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New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for COVID-19
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New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for COVID-19

She has already been in isolation since last Sunday, when her partner Clarke Gayford tested positive

New Zealand name Ajaz Patel among 20-member squad for England Test tour
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New Zealand name Ajaz Patel among 20-member squad for England Test tour

New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel is one of only three players to have taken 10 wickets in a Test innings.

New Zealand welcomes back tourists as COVID-19 pandemic rules eased
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New Zealand welcomes back tourists as COVID-19 pandemic rules eased

International tourism stopped altogether in early 2020 after New Zealand imposed some of the world's toughest border restrictions

Travellers from Australia and New Zealand remember fallen Anzacs at Gallipoli battlefields, along with Turkish and other nations' dignitaries
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Travellers from Australia and New Zealand remember fallen Anzacs at Gallipoli battlefields, along with Turkish and other nations' dignitaries

The Gallipoli campaign aimed to secure a naval route from the Mediterranean Sea to Istanbul through the Dardanelles, and knock the Ottomans out of the war. The battle lasted for eight months

New Zealand pacer Tim Southee named country's Player of the Year for 2021
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New Zealand pacer Tim Southee named country's Player of the Year for 2021

Southee, currently representing KKR in IPL 2022, was bestowed with the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal after a stellar 2021 season, both at home and abroad, and in red as well as white-ball cricket.

China's security alliance with the Solomon Islands raises alarm throughout South Pacific
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China's security alliance with the Solomon Islands raises alarm throughout South Pacific

A Chinese military presence in the Solomons would put it not only on the doorstep of Australia and New Zealand but also in close proximity to Guam, with its massive US military bases

New Zealand vs Pakistan Live Score, Women's Cricket World Cup 2022
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New Zealand vs Pakistan Live Score, Women's Cricket World Cup 2022

Follow the live scorecard and the latest updates on the 2022 ICC Women's World Cup league stage meeting between hosts New Zealand and Pakistan at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch.

New Zealand vs Netherlands one-off Twenty20 match washed out in Napier
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New Zealand vs Netherlands one-off Twenty20 match washed out in Napier

Rain abated shortly before the start of play, the umpires decided the playing area was in no condition to allow play to begin.

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: What semi-final qualification scenarios look like for India, England and other teams
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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: What semi-final qualification scenarios look like for India, England and other teams

With just a week left in the group stage of the 2022 ICC Women's Cricket World Cup, here's a look at the semi-final qualification scenarios.

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: England clinch thriller against New Zealand to keep campaign alive
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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: England clinch thriller against New Zealand to keep campaign alive

By virtue of this win, England have managed to stay in the mix for a semi-final berth as they displaced New Zealand from the fifth position.

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Perry, Brown shine as Australia trounce New Zealand to fire title warning
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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Perry, Brown shine as Australia trounce New Zealand to fire title warning

Australia recovered from a shaky start to demolish New Zealand by 141 runs in Wellington Sunday and underscore their status as Women's Cricket World Cup favourites.

New Zealand great Ross Taylor to play warmup games against Netherlands before farewell series
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New Zealand great Ross Taylor to play warmup games against Netherlands before farewell series

Taylor will represent New Zealand XI against the touring Dutch at McLean Park in the second one-day warm-up match on 19 March as well as the one off T20 on 21 March.

Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: India's torment at the hands of New Zealand continues with 62-run loss
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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: India's torment at the hands of New Zealand continues with 62-run loss

New Zealand, who have dominated the Indians throughout this summer, didn't let anything change in a familiar script by first scoring a healthy 260 for 9. They then choked the 'Women in Blue' before bowling them out for only 198 in 46.4 overs.

Women's World Cup 2022: Upbeat India hope to make it two-in-two in upcoming clash against New Zealand
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Women's World Cup 2022: Upbeat India hope to make it two-in-two in upcoming clash against New Zealand

India and tournament hosts New Zealand lock horns in the eighth game of the Women's World Cup at Hamilton's Seddon Park

Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022: Suzie Bates steers New Zealand to win over Bangladesh in rain-affected match
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Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022: Suzie Bates steers New Zealand to win over Bangladesh in rain-affected match

Suzie Bates scored 79 and shared an unbroken 108-run partnership with Amelia Kerr to steer New Zealand to a nine-wicket win over Bangladesh.

Highlights, New Zealand Women vs Bangladesh Women, Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022: Hosts win by nine wickets
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Highlights, New Zealand Women vs Bangladesh Women, Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022: Hosts win by nine wickets

New Zealand Women vs Bangladesh Women, Live Cricket Score, Women World Cup Match: Follow live scores from New Zealand vs Bangladesh Women's Cricket World Cup 2022 match on our blog here

Women's Cricket World Cup: Deandra Dottin's sensational last over helps West Indies shock New Zealand in thrilling opener
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Women's Cricket World Cup: Deandra Dottin's sensational last over helps West Indies shock New Zealand in thrilling opener

New Zealand came to the last over on 254-7, chasing West Indies’ 259-9 and appearing poised to pull off the highest winning run chase in the history of the women’s world tournament, but was dismissed for 256 with a ball left

Women's World Cup 2022: From Richa Ghosh to Kate Cross, debutants to watch out for
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Women's World Cup 2022: From Richa Ghosh to Kate Cross, debutants to watch out for

Let's take a look at eight players who will look to impress in their first World Cup.

Women's World Cup 2022: Australia's Ashleigh Gardner tests positive for COVID-19, to miss first two games
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Women's World Cup 2022: Australia's Ashleigh Gardner tests positive for COVID-19, to miss first two games

Cricket Australia said Gardner, the 2021 Australian women's cricketer of the year, was in isolation for 10 days in line with New Zealand health protocols.