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Lesson for Virat Kohli: Alpha-males don’t always win

March 07, 2020 9:20 am

Virat Kohli needs to understand that his much-hyped and unsure team is not always capable of playing ‘brave and fearless’ cricket

Tom Latham and Colin de Grandhomme: Two vital cogs in the New Zealand machine

March 04, 2020 3:45 pm

Colin de Grandhomme's utility can't be gauged through numbers. His 43 in the first innings in Wellington and 26 in the first innings in Christchurch turned out to be precious for his team. Add to that the wicket of Virat Kohli in the second innings of the Christchurch Test.

To cut a long tale short: Allowing Kiwi tail to wag

March 03, 2020 8:22 am

To make matters worse, the Indian bowlers, more often than not, fail to show similar resistance with the bat. Often, it is a case of six down and soon all out. 

New Zealand series defeat exposes serious vulnerabilities in Team India

March 03, 2020 4:56 pm

It offered a timely reality check on the quality of some of the players, opened the eyes to their glaring ineptness, cut open the flaws papered over by home games, and a forewarning that it’s time India revised their plans.

Another 50 runs would have made chase more challenging: Kane Williamson

March 02, 2020 5:09 pm

New Zealand won the first Test in Wellington by 10 wickets in little over three days while they completed the second Test win by seven wickets even quicker.

Virat Kohli struggles to come to terms with comprehensive New Zealand series loss

March 03, 2020 4:57 pm

When New Zealand were chasing, he (Kohli) was heard shouting at his teammates: “Jab India mein yeh log aayengey, tab dikha doonga.” A cry for revenge.

Watch: Virat Kohli snaps at reporter, asks him to come up with better question

March 02, 2020 1:03 pm

Virat Kohli on Monday snapped at a journalist in the post-match press conference when asked about his animated celebration on Kane Williamson's wicket.

Indian cricket can’t afford to forget New Zealand humiliation

March 03, 2020 4:55 pm

India on the green pitches in New Zealand looked like a fish out of water. This was India’s third away series defeat against stronger opponents in the last two years. A meek surrender here had been preceded by a 2-1 loss in South Africa and a 4-1 hiding in England.

India fail to put up fight on Day 3, New Zealand complete Test series sweep

March 02, 2020 8:45 am

India struck back with late wickets but the 103-run stand between the Kiwi openers Tom Latham and Tom Blundell ensured that the hosts won the 2nd Test by 7 wickets and won the series 2-0.

Ravindra Jadeja's catch to Trent Boult's peach: The moments of Day 2

March 02, 2020 12:12 am

Mohammad Shami making the ball shape into the path of Tom Latham, Ravindra Jadeja's superb piece of athleticism, and Trent Boult's moment of magic — the second day in Christchurch had it all.


New Zealand outclass India to win Test series by 2-0

March 02, 2020 11:54 am

New Zealand romped to a seven-wicket victory over India in the second Test in Christchurch on Monday for an emphatic 2-0 series sweep of the number one side in the world.

Indian batting lineup crumble again after stupendous bowling display on Day 2

March 01, 2020 3:21 pm

Indian batting lineup suffered another collapse as they were reduced to 90 for six wickets on Day 2 of second Test at Hagley Oval, Christchurch

Kyle Jamieson's fifer dismantles India as visitors fall victim to old mistakes

February 29, 2020 5:26 pm

Powered by Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara, and Hanuma Vihari's fifties, India made 242 on Day 1 of the second Test before being bowled out by a Kyle Jamieson-led Kiwi attack. New Zealand ended the day on 63/0.

Trent Boult wrecks India's top order as New Zealand inch closer to victory

February 23, 2020 1:13 pm

Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari were batting on 25 and 15 respectively at stumps which were drawn unusually late at 7.30 pm local time Sunday with long shadows draped across the Basin Reserve.

IND vs NZ Warm-Up: Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami show resilience, lead fightback

February 15, 2020 4:25 pm

For head coach Ravi Shastri, the basic idea was to check out how his pacers got into the groove and Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami hit the straps straightaway in overcast conditions.

Colin de Grandhomme's late carnage helps New Zealand beat India by 5 wickets, clean sweep series by 3-0

February 11, 2020 3:39 pm

Colin de Grandhomme remained unbeaten for 58. He reached his half-century from 21 balls, third-fastest against India in ODI cricket. New Zealand finished the run chase with 17 balls to spare.

Reality Check: India suffer first series defeat post World Cup

February 09, 2020 8:34 am

Revenge, as they say, is a dish best served cold and on a chilly Auckland night, New Zealand defended a total of 273 by restricting India to 251 in 48.3 overs taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

Ross Taylor takes New Zealand over the line in record chase against India

February 05, 2020 4:28 pm

New Zealand struck first in the series against India as they overhauled a target of 348 with 11 balls to spare with the help of veteran batsman Ross Taylor's unbeaten 109-run knock.

India vs New Zealand: Shots of the series

February 02, 2020 4:28 pm

India registered a rare 5-0 whitewash against New Zealand after notching up a seven-run win in the fifth and final T20 International at Bay Oval here on Sunday.

IND vs NZ 4th T20I: No end to New Zealand's Super Over misery

February 01, 2020 10:03 am

A nervous New Zealand threw it away yet again as a perseverant India prevailed in the Super Over for the second successive time to take a 4-0 lead in the five-match T20I series.