New Zealand wanted to abandon tour of UAE following Hughes’ death, says PCB source

"Their players informed their management that they were badly disturbed and shocked by Hughes' death and were not in a state of mind to continue with the tour"

“Their players informed their management that they were badly disturbed and shocked by Hughes’ death and were not in a state of mind to continue with the tour”

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According to a well informed source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), New Zealand wanted to abandon their ongoing tour of the United Arab Emirates following the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes.

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Morgan should replace Cook as ODI captain, says Sir Ian Botham

"I would make Morgan captain because I think that's just what he needs"

“I would make Morgan captain because I think that’s just what he needs”

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Legendary England all-rounder Sir Ian Botham believes that batsman Eoin Morgan should replace Alastair Cook as ODI captain following the national team’s eight-wicket loss to Sri Lanka in Colombo.

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Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd Test Day 3: McCullum and Williamson torment Pakistan

McCullum hit a six to bring up his double century

McCullum hit a six to bring up his double century

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New Zealand continued to torment Pakistan on the third day of the third Test in Sharjah as captain Brendon McCullum scored a magnificent 202 and batsman Kane Williamson made a career-best 192.

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Zimbabwe fined for maintaining slow over-rate during fourth ODI

Chigumbura will be banned for one match if he is found guilty of maintaining a slow over rate at any point over the next 12 months

Chigumbura will be banned for one match if he is found guilty of maintaining a slow over-rate at any point over the next 12 months

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Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura has been fined 20 per cent of his match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate during his side’s 21-run loss to Bangladesh in the fourth ODI in Mirpur.

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