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India vs New Zealand: Brooke Halliday ruled out of last ODI against due to close contact with COVID-19 case
Halliday returned a negative result for the virus on Monday. She will be tested again on day five of her isolation.
NZC chief David White said a government decision to push back plans to open the border forced the cancellation of the three-match series
Cairns was only discharged from hospital last week, five months after he underwent a life-saving heart operation and was then paralysed by a subsequent stroke.
The second ODI, which was slated to be played on February 14, has also been pushed a day back and is now scheduled for February 15, while the third ODI is now slated for February 18, rather than February 16.
The Indian women's team, which is already in New Zealand, is now scheduled to play all five ODIs and a T20I, starting February 9 at John Davies Oval in Queenstown.
Since the tour was arranged, the New Zealand government has changed its rules for entry into the country because of the threat posed by the Omicron variant.
The decision by Taylor to end his illustrious Test career after the looming Bangladesh series has placed a new emphasis on the two matches which start at Mt Maunganui's Bay Oval on Saturday.
Shreyas Iyer became the 302nd player to make his Test debut for the national team and before the toss against New Zealand
Cricket Australia chief Nick Hockley said the tour was important to support New Zealand Cricket in the wake of losses caused by COVID-19 pandemic.
Conway had made a valuable 46 in New Zealand's successful chase of 167 on Wednesday.
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Goodall stood in 24 Test matches and 15 one-day internationals between 1965 and 1988.
Appearing before the Senate Standing Committee on Inter-Provincial affairs on Thursday in Islamabad, Ramiz said it was time for the PCB to reduce its dependence on funding from the ICC and start tapping the local market.
"The ECB have received a threatening email relating to NZC. Although this did not specifically reference the White Ferns, it was treated seriously, investigated, and deemed not credible," the governing body said in a statement.
Just hours before the start of the first ODI at Rawalpindi on Friday, New Zealand called off the Pakistan tour which was to comprise three ODIs and five T20Is, citing security concerns.
PCB chairman Ramiz Raja laments 'pressure created on Pakistan cricket' by New Zealand's hasty withdrawal
New Zealand abandoned its tour of Pakistan minutes before the first match on Friday in Rawalpindi after its government issued a security alert.
'No way we could stay in Pakistan after credible threat': New Zealand Cricket CEO after abandoning tour
The New Zealand players and staff were taken in bullet-proof buses from their Islamabad hotel to the airport where they boarded the charter flight to Dubai.
The announcement on Friday that the series had been called off came just as the first one-day international was due to start at Rawalpindi Stadium, 10 kilometres (six miles) from the team hotel in Islamabad.
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"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.
Cairns had suffered an aortic dissection, which is a tear in the inner layer of the body's main artery.