New Zealand suffers two coronavirus deaths in just 24 hours including a former Cook Islands prime minister – after going 102 days without a single case of community transmission

SEPTEMBER 4:  New Zealand has its first Covid-19 death in more than three months when a man in his 50s dies of the virus. Former Cook Islands Prime Minister Joe Williams also passed away from COVID-19 at age 85.

Noel Edmonds is accused of running off to New Zealand to avoid paying £1million debt to Bad Boy Brexit creditor Arron Banks – who says: ‘No Deal is not an option!’

Mr Banks – the self-confessed ‘Bad Boy of Brexit’ – told The Mail on Sunday: ‘I’m fuming. Mr Edmonds has run off to a lush part of New Zealand with my money, dishonestly trying to hide from his debtors. We backed him when no one else would in his fight with the banks, he won […]

Ellyse Perry targets comeback at start of New Zealand series but realistic on workload

CloseDeputy Editor Andrew arrived at ESPNcricinfo via Manchester and Cape Town, after finding the assistant editor at a weak moment as he watched England’s batting collapse in the Newlands Test. Andrew began his cricket writing as a freelance covering Lancashire during 2004 when they were relegated in the County Championship. In fact, they were top […]

India vs New Zealand: Taylor reflects back on his career ahead of record-breaking 100th Test

“David White (NZC CEO) comes in and gives us a talk about what games are coming up and you start doing the math and he actually says Ross, it’s going to be your 100th Test in Sydney. But obviously what happened in Christchurch last year with the shootings at the mosque had moved things back […]

India vs New Zealand: Williamson promises quintessential NZ approach to handle IND pace

IPL 2020 schedule: Mumbai Indians to take on Chennai Super Kings in season opener at Abu Dhabi A blow by blow account, sort of, of cricket’s chewing gum tradition Former Maharashtra Ranji player Shekhar Gawli dies after falling into gorge while trekking

India vs New Zealand: Ravi Shastri gets nostalgic on return to Basin Reserve ground

The 19 year-old was playing the Ranji Trophy quarter-final in Kanpur and according to a report published in ‘Mid Day’ newspaper, Shastri got the news of his maiden national call-up from the gate-keeper of the guest house where the Mumbai team was put up.

India vs New Zealand: Kiwi skipper Williamson says WTC points system unfair, on eve of 1st Test

“It is a step in the right direction but there are so many parts to it that some teams playing five, some teams playing two, the difference in countries, there is just heaps of different parts to it that don’t quite make the points of equal measure,” said the Kiwi skipper.

India and New Zealand: Me and Virat have similar views on the game, says Williamson

Chalk and cheese they might be when it comes to their on-field personas but that has not come in the way of Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson forming a mutual admiration club. The fierce Kohli and the mostly calm Williamson admire and respect each other as cricketers and more importantly as human beings.

India vs New Zealand 1st Test, Day 1: IND batsmen fall short under challenging conditions

“With my height, I can afford to go a fraction fuller, especially out here with the extra bounce. I try to make guys commit to play off the front foot…and if it does swing or seam you have a chance of bringing the edge in,” Jamieson revealed his simple gameplan.

India vs New Zealand 1st Test, Day 1: Getting Kohli was massive, last couple of weeks have been surreal, says Jamieson

“He’s scored runs all around the world so to try and nitpick that would be not the smartest. With the assistance of the pitch it was how we would try to make him play and he’s so strong on the stump line. I probably missed a little bit but managed to get the edge which […]