New Zealand vs West Indies: Visitors clear third and final COVID-19 test, travel to Auckland for first T20I
The entire West Indies contingent, including limited overs skipper Kieron Pollard, who were in quarantine after arriving in New Zealand, on Wednesday, cleared the third and final round of the COVID-19 test and will now leave for Auckland to play the first T20I on Friday.
The test was conducted on the group that arrived from the UAE on 14 November after participating in the recently-concluded IPL.
A look back at the moments and decisions that defined the second qualifier of IPL 2020 between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
New Zealand vs West Indies: Touring Windies clear second COVID-19 test, to undergo final test next week
The Caribbean team arrived in New Zealand six days ago for the T20I and Test series, starting with the opening T20 in Auckland on 27 November, followed by the second and third game in Mount Maunganui on November 29 and 30.
If DC lose their last two games, it is entirely possible that KXIP will go past them on NRR even if they finish on 14 points and in such a case, Delhi could be eliminated if other teams on 14 points have a higher NRR.
IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting says chasing an area of concern, insists his team has to reset immediately
Ponting said his team has failed to bounce back whenever they have conceded an advantage to the opponents.
Their campaign is back on track, courtesy MS Dhoni's smart captaincy but a stiff test awaits Chennai Super Kings when they face a dominant Delhi Capitals in their next IPL match.
Bravo and Hetmyer have been recalled along with fast-bowling all-rounder Keemo Paul, who also skipped the England tour, as part of a 15-man squad backed up by six reserve players.
IPL 2020: Multiple mini-battles on cards as Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals lock horns in clash of equals
Be it a potent top-order, a strong middle-order or a lethal bowling attack, there is hardly anything that separates the two sides.
Check out photos from Match 23 of IPL 2020 between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals.
Two weeks ago, Samson was seeing them like a football and hitting them all the way to Dubai from Sharjah. The current version of him is a pale shadow of that in-form batsman, but not an unfamiliar sight.
IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals head coach Ricky Ponting there is healthy 'competition' for middle-order slots
Iyer, on his part, said that Ashwin and Rahane have mixed well within the group and never gave a sense that they are senior players.
CPL 2020: Barbados Tridents crash out of competition after losing to Guyana Amazon Warriors; St. Kitts & Nevis Patriots too exit
While the Warriors secured their semi-final berth outplaying Tridents, the match between Patriots and Jamaica Tallawahs was washed out after just over five overs on Thursday.
England vs West Indies: Former Windies players Michael Holding, Ian Bishop say decision of three cricketers to skip tour should be respected
Holding said England series would have been a good chance for Bravo to revive his career after being dropped for the Afghanistan Test in November.
West Indies trio of Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul cite concern of their families as reasons to pull out of England tour
Bravo, Hetmyer and Paul – all centrally-contracted all-format players – refused to tour the country for a series next month and Grave said he can understand their reasons and empathise with them.
Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul decline invitation to take part in three-Test series against England
Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul all declined the invitation to join the squad, Cricket West Indies said Wednesday
Fast bowling legend Michael Holding has hinted that he is unlikely to continue commentating beyond 2021 as age is catching up with him.
IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals' Chris Woakes pulls out of IPL to stay fresh for England Test team, says report
Delhi Capitals' Chris Woakes has pulled out of the upcoming IPL to stay fresh ahead of England's home Test summer, according to a media report.
Highlights, West Indies vs Ireland, 3rd T20I in Basseterre, Full cricket score: Lendl Simmons, bowlers script series-levelling win for hosts
Follow the live scorecard as well as ball-by-ball commentary on the third T20I between West Indies and Ireland at the Warner Park in Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis.
West Indies vs Ireland: Sheldon Cottrell six seals one-wicket win for Windies as hosts take unassailable 2-0 lead in ODI series
In a nail-biting encounter, West Indies eked out a narrow one-wicket win over a spirited Ireland in the second ODI