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Pakistan knocked out of 2019 World Cup, NZ qualify for semi-finals

07 July, 2019 9:28 pm 9:28 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Pakistan have been knocked out of the ongoing 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup in England even before the match between Pakistan and Bangladesh ended. New Zealand take the fourth spot and qualify for the semi-finals. Pakistan needed to dismiss Bangladesh for seven runs, after setting them a target of … Read More


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NZ launches gun buy-back scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch attac...

06 June, 2019 8:41 am 8:41 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month “buy-back” scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of Christchurch. Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Minister of Police Stuart Nash said in a joint emailed … Read More


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Accused Christchurch gunman pleads not guilty to all charges in NZ court

06 June, 2019 8:58 am 8:58 am

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (Reuters) – An Australian man pleaded not guilty on Friday to 92 charges stemming from a massacre in two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch three months ago and will stand trial in May next year. A lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons attacked Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch … Read More


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Sri Lanka attacks revenge for NZ mosque killings: minister

04 April, 2019 4:44 pm 4:44 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Devastating Easter bombings in Sri Lanka were retaliation for recent deadly attacks on mosques in New Zealand, a Sri Lankan official said on Tuesday, adding that two domestic militant groups were believed to have been behind Sunday’s blasts. No group has claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks, which officials said were carried … Read More


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Australian arrested over NZ shooting massacre to face 50 murder charges

04 April, 2019 4:44 pm 4:44 pm

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – The Australian man arrested over New Zealand’s mosques shooting massacre will face a total of 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges when he appears in court on Friday, police said. Brenton Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with one murder the day after the attack on two mosques … Read More


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Five takeaways from New Zealand’s CWC 2019 squad

04 April, 2019 10:36 pm 10:36 pm

WALLINGTON (92 News) – New Zealand became the first of the 10 participating nations in the ICC Men’s CWC 2019 to name their squad for the flagship tournament, on Wednesday, 3 April. While the squad contained a few surprises, most notably the call-ups for Tom Blundell and leg-spinner Ish Sodhi, who was selected ahead of … Read More


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Silent crowd listens to mosque victims’ names at New Zealand memorial

03 March, 2019 8:05 am 8:05 am

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (Reuters) – Thousands stood in silence in a Christchurch park on Friday as the names of 50 people shot dead in two mosques were read out at a national memorial service, with speakers calling for the legacy of the tragedy to be a kinder, more tolerant New Zealand. Dozens of representatives of … Read More


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NZ PM visited Wellington’s Mosque to express solidarity with Muslims

03 March, 2019 1:35 pm 1:35 pm

CHRISTCHURCH/WELLINGTON (92 News) – New Zealand Prime Minister (PM) Jacinda Ardern visited Wellington’s Kilbirnie Mosque to express solidarity with the Muslims who were martyred in the terrorist attacks in Christchurch mosques. She met with the community and laid a wreath at the Mosque in memory of the victims of the Christchurch attack. Received gunman’s manifesto … Read More


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Naeem Rasheed embraced martyrdom while saving people during NZ terror attac...

03 March, 2019 3:55 pm 3:55 pm

ABBOTTABAD (92 News) – Naeem Rasheed, a resident of Abbottabad, set a new example of valour by embracing martyrdom while saving the lives of other during the terror attack. Naeem Rasheed had attempted to overpower the attacker to save the people present in the mosque. He was critically injured in the attack and succumbed to … Read More


Mohammad Abbas doubtful for third Test

11 November, 2018 4:58 pm 4:58 pm

DUBAI (92 News) – Mohammad Abbas, the Pakistan paceman, has a shoulder injury and might not recover in time for the final, deciding Test match against New Zealand. Abbas injured his right shoulder while fielding in the second Test against New Zealand, which Pakistan won by an innings and 16 runs courtesy Yasir Shah’s 14-wicket … Read More


Yasir Shah returns to top 10 after Dubai 14

11 November, 2018 2:15 pm 2:15 pm

DUBAI (92 News) – Haris Sohail and Babar Azam, centurions in Pakistan’s win over New Zealand, rise sharply in latest MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings for batsmen. Three Tests got over in the past few days. The most incredible result, by far, was England completing a 3-0 series sweep in Sri Lanka, while Bangladesh … Read More


Pakistan win second Test against NZ by an innings, 16 runs

11 November, 2018 5:07 pm 5:07 pm

DUBAI (92 News) – Pakistan won the second Test match against New Zealand by an innings and 16 runs to level the series 1-1. New Zealand were dismissed for 312 in the second innings after putting up 90 in the first. Yasir Shah picked by 14 wickets during the match, equaling Imran Khan’s record. Shah … Read More


Pakistani bowlers dominate in 1st innings as NZ dismissed for 153-runs

11 November, 2018 5:05 pm 5:05 pm

ABU DHABI (92 News) – The Pakistan bowling attack dismissed New Zealand for 153-runs and at the 1st innings in the first Test despite captain Kane Williamson’s half century in Abu Dhabi on Friday. The Kiwis were all out for 153, with Williamson’s 27th Test half century reduced to a footnote. The Pakistani bowling attack … Read More


New List A record: 43 runs in one over!

11 November, 2018 4:59 pm 4:59 pm

WELLINGTON (92 News) – Central Districts bowler Willem Ludick conceded 43 runs in an over to Joe Carter and Brett Hampton of Northern Districts in a List A game in Hamilton – a new record. In recorded List A cricket history, the 39 runs given away by Abahani Limited medium pacer Alauddin Babu to former … Read More


‘Disappointed to lose, but fizzed to compete’ – Ish Sodhi

11 November, 2018 1:22 pm 1:22 pm

DUBAI (92 News) –  Having lost the first two Twenty20 Internationals against Pakistan by small margins, New Zealand are looking to make amends and bag a consolation victory in the third clash on Sunday, 4 November. Ish Sodhi, the legs-spinner, admitted that losing the first two matches by tantalisingly close margins – two runs and … Read More