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2nd Test: Alex Carey’s heroics lead Australia to series sweep against New Zealand | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Australia pulled off a remarkable victory against New Zealand in a thrilling finale to the second Test match in Christchurch on Monday, clinching the series 2-0 with a stunning three-wicket win before tea on the fourth day.Chasing a challenging target of 279, Australia encountered early setbacks with New Zealand's skipper Tim Southee dismissing Travis Head, leaving the visitors reeling at 80/5.However, Alex Carey's sensational unbeaten knock of 98, coupled with Mitchell Marsh's resilient 80, turned the tide in Australia's favor.SCORECARD: NZ vs AUS 2nd TestThe duo forged a crucial partnership of 140 runs for the sixth wicket, silencing the home crowd and edging closer to the target. Despite a late resurgence from New Zealand's Ben Sears, who claimed two quick wickets, C...
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Watch: ‘SUPERMAN’ Glenn Phillips’ spectacular catch stuns cricket world | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: New Zealand cricketer Glenn Phillips left fans and teammates alike in awe with a sensational catch during the second day of the second Test against Australia at Hagley Oval, Christchurch on Saturday.The incident unfolded during the 61st over of the match when Australian batsman Marnus Labuschagne faced a delivery from Kiwi bowler Tim Southee. Labuschagne, enticed by a ball wide of the off-stump, went for a shot but found himself foiled by Phillips' lightning reflexes.Positioned at wide gully, Phillips leapt into action, diving to his right with remarkable agility. Stretching his body to the fullest, he plucked the ball out of the air with one hand, leaving Labuschagne stunned and the spectators roaring in appreciation.WATCH:The extraordinary catch marked the end of Labu...
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Sachin Tendulkar lauds Kane Williamson and Tim Southee | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: As Kiwi stars Kane Williamson and Tim Southee attained the milestone of playing 100 Test matches, cricket veteran Sachin Tendulkar hailed them as the "torchbearers" of New Zealand cricket on Friday.Tendulkar said on his social media account X that it was "fitting' that both Williamson and Southee played their 100th Test match together after 16 years of playing in the 2008 U19 World Cup.The 50-year-old also sent his best wishes to the Kiwi cricketers for reaching the remarkable feat against Australia."Kane Williamson and Tim Southee have been the torchbearers of New Zealand cricket ever since they burst onto the scene at the 2008 U-19 World Cup. It is only fitting that they also play their 100th Test match together around 16 years later. All the very best to them for the...
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Kane Williamson and Tim Southee celebrate landmark 100th Test caps against Australia | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Kane Williamson, New Zealand's leading Test run-scorer, and Tim Southee, their second-highest wicket-taker in the format, both donned their 100th Test caps on Friday during the ICC World Test Championship series against Australia in Christchurch.The Black Caps are aiming for their first Test victory against their trans-Tasman rivals since 2011 and will be looking towards stalwarts Kane Williamson and Tim Southee to mark this momentous occasion with significant contributions on the field.Southee and Williamson join an elite group of just five other Black Caps players who have reached the prestigious milestone of 100 Test matches.Interestingly, the two veterans had previously been teammates at the ICC Men's U19 Cricket World Cup in 2008, where their team reached the semi-...
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Kane Williamson declines New Zealand ‘forced’ Neil Wagner to retire | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Kane Williamson on Wednesday dismissed the claim made by former batsman Ross Taylor that suggested New Zealand's star pacer Neil Wagner was "forced to retire" before the commencement of the two-Test series against Australia at home.Wagner, in an emotional announcement, declared his international retirement on the eve of the first Test in Wellington.This decision came after selectors informed him that he would not be considered for the playing XI at any point during the Test series.Despite the retirement announcement, the 37-year-old Wagner participated as a substitute fielder in the first Test, which New Zealand lost by 172 runs.He was also seen carrying drinks on several occasions during the match. Williamson's refutation contradicts the notion that Wagner's retirement...
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Ashwin, Jonny Bairstow set for century of Tests together in a rare cricketing moment | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: In a rare occurrence for Test cricket, two players, India's off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and England batter Jonny Bairstow, are set to feature in their 100th Test match together, marking only the fourth instance in the history of the sport. This significant milestone will be observed during the fifth and final Test match in Dharamsala on Thursday.The first such occurrence took place in 2000 when former England captain Michael Atherton and Alec Stewart reached their 100th Test match together against the West Indies at Old Trafford.The second instance involved three players: South Africa's Jacques Kallis, Shaun Pollock, and Stephen Fleming, who played their 100th Test in the South Africa-New Zealand game in Centurion in 2006.The third instance featured Alastair Cook an...
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Cameron Green century steers Australia to 279/9 vs New Zealand on Day 1 | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Cameron Green on Thursday powered his way to a remarkable second Test century, guiding Australia to a total of 279-9 by the end of the opening day of the first Test in Wellington.Initially struggling at 89-4 after being sent in to bat at the Basin Reserve, Green took charge of a recovery effort alongside Mitchell Marsh, who contributed 40 runs. Displaying resilience, the 24-year-old Green reached his century in the last over, hitting his 16th four, concluding the day unbeaten at 103, while Josh Hazlewood was yet to score."Obviously it feels really good, mainly with where we were as a team," Green said."It was a pretty tough wicket out there ... someone just needed to bat through so glad it was me. Was nice to stick it out, and hopefully put a semi-competitive total on t...
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Tim Southee achieves rare milestone, becomes first bowler to take 150 wickets in T20Is | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: New Zealand's seasoned pacer Tim Southee made history on Friday as he became the first bowler to surpass the 150-wicket mark in T20Is. This milestone was achieved during the first T20I against Pakistan at Eden Park in Auckland, where Southee delivered an outstanding performance with figures of 4/25 in his four-over spell.Southee reached the landmark, with Abbas Afridi becoming his 150th victim in T20Is.Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan (140) holds the second spot, followed by Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan (130) and Kiwi spinner Ish Sodhi (127).Having made his T20I debut in 2008, Southee currently boasts 746 international wickets, including over 350 in the Test format. In the match against Pakistan, Southee showcased his skills by dismissing Mohammad Rizwan, Iftik...
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3rd T20I: New Zealand beat Bangladesh to square series | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: In a rain-affected third and final Twenty20 international at Mount Maunganui on Sunday, New Zealand captain Mitchell Santner claimed four wickets as they defeated Bangladesh by 17 runs to tie the series 1-1.After dismissing Bangladesh for 110, New Zealand's top order fell to 49-5, but Jimmy Neesham and Santner rallied to make 95-5 from 14.4 overs.All-rounder Neesham's unbeaten 28 put the Black Caps well ahead of the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern mark when play was stopped due to severe rain.After losing the previous ODI series 2-1, the outcome prevented Bangladesh from winning a series in any format on New Zealand soil.Santner suppressed an innings that was already faltering at 41-3 when he was introduced, claiming 4-16 from his four overs after asking Bangladesh to bat first o...
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New Zealand to rest several veterans for ODI series against Bangladesh | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Starting on Sunday, New Zealand will play a home one-day series against Bangladesh to test new talent while resting a few of its more seasoned players.The first of three ODIs between the teams will take place in Dunedin this coming weekend, after last week's drawn Test series in Bangladesh.Kane Williamson and Tim Southee, among other senior players, will get rest days.Seamer William O'Rourke, 22, and all-arounderJoshua Clarkson, 26, are both eligible to make their international debuts.Adithya Ashok, a 21-year-old leg-spinner who was born in India, was also called up to the team following his Twenty20 debut in August.New Zealand lost to hosts India in the semi-finals of the World Cup."With a few guys resting there are opportunities. We hope the new guys come in and show ...
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2nd Test: Glenn Phillips leads NZ fightback against Bangladesh on gloomy third day | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Glenn Phillips displayed resilience with a determined half-century, helping New Zealand stay competitive before their bowlers reduced Bangladesh to 38-2 in the second innings on Friday. Bad light intervened, bringing an early end to the third day's play in the rain-affected second Test.Opener Zakir Hasan remained unbeaten on 16, partnering with Mominul Haque, who had yet to score.Bangladesh managed to build a slender lead of 30 runs after Mahmudul Hasan Joy and skipperNajmul Hossain Shanto fell in fading light.New Zealand's spinner Ajaz Patel made an impact with his third ball, while captain Tim Southee dismissed Shanto in the eighth over, leaving the hosts in a precarious position before play was halted and eventually called off.In an assertive innings, Phillips hammer...
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Bangladesh 25/0 in 10.0 Overs | Bangladesh vs New Zealand 2nd Test Day 1 Live Cricket Score: Bangladesh opt to bat against New Zealand – The Times of India

[ad_1] LIVE NOWTHE TIMES OF INDIA | Dec 06, 2023, 09:49:01 ISTBangladesh captain Najmul Hossain Shanto won the toss and elected to bat as his team bids for its first Test cricket series victory over New Zealand. Bangladesh leads the two-match series after winning the opener by 150 runs and retained the same starting lineup for the second Test. Offspinner Nayeem Hasan, who hurt a finger on Tuesday, was deemed fit to play as Bangladesh aimed again to unsettle New Zealand with a strong spin attack. New Zealand made one change with left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner replacing leg-spinner Ish Sodhi. Bangladesh: Mahmudul Hasan, Zakir Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto (captain), Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shahadat Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Nurul Hasan, Nayeem Hasan, Taijul Islam, Shoriful Islam. Ne...
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Bangladesh vs New Zealand, 1st Test: Tim Southee refuses to attribute New Zealand’s loss to World Cup exhaustion | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] In the aftermath of the opening Test in Sylhet, New Zealand cricket captain Tim Southee acknowledged that Bangladesh, in their ever-improving form, outplayed his team to win the match. Southee refrained from attributing the defeat to any lingering fatigue among the players from the ODI World Cupcampaign. Alongside five other teammates, Southee, who was part of the squad that lost to India in the semi-finals just two weeks prior, entered the Test series in Bangladesh.New Zealand had a demanding schedule since September, which included limited-overs matches in England and Bangladesh, but Southee chose to commend the prowess of the Bangladesh team rather than citing the busy itinerary as a factor in his team's defeat."You look at the way the Bangladesh bowlers were able to apply pres...
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1st Test: Taijul’s 10 wickets fashions Bangladesh’s memorable win against New Zealand – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam showcased a stunning bowling performance, claiming a match haul of 10 wickets, to lead Bangladesh to a commanding 150-run victory against New Zealand in the opening Test in Sylhet on Saturday.Facing a target of 332 on a turning track, New Zealand entered the final day at 113/7, navigating a challenging situation against Bangladesh's spin-heavy attack on a dry and turning pitch.Despite a valiant fifty from overnight batterDaryl Mitchell (58) and a brief resistance from skipper Tim Southee (34), Bangladesh's spinners proved too much for the visitors.As it happened: 1st TestTaijul Islam, with figures of 6-75 in the second innings, played a pivotal role in Bangladesh's triumph and deservedly earned the player-of-the-match award.In the absence o...
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1st Test: Bangladesh nose ahead in Sylhet after Shanto’s hundred | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Bangladesh took a commanding position in the opening Test against New Zealand in Sylhet on Thursday, propelled by captain Najmul Hossain Shanto's century and two significant partnerships.As day three concluded, the home side stood at 212-3, boasting a lead of 205 runs. With seven wickets in hand, Bangladesh appear confident in securing a 1-0 advantage in the two-Test series.Having posted 317 in their first innings, New Zealand face a challenging task, especially in a spinner-dominated contest, as they contemplate batting last. Shanto, with his captain's innings of 104, marked his third century in four Test innings, while Mushfiqur Rahim stood at 43 when bad light halted play.Earlier in the day, New Zealand, starting at 266-8, surpassed Bangladesh's first innings total o...
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New Zealand prepares for ‘strong’ Bangladesh in first Test

[ad_1] New Zealand captain Tim Southee said he hoped his spinners would tip the balance in their favour. File | Photo Credit: AFP New Zealand's captain Tim Southee said Monday he was looking forward to his side's Test series against Bangladesh, saying he hoped the Kiwis spinners would outwit their "strong" opponents."The guys have a great desire for Test cricket," Southee said ahead of the opening match of the two-Test series in Bangladesh's northeastern city Sylhet on Tuesday."They say it is the pinnacle of the game. Whenever we play Test cricket, it is always special. We love and prioritise Test cricket", he added.New Zealand won the title of the opening World Test Championship in 2021 but finished sixth in the next cycle, which ended in 2023 with Australia beating India in the final....
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Watch: Kane Williamson’s stunning catch to dismiss Rohit Sharma in World Cup semifinal | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] The TOI Sports Desk excels in a myriad of roles that capture the essence of live sporting events and deliver compelling content to readers worldwide. From running live blogs for India and non-India cricket matches to global spectacles featuring Indian talents, like the Chess World Cup final featuring Praggnanandhaa and the Badminton World Championships semifinal featuring HS Prannoy, our live coverage extends to all mega sporting events. We extensively cover events like the Olympics, Asian Games, Cricket World Cups, FIFA World Cups, and more. The desk is also adept at writing comprehensive match reports and insightful post-match commentary, complemented by stats-based articles that provide an in-depth analysis of player performances and team dynamics. We track news wires for key s...
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NZ still a ‘handsome bunch’ without Henry, will have all bases covered for semifinal: Lockie Ferguson | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Lockie Ferguson is confident that the New Zealand bowling attack remains a formidable unit, despite the absence of fast bowler Matt Henry and asserts that they have all bases covered for the World Cup semifinal against India on Wednesday.Qualifying as the last team for the semifinals, New Zealand experienced a dip in form, losing four consecutive games after an initial winning streak.They secured their spot in the semis by winning their last league game against Sri Lanka.Ferguson expressed that the team is not overly concerned about Henry's unavailability due to a torn right hamstring."We look good here. Matt Henry is obviously a big hole in our side and we're still a handsome bunch without Matt Henry," Ferguson told the media ahead of New Zealand's training session at ...
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Trent Boult becomes first New Zealand bowler to claim 50 wickets in ODI World Cup – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Paceman Trent Boult achieved the distinction of becoming the first New Zealand bowler to claim 50 wickets in the ICC ODI World Cup during the match against Sri Lanka at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Thursday.Tim Southee ranks second on the list, securing 38 wickets in the tournament. Boult attained the feat when he dismissed Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis.Boult joins an elite group of left-arm pacers in ODI World Cup history, being the third to take 50 or more wickets, following Mitchell Starc of Australia, who leads the chart with 59 wickets at an impressive average of 19.74. Starc overtook the record previously held by former Pakistan bowler Wasim Akram, who claimed 55 wickets at an average of 23.83.By surpassing Chaminda Vaas' tally of 49 wickets, Boult cemente...
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Quinton de Kock slams fourth century of 2023 World Cup, becomes first to reach 500-run mark | Cricket News – Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: South African opener Quinton de Kock marked a significant milestone on Wednesday as he slammed his fourth century of the 2023 World Cup against New Zealand in Pune, and in the process also became the first batsman to reach 500 runs in the tournament.De Kock has now joined an exclusive club, becoming only the third player in the history of the tournament to score four centuries in a single edition.The other two cricketers to achieve this remarkable feat were Kumar Sangakkara during the 2015 edition in Australia and Rohit Sharma during the 2019 tournament in England.De Kock, who hit hundreds against Sri Lanka, Australia and Bangladesh, brought up his 21st ODI ton in 103 balls with the help of 8 fours and three sixes.De Kock, who survived a couple of close chances, reached...