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Zimbabwe v New Zealand 2nd Test – Statistical Highlights

New Zealand completed the clean sweep in the two-Test series. But that only after fighting an even stronger resistance than they had to in the first Test as the Zimbabwe players showed a lot of determination with the bat in their first innings after conceding 582/4. Though Zimbabwe failed to avoid the follow-on narrowly, New Zealand […]

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ZIM v NZ, 2nd Test Review: New Zealand complete whitewash

New Zealand clinched an important win over Zimbabwe after clinching a massive 254-run win on the final day of the second Test match at the Queens Club in Bulawayo. Kane Williamson was adjudged as the man of the match for his performance having smashed a century in the first and a half-century in the second […]

New Zealand
The challenge is the pace: Trent Boult

Trent Boult has insisted that he is making long strides in terms of making a comeback to the Test cricket in the ZIM v NZ series after recovering from an injury. The southpaw did not feature in the World T20 with skipper Kane Williamson opting to go in with a more balanced pace attack. However, […]

New Zealand Craig Ervine
ZIM v NZ, 2nd Test Day 4 Review: Kiwis on the brink of series win

The end of Day 4 of the second ZIM v NZ Test saw Sikandar Raza fall to a peach of a delivery from Tim Southee. However, the fact that Zimbabwe has lost 3 wickets on the day was evidence enough that the visitors were on the brink of an important and historic win. Moreover, the […]

Shane Jurgensen
Did well until the start of the second new ball: Shane Jurgensen

Shane Jurgensen, the bowling coach of the New Zealand side has come out saying that the Kiwi bowlers did well until the start of a new spell with the second new ball. In spite of picking up wickets in the morning session, New Zealand allowed the home side to slip away from their grasp as […]

New Zealand Craig Ervine
ZIM v NZ, 2nd Test Day 3 Review: Craig Ervine spares blushes with ton

Craig Ervine became yet another rare Zimbabwean batsman to complete a Test-match century as he smashed a wonderful and unbeaten ton on the third day of proceedings. Ervine virtually batted the entire day as the hosts went about making an attempt to scale the mammoth target set by the New Zealand side. Ervine was assisted […]

Kane Williamson
ZIM v NZ, 2nd Test Day 2 Review: Williamson and Taylor slam tons

If Day one of the second ZIM v NZ Test was all about the Kiwis on their way to a massive score, day two saw them scale the summit with skipper Kane Williamson completing an impressive and historic century. Ross Taylor also went on to score an impressive ton as the Kiwis declared after almost […]

Tom Latham New Zealand
ZIM v NZ, 2nd Test Day 1 Review: Kiwis firmly on top

Day One of the second ZIM v NZ Test match saw the Kiwis make light work of the Zimbabwe bowling unit as they concluded the day at 329/2. It would seem to many who are actively following the ZIM v NZ series that the Kiwis continued where they left off in the previous match at […]

New Zealand Martin Guptill
ZIM v NZ, 2nd Test Preview: Zimbabwe hope for revival

Hosts Zimbabwe will hope to showcase a much better performance when they prepare to clash with New Zealand. Taking inspiration from the fourth innings resistance they showed in the 1st Test. Zimbabwe should come stronger in the upcoming game. It is a crucial game in the context of the series. They gave a hint of competitiveness […]

Mike Hesson
Mike Hesson mighty pleased with New Zealand victory

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has praised his side following the ‘complete overall performance’ from the Black Caps in the first Test against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo. Playing in their first Test match in the calendar year, New Zealand thrashed a hapless Zimbabwe unit by an innings and 117 runs, making it one of their biggest […]