Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Tag Archives: New Zealand

Radio stations drop Michael Jackson music over abuse claims

SYDNEY: Radio stations in Australia, Canada and New Zealand are refusing to play Michael Jackson’s music in the wake of fresh allegations against him of child sex abuse. Sydney’s Nova Entertainment on Thursday became the latest radio group to announce they are taking the late “King of Pop” off the ...

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New Zealand declare at 715 against Bangladesh

HAMILTON: New Zealand declared at 715 for six, with skipper Kane Williamson unbeaten on 200, to lead Bangladesh by 481 on the first innings of the first Test in Hamilton on Saturday. Williamson called a halt to the innings halfway through the middle session on day three after he brought ...

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Boult, Mahmudullah fined for misconduct during second ODI

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand quick Trent Boult and Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad were fined for breaching ICC’s code of conduct during the second one-day international in Christchurch on Saturday. Boult was fined 15 percent of his match fee for an “audible obscenity” while Mahmudullah was fined 10 percent for “abuse” of equipment ...

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Guptill stars as New Zealand outclass Bangladesh in first ODI

NAPIER: Martin Guptill returned to form with an unbeaten century as New Zealand powered to an eight-wicket win over Bangladesh in the first ODI in Napier on Wednesday. Bangladesh set New Zealand a modest run chase of 233 after suffering an early collapse and the Black Caps overhauled it in ...

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India beat New Zealand by seven wickets in second T20I

AUCKLAND: India defeated New Zealand by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 international at Auckland’s Eden park on Friday to level the series at 1-1. New Zealand set India a modest total of 159 and the tourists overhauled it in 18.5 overs, finishing at 162 for three as captain Rohit ...

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New Zealand beat India by 80 runs in first Twenty20

WELLINGTON: An aggressive 84 by Tim Seifert set up an 80-run win for New Zealand against India in their opening Twenty20 international against India in Wellington on Wednesday. After being sent into bat, New Zealand made 219 for six with Seifert’s career best innings including seven fours and six sixes. ...

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New Zealand beat India by 8 wickets in 4th ODI

HAMILTON: New Zealand chased a target of 93 runs with eights wickets remaining to win the fourth one-day international against India. India crumbled without talisman Virat Kohli and posted their lowest one-day international total in nine years on Thursday as a revitalised New Zealand attack went on the rampage in ...

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Little blue penguins stolen from New Zealand nest

NEW ZEALAND: Three little blue penguins have been stolen from their burrow in New Zealand, say conservation officials. Two men were seen using a crowbar to prise rocks off the penguins’ burrow in Hawkes Bay and then hook the birds out by their neck. One of the penguins died in ...

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New Zealand recall Neesham, Astle to face India

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: New Zealand have brought in all-rounder Jimmy Neesham and leg-spinner Todd Astle for the remaining two one-day internationals against India, after losing a third successive game in Mount Maunganui on Monday. However, they have decided to persevere with openers Martin Guptill and Colin Monro, who have both struggled ...

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Kohli farewells New Zealand as India take 3-0 lead

WELLINGTON: Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma forged a century-plus partnership as India beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the third one-dayer on Monday to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series and signal their preparedness for this year’s World Cup. Sharma (62) combined with captain Kohli (60) ...

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