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Shaheen Afridi removes opener as NZ opt to bat in 1st ODI

11 November, 2018 5:23 pm 5:23 pm

ABU DHABI (92 News) – New Zealand won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in the first one-day international at Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Pakistani bowler Shaheen Afridi removed the openers of NZ GH Worker only on 1 runs at 9 balls and C Munro 29 runs at 27 balls. However, Shadab Khan … Read More

Sarfraz determined to break New Zealand jinx

11 November, 2018 10:46 pm 10:46 pm

DUBAI (AFP) – Pakistani skipper Sarfraz Ahmed insists his team can end an 11-match losing run to New Zealand when the two sides meet in the first one-day international in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Pakistan crushed New Zealand 3-0 in the preceding Twenty20 series on Sunday — their second whitewash in a week following a … Read More

Pakistan to face off New Zealand in first T20 match today

10 October, 2018 8:15 am 8:15 am

ABU DHABI (92 News) – Pakistan will face off New Zealand in the first match of the three-match T20 series at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday (today). Pakistan maintained their top spot in the ICC T20 ranking with a 3-0 whitewash of Australia in Dubai on Sunday, cementing their place as … Read More

Martin Guptill ruled out of New Zealand’s series against Pakistan

10 October, 2018 9:10 am 9:10 am

New Zealand opening batsman Martin Guptill has been ruled out of New Zealand’s tour to the United Arab Emirates with a left calf strain. Guptill picked up the injury playing in the Plunket Shield domestic competition and subsequent scans have shown that he will require at least a four week rehabilitation period. The white-ball leg … Read More

Georgia Wareham gets ready for Pakistan ODIs with five-for

10 October, 2018 8:40 am 8:40 am

SYDNEY (92 News) – She’s never played one-day international cricket, but Georgia Wareham put herself in the mix for the first fixture against Pakistan with a five-wicket haul in a warm-up game. The ICC Women’s World T20 2018 is just around the corner, and Australia have a series of three ODIs – as part of … Read More

New Zealand PM’s maternity leave over, baby-friendly parliament becko...

08 August, 2018 9:20 am 9:20 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returned to work on Thursday just six weeks after delivering her first child, having become the first premier in the nation’s history to take maternity leave while in office. The 38-year-old premier’s pregnancy enthralled the New Zealand public and was seen by many as a symbol … Read More

Lions boss tired of New Zealand ‘moaning’ over Super format

07 July, 2018 10:07 am 10:07 am

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Lions coach Swys de Bruin has fired a broadside at New Zealand critics of the Super Rugby format, saying he was tired of their “moaning” about the system. The Lions host a semi-final against the Sydney-based New South Wales Waratahs in Johannesburg on Saturday as they bid for a maiden championship after … Read More