Watch: Rahul Dravid bowls off-spin at nets as India prepare for Kanpur Test vs New Zealand

India head coach Rahul Dravid seems to be pretty hands-on in his coaching approach. After he was spotted doubling as a throw down specialist in his first assignment as a full-time coach during the T20I series vs New Zealand, Dravid was bowling off-spin to India batters at the nets in the lead up to the 2-Test series…

India vs New Zealand: Not concerned about my form, it’s not always about scoring hundreds – Ajinkya Rahane

India’s stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane said he is not concerned about his form with the bat and that he is focussed on leading the team in the first of a 2-Test series against tNew Zealand in Kanpur from November 25. Rahane played down concerns even as his place in the side is being questioned ahead of an…

Ïndia vs New Zealand Test series extremely important for Ajinkya Rahane: Aakash Chopra

Former India opener Aakash Chopra believes that the upcoming Test series against New Zealand is going to be extremely important for Ajinkya Rahane who is “on thin ice” despite being named captain for the first match. Chopra said that Rahane’s main problem is his consistency throughout his career. Notably,…

Everytime you play India at their home, you are the underdog, New Zealand know it will be tough: Ross Taylor

New Zealand may be the defending champions of the World Test Championship (WTC) but they will still be an underdog when they face India in a two-match series starting on November 25, batsman Ross Taylor has said. Taylor said that any team is an underdog against India at their home, regardless of what their ranking is…

Ranchi weather forecast, India vs New Zealand 2nd T20I: Will rain play spoilsport?

India will be looking to clinch a first series win of the Rohit Sharma-Rahul Dravid era when they face New Zealand in the second T20I in Ranchi on Friday. A five-wicket win in the first match helped India take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The win also ended a seven-match losing streak for India across formats…

New Zealand squad reaches Jaipur for India tour after defeat in T20 World Cup final against Australia

The New Zealand team reached Jaipur on a charter flight a day after suffering an eight-wicket defeat in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 final to Australia in Dubai. Since it is a bubble to bubble transfer, the Black Caps will not have to quarantine before the first T20I against hosts India on Wednesday.…

New Zealand cricketers reach home after abandoning Pakistan tour over security threat

HIGHLIGHTS New Zealand’s cricket squad reached home on Wednesday New Zealand squad landed in Auckland after flying from Dubai New Zealand had abandoned their tour of Pakistan last week The New Zealand squad landed in Auckland after abandoning their tour of Pakistan last week citing a security threat in the…

New Zealand abandon limited-overs tour: NZ cricket team to fly out of Pakistan on Saturday, says PCB

HIGHLIGHTS New Zealand called off their tour of Pakistan just minutes before the 1st ODI NZ Cricket said it received a security alert from its government and made the decision to pull out After abandoning tour, New Zealand cricket team to fly out of Pakistan today: PCB Pakistan Cricket Board CEO Wasim Khan confirmed…

New Zealand call off Pakistan tour: This is the only responsible option, says NZC boss David White

HIGHLIGHTS Pakistan were scheduled to host New Zealand for a series of 3 ODIs and 5 T20Is from Sept. 17 This is the first time in 18 years that New Zealand visited Pakistan for a cricket series Arrangements will now have to be made for the safe return of the New Zealand cricket team New Zealand cricket chief David…

New Zealand Reports First Death Linked To Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Wellington:  New Zealand on Monday reported what authorities said was the country’s first recorded death linked to the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The information was released by the health ministry following a review by an independent COVID-19 vaccine safety monitoring board of the death of a woman after…