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Tag: New Zealand

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand PM tests positive for Covid-19

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed on Saturday that she had tested positive for Covid-19.

New Zealand reports 1st Omicron BA.5 variant
New Zealand reports 1st Omicron BA.5 variant

New Zealand is currently under the orange settings of the Covid-19 Protection Framework, where there is no limit for gatherings.

Sea levels rising twice as fast in New Zealand
Sea levels rising twice as fast in New Zealand

On Monday, the programme released location-specific sea-level rise projections out to the year 2300 for every 2 km of the coast of New Zealand.

ICC Women's World Cup
ICC Women's World Cup: New Zealand To Aim For Glory Again After 22 Years

With New Zealand hosting the Women's Cricket World Cup, to be played across six venues, for the third time, here's a look at the major ICC tournaments that have been hosted by New Zealand, and the teams that will be competing in this edition of the tournament:

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Indians Defy India: Ravindra-Patel Combo Fashions Memorable Draw For New Zealand

Indian spinners, led by Ravindra Jadeja, put up one of their most persevering performances in recent times but Mumbai-born Patel (2 off 23 balls) and Karnataka-born Ravindra (18 not out off 91 balls) consumed 8.4 overs after the fall of the ninth wicket to keep New Zealand on even keel in the two-match series

Covid Vaccine Booster Dose
New Zealand To Start Administering Booster Doses From Nov 29

New Zealand's regulatory authority Medsafe has already approved the use of Pfizer as a booster for people above 18

Indoor Hockey World Cup 2022
Australia, New Zealand Replaced In Indoor Hockey World Cup 2022

FIH said in a statement that Hockey Australia and Hockey New Zealand will no longer be able to participate due to Covid-19 related international travel restrictions put in place by their respective governments

New Zealand Call Off White-Ball Tour Of Pakistan Because Of Security Concerns
New Zealand Call Off White-Ball Tour Of Pakistan Because Of Security Concerns

After a period of uncertainty and chaos caused by the delay apart from rumours New Zealand have called off their white-ball tour of Pakistan due to security concerns.

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NZ to focus on fast bowling in WTC final: Williamson

Hours before the start of the World Test Championship (WTC) final against India at the Ageas Bowl here, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson said his team would be focusing on its main strength - bowling - when it takes on the Virat Kohli-led side on Friday.

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New Zealand For The First Time Ranked No.1 In Test Cricket

Christchurch: New Zealand grabbed the number one position in the ICC Test rankings for the first time in history after decimating Pakistan by an innings and 176 runs in the second Test in Christchurch, on Wednesday. New Zealand became the sixth country in the past ten years to be ranked number one in the longest […]

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New Zealand All-Rounder Corey Anderson Retires From International Cricket

Christchurch: All-rounder Corey Anderson, who once held the record for fastest ODI hundred has quit international cricket for New Zealand and and signed a three-year deal with USA’s Major League Cricket (MLC). The 29-year-old, who has played 13 Tests, 49 ODIs and 31 T20Is for New Zealand, didn’t feature in any of Black Caps’ assignment […]

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Six Members Of Pakistan Cricket Team Test Positive For Covid-19 In New Zealand

Auckland: Six members of the Pakistan’s touring squad in New Zealand have tested positive for novel coronavirus, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) informed on Thursday. This was reported to the NZC after some of the members of the touring side, which is currently in isolation at a facility in Christchurch, had “contravened protocols on the first […]

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New Zealand PM Wins Landslide Victory In General Elections

Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday won a landslide victory in the country’s general elections held earlier in the day, securing her a second term in office. With most ballots tallied, Ardern’s ruling Labour Party has won 49 per cent of the vote and is projected to win 64 seats – enough […]

Australia & New Zealand
Australia & New Zealand To Host 2023 FIFA Women's WC

Sydney: Australia and New Zealand will host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, football’s global governing body FIFA announced on Thursday. FIFA said that the joint bid submitted by Football Federation Australia and New Zealand Football received 22 of the 35 valid votes cast by the FIFA Council members in the first ballot, with the […]

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Women's T20 World Cup: India qualify for semis after win against New Zealand

Melbourne: India continued their winning run, beating New Zealand by four runs in a last-ball thriller of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup here on Thursday. With this win, India becomes the first team to qualify for the semifinal. Invited to bat, India posted a below-par 133 for eight against New Zealand in the crucial […]

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Jasprit Bumrah A Threat Every Time He Comes In To Bowl: Kane Williamson

Mount Maunganui (New Zealand): Jasprit Bumrah had a quiet three ODIs against hosts New Zealand going by his lofty standards. The No.1 ODI bowler returned wicketless from three matches as India lost the series 0-3 to New Zealand, the first time that Bumrah has gone wicketless in a limited overs series. However, Kiwi skipper Kane […]

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Grandhomme Blitz Helps New Zealand Script 3-0 ODI Sweep Over India

Mount Maunganui: Colin de Grandhomme smashed an unbeaten 28-ball 58 as New Zealand crushed India by five wickets in the final ODI at the Bay Oval on Tuesday, thereby clinching the three-match series 3-0. Grandhomme came in to bat when the Black Caps, chasing 297, were 220/4 at the end of 40 overs. The big-hitting […]

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India opt to bowl against NZ in 2nd ODI

Auckland: India captain Virat Kohli on Saturday won the toss and elected to field in the second ODI against New Zealand at the Eden Park. Both the teams have made two changes to their teams which played in Hamilton. India have brought in Navdeep Saini and Yuzvendra Chahal in place of Mohammad Shami and Kuldeep […]

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1st ODI: Taylor's Ton Helps New Zealand Ace Thrilling Chase Against India

Hamilton: After coming close on three occasions to beat India in the ongoing tour, New Zealand were finally able to cross the line and taste victory as they defeated the Men in Blue by four wickets in the first ODI at the Seddon Park on Wednesday. Seasoned campaigner Ross Taylor anchored New Zealand’s chase of […]

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Hardik Pandya ruled out of New Zealand Test series: BCCI

New Delhi: Flamboyant India all-rounder Hardik Pandya was on Saturday ruled out of the upcoming Test series against New Zealand after failing to regain full fitness, the BCCI said. Returning from a back surgery, Pandya last month flunked the bowling workload monitoring test, one of the mandatory requirements to be considered for selection. “Team India […]

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Invincible India eye rare 5-0 whitewash in final T20I

Mt. Maunganui (New Zealand): Invincible so far, India will eye a rare 5-0 whitewash against a bruised and battered New Zealand in the final T20 International here on Sunday. New Zealand have never lost all games in a bilateral T20I series (three or more matches) at home. Since 2005, they have only once lost all […]

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India's Injury Woes: Shikhar Dhawan Ruled Out Of T20s In New Zealand Tour

New Delhi: The Indian cricket team on Tuesday grappled with a couple of major injury concerns ahead of their away assignment against New Zealand with opener Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of the T20 series after senior pacer Ishant Sharma was ruled out of Tests. Dhawan was ousted from the five-match T20 series starting on Friday, […]

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New Zealand volcano death toll rises to 19

Wellington: The death toll from New Zealand’s White Island volcanic eruption earlier this month has risen to 19, the police said on Monday. The bodies of two victims have not been recovered, a police officer said. A police spokesman said that they had been informed of the latest death of another person late Sunday in […]

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Mercury To Glide Across The Sun On November 11

Washington: Planet Mercury will pass directly between Earth and the Sun on November 11, staging a rare celestial show. During the transit, Mercury will look like a tiny black dot gliding across the Sun’s face, NASA said in a blog this week, adding that the event will be widely visible from most of Earth, including […]

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Kiwis To Take Part In World's Biggest Earthquake Drill

Wellington: New Zealand Minister of Civil Defence Peeni Henare said on Wednesday that hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders will join about 65 million people around the globe in ShakeOut, the world’s biggest earthquake drill on Thursday. The annual drill is to remind people of the right action to be taken during an earthquake which […]

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Jimmy Neesham Mocks Belated ICC Boundary Rule Change

New Delhi: New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham has poked fun at the International Cricket Council (ICC) after they scrapped the controversial boundary rule which saw the Black Caps lose the 2019 World Cup title to England. “Next on the agenda: Better binoculars for the ice spotters on the Titanic,” Neesham wrote on Twitter on Tuesday […]

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India, New Zealand Condemn Pulwama, Christchurch Attacks

New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern during which both countries strongly condemned and extended support to each other following the Pulwama and Christchurch terror attacks. During the meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on Wednesday, the two leaders also discussed global and regional […]

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Scotland to host New Zealand for one-off ODI in 2020

Edinburgh: Scotland will host New Zealand for a one-off ODI in June next year, the first time since 1999, Cricket Scotland announced on Monday. “We look forward to welcoming New Zealand’s men to Scotland for the first time since 2008,” Cricket Scotland’s high performance manager Simon Smith was quoted as saying by the International Cricket […]

Sri Lanka's Malinga celebrates taking the wicket of Pakistan's Hafeez during their third one-day international cricket match in Colombo
Malinga becomes leading wicket-taker in T20Is

Kandy: Veteran Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has gone past former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi’s tally of 98 wickets to become the leading wicket-taker in T20 internationals. On Sunday, Malinga took two wickets for 23 runs in his four overs during the first T20I against New Zealand, taking his wickets’ tally to 99 and leave […]

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Tendulkar bats for second Super Over to decide WC winner in case of tie

Mumbai: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday said there should be a second Super Over to decide the winner instead of the boundary count if a situation like the World Cup final arises where England edged past New Zealand on more number of boundaries hit. “I feel there should be another Super Over to decide […]

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Resell Your Final Tickets: Jimmy Neesham To Indian Fans

London: Black Caps all-rounder Jimmy Neesham has appealed to the Indian fans to resell their tickets via the official platform if they don’t want to come and watch the World Cup finals to be played between New Zealand and England at Lord’s on Sunday. “Dear Indian cricket fans. If you don’t want to come to […]

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Sending Dhoni To Bat At No. 7 Was A Team Decision: Ravi Shastri

London: India head coach Ravi Shastri revealed that sending M.S. Dhoni to bat at No. 7 in their 18-run World Cup semifinal loss to New Zealand was a team decision. In the first semifinal which was played over two days due to rain in Manchester, India restricted the Black Caps to 239/8 in 50 overs. […]

Carey, Starc lead Australia to 86-run win over New Zealand

London: Australia beat New Zealand by 86 runs at Lord’s on Saturday. Defending a target of 245, Australia dismissed New Zealand for 157 runs and thus recorded their seventh win of the tournament. Usman Khawaja and Alex Carey put up a 107-run stand for the sixth wicket to take Australia out of a precarious situation […]

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Williamson's ton guides NZ to thrilling win over S.Africa

Birmingham: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson led from the front and showed nerves of steel with a masterful unbeaten hundred as he guided his team to a four-wicket win over South Africa in a thrilling World Cup clash here on Wednesday. Williamson remained not out on 106 off 138 balls, his innings decorated with nine […]

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India, NZ share points after another washout

Nottingham: The frustrating English weather finally caught up with the Indian team as their third World Cup game against New Zealand was called off without a ball being bowled here Thursday. New Zealand have seven points from four games while India now have five from three with the next game against Pakistan in Manchester on […]

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New Zealand hammer Sri Lanka by 10 wickets

Cardiff: New Zealand openers Martin Guptill and Colin Munro comfortably steered their side to an impressive 10-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in their World Cup opener at the Sophia Gardens here on Saturday. Guptill and Munro remained unbeaten on 73 and 58, respectively, as the Kiwis raced past the 137-run target set by Sri Lanka […]

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India, England retain top spots in ICC Test, ODI rankings

Dubai: India and England have retained their top positions in the team rankings for Tests and ODIs, respectively, after the annual update in which series results from 2015-16 are removed, and outcomes from 2016-17 and 2017-18 are weighted at 50 per cent. India’s lead over New Zealand in the ICC Test Team Rankings has narrowed from […]

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Christchurch attack mosque reopens to worshippers

Christchurch: Worshippers on Saturday returned to the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, one of the two mosques where a gunman massacred 50 people on March 15. In a hugely symbolic moment for the mosque’s members and the Muslim community, small groups of people were allowed back into the building to pray and pay their respects […]

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AI couldn't catch NZ attack video streaming: Facebook

San Francisco: Facing flak for failure to block the live broadcast of the New Zealand terrorist attack last week, Facebook on Thursday said that its Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools were not “perfect” to detect the horrific video. Vowing to improve its technology, the social networking giant, however, ruled out adding a time delay to Facebook […]

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New Zealand outlaws assault rifles after Mosque massacre

Wellington: Military style semi-automatic weapons (MSSA) and assault rifles are to be banned in New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday, a week after 50 people were massacred in two mosques by an Australian man. The New Zealand government has also moved to ban a number of accessories which can take lower capacity semi-automatic […]

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