By his own admission, Devon Conway was struggling in South Africa before a bold move to New Zealand turned around his cricketing fortunes in spectacular fashion.
England, Australia, India and, most recently, New Zealand have reiterated that they are the game’s controlling quartet. The International Cricket Council is powerless to curb their behaviour, the most recent examples of which robbed Pakistan of life-giving tours, writes RYAN VREDE.
New Zealand Cricket officials on Saturday threw a veil of secrecy over the security threat that forced the abrupt cancellation of their Pakistan tour.
New Zealand cancelled their tour of Pakistan over security concerns just minutes after the first match was due to start on Friday.
New Zealand cricket coach Glenn Pocknall on Tuesday said his team were ready to have a crack at Pakistan, insisting the heavy security surrounding the players would not be a distraction.
New Zealand arrived in Pakistan on Saturday for their first tour in 18 years, with batting coach Thilan Samaraweera returning to the country where he was shot in 2009.
Bangladesh won the fourth T20I against New Zealand by six wickets in Dhaka on Wednesday to secure victory in their five-match series.
Left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel ran through Bangladesh’s top order with a career-best 4-16 as New Zealand clawed their way back into the five-match T20I series with a 52-run win in Dhaka on Sunday.
Tom Latham’s unbeaten 65 just failed to steal victory from Bangladesh, who won the second Twenty20 against New Zealand on Friday by four runs to go 2-0 up in their five-match series.
New Zealand cricket legend Chris Cairns has been left paralysed after suffering a stroke during a heart operation and faces “a long road to recovery”, his family said Friday.
New Zealand cricket legend Chris Cairns has been taken off life support and his condition is improving after a major heart scare, a family spokesman said Friday.
Black Caps great Brendon McCullum has put aside past differences to lead messages of support on Wednesday for former New Zealand star Chris Cairns, who is fighting for his life in a Sydney hospital.
Former New Zealand cricket star Chris Cairns was on life support in Australia following a serious cardiac problem, the Newshub website reported on Tuesday.
Veteran New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor ruled out retirement on Friday following the Black Caps’ victory over India in the inaugural World Test Championship, saying he could still contribute to the team.
New Zealand are the most fitting victors of the inaugural World Test Championship. This team will be remembered as one of great Test-cricket teams, writes RYAN VREDE.