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Tag: New Zealand

Mithali, Rajeshwari help India set WWC semis date with Australia

Derby: Riding on skipper Mithali Raj (109) and left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad (5/15) efforts, the Indian women’s team on Saturday steamrolled New Zealand by 186 runs and set their date with Australia in the second semi-final of the ICC Women’s World Cup here on Thursday. Chasing a healthy 266, New Zealand crumbled under pressure and […]

India, NZ to battle for last WWC semi-final spot

Derby: The Indian eves face a do-or-die situation to seal the last semi-final spot at the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup when they face a formidable New Zealand in their final group tie at The County Ground here on Saturday. England, Australia and South Africa have all booked a place in the last-four with victories on […]

England beat New Zealand, become first team to reach semi-finals

Cardiff: England beat New Zealand by 87 runs in a Group A clash of the ICC Champions Trophy at the Sophia Gardens here on Tuesday to become the first side to qualify for the semi-finals. Chasing 311 for victory, New Zealand lost the plot after in-form skipper Kane Williamson (87) departed at a crucial juncture and […]

India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in warm-up tie

London: Combined efforts from batsmen and bowlers helped defending champions India beat New Zealand by 45 runs through the Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-hit Champions Trophy warm-up match at the Kennington Oval on Sunday. Batting first, New Zealand were bowled out for 189 in 38.4 overs with opener Luke Ronchi (66) and lower order batsman […]

System failure cause flight delays in Australia, New Zealand
System failure cause flight delays in Australia, New Zealand

Canberra: A failure of the global passport control systems on Monday caused major delays for international passengers at Australian and New Zealand airports. “Airlines experiencing difficulty checking-in travellers for international services due to outage of Advanced Passenger Processing system,” the Melbourne airport operator said on its Twitter account. The Sydney airport operator, which also issued […]

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Hockey: New Zealand beat Indian eves in series opener

Pukekohe: Hosts New Zealand handed India a 4-1 drubbing in the first of the five-match women’s hockey series which began here at the Rosa Birch Park in Pukekohe here on Sunday. Anupa Barla (31st minute) was the lone scorer for India while for the hosts, Jordan Grant (13th), Olivia Merry (23rd), Rachael McCann (43rd), Deanna […]

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Champions trophy: Amul to sponsor New Zealand team

Kolkata: Gujarat based dairy giant Amul will be the prime sponsor of the New Zealand cricket team in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy that starts on June 1 in England. “Amul will be the principal sponsors of the New Zealand cricket team for the upcoming Champions Trophy,” R.S. Sodhi, managing director of Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing […]

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India record facile 3-0 win over New Zealand in Azlan Shah tie

Ipoh: India recorded a facile 3-0 victory over New Zealand in their second match of the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here on Sunday. Defender Harmanpreet Singh converted two penalty corners. With this win, India now have four points from two outings. Mandeep Singh opened the Indian account with a fine deflection in […]

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New Zealand-Australian troops to train new Iraqi forces

Wellington: New Zealand and Australian troops in Iraq will train about 2,000 Iraqi security forces personnel in the next fortnight to fight Islamic State (IS) insurgents, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) said in a statement on Friday. “A steady flow of capable personnel is crucial in sustaining the counter-offensive against the terrorist group,” Major […]

Winds halt NASA's balloon launch attempt yet again

Wellington: High surface winds scuttled NASA’s sixth attempt at launching a stadium-sized super pressure balloon from Wanaka in New Zealand on Friday, the media reported. NASA will make its seventh attempt at launching the balloon on Saturday, a Stuff.co.nz report said. “The wind speed was below our limit for a time, but unfortunately picked back […]

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'Baahubali 2' makers lock distributor for overseas market

Mumbai: The makers of “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” have locked Cinestaan AA Distributors to release the Hindi version of the cinematic spectacle in the US, Britain, Australia and New Zealand markets. Cinestaan AA Distributors is a joint venture between Cinestaan Film Company and AA Films. Officials are delighted that the movie’s makers have reposed confidence in […]

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T20 Blind Cricket World Cup: India to take on New Zealand in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Both India and New Zealand blind cricket teams arrived in Bhubaneswar for their T20 Blind Cricket World Cup tie which is scheduled to be held in the KIIT Stadium at Bhubaneswar tomorrow. The defending champions, India are led by captain Ajay Reddy while James Dawn will be captaining the visitors. The Indian team is […]

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Odisha backs 2nd T20 World Cup for the Blind

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has assured support for the ongoing 2nd T20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind that is being held in 10 cities across India between January 28 and February 12. Commissioner cum Secretary, State Sports and Youth Services department, Vishal Dev has extended full-fledged support to the Cricket Association for the Blind […]

Barabati stadium gets back Test venue status after 22 years

Cuttack: The cricket lovers of Odisha have a lot to cheer about as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today accorded Test venue status to Barabati stadium after 22 years. The BCCI made an announcement to this effect at its annual general body meeting in Mumbai. Talking to OTV over phone, secretary […]

New Zealand beat Australia in thriller, enter WC quarters

Auckland, Feb 28 (PTI) New Zealand today became the first team to enter the Cricket World Cup quarterfinals, clinching a nerve-wrecking one-wicket triumph over four-time champions Australia after dismissing them for their second lowest tournament total in a pool A thriller here today. In a low-scoring match that went right down to the wire, the […]

World Cup: Southee, McCullum crush England

A stunning display of swing bowling from seamer Tim Southee and devastative batting from skipper Brendon McCullum, both record-setting acts, orchestrated New Zealand's eight-wicket annihilation of England in a World Cup Pool A match here today

India end ignominious NZ tour with 0-1 loss in Test series

India ended the ignominious tour of New Zealand by drawing the second and final cricket Test after home team skipper Brendon McCullum became the first Kiwi batsman to hit a triple-century and stage an incredible turnaround to clinch the two-match series 1-0, here on Tuesday

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Kiwi hopes take flight after McCullum double ton vs India

India's listless bowlers allowed New Zealand off the hook as the home team rode on skipper Brendon McCullum's monumental double century to continue their remarkable fightback and take a commanding lead on the fourth and penultimate day of the second cricket Test here on Monday

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Need to fight back to save the Test, says Watling

New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman BJ Watling admitted that a long, hard battle lies ahead of their batsmen in the second Test against India after the visitors took a formidable 246-run first innings lead, riding on Ajinkya Rahane's maiden Test ton here on Saturday

Losing wickets of 2nd new ball proved to be crucial: Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that losing wickets of the second new ball including a poor umpiring decision, proved to be a decisive factor, as the visitors lost by 40 runs against New Zealand in the first cricket Test here on Sunday

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We need to avoid panicking for positive results: Jadeja

Eyeing a consolation win in the fifth and final one-dayer, Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja today said his teammates need to avoid panicking to curb the "little errors" that have cost them the series against New Zealand

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New Zealand names Test squad for series against India

New Zealand today named an unchanged squad that beat West Indies 2-0 in December for the two-match Test series against India starting February 6.

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India vs New Zealand 3rd ODI ends in a tie

The third cricket one-dayer between India and New Zealand ended in a tie here today.

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India surrender top ODI ranking after back-to-back defeats

India were Wednesday dethroned as the number one ODI team after they suffered an agonising 15-run defeat in a rain-truncated second cricket one-dayer against New Zealand, who have now taken a 2-0 lead in the five-match series here