Highlights, New Zealand vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 1, Full Cricket Score: Visitors bowled out for 297
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New Zealand vs Pakistan: Kiwis name pacer Matt Henry as replacement for injured Neil Wagner ahead of second Test
Wagner was struck by Pakistan speedster Shaheen Afridi yorker while batting on the second day of the first Test, sustaining undisplaced fractures in both the fourth and fifth toes of his right foot.
Neil Wagner broke his toes while batting and needed pain-killing injections as he bowled 21 overs in Pakistan's first innings and 28 in the second to play a key role in New Zealand's win.
Here are some of the reactions from cricketers — both former and current — as well as journalists and fans on New Zealand's 101-run win over Pakistan in the first Test at Mount Maunganui.
New Zealand vs Pakistan: Neil Wagner hailed as ‘an inspiration’ for bowling Kiwis to win despite two broken toes
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said it was an incredible performance, although Wagner's heart was well known within the team.
New Zealand vs West Indies: Bowlers run riot as Black Caps clinch innings victory to seal series and top Test rankings
New Zealand also stayed in the hunt for the inaugural World Test Championship final as they overtook England to move into third in the standings behind Australia and India, who start a four-Test series this week.
Highlights, New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 3 at Wellington, Full Cricket Score: Visitors trail by 85 runs
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New Zealand vs West Indies: Hosts' swing bowling display leave Windies struggling for survival on Day 3 of first Test
A relentless swing attack spearheaded by Tim Southee left the West Indies struggling for survival with only four wickets left and a 185-run deficit after the third day of the first Test against New Zealand in Hamilton.
Against New Zealand in the 2019-2020 season, Smith was dismissed by left-arm pacer Neil Wagner four times, as the Kiwi consistently attacked the batsman with short-pitched deliveries aimed at his body.
India pacers will not be as effective as Neil Wagner in bowling bouncers, says Australia's Matthew Wade
India's formidable pace attack will not be as effective as New Zealand speedster Neil Wagner in bowling bouncers during their upcoming tour of Australia, feels wicketkeeper Matthew Wade.
India vs New Zealand, Highlights, 2nd Test in Christchurch, Day 3, Full Cricket Score: Black Caps win, sweep series 2-0
Latest Updates, 2nd Test, Day 3 India vs New Zealand: Jadeja comes in from the other end. Taylor collects a single off the first ball of the over, with Nicholls tapping the ball around for the next three deliveries without scoring a run. India decide to go for the review after an unsuccessful caught-behind appeal against Nicholls off the fifth delivery, and it turns out to be a front-foot no-ball that brings the equation down to just one run. Nicholls collects the winning single off the last delivery, as New Zealand win by seven wickets. The Black Caps thus register their 101st Test victory to complete a 2-0 series scoreline against the No 1-ranked Indian side!Well the Indian skipper decides to have a bowl now (wearing his shades while doing so), and starts off with a delivery that moves away after pitching wide outside off. Nicholls gets off the mark with a boundary off the fourth ball, steering a full delivery outside off through point. Just three more needed now.
India vs New Zealand: Visitors' attempt to play aggressive cricket undermined by costly errors of judgement
After India were defeated in Wellington, Virat Kohli made it quite clear that his batsmen needed to bat with more intent and clarity
India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli and Co bundle out for 242 courtesy poor shot selection; Kiwis go to stumps at 63/0
Indian batsmen showed intent but their reckless shot selection took them only as far as 242 on an eventful opening day of the second Test against New Zealand.
India vs New Zealand, Highlights, 2nd Test in Christchurch, Day 1, Full Cricket Score: Latham, Blundell steer Kiwis to 63/0 at stumps
Latest Updates, 2nd Test, Day 1 India vs New Zealand: That's stumps on Day 1. And all the three sessions today belonged to the hosts. They bundled out visitors for 242 and then Latham and Blundell made sure Kiwis did not lose any wicket till the close of play. India would be very disappointed. Nothing went there way today starting from toss. Kiwis 63/0 in 23 overs in first innngs so far, trail by 179 runs.
India vs New Zealand: Bouncer challenge awaits Indian batsmen as Neil Wagner joins Kiwi pace attack for Christchurch Test
Come Saturday, the Virat Kohlis, Cheteshwar Pujaras and Ajinkya Rahanes will face an even tougher test on a green top at the Hagley Oval where the Black Caps have won all but one Test.
India vs New Zealand: We will look to exploit sideways movement against Virat Kohli, says Tom Latham
Virat Kohli will be itching to bounce back in the second Test and the best chance for New Zealand will be to exploit the sideways movement which can spell trouble for the Indian captain, feels opener Tom Latham.
India vs New Zealand: Ajinkya Rahane's mantra for 2nd Test — show more intent and negate angles created by Kiwi pacers
Ajinkya Rahane wants to take on the New Zealand pace battery with more intent in the second Test and his foolproof strategy includes countering the awkward angles which became a nightmare for Indian batsmen during the first Test at the Basin Reserve.
India vs New Zealand: Neil Wagner says Kiwis will continue using short-ball strategy against visitors in second Test
Neil Wagner pulled out of the first Test against India to be with his wife for the birth of their first child.
Once I started wearing helmet, I regained confidence: Kiwi pacer Ewen Chatfield recalls scary beginning to international career
Richard Hadlee's new ball partner for the longest time, Chatfield had a scary beginning to his international career in 1975, when England bowler Peter Lever's bouncer struck him on the temple and he immediately fell unconscious exactly 35 years ago in his debut Test for New Zealand.
India vs New Zealand: Neil Wagner's return provides 'good selection dilemma' after Kyle Jamieson's 'outstanding' debut, says Kiwi coach Gary Stead
Stead said, 'Whoever we go with, we know we will have to put in a performance that we did in this game, because we know India will get better,' he said.