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Kane Williamson flies high, Virat Kohli higher – cricket

Propelling New Zealand to their first ever pole position in the ICC Test rankings is an incredible home run that witnessed six consecutive wins—the longest in their history—and an unbeaten streak in 17 Tests since an eight-wicket loss to South Africa in March, 2017. Kyle Jamieson, who made his debut against India last year, is justifiably in the limelight after ...

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‘Surprising to move up ahead of Kohli and Smith’, says Kane Williamson after becoming No.1 Test batsman – cricket

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson notched the top spot on the ICC Men’s Test Rankings for batsmen on Thursday. He surpassed Indian captain Virat Kohli and Australian batsman Steve Smith to reach this feat. Williamson became Test No. 1 following his spectacular knock of 129 runs against Pakistan in the first innings of the second Test at the Bay Oval. ...

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Kane Williamson overtakes Virat Kohli to become top test batsman – cricket

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson enters the New Year as the top-ranked test batsman after leapfrogging Australia’s Steve Smith and India skipper Virat Kohli in the latest official rankings issued on Thursday. Williamson, who returned from paternity leave this month, hit a match-winning century in the opening test against Pakistan to help New Zealand win by 101 runs at Mount ...

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Williamson likens spot in WTC final to “carrot” after dramatic win against Pakistan – cricket

A spot in the World Test Championship final is like that “carrot in mind” which keeps pushing teams to give their best, said New Zealand captain Kane Williamson after his side beat Pakistan in the first Test, here on Wednesday. Pakistan fought hard in the match and it appeared they might walk away with a draw but lost six wickets ...

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Williamson leads New Zealand fightback in first Pakistan test – cricket

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was within sight of his 23rd test century after he rebuilt the home side’s innings and guided them to a solid 222-3 at the end of the opening day of the first test against Pakistan in Mount Maunganui on Saturday. Williamson, who missed the last test against West Indies as he awaited the birth of ...

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Williamson back, Santner takes Patel’s spot in New Zealand squad for Pakistan Tests – cricket

New Zealand have retained spinner Mitchell Santner in their Test squad to face Pakistan in a two-match series despite Ajaz Patel’s return to fitness, coach Gary Stead has said. Santner was last month brought into the Test squad that played West Indies to replace Patel and played in the Twenty20 internationals against the Caribbean side as well as a game ...

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New Zealand vs West Indies, 1st Test Day 1: Williamson puts Kiwis on top – cricket

Captains Kane Williamson and Jason Holder both wanted to win the toss and bowl Thursday on a luminous green pitch at Seddon Park on the first day of the first cricket test between New Zealand and the West Indies. Holder called correctly, eagerly sent in New Zealand and Williamson finished the day 97 not out — approaching his 21st test ...

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Will Kane Williamson be released by SRH before IPL 2021? David Warner gives an update – cricket

After the successful conduct of the Indian Premier League 2020, the Board of Control for Cricket in India will be gearing up for the 14th season of the tournament. Board president Sourav Ganguly has already hinted about the next IPL season taking place in the April-May window along with the addition of a new franchise. As per media reports, a ...

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IPL 2020, SRH vs DC: Sanjay Bangar feels Shikhar Dhawan and Kane Williamson will play an important role in Qualifier 2 – cricket

The last game before the final will be played on Sunday. The virtual semi-final will see Sunrisers Hyderabad take on the Delhi Capitals for a chance to qualify for the final of the Indian Premier League 2020. With the season almost coming to an end, both DC and SRH lock horns at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium looking for a chance ...

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IPL 2020: Holder, Williamson prevent Hyderabad blues – cricket

To think that Jason Holder was vacationing in the Caribbean when an unexpected call to join Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) came well after the IPL 2020 begun is not to assume that he was in anyway underprepared. The 6’ 7” Barbadian proved that once again against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Friday, taking his team once step closer to a final ...

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