for a return to international cricket. Ali was incapacitated following a hamstring injury in an ...

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New Zealand thrash West Indies in first Test

WELLINGTON: West Indies crumbled dramatically as New Zealand won the first Test by an innings and 67 runs on day four in Wellington. The Windies lost eight wickets before tea in another disappointing collapse for the Caribbean tourists, who were dismissed for 319 on Monday. West Indies had shown signs ...

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Wagner’s ‘horrible’ seven wicket haul floors West Indies

WELLINGTON: Neil Wagner rated his career best seven-wicket haul a “horrible” performance as New Zealand seized the honours on day one of the first Test against the West Indies in Wellington. But as the West Indies licked their wounds after being rolled in the first innings for 134, they believed ...

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Sarfraz hopes to continue winning streak in New Zealand

KARACHI: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed has expressed hope for his team’s winning run to continue on Pakistan’s tour to New Zealand for five ODIs and three T20Is. Speaking to media here, Sarfraz said the tour will be a testing one for Pakistan team as it will be in a ...

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New Zealand PM denies Trump mistook her for Trudeau’s wife

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday played down suggestions US President Donald Trump confused her with Canadian leader Justin Trudeau’s wife at a summit in Asia last week. Trudeau was supposedly making the introductions as Ardern attended her first major forum since taking office last month when ...

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