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India vs New Zealand: Brooke Halliday ruled out of last ODI against due to close contact with COVID-19 case
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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.

New Zealand cancel T20 series against Australia due to travel restrictions
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New Zealand cancel T20 series against Australia due to travel restrictions

NZC chief David White said a government decision to push back plans to open the border forced the cancellation of the three-match series

Fresh health setback for New Zealand great Chris Cairns with cancer diagnosis
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Fresh health setback for New Zealand great Chris Cairns with cancer diagnosis

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.

India vs New Zealand: ODI series to begin on 12 February as fixtures revised
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India vs New Zealand: ODI series to begin on 12 February as fixtures revised

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.

India vs New Zealand: NZC moves all games to Queenstown to reduce COVID-19 threat
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India vs New Zealand: NZC moves all games to Queenstown to reduce COVID-19 threat

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.

New Zealand call off Australia tour over COVID-19 rules
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New Zealand call off Australia tour over COVID-19 rules

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.

Veteran New Zealand batter Ross Taylor announces retirement, Bangladesh series to be farewell tour
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Veteran New Zealand batter Ross Taylor announces retirement, Bangladesh series to be farewell tour

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.

India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer receives maiden Test cap from Sunil Gavaskar in Kanpur
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India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer receives maiden Test cap from Sunil Gavaskar in Kanpur

Shreyas Iyer became the 302nd player to make his Test debut for the national team and before the toss against New Zealand

Australia to tour New Zealand for a three-match T20I series in March 2022
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Australia to tour New Zealand for a three-match T20I series in March 2022

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.

T20 World Cup 2021: Devon Conway breaks right hand in frustration, out of final and India tour
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T20 World Cup 2021: Devon Conway breaks right hand in frustration, out of final and India tour

Conway had made a valuable 46 in New Zealand's successful chase of 167 on Wednesday.

T20 World Cup 2021: New Zealand's professionalism in all three departments guides them to semi-finals
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T20 World Cup 2021: New Zealand's professionalism in all three departments guides them to semi-finals

The New Zealand cricket team right now are professionals. They go about their business in a clinical manner. Every detail is taken care of, and every possible opportunity for advantage is extracted.

Fred Goodall, New Zealand umpire in stormy West Indies series, passes away aged 83
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Fred Goodall, New Zealand umpire in stormy West Indies series, passes away aged 83

Goodall stood in 24 Test matches and 15 one-day internationals between 1965 and 1988.

PCB can collapse if India wishes as ICC gets 90 percent of its funds from BCCI, says Ramiz Raja
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PCB can collapse if India wishes as ICC gets 90 percent of its funds from BCCI, says Ramiz Raja

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.

Security tightened for New Zealand's women cricketers in England after threatening email
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Security tightened for New Zealand's women cricketers in England after threatening email

"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.

New Zealand could complete abandoned white-ball series against Pakistan in 2022
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New Zealand could complete abandoned white-ball series against Pakistan in 2022

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
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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
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'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.

New Zealand Cricket silent on security threat ending Pakistan tour
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New Zealand Cricket silent on security threat ending Pakistan tour

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.

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.

Chris Cairns off life support after heart surgery, able to communicate with family
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Chris Cairns off life support after heart surgery, able to communicate with family

Cairns had suffered an aortic dissection, which is a tear in the inner layer of the body's main artery.