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Friday, February 21, 2020

India on New Zealand Tour


You never feel set as a batsman on Basin Reserve's tricky track: Mayank Agarwal

February 21, 2020 1:39 pm

Mayank Agarwal was the only batsman, apart from vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane (38 batting), who was able to counter the New Zealand seamers as India scored 122 for five in the rain-marred first day.

Getting Kohli was massive, last couple of weeks have been surreal: Kyle Jamieson

February 21, 2020 1:20 pm

Jamieson, who made an impact on his white ball debut during New Zealand's 3-0 ODI series win, picked three for 38 on his Test debut and also took a fine catch in the deep to leave India struggling at 122 for 5 on the first day of the opening Test.

India fall to New Zealand's clever mix of bouncer barrage and odd full length ball

February 21, 2020 12:48 pm

Virat Kohli's stint at the Basin Reserve on Day 1 lasted just seven deliveries as he fell to the cricketing smartness of the debutant Kyle Jamieson who finished with the figures 3 for 38.

Ross Taylor: The triple centurion

February 21, 2020 10:10 am

Nothing came easy for Ross Taylor, who mastered the game on the go to become the first man with 100 appearances in all three formats.

World Test Championship points system unfair: Kane Williamson

February 20, 2020 12:17 pm

"I guess there's an element to it that isn't fair. But I guess there is an effort in bringing context to Test cricket which wasn't there." Kane Williamson makes a guarded criticism of the points system of the World Test Championship.

Mumbai-born Ajaz Patel plotting India's downfall against New Zealand

February 21, 2020 3:09 am

Not just his family and friends in Auckland and Napier, but those in Bharuch and Mumbai too would be glued to the telly sets when he bowls.

INDvNZ 1st Test: In Playing XI, eight in race for four slots

February 21, 2020 2:55 am

Team India will have a few selection dilemmas to address ahead of the first Test against New Zealand at Basin Reserve.

New Zealand is a rare Test tour for India, and offers unpredictability

February 20, 2020 8:26 am

Unlike Australia and England, the last Test tour to New Zealand was six years ago, for a two-match series which got over even before Indian players had got accustomed to the conditions.

First Maori woman at Wimbledon recalls her path-breaking career

February 19, 2020 8:45 am

Ruia Morrison recounts her journey to the quarterfinals of Wimbledon in 1957.

INDvNZ: Wind to be the crucial factor in first Test at Wellington

February 19, 2020 8:19 am

Basin Reserve is the gustiest cricket venue in the world, and with drizzle to boot on Tuesday, India need to adapt quickly