Tag: New Zealand Cricket

Daniel Vettori – The Harry Potter of Cricket
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Daniel Vettori – The Harry Potter of Cricket

New Zealand, as one would fondly remember, has always been known in the international cricketing circuit for producing pacers with the ability to produce scintillating swing off the surface. So, it was only curious when Martin Crowe, the then Kiwi captain decide to open his bowling with a spinner. It proved to be a masterstroke...

Decoding the art of left arm pace bowling
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Decoding the art of left arm pace bowling

The bowling part of the game has taken a big hit in the past few years due to the changed rules and improved bats and when we add to that, the rise of fearlessness and innovation by the modern day batsman, life seems tough for the men with the ball. The bowling quality has deterioted...

Decoding Brendon McCullum’s Batting Technique
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Decoding Brendon McCullum’s Batting Technique

If one talks about being aggressive and fearless in the same breath, a cricket fan would definitely be reminded of Brendon McCullum. His role with the New Zealand has transformed in gigantic measures ever since he took over the reins of leadership of the side. After a historic test win against an upbeat English side...

SWOT Analysis: New Zealand’s tour of England
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SWOT Analysis: New Zealand’s tour of England

A down and out English Cricket team has a tough challenge to face in their own backyard, against an upbeat New Zealand side that has recently been on a high with stunning performances with the mercurial Brendon McCullum whose mantra of leadership has been to push aggression to its extreme limits. They played their first...