India New Zealand Cricket 2009 : Live Telecast, Tickets, Fixture, Scorecards, Records, Grounds, Squads, Highlights + more
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Last time India toured New Zealand, they lost both the Test match at Wellington (by 10 wickets) & a low scoring thriller at Hamilton where Indians were bowled out for 99 in first innings, fought back to take 5 run lead miraculously, only to be dismissed for merely 154 in second innings.. kiwis chased down target of 160 with 4 wickets remaining, winning 2 test match series 2-0.
7 ODI series followed in that India's tour of New Zealand, December 2002 - January 2003, which India lost 5-2, winning 5th ODI by 2 wickets and 6th ODI by 1 wicket!
Needless to say, it was a forgettable tour of New Zealand for Indian cricket fans.
Come 25th February 2009, India starts brand new tour of New Zealand, an extended one this time with an extra test match and twin Twenty20 games. India is placed much higher than New Zealand in ICC Cricket rankings on current form but the swinging ball in kiwiland may cause some problems for free-flowing Indian batters. moreover, matches will be starting very early in morning according to Indian standard timings which is sure to frustrate fans. but, like always, we at itsonlycricket.com will be up and awake to bring cricket fans around the world the best online coverage of India vs New Zealand this season.
Following are collection of information related to India tour of New Zealand 2009, and if we forget something, don't hesitate to send us your questions.
Telecast : This article lists all the broadcasters with tv rights to show India vs New Zealand cricket series world wide, on different TV channels, at different prices (nothing comes free today!).
Timings : India New Zealand test match will start 3.30am India time (yes, when it's drop dead dark!) which turns into 10pm at night according to England Time. our article covers list of match start time for all country and also the trick of how you can calculate start time yourself.
Tickets : New Zealand cricket released information on how to buy tickets for all New Zealand vs India cricket match in New Zealand a while ago.. hurry, India is a high selling team but some tickets might be remaining, if you are lucky as Kiwi grounds are pretty small in quantity!
Schedule : Starting on 25th February 2009 with Twenty20 Internationals, followed by 5 ODI series and concluding with 3 test match series, Indian cricket team will play 22 days of international cricket in 42 day tour of New Zealand.
Live Scores : At least 100 web sites give live scores of International cricket matches (+ text commentary + scorecards).. try'em. We at itsonlycricket will try to bring Latest Scores (every 10 mintes update) of all India - newzealand cricket this 2009 season.
Listen Commentary online : I'm still digging this information and will soon come up with that perfect mode to get radio/running commentary of India vs New Zealand cricket match though internet, free or even paid.
Photos : Today's cricketers know photographers are around, waiting anxiously for that perfect pose, that memorable moment to capture.. ESPN will be bringing latest pictures of India New Zealand Cricket this 2009.
News : No better than Google I've found to find a news on internet. Cricket is no different and neither will be this India tour of New Zealand on which google news will provide all the very latest.
Records : India has a pathetic record when playing in New Zealand, losing 7 of 18 tests played (won only 4). not to mention India has not won a test series in New Zealand since 1967, the first ever time they visited there.. losing 4 series while managing to draw 2. Ind v NZ ODI records tell a different story though.
Match Highlights : So you missed the live action today! don't worry, Sky Sports, the home broadcaster of cricket new zealand will be showing video highlights on their official website.
Grounds : New Zealand loves Rugby & most of their grounds are build with dual sport in mind with all the best facilties for spectators sitting in the stands.. our article tell you which kiwi grounds are the best and why.
New Zealand Test Squad : not announced as yet.
New Zealand ODIs Squad : not announced as yet.
India ODIs squad : not announced as yet.
India Test Squad : not announced as yet.
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