Umar Akmal 29 Apr
Cricket news round-up – April 29: Umar Akmal banned for three years

Umar Akmal received a three-year ban; J Arunkumar was appointed USA Head Coach; Scotland offered to host Australia and New Zealand behind in empty stadia; and TCA Indians registered their second win.

Kyle Jamieson New Zealand India 31 Mar
ICC World Test Championship 2019-21 points table, March 31, 2019: India finish on top, regain Test mace

With 360 points, India are at the top of the pile, followed by Australia (296) and New Zealand (180) in that order.

New Zealand 20 Mar
Cricket news round-up – March 20: Self-isolation for New Zealand team

New Zealand team members were kept in isolation for 14 days. Andre Ellis retired from cricket after playing at least 100 games in all formats. Hanuma Vihari hoped to continue with his English County season deal. New Zealand suggested for self-isolation After returning from Australia, the 15-member New Zealand team along with the support staffs […]

Sourav Ganguly India 15 Mar
Cricket news round-up – March 15: BCCI to wait and watch before making IPL schedule

BCCI decides to wait and watch, Aus-NZ ODIs cancelled, and relief for Joe Root.

Jimmy Neesham Australia New Zealand 12 Mar
Chappell-Hadlee Trophy 1st ODI, Sydney: Preview, predictions, likely XIs

Australia are coming off a 0-3 defeat in South Africa, while New Zealand won their last series 3-0, against India at home.

Neil Wagner New Zealand India 01 Mar
New Zealand vs India 2nd Test Day 3 preview: Hosts have one hand on the trophy

Stumps, Day 2: India 242 (Vihari 55, Shaw 54, Pujara 54; Jamieson 5/45) and 90/6 (Pujara 24; Boult 3/12) lead New Zealand 235 (Latham 52; Shami 4/81, Bumrah 3/62) by 97 runs.

Kyle Jamieson New Zealand India 29 Feb
New Zealand vs India, 2nd Test Day 2, Preview: India desperate for wickets after another difficult day

Stumps, Day 1: India 242 (Shaw 54, Pujara 54, VIhari 55; Jamieson 5/45) lead New Zealand 63/0 (Blundell 29*) by 179 runs.

New Zealand India 28 Feb
New Zealand vs India 2019-20 2nd Test, statistical preview: Tourists strive to avoid embarrassing fate

The last time New Zealand whitewashed India was in 2002-03. As with the ongoing series, this was also a 2-Test affair played in New Zealand.

Hagley Oval Christchurch New Zealand 28 Feb
New Zealand vs India 2nd Test venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch

Hagley Oval dates back to 1867, though it had never hosted a Test till 2014-15. Lancaster Park acted as Christchurch's primary ground till it was damaged during the 2011 earthquake.

New Zealand India 28 Feb
New Zealand vs India 2nd Test, Hamilton: Preview, prediction, likely XIs

Less than a week after a 10-wicket thrashing at Basin Reserve, Wellington, India will take field at Seddon Park, Hamilton, to level the 2-Test series against New Zealand. Given India’s record in New Zealand (a solitary Test win in the last 44 years) and how they performed in the first Test, that seems unlikely at […]