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'Toughest time of my coaching career': Ex-New Zealand coach Mike Hesson opens up on Ross Taylor captaincy controversy
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'Toughest time of my coaching career': Ex-New Zealand coach Mike Hesson opens up on Ross Taylor captaincy controversy

Ross Taylor stepped down from captaincy in all formats in 2012 after being asked to hand over the limited overs reigns to Brendon McCullum by Mike Hesson, leading to quite a furore.

IPL 2020: KKR pacer Pat Cummins jokes about owing Brendon McCullum a few dinners after being signed for Rs 15.5 crore
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IPL 2020: KKR pacer Pat Cummins jokes about owing Brendon McCullum a few dinners after being signed for Rs 15.5 crore

Cummins, who was part of their IPL-2014 winning team, was slated to don the KKR jersey again in the IPL this year but the tournament originally scheduled from 29 March has been postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Former Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum calls for introduction of a New Zealand team in Big Bash League
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Former Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum calls for introduction of a New Zealand team in Big Bash League

All cricket is on hold right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping through the globe with several tours and tournaments being either cancelled or postponed. Even the future of the T20 World Cup, scheduled for an 18 October start, is shrouded in uncertainty.

T20 World Cup could be pushed to 2021 with IPL taking its slot, says Kolkata Knight Riders coach Brendon McCullum
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T20 World Cup could be pushed to 2021 with IPL taking its slot, says Kolkata Knight Riders coach Brendon McCullum

Coronavirus pandemic has halted all global sporting activities, jeopardising the 2020 T20 World Cup, scheduled in Australia from 18 October and also "indefinitely" suspending the IPL

IPL's opening night changed my life forever, says Brendon McCullum on 12-year anniversary of 158 run knock
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IPL's opening night changed my life forever, says Brendon McCullum on 12-year anniversary of 158 run knock

Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum says his sizzling 73-ball 158, which set the ball rolling for IPL in its very first game 12 years ago, changed his life forever.

158 not out: Brendon McCullum enters, entertains, enthrals and announces IPL open
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158 not out: Brendon McCullum enters, entertains, enthrals and announces IPL open

McCullum ended the innings filled with breathtaking strokes - pulls, cuts, scoops, drives - on 158 not out. Imagine if there was more opportunity for McCullum to unleash more of his range that evening. Imagine.

Brendon McCullum regrets fallout with Ross Taylor, describes it as a 'bad stain for New Zealand cricket'
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Brendon McCullum regrets fallout with Ross Taylor, describes it as a 'bad stain for New Zealand cricket'

Describing his fallout with Ross Taylor a "bad stain for New Zealand cricket", former skipper Brendon McCullum attributed it to a race for captaincy between the two in 2011 and admitted that they still aren't the best of friends despite mutual respect.

India vs New Zealand: More substance, less flamboyance, BJ Watling's way to play five days of Test cricket
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India vs New Zealand: More substance, less flamboyance, BJ Watling's way to play five days of Test cricket

While batting in the lower middle-order, Watling's rearguard actions have bailed the Blackcaps out of a hole on many occasions

India vs New Zealand: In land of the flightless bird, Pujara-Kohli-Rahane troika looks to take wing
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India vs New Zealand: In land of the flightless bird, Pujara-Kohli-Rahane troika looks to take wing

It’s possibly presumptuous to assume so, considering they are still only 31, 31 and 32 respectively, but with the historic long gaps between India’s Test visits to this part of the world, this could well be the last time Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara are together playing five-day cricket in New Zealand

Ross Taylor says his form, fitness and motivation at end of 2020 will determine decision to play 2023 ODI World Cup
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Ross Taylor says his form, fitness and motivation at end of 2020 will determine decision to play 2023 ODI World Cup

Ross Taylor will become the first cricketer in the world to complete 100 games across three international formats when he steps out for the first Test against India at Basin Reserve on 21 February.

India vs New Zealand: Ross Taylor says mistakes make you grow as a person on cusp of 100th career Test
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India vs New Zealand: Ross Taylor says mistakes make you grow as a person on cusp of 100th career Test

Only Stephen Fleming, Brendon McCullum and Daniel Vettori have played more Tests than Ross Taylor, who will only enter an elite club by playing his 100th Test in the series opener against India, beginning in Wellington on 21 February.

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: 'Don't think leadership can always be determined by results', Virat Kohli defends under-fire captain Kane Williamson
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India vs New Zealand: 'Don't think leadership can always be determined by results', Virat Kohli defends under-fire captain Kane Williamson

Kohli who leads India in all three formats, said people are sometimes too quick to blame captains for a team's failure.

India vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson to Tim Seifert, five Kiwi players to watch out for in upcoming T20I series
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India vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson to Tim Seifert, five Kiwi players to watch out for in upcoming T20I series

New Zealand have the players in their squad who can play a significant part in the series. Here, we take a look at some of the Kiwi players to watch out for in the upcoming T20I series.

Australia vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson says Kiwis need to be better in all departments after horrendous display in Boxing Day Test
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Australia vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson says Kiwis need to be better in all departments after horrendous display in Boxing Day Test

Former players and pundits, including his predecessor as skipper Brendon McCullum, have lined up to criticise Williamson for his captaincy and decision-making.

IPL 2020 Auction: KKR head coach Brendon McCullum calls Pat Cummins 'best player of auction' after Australian pacer gets bought for record sum
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IPL 2020 Auction: KKR head coach Brendon McCullum calls Pat Cummins 'best player of auction' after Australian pacer gets bought for record sum

Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Brendon McCullum on Thursday called Pat Cummins "the best player of the auction" and said that is why the franchise did not mind paying a record Rs 15.50 crore for the Australian pacer, the most for a foreign recruit in IPL history.

David Hussey joins Kolkata Knight Riders as chief mentor, Kyle Mills roped in as bowling coach for IPL 2020
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David Hussey joins Kolkata Knight Riders as chief mentor, Kyle Mills roped in as bowling coach for IPL 2020

David Hussey, a former Knight Riders player and Australian international, has been named as a top advisor to New Zealand head coach Brendon McCullum.

India vs South Africa, 3rd T20I: Quinton de Kock second fastest wicket-keeper to 1,000 runs, Shikhar Dhawan completes 7,000 T20 runs and more stats
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India vs South Africa, 3rd T20I: Quinton de Kock second fastest wicket-keeper to 1,000 runs, Shikhar Dhawan completes 7,000 T20 runs and more stats

Quinton de Kock became the third captain after Paul Stirling and Navneet Singh Dhaliwal to score fifty-plus runs in first two innings as a captain in T20Is.

BCCI accepts Dinesh Karthik's apology for appearing in Trinbago Knight Riders' dressing room in violation of central contract
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BCCI accepts Dinesh Karthik's apology for appearing in Trinbago Knight Riders' dressing room in violation of central contract

Karthik tendered an "unconditional apology" for violating BCCI's central contract clause by watching a CPL game from the Shah Rukh Khan co-owned Trinbago Knight Riders' dressing room.

Dinesh Karthik tenders ‘unconditional apology’ to BCCI over Caribbean Premier League controversy
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Dinesh Karthik tenders ‘unconditional apology’ to BCCI over Caribbean Premier League controversy

India wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has tendered an "unconditional apology" for violating BCCI's Central clause by watching a Caribbean Premier League game from the Shah Rukh Khan co-owned Trinbago Knight Riders' dressing room.