India vs New Zealand 2021: “He is a gem of a player” – Danish Kaneria praises Ravichandran Ashwin

The former Pakistani spinner Danish Kaneria has garnered praise for India’s Ravichandran Ashwin and describes him as a “pearl of a player”. Kaneria pointed out that when India is in dire straits, Ashwin more often than not saves his side out of trouble. Kaneria’s comments came in the wake of the hard-fought draw between India … Read more

Kane Williamson excluded from second Test against India; Latham will lead NZ

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson was ruled out of the second Test against India as he continues to struggle with the left-elbow injury that has plagued him for most of 2021. Tom Latham will lead the team in Mumbai. New Zealand coach Gary Stead confirmed that the injury had flared up during the first Test … Read more

India vs New Zealand: Test cricket returns to Wankhede after 2016

The iconic Wankhede Stadium, which has hosted several high-profile matches, including the ODI World Cup final in 2011, will host a test after almost five years when India host New Zealand in the second match of the series. The last test hosted by the South Mumbai course was against England from 8-12. December 2016, which … Read more

Kane Williamson to Miss T20Is, Tim Southee appointed captain

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson will not take part in the upcoming three-match T20I series against India, which begins on November 17 in Jaipur. New Zealand said in an official statement that the Kiwi skipper will take a break to prepare for the 2 tests that will be played after the start of the T20I. … Read more

“He had a nice touch to his bowling”

Former Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal has praised Axar Patel for spinning a net against New Zealand batteries in the first test in Kanpur. The 44-year-old mentioned that Patel looked fine and used variations in his bowling with good effect. With his clever display of left-arm spin, Patel persuaded the Kiwi Batteries to return with his … Read more

Indian player ratings as New Zealand pulls sensational draw in 1st Test

A resolute batting show in the final hour helped New Zealand draw the first Test against India, which roared back in battle with a shower of wickets in the fourth innings. In a match marked by poor lighting, poor referees and varying playing conditions, the Kiwis had to dig deep after being reduced to 155/9 … Read more

Team India’s program after the T20 World Cup

With New Zealand’s victory over Afghanistan in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021, Team India’s campaign officially ended. The Men in Blue had little chance of qualifying for the T20 World Cup 2021 semi-finals, but fans were hopeful after India’s major victories against Afghanistan and Scotland. Unfortunately, the defeats against Pakistan and New Zealand eventually … Read more

“Virat Kohli could literally intimidate hitters; Rohit Sharma is a natural, we call him sticky fingers.”

Former India team fielding coach R Sridhar has spoken about the attitude and prowess of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in the art of fielding and catching slips. Speaking in an interview with Economic times on Sunday, R Sridhar revealed that Virat Kohli used to “literally intimidate hitters” with his intensity while fielding in short … Read more

India vs New Zealand 2021 Pragyan Ojha Shubman Gill

Former Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha has opined that the loss of starter Shubman Gill will “pinch” the Indian team. The 35-year-old mentioned that India played excellent cricket throughout Day 3. However, losing the first match in the final will hamper the hosts. The Indian bowlers did a spectacular job today, cutting through wickets at regular … Read more

Axar Patel reveals the overnight change that led to his fifth in the first test of India vs New Zealand

All-rounder Axar Patel has revealed that ‘using more of the fold’ helped him turn a no-wicketless spell into a potential five-wicket drive against New Zealand in the first test in Kanpur. The left-arm spinner grabbed the fifth-fifth of his career in as many tests on Saturday. He is only the fourth bowler to achieve the … Read more