Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Mon 04 Dec 2023 Pretty surreal: Rachin Ravindra on his rapid rise in international cricket Young New Zealand batter Rachin Ravindra has admitted that his sudden rise in international cricket seems quite surreal. He stated that he considers himself very fortunate to be where he is right now. What has happened in the past is the past: Rohit Sharma on India’s loss to New Zealand in the 2019 World Cup semi-final Team India captain Rohit Sharma reckons that the 2019 World Cup semi-final loss to New Zealand will have no bearing when the sides meet in the 2023 knockout clash at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday, November 15. Rohit commented that what happened in the past is exactly that - past. Pakistan stay alive in World Cup 2023 courtesy of sensational Fakhar Zaman ton in shortened game Fakhar Zaman (126 not out off 81) scored a brilliant hundred as Pakistan beat New Zealand by 21 runs [DLS method] in a rain-shortened match number 35 of World Cup 2023 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday, November 4. South Africa reclaim top position with crushing win over New Zealand in Pune South Africa hammered New Zealand by 190 runs in match 32 of the 2023 ODI World Cup at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Wednesday, November 1. With the win, the Proteas climbed back to the top position in the points table. The triumph was also their first in the men’s ODI World Cup over the Kiwis since 1999. Shami, Kohli lift India to top of table with four-wicket win over Kiwis Mohammed Shami claimed 5/54 in his comeback match, while Virat Kohli hit 95 off 104 as India beat New Zealand by four wickets in match number 21 of the 2023 World Cup at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala on Sunday, October 22. With the win, the Men in Blue also ended their losing streak against the Kiwis in ICC events, which dated back to 2003 and also moved to the top of the points table. Clinical New Zealand make it four in four, jump to top of World Cup 2023 points table Kane Williamson might have got injured again, but New Zealand continued their domination in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023. The Kiwis hammered Afghanistan by 149 runs in match number 16 of the tournament at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Wednesday, October 18. With the win, they also moved to the top of the points table, with eight points from four matches. For the record, New Zealand’s previous three wins in the 2023 World Cup were registered by margins of 9 wickets, 99 runs and eight wickets. New Zealand make it three in three in World Cup 2023 with thumping eight-wicket win over Bangladesh New Zealand registered their third consecutive win in the 2023 World Cup, hammering Bangladesh by eight wickets in match number 11 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Friday, October 13. Opting to bowl first after winning the toss, the Kiwis held Bangladesh to 245/9 in their 50 overs as Lockie Ferguson claimed 3/49, while Trent Boult and Matt Henry chipped in with two wickets each. In the chase, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson struck a fluent 78 on comeback before retiring hurt, while Daryl Mitchell bludgeoned an unbeaten 89 off 67 balls. Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra hammer tons as New Zealand crush England by 9 wickets in World Cup 2023 opener There wasn’t much hype over the England vs New Zealand World Cup 2023 opening match at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Thursday, October 5. The contest that was produced in the match in front of empty stands was pretty drab as well. The Kiwis hardly broke a sweat as they whacked defending champions England by nine wickets in the opening match of the World Cup.