Colin de Grandhomme Blasts New Zealand To Victory In Hamilton

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Colin de Grandhomme has played the innings of his life to help New Zealand secure a fourth straight victory over Pakistan as the home side got home with five wickets to spare. With New Zealand in trouble, de Grandhomme smashed a half-century off just 25 balls to bat his side into a winning position. Alongside […] READ MORE


Ross Taylor Brings Up 200th ODI Appearance At Home

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Ross Taylor will bring up 200 ODI appearances for New Zealand when the Blackcaps meet Pakistan in Hamilton today. Taylor, who made his debut back in 2006, has amassed nearly 7000 runs for New Zealand in ODI cricket alone and has 17-centuries to his name. All told, Taylor sits third on the list of New Zealand’s […] READ MORE


Martin Guptill Misses New Zealand ODI Selection

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Martin Guptill will miss New Zealand’s ODI series against the West Indies as a fitness issue surrounding his hamstring continues. The right-handed opener will be replaced by George Worker; a hard-hitting left-hander from the Central Stags who has played just four matches for New Zealand. Blackcaps selector Gavin Larsen said that the team will miss […] READ MORE



Australia Name Replacement Captain for Chappell-Hadlee

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Matthew Wade will captain Australia for the first time as Australia look to maintain their grasp on the Chappell-Hadlee trophy. Australia aren’t fielding as much experience as many would have predicted, but a surprise injury to captain Steve Smith took everyone off guard. The Australian National Selection Panel held an emergency meeting on Friday afternoon […] READ MORE


The Luke Ronchi Conundrum

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New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman Luke Ronchi will miss up to six weeks of cricket after suffering a groin injury in a clash against Bangladesh. It continues a sorry trend for Ronchi at the international level in the past year, and in many ways it goes against the script. Ronchi was once a sure pick for New Zealand, […] READ MORE



Pakistan Set Target Of 369 In Hamilton

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Ross Taylor says the decision to play in Hamilton could have gone either way, but he put all that aside to be the hero for New Zealand on day four. Pakistan are now in real danger of losing their first Test series to New Zealand in over 30 years after Ross Taylor scored his 16th […] READ MORE


New Zealand Lead By 55 Runs In Second Test

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In a frustrating day of cricket marred by rain and bad light, New Zealand bowled out Pakistan to maintain a lead of 55-runs in the Second Test. Rain was the winner on day three as most of the afternoon was lost due to persistent heavy showers. Before the rain came, 22-year-old Babar Azam held Pakistan […] READ MORE


Tim Southee Rips Through Pakistan Top Order On Day Two

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New Zealand are in control of Pakistan in the Second Test after Tim Southee ripped through the top order late on day two. The fast bowler took three wickets, including the crucial snare of Younis Khan, leaving Pakistan reeling early on in their innings. Fellow pace-man Neil Wagner took two wickets, leaving Pakistan 76/5 at […] READ MORE