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India vs New Zealand: Black Caps' conservative approach against Jasprit Bumrah could be used by other teams, says Shane Bond
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India vs New Zealand: Black Caps' conservative approach against Jasprit Bumrah could be used by other teams, says Shane Bond

New Zealand's conservative approach against Jasprit Bumrah could become a template for other teams as they look to tackle the Indian pace ace who recently endured a rare wicket-less outing in an ODI series, reckons former fast bowler Shane Bond.

India vs New Zealand: Black Caps coach Gary Stead ‘really surprised’ by criticism over taking a break
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India vs New Zealand: Black Caps coach Gary Stead ‘really surprised’ by criticism over taking a break

New Zealand coach Gary Stead on Monday said he was "very surprised" at being lambasted for taking a scheduled break after the 0-5 T20 hammering his team received from India earlier this month.

India vs New Zealand: Shardul Thakur says learnings from ODI series will help him win T20 World Cup for team
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India vs New Zealand: Shardul Thakur says learnings from ODI series will help him win T20 World Cup for team

Shardul gave away plenty of runs in the recent ODIs against the Black Caps and faced criticism for his wayward bowling, but has now set his eyes on the showpiece in Australia later this year

India vs New Zealand: Black Caps spinner Ish Sodhi says Virat Kohli and Co are 'helpful guys', more than willing to share experiences
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India vs New Zealand: Black Caps spinner Ish Sodhi says Virat Kohli and Co are 'helpful guys', more than willing to share experiences

New Zealand spinner Ish Sodhi is in awe of the "crazy" skills that Indian cricketers possess and what has added to the respect he has for Virat Kohli's side is its willingness to share the knowledge bank with anyone who cares to approach.

India vs New Zealand: Mayank Agarwal credits sessions with batting coach Vikram Rathour for morale-boosting 81 in warm-up game
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India vs New Zealand: Mayank Agarwal credits sessions with batting coach Vikram Rathour for morale-boosting 81 in warm-up game

Prior to his latest knock, Agarwal's series of scores read 8, 32, 29, 37, 24, 0, 0, 32, 3, 1, 1, raising questions about his confidence going into the two-Test series against the Black Caps

India vs New Zealand: Former Black Caps skipper Glenn Turner expects Jasprit Bumrah-led Indian pacers to perform well in Test series
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India vs New Zealand: Former Black Caps skipper Glenn Turner expects Jasprit Bumrah-led Indian pacers to perform well in Test series

Turner believes Bumrah and Shami's ability to swing the ball will work to India's advantage during the Test series

India vs New Zealand: Jasprit Bumrah needs to shelve conservative approach and be 'extra aggressive', advises Zaheer Khan after ODI flop show
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India vs New Zealand: Jasprit Bumrah needs to shelve conservative approach and be 'extra aggressive', advises Zaheer Khan after ODI flop show

Former India pace spearhead Zaheer Khan feels Jasprit Bumrah needs to be more aggressive and take extra risks to make his presence felt in the upcoming Test series against New Zealand after going wicket-less in the recent ODI series.

India vs New Zealand: Even in 0-3 ODI series loss, Virat Kohli and Co found answers to a prolonged problem
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India vs New Zealand: Even in 0-3 ODI series loss, Virat Kohli and Co found answers to a prolonged problem

If India's bowling and fielding had not disappointed collectively in the series, the results would have been different. And that would have also highlighted the significance of this new Indian middle order.

India vs New Zealand: Hamish Bennett hails Tim Southee's leadership, commitment for bowling 10 overs despite sickness in second ODI
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India vs New Zealand: Hamish Bennett hails Tim Southee's leadership, commitment for bowling 10 overs despite sickness in second ODI

New Zealand pacer Hamish Bennett says Tim Southee showed exemplary leadership qualities when he played through pain and discomfort during the second ODI against India.

India vs New Zealand: Black Caps fined 60 per cent of match fee for maintaining slow over-rate in second ODI
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India vs New Zealand: Black Caps fined 60 per cent of match fee for maintaining slow over-rate in second ODI

This is New Zealand's first offence in the ongoing bilateral after India had the ignominy of being fined thrice for slow over-rate in the last three international games (two successive T20s followed by first ODI).

India vs New Zealand: Kiwi pacer Kyle Jamieson says it was 'surreal' to win Man of the Match award on debut
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India vs New Zealand: Kiwi pacer Kyle Jamieson says it was 'surreal' to win Man of the Match award on debut

The Black Caps took a 2-0 lead in the three-match series as Jamieson scored a vital partnership with Ross Taylor and then took 2-42 to seal the victory.

India vs New Zealand: Fielding slip ups, Tom Latham’s sweeps, and more, where Men in Blue lost the Hamilton ODI
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India vs New Zealand: Fielding slip ups, Tom Latham’s sweeps, and more, where Men in Blue lost the Hamilton ODI

After a week of barely-believable bottling that allowed India to romp their way to the first-ever 5-0 clean sweep of a T20I series, the Kiwis finally got themselves going at home by making a winning start to the ODI leg at Hamilton.

New Zealand Cricket defends coach Gary Stead's mid-series break, says 'his week off was planned six months ago'
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New Zealand Cricket defends coach Gary Stead's mid-series break, says 'his week off was planned six months ago'

Stead is under criticism for taking a holiday at a time when the Black Caps are enduring a form slump. Following a 0-3 Test series hiding in Australia, New Zealand were whitewashed 0-5 by India in the Twenty20 series on home soil.

India vs New Zealand: Chance for Virat Kohli's young guns to impress in key players' absence as teams gear up for first ODI
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India vs New Zealand: Chance for Virat Kohli's young guns to impress in key players' absence as teams gear up for first ODI

This is India's third ODI assignment after the World Cup last year, having previously beaten West Indies (away) and Australia (at home).

India vs New Zealand: Hosts' stand-in captain Tom Latham banking on fresh faces to help bounce back from crushing T20I series defeat
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India vs New Zealand: Hosts' stand-in captain Tom Latham banking on fresh faces to help bounce back from crushing T20I series defeat

Latham said the Black Caps, playing their first ODI since that infamous World Cup final loss to England on boundary countback, are hopeful of bouncing back

India vs New Zealand: Sachin Tendulkar's 82, Virender Sehwag's 60-ball ton and other standout knocks from ODIs between Men in Blue and Black Caps
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India vs New Zealand: Sachin Tendulkar's 82, Virender Sehwag's 60-ball ton and other standout knocks from ODIs between Men in Blue and Black Caps

In our build-up to the 50-over leg of India's tour of New Zealand, we present to you five knocks from that have stood out in bilateral contests between the two sides on New Zealand soil.

KL Rahul attains career-best second position in ICC T20I batsmen rankings after stellar show in India-New Zealand series
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KL Rahul attains career-best second position in ICC T20I batsmen rankings after stellar show in India-New Zealand series

KL Rahul reaped the rewards for his stellar all-round show in India's 5-0 drubbing of New Zealand as he rose to a career-best second position in the ICC T20 Rankings released on Monday.

India vs New Zealand: KL Rahul's all-round contribution, the classic Kiwi brain-fade and other takeaways from T20I series
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India vs New Zealand: KL Rahul's all-round contribution, the classic Kiwi brain-fade and other takeaways from T20I series

Here are the key takeaways from the five-match T20I series between India and New Zealand, where the Men in Blue became the first team to register a 5-0 scoreline in the shortest format.

India vs New Zealand: Don't write Jasprit Bumrah off, it's never over until the world’s premier death-overs pacer has spoken
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India vs New Zealand: Don't write Jasprit Bumrah off, it's never over until the world’s premier death-overs pacer has spoken

You just know the game isn’t over till Bumrah has overs left. When was the last time you could say that of an Indian limited-overs bowler?

India vs New Zealand: Visitors' T20 World Cup auditioning pool hands Men in Blue victory in strange, see-saw encounter
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India vs New Zealand: Visitors' T20 World Cup auditioning pool hands Men in Blue victory in strange, see-saw encounter

It’s not just the result, and that India’s second-choice picks bailed them out; it’s the confidence you derive from getting out of jail that has to amount as India’s biggest win from Westpac Stadium.