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New Zealand suspends travel with India as COVID-19 cases rise

08 Apr 2021

New Zealand suspends travel with India as COVID-19 cases rise

New Zealand has decided to suspend entry for all travelers from India as the latter is witnessing a spike in COVID-19 cases.

Powerful earthquakes trigger Pacific-wide tsunami alerts, mass evacuations ordered

05 Mar 2021

Powerful earthquakes trigger Pacific-wide tsunami alerts, mass evacuations ordered

The residents living in the coastal areas of New Zealand, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu, left their homes for safer higher-ground areas after a series of powerful earthquakes triggered Pacific-wide tsunami alerts.

New Zealand ponders extending lockdown as two new cases found

17 Feb 2021

New Zealand ponders extending lockdown as two new cases found

A coronavirus outbreak in New Zealand grew by two cases on Wednesday to five in total as lawmakers considered extending lockdown in Auckland.

Tsunami warning sounded after 7.7 magnitude earthquake jolts South Pacific

10 Feb 2021

Tsunami warning sounded after 7.7 magnitude earthquake jolts South Pacific

A tsunami warning has been sounded for New Zealand, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, and other nations in the South Pacific after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit the region on Thursday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Who is Indo-Australian spin sensation Tanveer Sangha?

31 Jan 2021

Who is Indo-Australian spin sensation Tanveer Sangha?

On Wednesday, Cricket Australia named Indian-origin spinner Tanveer Sangha in their squad for the T20I series against New Zealand.

Pakistan drop Fakhar Zaman, Wahab Riaz for South Africa T20Is

31 Jan 2021

Pakistan drop Fakhar Zaman, Wahab Riaz for South Africa T20Is

Star players Fakhar Zaman and Wahab Riaz have been dropped from the Pakistan squad for the upcoming T20I series against South Africa.

Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane move up in ICC Test Rankings

30 Jan 2021

Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane move up in ICC Test Rankings

Indian batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane have surged in the latest ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen.

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib in doubt for New Zealand tour

26 Jan 2021

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib in doubt for New Zealand tour

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is a doubt for his side's upcoming tour of New Zealand.

Root can break all-time record of Sachin Tendulkar: Geoffrey Boycott

26 Jan 2021

Root can break all-time record of Sachin Tendulkar: Geoffrey Boycott

England recently defeated Sri Lanka in the second Test to win the two-Test series 2-0.

'Kuldeep will make a difference against England', says Bharat Arun

23 Jan 2021

'Kuldeep will make a difference against England', says Bharat Arun

Team India bowling coach Bharat Arun recently dropped hints regarding leg-spinner Kuldeep Yadav's playing time in Test cricket.

ICC World Test Championship: Here are the possible scenarios

19 Jan 2021

ICC World Test Championship: Here are the possible scenarios

The Indian cricket team beat Australia in the Brisbane Test to clinch the four-match series by a 2-1 margin.

World Test Championship: New Zealand's impressive numbers at home

08 Jan 2021

World Test Championship: New Zealand's impressive numbers at home

The New Zealand cricket team has been unstoppable at home in the ongoing ICC World Test Championship.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding possible scenarios of ICC World Test Championship

06 Jan 2021

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding possible scenarios of ICC World Test Championship

New Zealand, on Wednesday, handed Pakistan an innings defeat in the second Test at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch.

Decoding the numbers of New Zealand's Kyle Jamieson in Tests

06 Jan 2021

Decoding the numbers of New Zealand's Kyle Jamieson in Tests

New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson was superb in the second Test against Pakistan, claiming 11 wickets in the match, including two five-wicket hauls.

Australia tour: Records Ajinkya Rahane can break in Sydney Test

05 Jan 2021

Australia tour: Records Ajinkya Rahane can break in Sydney Test

After a couple of riveting encounters, Australia and India are set to lock horns in the impending SCG Test.

NZ vs PAK, Kane Williamson smashes fourth double-century: Records broken

05 Jan 2021

NZ vs PAK, Kane Williamson smashes fourth double-century: Records broken

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has slammed his fourth double-century in Test cricket.

NZ vs PAK, Williamson slams 24th Test hundred: Records broken

04 Jan 2021

NZ vs PAK, Williamson slams 24th Test hundred: Records broken

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson slammed his 24th ton as he put the hosts on top on Day 2 of the second Test against Pakistan.

New Zealand vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 1: Key takeaways

03 Jan 2021

New Zealand vs Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 1: Key takeaways

Kyle Jamieson claimed a fifer as New Zealand bowled out Pakistan for 297 on Day 1 of the second Test at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch.

After missing series opener, Babar ruled out of second Test

02 Jan 2021

After missing series opener, Babar ruled out of second Test

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has been ruled out of the second Test against New Zealand, starting Sunday in Christchurch.

New Zealand vs Pakistan, 2nd Test: Preview, Dream11 and stats

02 Jan 2021

New Zealand vs Pakistan, 2nd Test: Preview, Dream11 and stats

New Zealand will be aiming to get the job done against Pakistan in the second Test match, starting on Sunday.

PCB Awards: Babar Azam named 'Most Valuable Cricketer'

02 Jan 2021

PCB Awards: Babar Azam named 'Most Valuable Cricketer'

Pakistan captain Babar Azam was named the 'Most Valuable Cricketer of the Year' in the PCB awards on Friday.

Records Williamson can script in the second Test against Pakistan

01 Jan 2021

Records Williamson can script in the second Test against Pakistan

New Zealand and Pakistan gear up for the second Test, starting January 3.

Matt Henry named replacement for injured Neil Wagner versus Pakistan

01 Jan 2021

Matt Henry named replacement for injured Neil Wagner versus Pakistan

Fast bowler Matt Henry has been named as a replacement for the injured left-arm pacer Neil Wagner in the New Zealand squad for the second Test against Pakistan, starting on Sunday.

Kane Williamson dethrones Smith to become number one Test batsman

31 Dec 2020

Kane Williamson dethrones Smith to become number one Test batsman

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has become the number one batsman in Test cricket.

NZ vs Pakistan, 1st Test: Key takeaways from Day 2

27 Dec 2020

NZ vs Pakistan, 1st Test: Key takeaways from Day 2

New Zealand dominated Day 2 of the first Test match against Pakistan at the Bay Oval on Sunday.

Jasprit Bumrah is BCCI's highest-paid cricketer in 2020

26 Dec 2020

Jasprit Bumrah is BCCI's highest-paid cricketer in 2020

Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah has surpassed skipper Virat Kohli to emerge as BCCI's highest-paid cricketer in 2020.

NZ vs Pakistan, 1st Test: Key takeaways from Day 1

26 Dec 2020

NZ vs Pakistan, 1st Test: Key takeaways from Day 1

New Zealand gained an advantage over Pakistan on Day 1 of the first Test at the Bay Oval.

Here's the significance of the Boxing Day Test

25 Dec 2020

Here's the significance of the Boxing Day Test

'Boxing Day' is the day when sporting action takes place all over the globe.

New Beatles documentary shows the iconic rock band in prime

23 Dec 2020

New Beatles documentary shows the iconic rock band in prime

Get ready to feel The Beatles fever, once again!

A look at cricket controversies of 2020

23 Dec 2020

A look at cricket controversies of 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 impacted every sport, including cricket, in 2020.

A look at Mohammad Hafeez's incredible T20I numbers in 2020

23 Dec 2020

A look at Mohammad Hafeez's incredible T20I numbers in 2020

Pakistan recently won the third T20I against hosts New Zealand to avoid a series sweep.

Cricket: A look at best batting performances of 2020

22 Dec 2020

Cricket: A look at best batting performances of 2020

The wrath of COVID-19 pandemic mowed down International cricket to a great extent in 2020.

Pakistan beat New Zealand in third T20I: Records broken

22 Dec 2020

Pakistan beat New Zealand in third T20I: Records broken

Pakistan beat New Zealand in the third and final T20I at McLean Park in Napier on Tuesday.

NZ vs PAK: Babar, Imam ruled out of first Test

21 Dec 2020

NZ vs PAK: Babar, Imam ruled out of first Test

Pakistan have named a 17-member squad for the upcoming Test series against New Zealand, starting December 26.

New Zealand vs Pakistan, 3rd T20I: Preview, Dream11 and stats

21 Dec 2020

New Zealand vs Pakistan, 3rd T20I: Preview, Dream11 and stats

New Zealand and Pakistan will lock horns in the third T20I on December 22 at the McLean Park, Napier.

A look at Virat Kohli's performance in 2020

20 Dec 2020

A look at Virat Kohli's performance in 2020

India suffered a crushing defeat to Australia in the Adelaide Test (D/N).

New Zealand beat Pakistan in second T20I: Records broken

20 Dec 2020

New Zealand beat Pakistan in second T20I: Records broken

New Zealand beat Pakistan in the second T20I of the three-match series on Sunday.

Mohammad Amir holds PCB management responsible for his retirement

20 Dec 2020

Mohammad Amir holds PCB management responsible for his retirement

Days after announcing international retirement, Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir opened up on his decision.

'Let's not make mountain out of molehill,' says Virat Kohli

19 Dec 2020

'Let's not make mountain out of molehill,' says Virat Kohli

Indian captain Virat Kohli opened up after a shocking defeat to Australia in the first Test (D/N) at Adelaide Oval.

Adelaide Test, Australia register thumping win over India: Key learnings

19 Dec 2020

Adelaide Test, Australia register thumping win over India: Key learnings

Hosts Australia clinched an eight-wicket victory over India in the first Test (Day/Night) at the Adelaide Oval.