Sunday, 20 October 2019

Tag Archives: New Zealand

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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New Zealand declines Pakistan’s invitation for T20 series

WELLINGTON: New Zealand has turned down Pakistan’s invitation to play a bilateral series in the country this year. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairperson Najam Sethi had sent letters to New Zealand Cricket and Cricket Australia, inviting the teams to play three-match T20 series in Pakistan. The Blackcaps will tour the ...

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Acting New Zealand PM tells Australia to change its flag

WELLINGTON : New Zealand’s Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters called on neighbouring Australia to change its flag Thursday, saying it had pinched the Kiwi banner’s design and was causing confusion. “We designed it and they borrowed it and if we wanted to clear the matter up they should change their ...

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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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