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Upbeat New Zealand take on Sri Lanka with eye on World Cup

TAURANGA – High on confidence after a big win in the second Test, hosts New Zealand will take on Sri Lanka in the one-day international leg of the tour, with both teams seeing the games as a way to get their World Cup combinations right. The first ODI of 2019 ...

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Lanka, Bangladesh fail to directly qualify for T20 World Cup

LONDON: Former champions Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to feature in the group stage of 16-team tournament to be held in Australia in 2020, said an ICC statement issued. The International Cricket Council confirmed the sides that have qualified directly for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020, based on the ...

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New Zealand crush Sri Lanka by 423 runs for record series win

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand completed their demolition of Sri Lanka on day five of the second Test in Christchurch on Sunday, needing only 14 balls to take the last three wickets for a colossal 423-run victory. The overwhelming victory gave New Zealand the series 1-0 after the first Test in Wellington ...

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Boult puts New Zealand on track for series win vs Sri Lanka

CHRISTCHURCH: After all the good work on the opening day of the second Test, that gave Sri Lanka hope of sealing an away series win in New Zealand, they saw their dreams come crashing down on the second day in Christchurch. It all happened rather rapidly, in fact just 15 ...

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Southee, Lakmal star on 14-wicket first day

CHRISTCHURCH: Suranga Lakmal and Tim Southee vied for early honours as 14 wickets fell on day one of the deciding second Test between New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Christchurch on Wednesday. Lakmal produced a career-best 5-54 as New Zealand crumbled to be all out for 178 in 50 overs ...

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We’ve always found a way to win: McMillan

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand have trounced West Indies 2-0, squeezed past England 1-0, snatched a series away from Pakistan 2-1 in the UAE, and now the series against Sri Lanka comes down to one Test in Christchurch. With the chance to go 4-0 in terms of Test series in the last ...

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Latham double ton gives NZ upper hand against Lanka

WELLINGTON: Tom Latham put any questions about his future in the New Zealand cricket team to bed with a maiden double century as he effectively batted Sri Lanka out of the first Test on the third day at the Basin Reserve on Monday. Latham finished 264 not out – a ...

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Williamson, Nicholls put New Zealand in control

ABU DHABI: New Zealand resumed batting on day five of the third and final Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi. On stumps at day four, Kiwis reached 272-4 by close of play as skipper Kane Williamson cracked an unbeaten century as New Zealand took a valuable 198-run lead against Pakistan ...

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Abbas set to miss third PAK,NZ-Test with shoulder injury

ABU DHABI: The curse of the Pakistan pace spearhead has struck once again, an injured shoulder almost certain to rule Mohammad Abbas out of Pakistan’s deciding Test against New Zealand next week. But Pakistan’s worst early fears, that it may also potentially affect his participation for the South Africa tour ...

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Yasir ‘best ever’, says coach Mickey Arthur

DUBAI: Pakistan’s head coach Mickey Arthur said that Yasir Shah’s 14-wicket haul in the second Test against New Zealand featured some of the best leg-spinning ever seen. The 32-year-old, who took 8-41 on Monday, had figures of 6-143 in the second innings for a match haul of 14-184. New Zealand ...

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