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New Zealand leg-spinner Todd Astle confirms retirement from first-class cricket to focus on limited-overs formats
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New Zealand leg-spinner Todd Astle confirms retirement from first-class cricket to focus on limited-overs formats

Astle, who made his Test debut in 2012, played a mere five Tests for the national team, claiming seven wickets at 52.57. With the bat, he scored 98 runs at 19.60.

India A vs New Zealand A: Ishan Kishan, Prithvi Shaw's efforts go in vain as hosts suffer five-run defeat in decider, lose ODI series 2-1
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India A vs New Zealand A: Ishan Kishan, Prithvi Shaw's efforts go in vain as hosts suffer five-run defeat in decider, lose ODI series 2-1

Ishan Kishan was left stranded on an unbeaten 71 as India A lost four wickets in nine balls to suffer a narrow five-run defeat in the deciding third ODI against New Zealand A.

Australia vs New Zealand: Kiwis' strong reputation left in tatters after being swept away by relentless hosts
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Australia vs New Zealand: Kiwis' strong reputation left in tatters after being swept away by relentless hosts

Australia exposed New Zealand's weaknesses, forcing the team to head back across the Tasman with their reputation in tatters.

Australia vs New Zealand: Nathan Lyon stars as hosts close out home Test season with series clean sweep over Kiwis
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Australia vs New Zealand: Nathan Lyon stars as hosts close out home Test season with series clean sweep over Kiwis

Australia quickly wrapped up victory on the fourth day at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Monday, first dominating with the bat and then simply sweeping away the tourists’ batsmen in a devastating bowling spell in the afternoon

Australia vs New Zealand: Marnus Labuschagne unbeaten century puts hosts in strong position on opening day of SCG Test
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Australia vs New Zealand: Marnus Labuschagne unbeaten century puts hosts in strong position on opening day of SCG Test

Labuschagne shared a 156-run partnership with Steve Smith, who made 63, to give first day honors to Australia

Australia vs New Zealand: Glenn Phillips called in as batting cover for ailing Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls ahead of SCG Test
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Australia vs New Zealand: Glenn Phillips called in as batting cover for ailing Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls ahead of SCG Test

Kiwi coach Gary Stead stressed Phillips’ inclusion was precautionary and they were still hopeful both sick players would be fit.

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Ross Taylor says his team is eager to replicate 2012 Colombo heroics in second Test
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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Ross Taylor says his team is eager to replicate 2012 Colombo heroics in second Test

New Zealand were facing a similar situation in 2012 after losing the opening Test, only to come back and win the second Test to level the two-Test series

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Pacer Tim Southee to lead Kiwis in T20I series; Kane Williamson, Trent Boult rested
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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Pacer Tim Southee to lead Kiwis in T20I series; Kane Williamson, Trent Boult rested

Pacer Tim Southee will be leading New Zealand in the upcoming T20I series against Sri Lanka, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) confirmed on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Black Caps pick spin-heavy attack for World Test Championship foray against Islanders
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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand: Black Caps pick spin-heavy attack for World Test Championship foray against Islanders

New Zealand coach Gary Stead named four spinners in his 15-man squad for the two-Test series in Sri Lanka that will mark both teams' debut in the new world championship that runs through to 2021.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand to play three-match warm-up series against Australia ahead of tournament
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand to play three-match warm-up series against Australia ahead of tournament

New Zealand had announced their World Cup side last week and nine members from that team will not be there in the warm-up series

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand head coach Gary Stead believes upcoming tournament will be high-scoring
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand head coach Gary Stead believes upcoming tournament will be high-scoring

Gary Stead believes that bowling teams out at the World Cup rather than just restricting runs will play a key role in winning the matches.

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Todd Astle preferred over Ajaz Patel as Black Caps unveil squad for Test series
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New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Todd Astle preferred over Ajaz Patel as Black Caps unveil squad for Test series

Spinner Nathan Astle will resume his stop-start Test career against Bangladesh after beating Ajaz Patel for a spot in New Zealand's 13-man squad to face Bangladesh next week, selectors said Friday.

India vs New Zealand: Hardik Pandya’s refusal to acknowledge impact of pressure in fifth ODI a huge positive for visitors
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India vs New Zealand: Hardik Pandya’s refusal to acknowledge impact of pressure in fifth ODI a huge positive for visitors

Hardik Pandya has proven in the three games in New Zealand that he will be a first-choice selection in the XI for some time to come

India vs New Zealand: Jimmy Neesham, Todd Astle recalled in Kiwi squad for remaining two ODIs against visitors
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India vs New Zealand: Jimmy Neesham, Todd Astle recalled in Kiwi squad for remaining two ODIs against visitors

Jimmy Neesham replaces Doug Bracewell in the team while leg-spinner Ish Sodhi made way for Todd Astle for the remainder of the series

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Spin conundrum for Kane Williamson and Co ahead of home challenge against island nation
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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Spin conundrum for Kane Williamson and Co ahead of home challenge against island nation

Unlike the spin-friendly conditions in the UAE, conditions in New Zealand is likely to be more conducive to going with a three-pronged pace attack with Neil Wagner joining Trent Boult and Tim Southee with just a solitary spinner.

Pakistan vs New Zealand: Late bloomer Ajaz Patel's good show revives Black Caps' hopes of winning Test series
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Pakistan vs New Zealand: Late bloomer Ajaz Patel's good show revives Black Caps' hopes of winning Test series

Ajaz Patel has been a late bloomer but has been in reckoning with his impressive performances in the domestic circuit.

New Zealand vs Pakistan: Martin Guptill's quickfire knock helps Kiwis win via Duckworth-Lewis method
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New Zealand vs Pakistan: Martin Guptill's quickfire knock helps Kiwis win via Duckworth-Lewis method

Guptill blasted 55 off 31 balls after the rain break to be unbeaten on 86 as New Zealand reached their revised target of 151 in 25 overs with seven balls to spare.

New Zealand vs West Indies: Hosts continue winning run by cruising to 5-wicket victory in 1st ODI
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New Zealand vs West Indies: Hosts continue winning run by cruising to 5-wicket victory in 1st ODI

The loss leaves the Windies yet to register a win on their New Zealand tour after a 2-0 whitewash in the Test series.

India vs New Zealand, 1st T20I at New Delhi: When and where to watch, coverage on TV and live streaming
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India vs New Zealand, 1st T20I at New Delhi: When and where to watch, coverage on TV and live streaming

Here's all you need to know about the first T20I between India and New Zealand, which will be played at the Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi