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New Zealand's tour of Pakistan subject to security clearance after Taliban takeover of Afghanistan
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New Zealand's tour of Pakistan subject to security clearance after Taliban takeover of Afghanistan

New Zealand are due to reach Islamabad on 11 September to play three ODIs and five T20 Internationals in Rawalpindi and Lahore until 3 October.

Former New Zealand cricket great Chris Cairns in 'serious' condition
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Former New Zealand cricket great Chris Cairns in 'serious' condition

Cairns, 51, one of the world's top all-rounders in the early 2000s, is being treated at a specialist unit after a serious cardiac problem emerged last week.

Brendon McCullum leads messages of support as Chris Cairns fights for life
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Brendon McCullum leads messages of support as Chris Cairns fights for life

Social media was flooded with messages of support, including from Indian batting great VVS Laxman and the Nottinghamshire Cricket Club where Cairns also played.

Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns on life support, says report
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Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns on life support, says report

Cairns, one of New Zealand's all-time greats, suffered an aortic dissection — a tear in the body's main artery — last week in Canberra and is understood to have had several surgeries since, Newshub said.

New Zealand announce T20 World Cup squad, clear players for remainder of IPL 2021
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New Zealand announce T20 World Cup squad, clear players for remainder of IPL 2021

New Zealand players involved in this year's prematurely suspended Indian Premier League would be allowed to re-join their franchises when it re-starts in September.

Eoin Morgan on 2019 World Cup final: 'Most dramatic and best game ever played'
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Eoin Morgan on 2019 World Cup final: 'Most dramatic and best game ever played'

It was on this day two years ago, England became the ODI world champions for the first time, pipping New Zealand on boundary count rule after Super Over failed to separate the two sides following a tie.

World Test Championship Final: New Zealand's formula for success has a lot more than being 'nice guys'
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World Test Championship Final: New Zealand's formula for success has a lot more than being 'nice guys'

New Zealand being the 'nice guys' have dominated the headlines since their World Test Championship Final win, but one mustn't forget everything else that helped them become world champions.

World Test Championship: Kane Williamson says place in final testament to team's growth over two years
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World Test Championship: Kane Williamson says place in final testament to team's growth over two years

New Zealand go into the game with a high of winning their first series in England in 22 years.

World Test Championship Final: India pick two spinners, three pacers in playing XI against New Zealand
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World Test Championship Final: India pick two spinners, three pacers in playing XI against New Zealand

Both Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin are named in the XI along with Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma and Mohammad Shami.

World Test Championship Final: In Virat Kohli-Kane Williamson fire vs ice battle, a lesson for all
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World Test Championship Final: In Virat Kohli-Kane Williamson fire vs ice battle, a lesson for all

Fiery-hot Kohli and ice-cool Williamson have achieved success based on a foundation that stands on authentic personalities.

Suspended Ollie Robinson to return to cricketing action with Sussex second team
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Suspended Ollie Robinson to return to cricketing action with Sussex second team

The England and Wales Cricket Board suspended the 27-year-old from international cricket pending an investigation.

England vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson ruled out of second Test, but 'will be back' for WTC final
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England vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson ruled out of second Test, but 'will be back' for WTC final

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was on Wednesday ruled out of the second Test against England to give much-needed rest to his "irritated" left elbow ahead of the World Test Championship final against India

Around 4,000 fans to be allowed for India-New Zealand WTC final, says Hampshire County Club head
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Around 4,000 fans to be allowed for India-New Zealand WTC final, says Hampshire County Club head

The Indian team, currently quarantining in Mumbai for two weeks, depart for the UK on 2 June.

New Zealand players depart for UK for England Test series, WTC final
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New Zealand players depart for UK for England Test series, WTC final

The two-Test series against the hosts begin on 2 June, while the WTC final starts in Southampton from 18 June.

IPL 2021: New Zealand cricketers, coaches reach home safely via private jets
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IPL 2021: New Zealand cricketers, coaches reach home safely via private jets

They arrived on board a Bombardier Global Express private jet via Tokyo in the first of two chartered flights repatriating the Kiwis after the IPL 2021 was suspended in the wake of multiple COVID-19 cases inside its bio-bubble.

IPL 2021: New Zealand's Test players to leave for UK on 11 May, says New Zealand Cricket
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IPL 2021: New Zealand's Test players to leave for UK on 11 May, says New Zealand Cricket

New Zealand are scheduled to play hosts England in a two-match Test series, beginning on 2 June, before facing India in the World Test Championships final at Southampton from 18 June.

IPL 2021: BCCI, other cricket boards working to ensure safe return for overseas players
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IPL 2021: BCCI, other cricket boards working to ensure safe return for overseas players

Many of New Zealand's top players are trying to travel to the United Kingdom where they are due to play a Test series against England next month

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson wins Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for fourth time in six years
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New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson wins Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for fourth time in six years

Amelia Kerr and Devon Conway claimed double honours during the 2020-21 awards season which was conducted digitally.

Devon Conway earns ODI call-up for New Zealand's home series against Bangladesh
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Devon Conway earns ODI call-up for New Zealand's home series against Bangladesh

South Africa-born Conway was rewarded for his outstanding Twenty20 displays, including an unbeaten 99 in the recent series victory over Australia.