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NZC shifts remaining Australia men's and England women's T20Is to Wellington due to logistical reasons
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NZC shifts remaining Australia men's and England women's T20Is to Wellington due to logistical reasons

Last week, the NZC had shifted Friday's double headers from the Eden Park to Wellington, after COVID-19 alert Level 3 restrictions were imposed in Auckland, which doesn't allow any sports event to take place.

Australia's T20I tour of New Zealand hit by community coronavirus outbreak
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Australia's T20I tour of New Zealand hit by community coronavirus outbreak

A New Zealand Cricket spokesman said the third match in the current T20 series, to be played in Wellington on Wednesday, will go ahead but without spectators.

New Zealand vs Australia, Highlights, 2nd T20I at Dunedin, Full Cricket Score: Black Caps win by 4 runs
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New Zealand vs Australia, Highlights, 2nd T20I at Dunedin, Full Cricket Score: Black Caps win by 4 runs

Catch the LIVE score and updates from the second T20I between New Zealand and Australia

Kane Williamson says he will not prefer skipping New Zealand tour of England due to IPL
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Kane Williamson says he will not prefer skipping New Zealand tour of England due to IPL

The IPL is likely to start in the second week of April and its knockout matches may stretch till early June, potentially clashing with New Zealand's first Test in England, which starts on 2 June at the Lord's.

New Zealand could travel with 20-man squad for 2021 T20 World Cup, says coach Gary Stead
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New Zealand could travel with 20-man squad for 2021 T20 World Cup, says coach Gary Stead

New Zealand coach Gary Stead has said the team could travel to India for this year's ICC World T20 with a 20-member squad because of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Zealand won't block players from IPL participation if league clashes with first Test in England
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New Zealand won't block players from IPL participation if league clashes with first Test in England

Kane Williamson, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Mitchell Santner, and Tim Seifert are bound for IPL and they could be joined by several teammates among 20 New Zealanders entered in Thursday's player auction.

Bangladesh's limited-overs tour of New Zealand delayed by a week due to COVID-19 related challenges
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Bangladesh's limited-overs tour of New Zealand delayed by a week due to COVID-19 related challenges

Under the revised schedule, Bangladesh will play three ODIs and an equal number of T20 Internationals between 20 March and 1 April.

Super Smash: Sophie Devine completes 36-ball 100 to slam fastest century in women's T20 history for Wellington Blaze
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Super Smash: Sophie Devine completes 36-ball 100 to slam fastest century in women's T20 history for Wellington Blaze

Devine tore apart the Otago Sparks bowling attack, hitting nine sixes and seven fours to set up a 10-wicket win for her Wellington Blaze side.

New Zealand vs Pakistan: All-rounder Shadab Khan ruled out of first Test due to thigh injury
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New Zealand vs Pakistan: All-rounder Shadab Khan ruled out of first Test due to thigh injury

The team management has included left-arm spinner Zafar Gohar in place of Shadab in their 15-member squad for the first Test, starting at Mount Maunganui from Saturday.

Former Kiwi cricketer Martin Snedden replaces Greg Barclay as new chairman of New Zealand Cricket
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Former Kiwi cricketer Martin Snedden replaces Greg Barclay as new chairman of New Zealand Cricket

Snedden is a former chief executive of NZC and a board member of the organisation from 1990-1992, from 1999-2001, and again from 2013 until present.

New Zealand's Greg Barclay elected ICC chairman after second round of voting
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New Zealand's Greg Barclay elected ICC chairman after second round of voting

Barclay has been a board member of New Zealand Cricket since 2012 and also served as New Zealand’s representative on the ICC.

New Zealand cricketing icon John Reid, the oldest surviving Test player, passes away aged 92
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New Zealand cricketing icon John Reid, the oldest surviving Test player, passes away aged 92

A hard-hitting batsman and a pacey seam bowler, Reid played 58 Tests for New Zealand — captain for 34 of them.

Bangladesh cricketers to return to scene of Christchurch mosque attacks as New Zealand prepare to resume international cricket
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Bangladesh cricketers to return to scene of Christchurch mosque attacks as New Zealand prepare to resume international cricket

Bangladesh are scheduled to play a one-day international in Christchurch on 17 March and are likely to be in the city on 15 March.

New Zealand head coach Gary Stead's contract extended till 2023 World Cup
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New Zealand head coach Gary Stead's contract extended till 2023 World Cup

The board of New Zealand Cricket on Wednesday approved the extension which also takes in the T20 World Cups in India next year and in Australia in 2022.

New Zealand Cricket confirms upcoming series in home season to go ahead
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New Zealand Cricket confirms upcoming series in home season to go ahead

New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White said managed isolation arrangements for the visiting teams were still being worked out with officials in Wellington, but the tours would proceed.

NZC to issue NOCs to all IPL-bound players; cancels A tour to India
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NZC to issue NOCs to all IPL-bound players; cancels A tour to India

The six New Zealand players who are set to play in the IPL are Jimmy Neesham (Kings XI Punjab), Lockie Ferguson (Kolkata Knight Riders), Mitchell McClenaghan and Trent Boult (Mumbai Indians), Kane Williamson (Sunrisers Hyderabad) and Mitchell Santner (Chennai Super Kings).

Unwell Trent Boult skips New Zealand training session at Bay Oval
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Unwell Trent Boult skips New Zealand training session at Bay Oval

Boult is among eight players, including Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Jeet Raval, Mitchell Santner, Tim Seifert, Tim Southee and Neil Wagner, who are attending the first half of the camp that started on Sunday.

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor says he is eager to play in CPL 2020 after coronavirus-induced break
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New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor says he is eager to play in CPL 2020 after coronavirus-induced break

The New Zealand team delayed winter tours to the Netherlands, Scotland, Ireland and West Indies due to the coronavirus outbreak and, like most of his team mates, Taylor has been training indoors to keep up his match fitness.

New Zealand cricketers start squad training in Lincoln after COVID-19 lockdown
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New Zealand cricketers start squad training in Lincoln after COVID-19 lockdown

In a statement issued on Monday, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) announced that six national camps will be conducted in the next few months.

New Zealand Cricket has not offered to host IPL 2020, says spokesperson Richard Boock
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New Zealand Cricket has not offered to host IPL 2020, says spokesperson Richard Boock

New Zealand Cricket has refuted reports that it has offered to host the now-postponed IPL this year