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Whiter Ferns captain looking forward to partnership with the deputy

Sophie Devine has been appointed as the captain of New Zealand women’s team with Amy Satterthwaite taking over as the vice-captain. Last season Devine was made captain on an interim basis on the absence of Satterthwaite who was on maternity leave. At the beginning of 2020, Devine led the White …

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Latest cricket news: New Zealand offers to host IPL

After the United Arab Emirates and Sri Lanka, New Zealand is the latest country which has offered to host the Indian Premier League (IPL) in case the case rich league can’t be held in India this year, which at this point seems inevitable due to the rising number of coronavirus …

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Bangladesh’s home Test series against New Zealand postponed

Bangladesh’s upcoming Test series against New Zealand in August-September has been postponed to a later day, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said on Tuesday. “In the present COVID-19 pandemic scenario, hosting a full cricket series in August 2020 will be a challenge in terms of preparations and we cannot take chances …

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Coronavirus-free New Zealand a possible neutral venue for Tests?

With no active cases, New Zealand declared itself coronavirus-free on Tuesday and the country, which sees very few cricket matches a year in comparison to some other nations, could emerge as a neutral venue for Test matches according to Heath Mills, the chief executive of the players’ association. “I could …

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New Zealand allows the fans back

New Zealand is on the verge of lifting almost all its Covid-19 restrictions, with the country reporting no active cases, which means an end to the limitations on social distancing and mass gatherings, although the borders still remain closed. And one of the major beneficiaries will be sports, with domestic …

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Ross Taylor wins the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for third time

Ross Taylor won the Sir Richard Hadlee medal for New Zealand’s cricketer of the year at the annual New Zealand Cricket (NZC) awards. Veteran pacer Tim Southee was named Test player of the year for his 40 wickets in the year under consideration. Taylor won the medal for the third …

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Ian Smith honoured with Bert Sutcliffe Medal

Former New Zealand wicket-keeper turned broadcaster Ian Smith was honoured with the prestigious Bert Sutcliffe Medal for outstanding services to cricket by the New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Tuesday (April 28). Amid this coronavirus crisis, this award was presented virtually. Smith played 63 Tests and 98 ODIs for his country, …

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John Wright appointed as the president of Derbyshire county

Former New Zealand cricketer John Wright was appointed as the president of the Derbyshire Cricket Club. On Wednesday the club revealed the news when the cricket world is taking a break due to the Covid-19. Wright replaced Harold Rhodes who was the president of the club over the past year. …

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New Zealand cricket team self-isolated after returning from Australia

The New Zealand men’s cricket team along with the coaches and support staff have been put under self-isolation for 14 days after returning from Australia last week. The move comes after the New Zealand government made it mandatory for travelers to self isolate themselves after returning from foreign countries in …

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