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Williamson, shakes off, injury, New Zealand, move, strong position

Williamson shakes off injury as New Zealand move into strong position

02 February, 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Captain Kane Williamson shook off a nasty blow to his hand on the first ball he faced as New Zealand reached 116 for two at tea on the second day of the first test against India at the Basin Reserve on Saturday. Williamson was on 46 at the break with Ross Taylor … Read More


Boult, Ferguson ‘tracking nicely’ as New Zealand build pace dep...

02 February, 2020 1:17 pm 1:17 pm

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Injured New Zealand pace bowlers Trent Boult and Lockie Ferguson are “tracking nicely” as the side begin their preparations for the test series against India, according to captain Kane Williamson. Bowling spearhead Boult broke his hand in the second game against Australia in Melbourne while Ferguson bowled just 11 overs in his … Read More


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Ross Taylor’s 84-ball 109* wipes out India

02 February, 2020 6:17 pm 6:17 pm

HAMILTON (ICC) – A near-700-run first ODI at Hamilton’s Seddon Park ended with New Zealand picking up their first victory during this Indian visit, as they ran down 348 with seeming ease to record their highest successful chase in ODIs against India. As has been the case in nearly every successful chase of 300 or … Read More


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New Zealand celebrates New Year as country enters 2020

12 December, 2019 5:27 pm 5:27 pm

AUCKLAND (Web Desk) – New Zealand has welcomed in the new year – and decade – in spectacular style across the country, including a huge fireworks display in Auckland. New Zealand has officially entered 2020, becoming the second place in the world to enter the new decade. New Year’s Eve parties have been in full … Read More


Melbourne, New Zealand, Neil Wagner, Steve Smith, summer, Australia, Boxing Day test

Smith falls but Australia push to 336-5 in Boxing Day Test

12 December, 2019 8:29 am 8:29 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – New Zealand paceman Neil Wagner denied Steve Smith his first century of the home summer but Australia’s batsmen dug in to push to 336 for five at lunch on day two of the Boxing Day Test on Friday. Middle order batsman Travis Head reached his eighth half-century and was 57 not out … Read More


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New Zealand police suspend search for two missing in deadly eruption

12 December, 2019 8:57 am 8:57 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand police said on Tuesday they were ending the search for the bodies of two people still missing following the deadly eruption of a volcano earlier this month. “The search for the two missing victims of the Whakaari/ White Island eruption has been suspended,” Bay of Plenty District Commander, Superintendent Andy … Read More


Ireland, announce, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Pakistan, fixtures

Ireland announce Bangladesh, New Zealand & Pakistan fixtures

12 December, 2019 10:58 pm 10:58 pm

DUBLIN (92 News) – Ireland have announced the dates and venues of 11 home men’s internationals in 2020. Ireland will play three ODIs against Bangladesh in May at Stormont before New Zealand visit the next month. The Black Caps will play Ireland in three T20Is at Bready followed by three ODIs at Stormont. A two-match … Read More


Bad weather, hampers, missing, New Zealand, volcano eruption

Bad weather hampers search for missing after deadly New Zealand volcano eru...

12 December, 2019 1:16 pm 1:16 pm

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A police helicopter looking for two bodies still missing after a New Zealand volcano eruption last week was forced to return due to bad weather, police said on Tuesday. The official death toll from the surprise eruption on White Island, also known by its Māori name of Whakaari, stands at 16. Six … Read More


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Probes into New Zealand volcano tragedy to take months and carry criminal p...

12 December, 2019 3:58 pm 3:58 pm

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that official inquiries into last week’s fatal volcano eruption could take up to a year, and will carry potential criminal penalties of up to five years in jail. Ardern also announced a NZ$5 million (2.38 million pounds) fund to help small businesses affected … Read More


New Zealand, divers, search, contaminated, waters, volcano victims

New Zealand divers search contaminated waters for volcano victims

12 December, 2019 11:28 am 11:28 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand divers searched contaminated waters near the volcanic White Island on Saturday in an attempt to retrieve two remaining bodies, following a fatal eruption earlier this week, said police. Waters around the island were contaminated by the massive eruption of rocks, lava and chemicals on Monday, reducing visibility. The death toll … Read More


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Six bodies retrieved from New Zealand volcanic island as survivors face lon...

12 December, 2019 10:41 am 10:41 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A New Zealand military team recovered six bodies on Friday from the volcanic island that fatally erupted earlier this week, in a high risk operation watched by dozens of grieving family members waiting on the mainland. An eight-person bomb disposal squad was helicoptered in and spent four hours on White Island, which … Read More


New Zealand, volcano, 16, police, plan, recover, bodies, tomorrow

New Zealand volcano toll seen at 16, police plan to recover bodies tomorrow

12 December, 2019 8:05 am 8:05 am

WHAKATANE/WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Police in New Zealand are planning a mission to volcanic White Island on Friday to retrieve bodies of people killed in this week’s eruption, while the known death toll from the disaster climbed to eight, with two people dying in hospital. Eight more people are missing and presumed dead, buried under ash … Read More


Tremors, worsen, New Zealand, volcano, island, prevent, recovery, bodies

Tremors worsen on New Zealand volcano island, prevent recovery of bodies

12 December, 2019 1:09 pm 1:09 pm

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (Reuters) – Increasing tremors on a volcanic island in New Zealand on Wednesday heightened the risk of another massive eruption, preventing the recovery of bodies two days after an eruption engulfed dozens of tourists in steam and hot ash. Six people were killed in Monday’s explosion at White Island, which lies some … Read More


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New Zealand launches criminal investigation into deadly volcanic eruption

12 December, 2019 10:22 am 10:22 am

WHAKATANE, New Zealand (Reuters) – New Zealand police said on Tuesday they were launching a criminal investigation after a volcanic island erupted with ash and steam on Monday, killing five people, injuring more than 30 and leaving eight people missing, presumed dead. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said reconnaissance flights showed no signs of life on … Read More


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More than two dozen people feared missing after NZ volcanic eruption kills ...

12 December, 2019 11:17 pm 11:17 pm

HAKATANE, New Zealand (Reuters) – More than two dozen people were feared missing on Tuesday, a day after a volcano that is a tourist attraction suddenly erupted off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island, killing at least five people and injuring up to 20. Police said early on Tuesday they did not expect to … Read More