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New Zealand rout Pakistan by an innings and 176 runs in 2nd Test to sweep series – cricket

Kyle Jamieson took his second five-wicket haul of the match as New Zealand beat Pakistan by an innings and 176 runs in the second test on Wednesday to sweep the series 2-0 and top the world rankings for the first time. The young paceman took 6-48 to add to his 5-69 from the first innings as the Black Caps dismissed ...

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Matt Henry replaces injured Neil Wagner in New Zealand squad for second Pakistan Test – cricket

Canterbury fast bowler Matt Henry was called up to the New Zealand squad for the second Test against Pakistan, starting on Sunday at Hagley Oval in Christchurch, to replace the injured Neil Wagner, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) said on Friday. Wagner is expected to be sidelined for around six weeks after sustaining fractures in the toes of his right foot ...

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Bowlers put New Zealand in control of first test against Pakistan – cricket

New Zealand’s bowlers took a couple of rain and hail shower delays in their stride and slowly broke down Pakistan’s stubborn resistance to help the hosts take control of the first test on Monday. Faheem Ashraf was dismissed for 91, his highest test score, just before the close of the third day’s play at Bay Oval as Pakistan were bowled ...

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Hafeez blames commercial flight travel for Covid-19 cases in Pakistan squad in New Zealand – cricket

Senior batsman Mohammad Hafeez says a lot of Pakistan players contracted coronavirus in New Zealand because they travelled in commercial flights where health safety measures were lax in economy class. Ten players tested positive for the virus on arrival in Christchurch after a nearly 24-hour journey and it led to the New Zealand health authorities ensuring the Pakistan squad spent ...

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Shadab Khan out of New Zealand tour with injury, to miss South Africa series – cricket

Pakistan all-rounder Shadab Khan will miss the ongoing test series in New Zealand, as well as the home series against South Africa beginning next month, due to a thigh injury, the team said on Saturday. The 22-year-old spin bowling all-rounder sustained the injury during Tuesday’s final Twenty20 match in Napier and was initially ruled out of the opening test against ...

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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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Pakistan’s Shadab misses New Zealand opening Test with thigh injury – cricket

All-rounder Shadab Khan became the third Pakistan player to be ruled out of their opening test against New Zealand with injury, the country’s cricket board said on Wednesday. The 22-year-old spin bowling all-rounder sustained a thigh injury during Tuesday’s final Twenty20 match in Napier. Pakistan are already without skipper Babar Azam and opener Imam-Ul-Haq, both nursing thumb injuries, for the ...

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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 beat Pakistan by 5 wickets in 1st T20 – cricket

Fast bowler Jacob Duffy took 4-33 on debut for New Zealand in the first Twenty20 cricket international against Pakistan on Friday to set up the home team’s five-wicket victory in the opener of the three-match series. With the impetus Duffy gave its bowling performance, New Zealand had Pakistan 5-39 and restricted it to 153-9 after the tourists won the toss ...

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New Zealand record innings win over West Indies to complete 2-0 sweep – cricket

New Zealand achieved the first objective of the domestic summer when it swept the West Indies in a two-Test series to join Australia atop world cricket’s Test rankings. After winning the first Test in Hamilton by an innings and 134 runs, New Zealand won the second at the Basin Reserve by an innings and 12 runs inside the first hour ...

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