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India-New Zealand ODI series highest-rated in last 3 years | New Zealand in India 2016 News

NEW DELHI: The India-New Zealand one-day international (ODI) series was the highest-rated bilateral ODI cricket series in the last three years, principal broadcasters Star Sports said on Monday. The ODI series against the Kiwis delivered 7,397 (‘000) average impressions on the network, surpassing last year’s India-South Africa series which secured 6,153 (‘000) average impressions. The average impressions are measured in ...

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India v NZ: Ind v NZ, 4th ODI talking points: Williamson bucks the trend and Neesham’s deadly blows | New Zealand in India 2016 News

NEW DELHI: A look at the major talking points from the fourth ODI between India and New Zealand played at Ranchi’s JSCA International Stadium on Wednesday. A bright start and a dull end New Zealand began brightly after opting to bat first. After safely seeing through the first over of Umesh Yadav, Martin Guptill opened up and began the attack. ...

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Ranchi ODI: India v New Zealand, 4th ODI, Ranchi: Job of a finisher is one of the toughest, says Dhoni | New Zealand in India 2016 News

RANCHI: India’s limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said that the job of a finisher is one of the toughest and it is difficult to find a ‘complete’ player who is adept at batting in lower order and take the team through when the chips are down. “Batting down the order is one of the toughest things to do ...

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Dhoni should stick to batting at No 4, feels Ganguly

KOLKATA: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly insisted that Mahendra Singh Dhoni should stick to batting at No 4 which will enable him and Virat Kohli could play the finishers’ role. “Let him play at number four. He will finish from there. Finisher does not mean he has to bat from the 40th over. Virat (Kohli) bats at three and he ...

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India v NZ: India v New Zealand, 5th ODI, Vizag: We are geared up for the series decider, says Ross Taylor | New Zealand in India 2016 News

VISAKHAPATNAM: Eyeing a historic bilateral ODI series win in India, New Zealand senior batsman Ross Taylor on Thursday said they are hungry to win the five-match series decider on Saturday and make up for the 0-3 whitewash in Tests. “You don’t often win series away from home especially in the sub-continent. It’s a pretty exciting time. Hopefully we can get ...

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Vizag ODI: India v New Zealand, 5th ODI, Visakhapatnam: MS Dhoni needs strong support cast to rediscover finishing touch | New Zealand in India 2016 News

MUMBAI: In movies, lead actors, despite having great lines or scenes written for them, depend on their co-actors’ pauses or reactions or cues to elevate a scene or situation to the next level. The same can be said about sport. ALSO READ: Dhoni should stick to batting at No 4, feels Ganguly “Batting down the order is one of the ...

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Vizag ODI: India v New Zealand, 5th ODI, Vizag: Under-fire Dhoni faces tricky Kiwis test in series-decider | New Zealand in India 2016 News

VISAKHAPATNAM: Mahendra Singh Dhoni‘s leadership as well as finishing skills will be put through a stern test when an inconsistent India take on a rejuvenated New Zealand in the series-deciding fifth and final cricket ODI, here on Saturday. ALSO READ: Dhoni needs strong support cast to rediscover finishing touch With the series locked at 2-2, Dhoni and his men will ...

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Vizag ODI: India v New Zealand, 5th ODI: For MS Dhoni, a final return to where his legend began? | New Zealand in India 2016 News

April 5, 2005. A date that holds a very special place in Indian cricket history. On this day at the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam, in the first international match played there, the first ODI hundred by an Indian wicketkeeper was scored. The man of the moment was a rookie MS Dhoni, in his fifth ODI and ...

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Vizag ODI: India v New Zealand, 5th ODI, Vizag: Want to successfully overcome challenges thrown at me, says Jadhav | New Zealand in India 2016 News

VISAKHAPATNAM: From a specialist batsman to someone whose off-breaks are proving to be more than handy, Kedar Jadhav believes that the key to his transformation is accepting challenges and knowing how to overcome it. Jadhav has bowled 18 overs in four games taking six wickets for 73 runs at a decent economy rate of 4.05. ALSO READ: Rich rewards for ...

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India v NZ: 5th ODI: We would like to do what no other NZ side has done, says Southee | New Zealand in India 2016 News

VISAKHAPATNAM: Having turned the tables after a shoddy show in the Test series, New Zealand speedster Tim Southee is confident that the Black Caps will be scripting history by winning their first ever bilateral ODI series in India. “I think the guys are pretty excited to do what no other NZ side has ever done before — come over here ...

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