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'He could read the ball a second faster than others': Shoaib Akhtar recalls being unable to bowl out Inzamam-Ul-Haq at nets
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'He could read the ball a second faster than others': Shoaib Akhtar recalls being unable to bowl out Inzamam-Ul-Haq at nets

Shoaib Akhtar revealed that Inzamam could read the ball a second faster than others. Akhtar said that he could not bowl the former captain out even once in the nets in 10 years.

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.

Glenn Maxwell's episode tells players' mental health should be given utmost importance by all governing bodies including BCCI
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Glenn Maxwell's episode tells players' mental health should be given utmost importance by all governing bodies including BCCI

The Glenn Maxwell case might well be the trigger that should get Sourav Ganguly and BCCI to set in motion a system that would guide, mentor and support our cricket players. There may be more to the issues dogging some of them than just money. Their cry for help may be a silent one. But it needs to be heard.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: How the tournament brought back elements of 90s matches to put up a good show
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: How the tournament brought back elements of 90s matches to put up a good show

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in United Kingdom threw up several trends straight from the 90s cricketing journals to make for some exciting on-field action.

World Cup Memories: 'Martin Crowe was very secretive about Dipak Patel, he kept him under wraps,' Danny Morrison recalls New Zealand's 1992 run
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World Cup Memories: 'Martin Crowe was very secretive about Dipak Patel, he kept him under wraps,' Danny Morrison recalls New Zealand's 1992 run

The Dipak Patel and Mark Greatbatch masterstrokes, coloured clothings, New Zealand's rampant special run in the 1992 World Cup — Danny Morrison takes us down the memory lane

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Ross Taylor says a prayer in apology after passing Martin Crowe's century mark
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New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Ross Taylor says a prayer in apology after passing Martin Crowe's century mark

Ross Taylor's 18th Test century, one more than Martin Crowe laid the foundation for New Zealand's 432 for six declared in the first innings of the rain-disrupted Test in Wellington.

Pakistan vs New Zealand: In quintessential team player Kane Williamson, Kiwis have a leader other sides long for
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Pakistan vs New Zealand: In quintessential team player Kane Williamson, Kiwis have a leader other sides long for

The remarkable aspect about Kane Williamson's leadership is that even before he was given full-time captaincy in 2016 following Brendon McCullum’s retirement, he has projected himself as the team’s go-to man in crisis.

New Zealand vs England: Martin Crowe still the best, says Kane Williamson after scoring record 18th Test century
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New Zealand vs England: Martin Crowe still the best, says Kane Williamson after scoring record 18th Test century

Kane Williamson insisted that the late Martin Crowe remained New Zealand's best batsman of all time as he grabbed a national-record 18th Test century on a rain-hit day two against England on Friday.

New Zealand vs England: Kane Williamson's record 18th Test ton helps Kiwis build huge lead on rain-truncated Day 2
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New Zealand vs England: Kane Williamson's record 18th Test ton helps Kiwis build huge lead on rain-truncated Day 2

Kane Williamson's 102 provided a rare moment of cheer on a truncated day when play was restricted to 23.1 overs with only 54 runs scored.

New Zealand vs England: Trent Boult, Kane Williamson put Kiwis in driver's seat as visitors bowled out for 58
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New Zealand vs England: Trent Boult, Kane Williamson put Kiwis in driver's seat as visitors bowled out for 58

Kane Williamson's unbeaten 91 set New Zealand up for a commanding lead after England were skittled for one of the lowest scores in their history in the first Test in Auckland on Thursday.

Highlights, New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 4 at Hamilton: Kiwis clinch series 2-0
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Highlights, New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 4 at Hamilton: Kiwis clinch series 2-0

Catch all the live scores and updates from Day 4 of the second Test between New Zealand and West Indies.

New Zealand vs West Indies: Ross Taylor took advantage of Windies' poor planning to score record-equaling 17th ton
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New Zealand vs West Indies: Ross Taylor took advantage of Windies' poor planning to score record-equaling 17th ton

Ross Taylor has got one step closer to his dream of crossing Crowe’s century count. At the moment, he is level with the late captain on 17 Test centuries.

New Zealand vs West Indies: Ross Taylor's record-equalling 17th century helps hosts close in on series sweep on Day 3
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New Zealand vs West Indies: Ross Taylor's record-equalling 17th century helps hosts close in on series sweep on Day 3

New Zealand declared their second innings at 291 for eight, with Ross Taylor remaining unbeaten on 107, giving 444 to win. Kiwi bowlers took two top-order wickets by stumps.

Highlights, New Zealand vs West Indies 1st Test, Day 3 at Wellington: Visitors trail by 172 runs at stumps
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Highlights, New Zealand vs West Indies 1st Test, Day 3 at Wellington: Visitors trail by 172 runs at stumps

Catch the live scores and updates from Day 3 of the first Test between New Zealand and West Indies.

New Zealand vs West Indies: Colin de Grandhomme's whirlwind ton propels hosts to a 313-run lead at end of Day 2
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New Zealand vs West Indies: Colin de Grandhomme's whirlwind ton propels hosts to a 313-run lead at end of Day 2

Grandhomme hit the ninth fastest Test century of all time as he made light of a tiring attack and plundered the boundary on a demoralising day for the West Indies.

Mr Batting Machine: Virat Kohli on the brink of greatness, truly the don of a new era
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Mr Batting Machine: Virat Kohli on the brink of greatness, truly the don of a new era

The most extraordinary aspect of Kohli's career is his breathtaking success in all formats of the game. No cricketing great has had such an impact across formats and this is all the more reason why his special talent ought to be celebrated.

World T20: Undefeated run into semi-final proves New Zealand aren't the flashiest, but the smartest team around
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World T20: Undefeated run into semi-final proves New Zealand aren't the flashiest, but the smartest team around

If New Zealand were a mate of yours, they’d be the one that nobody can quite pigeon hole. Not quite the extrovert, or even non-offensive. Instead, they know that quirkiness, wit and willingness to be a little risqué make them appealing to many at the risk of offending some

World T20: New Zealand players to wear black arm bands as a mark of respect for Martin Crowe
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World T20: New Zealand players to wear black arm bands as a mark of respect for Martin Crowe

The New Zealand cricket team members will wear black armbands on Tuesday during the World T20 game against hosts India here as a mark of respect to the departed former captain Martin Crowe.