New Zealand

Bengaluru: Indian ride-sharing major Ola on Tuesday said it will soon launch its services in New Zealand starting with Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington. “Ola plans to enter New Zealand to provide both drivers and passengers a safe way to get around Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington,” the city-based online cab aggregator said in a statement here. The …

Wellington: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Tuesday announced the itinerary for India’s tour early next year, which will see both the men’s and women’s teams playing limited overs matches simultaneously. According to a release from NZC, the men-in-blue team will play five ODIs and three T20Is while the women play three ODIs and as many T20Is. …

Mumbai: Moses Dyer’s late goal helped New Zealand edge past India 2-1 in an Intercontinental Cup match at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Thursday. India skipper Sunil Chhetri opened the scoring in the 46th minute through a fantastic goal, his seventh consecutive in home games but the hosts failed to keep the lead and …

Mumbai: Indian captain Virat Kohli gave the national U-19 cricket team a quick pep talk here on Wednesday ahead of their departure for the U-19 World Cup. Kohli who captained India’s successful team to the U-19 World Cup in 2008, praised current U-19 skipper Prithvi Shaw, hailing him as a special talent. Shaw has already …

Mumbai: India U-19 coach Rahul Dravid on Wednesday asserted that the conditions in New Zealand will pose the biggest challenge to his wards when the U-19 World Cup starts next month. “The conditions would provide unique challenge in that no one in the team has played in New Zealand before. The key would be in …

Dubai: Pakistan has held the pole position with 124 points in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 International Team rankings released here on Wednesday. With the recent series loss to India, New Zealand, who were at the top, have slipped from 125 to 120 points, with Pakistan taking the top spot. India (119) gained three points …

Thiruvananthapuram: International Cricket returned to Trivandrum after so many years and brought a big reason to celebrate as India won a first ever Twenty20 International series 2-1 against New Zealand beating them in a rain-affected eight-over match at the Greenfield International Stadium here on Tuesday. Indian bowlers, especially Jasprit Bumrah, were once again phenomenal in …

Thiruvananthapuram: India posted a 68-run total in a hit-hard 8-over game against New Zealand in the final T20I of the three-match series at the Greenfield International Stadium here on Tuesday. With heavy rain lashing the city, the start was delayed by a couple of hours and the match was reduced to an eight overs a side …