“Needs to learn how to bowl in the longer versions of the game”

Danish Kaneria believes Team India’s young left-arm pacer Arshdeep Singh cannot have the same approach in both ODIs and T20Is. Speaking on his YouTube channel, Kaneria suggested that Arshdeep bowled like it was a T20 match during the ODI series opener between India and New Zealand earlier this week. He pointed out that the bowler … Read more

“If I had to drop someone, I would drop Samson”

Former India keeper-batter Saba Karim has backed Rishabh Pant to retain his place in the playing XI for the second ODI against New Zealand despite his batting woes. Karim added that if any batter has to sit out for the Hamilton one-dayer, it has to be Sanju Samson. Having lost the Auckland ODI by seven … Read more

“This format suits Umran Malik more than T20Is”

Former Indian batter Wasim Jaffer reckons that the ODI format is more suited to young speedster Umran Malik’s style of bowling in comparison to T20Is. He pointed out that the pacer can make use of short balls a lot more effectively in ODIs. Umran, 23, made his ODI debut against New Zealand on Friday, November … Read more

“I personally think that’s the best I have ever seen live in T20 cricket”

New Zealand all-rounder Daryl Mitchell has termed Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav’s stellar unbeaten 111 off 51 deliveries in the third T20I as the best innings he has ever seen live. The Kiwi bowlers had no reply to the No.1-ranked T20I batter as he dispatched them to all corners of Mount Maunganui, bringing up his second … Read more

Hardik Pandya reunites with son Agastya after being rested from ODIs against NZ

Team India all-rounder Hardik Pandya finally got to spend some quality time with his son Agastya after returning from New Zealand. Pandya led India to a 1-0 win over the Kiwis in the recently concluded T20I series and is now back with his family after being rested for the ODI series. Hardik Pandya took to … Read more

Suryakumar Yadav named Player of the Series as 3rd T20I between India and New Zealand ends in a tie 

Catch the highlights of the third T20I – from fall of wickets for each day, top hits and much more, of this series on Prime Video India and New Zealand were looking to end their 3-match T20 series with a fiery clash in Napier, but rain washed the flame out as the match ended in … Read more

“One word: Surya” – Zaheer Khan on the positives for India from T20I series vs NZ

Zaheer Khan has picked Suryakumar Yadav as the biggest positive for India from the T20I series against New Zealand. The final T20I of the three-match series ended in a tie in Napier on Tuesday, November 22, with the Men in Blue exactly on the DLS par score of 75/4 when rain stopped play after the … Read more

3 players who can pick most wickets in IND vs NZ 3rd T20I

India and New Zealand will both be wary of the smaller dimensions at McLean Park in Napier with it being a rugby ground. This makes the task even tougher for the bowlers as even a mishit from the batters may end up in the stands. But this will also be a true test of character … Read more

“You’ve got to give him some overs”

Former keeper-batter Parthiv Patel has backed Team India’s move to try part-time off-spinner Deepak Hooda as the sixth bowling option in the second T20I against New Zealand in Mount Maunganui on Sunday, November 20. Patel pointed out that the only way India can find out if he is good enough for the role is by … Read more

“What he is doing is really special”

Team India wicketkeeper-batter Dinesh Karthik has stated that Suryakumar Yadav’s unbeaten century on Sunday, November 20, against New Zealand in the second T20I is another reminder of his special ability. He opined that the Mumbai batter is making batting look a lot easier than what it actually is due to his exceptional talent. Suryakumar, 32, … Read more