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India in New Zealand: Clinical visitors take 2-0 lead

KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer once again starred with the bat and took India home comfortably after their colleagues in the bowling department restricted New Zealand to a modest 132 in Auckland on Sunday (January 26) in the second T20I. On a slowish pitch the visitors chased the total down …

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IND vs NZ, 1st T20I: Bumrah, Chahal sowed the seeds of victory before Rahul, Iyer’s carnage at Auckland

The Eden Park in Auckland has always been a graveyard for bowlers. Among the grounds that have hosted at least 20 T20Is till date, bowlers have the worst overall economy rate (8.55) at this venue. That’s 1.11 more than the global T20I mean value (7.44).   Not only that, if …

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New Zealand vs India 1st T20I

India got their tour of New Zealand off to a winning start with a 6 wicket victory over their hosts in the first T20I. India won the toss at Eden Park in Auckland and opted to field first, a decision that looked questionable as Martin Guptill and Colin Munro gave …

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India in New Zealand: Rahul, Iyer blitz take visitors home in series opener

KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer scored quick-fire half-centuries as India chased down New Zealand’s 203/5 with an over and six wickets to spare in the first of the five T20Is in Auckland on Friday ( 24 January). This was India’s fourth successful chase of 200 or more in T20Is – …

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IND vs NZ T20Is : A look at some key numbers ahead of the series

India will kick off their tour of New Zealand with the first T20I of their five match series at Auckland on Friday. The visitors are coming on the back of a commanding ODI series victory against Australia at home and that puts them in good stead while going into the …

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Pat Cummins and the streak of no-lbws

  Pat Cummins will finish 2019 as the no.1 ranked ICC Test bowler. He will also, in all likelihood, finish as the highest wicket-taker in Tests in 2019 with 59 wickets in 12 Tests at an average of 19.33 and a strike rate of 42.9. As of now, Stuart Broad …

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Bairstow reprimanded by ICC for use of audible obscenity against NZ

English wicket-keeper and opening batsman Jonny Bairstow has been pulled up and handed a demerit point for using an “audible obscenity during an international match”, an ICC release said on Monday, November 11.  The English batter was found guilty of breaching Level 1 in the ICC Code of Conduct during …

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England announce squads for Tests and T20Is against New Zealand, Jonny Bairstow dropped!

England’s Wicket-Keeper batsman Jonny Bairstow has been dropped from their squad for the Upcoming two-match Test series against New Zealand whereas players like Matthew Parkinson, Dom Sibley, Zak Crawley and Saqib Mahmood have earned maiden Test call ups. Bairstow had been averaging just 20.25 in Tests this year. Jos Buttler …

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New Zealand name four spinners for Test series in Sri Lanka

The beginning of New Zealand’s World Test Championship will see them take on Sri Lanka in a two-match series in the Island Nation. After their World Cup heartbreak, New Zealand have shown their willingness to adapt to conditions by naming a 14-member team which has four mainstream spinners. Ajaz Patel, …

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