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 New Zealand players watching the rain in Southampton, waiting for the WTC final to begin(Blackcaps/Twitter)

NZ players' photo with books while waiting for rain to stop goes viral

PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2021 03:50 PM IST
  • Sticking true to their ‘nice boy’ nature, the New Zealand cricketers were seen having coffee while sitting and watching the groundsman adjusting the covers in Southampton ahead of WTC final.
New Zealand's BJ Watling and captain Kane Williamson were declared fit for the WTC final against India(Action Images via Reuters)
New Zealand's BJ Watling and captain Kane Williamson were declared fit for the WTC final against India(Action Images via Reuters)

NZ announce squad for WTC final vs India; Williamson, Watling fit

PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2021 10:17 AM IST
  • Both Williamson and Watling had missed the second Test against England at Edgbaston due to injuries. Williamson was ruled out out due to an elbow injury while Watling, who is set to retire after the WTC final against India, was sidelined by a back injury.
New Zealand during the presentation ceremony after their win in the second cricket test match against England at Edgbaston(AP)
New Zealand during the presentation ceremony after their win in the second cricket test match against England at Edgbaston(AP)

WTC Final: Unheralded and unrewarded, a legacy-defining test awaits New Zealand

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2021 09:30 AM IST
The 'Black Caps' fell agonisingly short of glory at the last two editions of the 50-overs World Cup.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (File Photo)
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (File Photo)

New Zealand to offer formal apology for 'racist' police raids in the 70s

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 10:29 AM IST
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern said the notorious "dawn raids" were carried out by police and immigration officials seeking to identify and deport visa overstayers in the 1970s.
Kane Williamson is not playing the 2nd Test against England due to an elbow injury(Action Images via Reuters) Exclusive
Kane Williamson is not playing the 2nd Test against England due to an elbow injury(Action Images via Reuters)

New Zealand make right moves versus England, target WTC final against India

PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2021 04:13 PM IST
  • Skipper Kane Williamson will miss the Edgbaston game to protect his elbow with focus firmly on the Southampton tie that will crown the best Test team later this month.
According to the EIU survey, six of the top 10 liveable cities are in New Zealand and Australia.(Unsplash)
According to the EIU survey, six of the top 10 liveable cities are in New Zealand and Australia.(Unsplash)

Auckland tops Global Liveability Index 2021; Dhaka, Karachi in bottom 10

Written by Kunal Gaurav | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2021 04:36 PM IST
  • Auckland has been ranked the best on Global Liveability Index 2021 due to the ability of New Zealand city to contain Covid-19 faster, leading to the early lifting of restrictions than other cities around the world.
File Photo of Richard Illingworth and Michael Gough (right) officiating a Test match.(Getty Images)
File Photo of Richard Illingworth and Michael Gough (right) officiating a Test match.(Getty Images)

ICC names Richard Illingworth, Michael Gough as on-field umpires for WTC final

UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2021 02:19 PM IST
  • WTC final between India and New Zealand will be officiated by on-field umpires Richard Illingworth and Michael Gough of the ICC Elite Panel of Umpires. The ICC also announced that Chris Broad of the ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees will oversee the proceedings.
Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson.(Getty Images)
Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson.(Getty Images)

'India are at peak of their powers': Sodhi says winning WTC final will be huge

UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2021 10:12 AM IST
  • New Zealand leg spinner Ish Sodhi said that Team India are at the peak of the powers but also believes that Kane Williamson and Co. have the personnel to get the job done.
R Ashwin (left) and Ollie Robinson (right)(HT Collage)
R Ashwin (left) and Ollie Robinson (right)(HT Collage)

'Genuinely sorry': Ashwin says Robinson's suspension indication of future

UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2021 06:14 PM IST
  • R Ashwin feels sorry for England pacer Ollie Robinson and has called his punishment "a strong indication of what the future holds in this social media generation."
File Photo of R Ashwin (left) and Nathan Lyon.(Getty Images)
File Photo of R Ashwin (left) and Nathan Lyon.(Getty Images)

'I agree with Chappell': Former Pak captain on why Ashwin is better than Lyon

UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2021 03:31 PM IST
  • Former Pakistan batsman agreed with Ian Chappell's comments, saying that Team India's R Ashwin is a better bowler than Nathan Lyon because of a number of reasons.
The Indian cricket team (FILE Photo)(Getty Images)
The Indian cricket team (FILE Photo)(Getty Images)

Former Pak cricketer on why 'Indian cricket system is much better than Pak'

UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2021 02:42 PM IST
  • Former Pakistan spinner stated that the Indian cricketing system is better than Pakistan's and how well they take care of their players.
File Photo of Kuldeep Yadav.(Getty Images)
File Photo of Kuldeep Yadav.(Getty Images)

'Every player is sad when not in the team': Kuldeep Yadav on Team India snub

UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2021 02:37 PM IST
  • Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav expressed his disappointment after being left out of Team India's squad for the WTC final and the England Test series.
Tim Southee (left) and Rory Burns in action during the 1st Test.(Getty Images)
Tim Southee (left) and Rory Burns in action during the 1st Test.(Getty Images)

We knew there was going to be counterpunch from England: Southee on Burns' ton

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2021 01:13 PM IST
New Zealand pacer Tim Southee said England skipper Joe Root's wicket was a "dream start" for the Kiwis on day four of the opening Test but visitors were wary of the "counterpunch" they could possible get from the hosts.
File Photo of Michael Holding(Twitter)
File Photo of Michael Holding(Twitter)

Michael Holding says Ashwin may be included in WTC final, explains why

PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2021 01:05 PM IST
  • The conditions are going to play a key role during the WTC final in Southampton and West Indies great Michael Holding explained why India could pick an extra spinner in R Ashwin.
File Photos of Kane Williamson, Salman Butt (left) and Virat Kohli.(HT Collage)
File Photos of Kane Williamson, Salman Butt (left) and Virat Kohli.(HT Collage)

Salman Butt explains India and New Zealand strengths ahead of WTC final

PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2021 11:42 AM IST
  • Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt explained why New Zealand and India managed to reach the WTC final and what makes them so successful.
File Photo of Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant in action for India. (Twitter)
File Photo of Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant in action for India. (Twitter)

'They fear him as he can change game in a session': Karthik on India youngster

UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 08:03 PM IST
  • India wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik spoke very highly of his counterpart Rishabh Pant, who debuted for India during India's last tour of England.
Virat Kohli and Yuzvendra Chahal in action during the England series at home.
Virat Kohli and Yuzvendra Chahal in action during the England series at home.

Chahal asked to describe Kohli in three words, leggie gives heartwarming answer

UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 03:40 PM IST
  • It is a well-known fact that Team India skipper Virat Kohli and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal share a great rapport both on and off the field.
File Photo: Former Indian cricket team player VVS Laxman.(Getty Images)
File Photo: Former Indian cricket team player VVS Laxman.(Getty Images)

VVS Laxman has an interesting suggestion regarding the coin toss in Test cricket

PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2021 02:57 PM IST
  • VVS Laxman gave a rather interesting suggestion regarding the toss, while maintaining that Tests do not need to undergo any major changes.
File Photo of Saba Karim (left) and the New Zealand cricket team in action at Lord's(HT Collage)
File Photo of Saba Karim (left) and the New Zealand cricket team in action at Lord's(HT Collage)

Saba Karim names "fragile" part of NZ's batting lineup ahead of WTC final

UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 02:16 PM IST
  • Saba Karim pointed out an aspect of Kane Williamson-led New Zealand's batting lineup that looks fragile and how Virat Kohli's Team India can take advantage of that.
Joe Root (left) and Colin de Grandhomme in action at the Lord's(Twitter)
Joe Root (left) and Colin de Grandhomme in action at the Lord's(Twitter)

Eng vs NZ: Colin certainly presents a challenge for Root, says NZ bowling coach

ANI |
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 12:43 PM IST
New Zealand bowling coach Shane Jurgensen feels Joe Root might be a "fantastic" player but facing pacer Colin de Grandhomme is certainly a challenge for the England skipper.
Team India's R Ashwin poses with his daughters. (Instagram/R Ashwin)
Team India's R Ashwin poses with his daughters. (Instagram/R Ashwin)

Ashwin shares adorable picture with daughters from quarantine ahead of WTC final

UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 02:17 PM IST
  • Team India off-spinner R Ashwin shared an adorable photo with his daughters inside the hotel room ahead of the WTC final against Kane Williamson's New Zealand.
Virat Kohli shared a picture of the Ageas Bowl from his hotel room in Southampton. (Screengrab/Virat Kohli's Instagram)
Virat Kohli shared a picture of the Ageas Bowl from his hotel room in Southampton. (Screengrab/Virat Kohli's Instagram)

Kohli shares scenic picture of the Ageas Bowl ahead of WTC final against NZ

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2021 09:24 AM IST
  • Team India captain Virat Kohli took to Instagram to share a scenic view of the Ageas Bowl in Southampton ahead of the World Test Championship (WTC) final against Kane Williamson's New Zealand.
England's Rory Burns and England's Joe Root leave the pitch at the end of play on the second day of the Test against New Zealand(AP)
England's Rory Burns and England's Joe Root leave the pitch at the end of play on the second day of the Test against New Zealand(AP)

England recovers after Conway's 200 for NZ in 1st test

PTI | , London
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2021 11:38 PM IST
Replying to New Zealand's first-innings total of 378 that was anchored by Conway's 347-ball 200, England reached stumps on 111-2 with Burns unbeaten on 59 and Root on 42 not out, their partnership up to 93.
New Zealand's Devon Conway celebrates scoring a century during the first day of the Test match against England at Lord's(AP)
New Zealand's Devon Conway celebrates scoring a century during the first day of the Test match against England at Lord's(AP)

Conway hits 136 at Lord's on Test debut; NZ 246-3 vs England on Day 1

AP | , London
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2021 11:44 PM IST
The 29-year-old Conway was unbeaten on 136 to maintain the stunning start to his international career in all formats, making an array of shots, leaving well and showing a compact defense to blunt England’s all-seam attack under blue skies at the home of cricket.
Mohammed Siraj in action against Australia at the Gabba.(Getty Images)
Mohammed Siraj in action against Australia at the Gabba.(Getty Images)

India pacer Mohammed Siraj reveals defining moment of his career

UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 10:04 PM IST
  • Team India pacer Mohammed Siraj stated that the tour against Australia Down Under completely transformed the bowler in him.
File Photo of the Indian cricket team.(Getty Images) Exclusive
File Photo of the Indian cricket team.(Getty Images)

New Zealand take on England in Tests, with India watching closely

By Sanjjeev K Samyal, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2021 06:10 PM IST
  • Their two-match series against England will be a double-edged weapon before facing India in the final of the World Test Championship in Southampton later this month.
New Zealand said it's particularly interested in making sure that minerals taken from the moon or elsewhere in space are used sustainably.(AP)
New Zealand said it's particularly interested in making sure that minerals taken from the moon or elsewhere in space are used sustainably.(AP)

New Zealand latest nation to sign space agreement with Nasa

AP | , Wellington
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2021 05:07 PM IST
  • New Zealand became the eleventh signatory to the Artemis Accords, a blueprint for space cooperation and supporting Nasa's plans to return humans to the moon by 2024 and to launch a historic human mission to Mars.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan.(Getty Images)
Former England captain Michael Vaughan.(Getty Images)

Michael Vaughan makes heartfelt appeal to England ahead of NZ series

UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 03:26 PM IST
  • Former England captain Michael Vaughan has urged the team management to pick the best possible playing XI and increase the team's chances of getting back to winning ways.
File Photos of Brendon McCullum (left) and Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson.(HT Collage)
File Photos of Brendon McCullum (left) and Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson.(HT Collage)

'I think 60-40': Former NZ captain picks his favourites for WTC final

UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2021 10:26 PM IST
  • Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum revealed his favourites for the India vs NZ World Test Championship (WTC) final.
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