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Pakistani team arrives in New Zealand for Women’s World Cup

KARACHI: Pakistan national women’s team has reached New Zealand to participate in the ICC Women’s World Cup Cricket, starting from March 4. The team left during the wee hours of Wednesday morning from Karachi. The team will reach Auckland first

Pregnant NZ journalist turns to Taliban after being denied entry

AUCKLAND: A pregnant New Zealand journalist says she has had to turn to the Taliban for help after being prevented from returning to her home country due to quarantine rules. In a column published in a New Zealand daily on

New Zealand cricket team to visit Pakistan next year

KARACHI: The New Zealand cricket team will play two Tests and three ODIs in Pakistan, after which the New Zealand cricket team will return to Pakistan in April 2023. The New Zealand cricket team will play a series of 10

T20 WC Semi Final: NZ opt to bowl first after winning toss

DUBAI: England have been asked to bat first in the high-stakes semi final of the T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium after New Zealand won the toss and opted to field first. Eoin Morgan’s England head into today’s

T20 World Cup: New Zealand crush India by eight wickets

DUBAI: New Zealand cruised to an eight-wicket victory over India Sunday. The Kiwis did well to restrict Indian batting line-up from forming solid partnerships or scoring big, with veteran cricketers KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Kohli and others failing to make

Ali Zafar deride New Zealand cricket team after Pakistan’s victory

Pakistani singer Ali Zafar has derided New Zealand’s cricket team ahead of Pakistan’s victory against them in T20 World Cup. While, taking to his social media account Ai Zafar posted a video from his house where he was streaming to

Kane Williamson hopes Pakistan will not hold any grudges against them

NEW ZEALAND: Cricketer Kane Williamson has stated about teams relation and hopes that Pakistan will not hold any grudges after abandoning the tour at the last minute. Kane Williamson, Captain of New Zealand’s cricket team, reveals that the last minute’s

Ramiz Raja hints at New Zealand rescheduling Pakistan tour

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja has hinted at “good news” in the coming week, saying the New Zealand cricket board was working on a new schedule to tour Pakistan. Briefing the Senate Standing Committee on Inter-Provincial Coordination,

Effects of NZ cancellation

There is no denying that Pakistan has a cricket craze. After religion and our national language, cricket is the third most important thing that unites our nation. Men, women, children, and people of all ages love cricket. When the national

New Zealand cancelled tour after fake threat email from India: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that the cancellation of New Zealand Cricket team’s tour of Pakistan was the result of fifth-generation hybrid war against Pakistan as fake news was generated by India to scuttle the

New Zealand cricket squad to leave for its home country today

The New Zealand cricket team, which came to play the ODI series against the national cricket team, will leave Islamabad for its home country today. According to details, a special plane will arrive at Islamabad Airport today to pick up

Pakistan to play first ODI against top-ranked New Zealand today

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan will take on New Zealand today on Friday in the first One-Day International (ODI) match at the Pindi Cricket Stadium. The occasion will see the tourists play their first match on Pakistani soil since 2003. The match will

Pakistan announces squad for first ODI against New Zealand

LAHORE: Pakistan have announced their 12-player squad for the first One-Day International against New Zealand. The match will be played at the Pindi Cricket Stadium on Friday 16 September. The match will start at 02:30PM local time. The second and

Attacker shot dead after six stabbed in New Zealand supermarket

WELLINGTON: New Zealand police on Friday shot and killed a “violent extremist” who was known to authorities, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, after he stabbed and wounded at least six people in a supermarket. The attacker, a Sri Lankan national

Amazon shifts ‘Lord of the Rings’ filming from New Zealand to UK

Amazon Studios said the second season of its multi-million dollar “Lord of the Rings” television series will be filmed in the United Kingdom, moving fictional ‘Middle Earth’ out of New Zealand for the first time. New Zealand’s rolling mountains, meadows

Google founder receives New Zealand residency

LOS ANGELES: Google co-founder Larry Page has gained New Zealand residency, raising debate over whether extremely wealthy people can essentially buy access to the country. Immigration New Zealand said Page first applied for residency in November under a special visa

Pakistan announces schedule for first New Zealand visit after 18 years

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the schedule of the upcoming series against New Zealand as they visit the country for the first time in 18 years. New Zealand will play three ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League

NZ captain Williamson returns to top ICC Test Player Rankings

AUCKLAND: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has reclaimed the top position in the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings after leading his side to the ICC World Test Championship title last week. The 30-year-old’s knocks of 49 and 52 not out

New Zealand beats India to become inaugural Test champion

SOUTHHAMPTON: New Zealand won the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) title, beating India by eight wickets in a tense final at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday. The weather-disrupted final marked the culmination of a two-year cycle of the WTC, which

NZ PM says mosque attack film should focus on Muslim community not her

AUCKLAND: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern that New Zealand’s Muslim community should be the focus of any film about the Christchurch mosque attacks after objections were raised about a movie focussing on her response to the incident. A film called ‘They

New Zealand PM distances herself from film on Christchurch mosque shootings

AUCKLAND: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has distanced herself from a new film about the Christchurch mosque shootings. The Muslim Association of Canterbury has also questioned the timing of the film and whether it is “appropriate right now”, saying

New Zealand PM Ardern sets date for summer wedding

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern plans to get married during summer but did not disclose the date, local media reported. Ardern told a radio channel that she and her partner television host Clarke Gayford have “finally got a

New Zealand overtake England to top ICC ODI ranking

DUBAI: New Zealand has overtaken world champions England and moved to the top of the ICC Men’s ODI team rankings following the latest annual update. This year’s update sees New Zealand jump two spots to first on the ladder, with

Differences with China becoming harder to reconcile: NZ PM

AUCKLAND: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said differences between New Zealand and its top trading partner China are becoming harder to reconcile as Beijing’s role in the world grows and changes. The comments come as New Zealand faces pressure from some

New Zealand grants Amazon extra $116 million subsidy for ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV series

WELLINGTON: New Zealand has agreed to give Amazon extra rebates on its expenses for the filming of “The Lord of the Rings” TV series in the country. Hoping to reap multi-year economic and tourism benefits, Amazon will get an extra

New Zealand cancels tsunami evacuation orders after quakes

WELLINGTON: Small tsunami waves triggered by a series of powerful earthquakes hit the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island on Friday. Authorities said thousands of residents who had evacuated to higher ground could now return to their homes. Officials

New Zealand suspends all political and military ties with Myanmar

New Zealand has announced the suspension of all high-level political and military ties with Myanmar. According to a report by a foreign news agency, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in a press conference that New Zealand will also

Stop mimicking photos: New Zealand launches new tourism campaign

New Zealand has launched a new tourism campaign that bars travelers to stop mimicking photos they see online and “share something new” instead. The call was made in a two-minute video, starring comedian Tom Sainsbury as a member of the

Misbah expresses disappointment over losing series to New Zealand

LAHORE: Former cricketer Misbah-ul-Haq has expressed disappointment over losing the series to New Zealand. Misbah-ul-Haq said that no matter how hard you try in cricket, the process of luck also interferes. “It is important to understand and talk about cricket

Pakistan suffers innings defeat in second Test against NZ

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand defeated Pakistan by an innings and 186 runs to win the second Test at the Hagley Oval to win the series 2-0. New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson grabbed six wickets in the second innings as Pakistan were