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New Zealand, England to tour Pakistan over next 12 months
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New Zealand, England to tour Pakistan over next 12 months

The PCB confirmed that West Indies, England and New Zealand men's sides will tour Pakistan twice each in the next 12 months while Sri Lanka and Ireland women will visit Pakistan in May/June and October/November.

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.

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.

Watch: New Zealand's Ross Taylor receives guard of honour from Bangladesh players during 2nd Test at Hagley Oval
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Watch: New Zealand's Ross Taylor receives guard of honour from Bangladesh players during 2nd Test at Hagley Oval

As Taylor walked out to bat in the first innings of the second Test, the Bangladesh players lined up to give a ‘Guard of Honour’ to the veteran batter and applauded him.

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Ebadot Hossain stars in Tigers' historic Test win
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New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Ebadot Hossain stars in Tigers' historic Test win

It was also New Zealand's first loss in 16 home Tests over the past four years.

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Ajaz Patel dropped for Test series despite 10-wicket haul
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New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Ajaz Patel dropped for Test series despite 10-wicket haul

Stead expressed sympathy for Patel, who has failed to take a wicket in three Tests on home soil, despite his heroics in India.

Manoj Bajpayee on interviewing New Zealand cricketer Kane Williamson: He's a complete Family Man, just like me
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Manoj Bajpayee on interviewing New Zealand cricketer Kane Williamson: He's a complete Family Man, just like me

In an exclusive interview, Manoj Bajpayee discusses why he was the right person to interview Kane Williamson for Amazon Prime Video, and how his lasting passion for cricket reminds him of his late father.

India vs New Zealand 2021 Schedule: Match dates, timings, venue of all the matches of Ind vs NZ series
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India vs New Zealand 2021 Schedule: Match dates, timings, venue of all the matches of Ind vs NZ series

India and New Zealand will play a three-match T20I series which will be followed by two Test matches spanning three weeks

India vs New Zealand: Trent Boult unavailable for Tests citing bubble fatigue as Kiwis include five spinners
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India vs New Zealand: Trent Boult unavailable for Tests citing bubble fatigue as Kiwis include five spinners

Both Boult and pace-bowling all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme decided to skip the tour, having stayed extended period in multiple bio-bubbles.

T20 World Cup 2021: New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson plays down 'minor' hamstring injury
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T20 World Cup 2021: New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson plays down 'minor' hamstring injury

A day after New Zealand coach Gary Stead expressed confidence about his availability, Williamson also struck a note of optimism ahead of the match in Sharjah. The tournament begins on 17 October.

T20 World Cup 2021: Kane Williamson's injury just 'slight twinge,' says NZ coach Gary Stead
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T20 World Cup 2021: Kane Williamson's injury just 'slight twinge,' says NZ coach Gary Stead

Williamson was left out of Sunrisers Hyderabad's playing XI for their final match of the Indian Premier League, but Stead played down concerns around the chances of the injury hurting Williamson's participation in the marquee event.

PCB gets food bill of Rs 27 lakh after security team’s biryani feast during New Zealand’s short stay
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PCB gets food bill of Rs 27 lakh after security team’s biryani feast during New Zealand’s short stay

PCB reportedly was handed a food bill worth Rs 27 lakh food bill, which was consumed by the security team of over 500 officers deployed by Pakistan.

Tom Latham expresses disappointment at New Zealand's Pakistan series pullout
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Tom Latham expresses disappointment at New Zealand's Pakistan series pullout

Latham said his counterpart, Pakistan captain Babar Azam, had been very excited about the tour.

Bangladesh vs New Zealand: Fully-vaccinated Finn Allen tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of T20I series
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Bangladesh vs New Zealand: Fully-vaccinated Finn Allen tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of T20I series

"He has been quarantined at the team's hotel and immediate advice is that he is experiencing moderate symptoms," New Zealand Cricket said in a statement.

Shane Bond roped in as New Zealand's 'fourth coach' for 2021 T20 World Cup
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Shane Bond roped in as New Zealand's 'fourth coach' for 2021 T20 World Cup

Bond will also be with the New Zealand team in the three-game T20 International series against India after the World Cup.

Kyle Jamieson has ability to become one of the leading all-rounders in world cricket, reckons Sachin Tendulkar
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Kyle Jamieson has ability to become one of the leading all-rounders in world cricket, reckons Sachin Tendulkar

In New Zealand's emphatic title triumph, Jamieson played a major role with match figures of 7 for 61 in 44 overs along with 21 valuable runs in his team's first essay.

World Test Championship Final: New Zealand 101/2 at stumps on Day 3; trail India by 116 runs
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World Test Championship Final: New Zealand 101/2 at stumps on Day 3; trail India by 116 runs

Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor were batting on 12 and 0 respectively when bad light forced early stumps.

World Test Championship Final: In seaming conditions, ideal to bat first and soak in pressure, says Sourav Ganguly
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World Test Championship Final: In seaming conditions, ideal to bat first and soak in pressure, says Sourav Ganguly

He was all praise for the New Zealand team especially for having won a Test match against England without Williamson and Tim Southee.

World Test Championship Final: Virat Kohli says one game over five days isn't going to be true reflection of team
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World Test Championship Final: Virat Kohli says one game over five days isn't going to be true reflection of team

For the Indian captain and his team, the WTC final is like their Test debuts as young players trying to come up the ranks.