Deivarayan Muthu

Sub-editor, ESPNcricinfo


Tom Latham ready to embrace multiple roles for New Zealand
Tom Latham ready to embrace multiple roles for New Zealand

Captain expects pitches in Pakistan to allow seamers to have a bigger role than they did in Bangladesh

New Zealand coach Pocknall happy with where Allen's game is at
New Zealand coach Pocknall happy with where Allen's game is at

Stand-in coach expects the 22-year old to make an impact in the Pakistan ODIs

Out-of-form Colin de Grandhomme stares at uncertain NZ future
Out-of-form Colin de Grandhomme stares at uncertain NZ future

With better options available, the 35-year-old is likely to be dropped for New Zealand's immediate assignments

Latham: 'The more we play in these conditions, the more we are able to learn'
Latham: 'The more we play in these conditions, the more we are able to learn'

"A lot of these guys haven't played in the subcontinent before, so being exposed to a different brand of cricket is good for them."

T20 World Cup: Ravi Rampaul back in West Indies squad; Sunil Narine out
T20 World Cup: Ravi Rampaul back in West Indies squad; Sunil Narine out

Holder, Cottrell, Hosein among reserves in Pollard-led squad

Glenn Pocknall: New Zealand 'are going to fight fire with fire'
Glenn Pocknall: New Zealand 'are going to fight fire with fire'

Stand-in coach prepared to bombard Bangladesh with spin

Inexperienced players 'learning on the job effectively' the biggest plus, says Henry Nicholls
Inexperienced players 'learning on the job effectively' the biggest plus, says Henry Nicholls

"If you're able to stick in there, then it is actually tough for them as well," Nicholls says about the tough Dhaka tracks

For Ajaz Patel, the plan is to 'bowl into the wicket and spin the ball hard'
For Ajaz Patel, the plan is to 'bowl into the wicket and spin the ball hard'

"You have to take a bit of responsibility in these conditions and make sure you do something for your team"

Rachin Ravindra learning on the job in Bangladesh
Rachin Ravindra learning on the job in Bangladesh

Though his batting is yet to come good, the left-arm fingerspinning allounder has picked up four wickets in two T20Is

Tom Latham proud of New Zealand's revival despite loss
Tom Latham proud of New Zealand's revival despite loss

Stand-in captain took the game to the last ball before New Zealand went 2-0 down

Ajaz Patel keen to pick Daniel Vettori's brain after a 'good night' with the ball
Ajaz Patel keen to pick Daniel Vettori's brain after a 'good night' with the ball

NZ left-arm spinner eager to learn how to adapt to different conditions

No panic button: New Zealand aim to reassess batting targets after lapse in assessing conditions
No panic button: New Zealand aim to reassess batting targets after lapse in assessing conditions

Coach Glenn Pocknall and captain Tom Latham taking "plenty of learnings" from rocky start to Bangladesh tour

What the upcoming tours to Bangladesh and Pakistan mean for New Zealand
What the upcoming tours to Bangladesh and Pakistan mean for New Zealand

None of the players on tour to Bangladesh will play the T20 World Cup, so what lies ahead for them?

Daniel Vettori: Barbados Royals 'lucky' to have 'total cricketer' Glenn Phillips
Daniel Vettori: Barbados Royals 'lucky' to have 'total cricketer' Glenn Phillips

The teams' latest recruit will be a big part of their plans with the ball, new coach says

CPL 2021: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots could pose favourites Trinbago Knight Riders their stiffest challenge
CPL 2021: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots could pose favourites Trinbago Knight Riders their stiffest challenge

Covid-19-related issues have hurt most teams, but the tournament could return to being the party it usually is after a quiet 2020

Ben Sears, the latest New Zealander in the fast lane
Ben Sears, the latest New Zealander in the fast lane

The 23-year-old got his maiden call-up to the national side for the tours to Bangladesh and Pakistan

St Lucia Kings expect du Plessis to be fit for their CPL opener
St Lucia Kings expect du Plessis to be fit for their CPL opener

Head coach Andy Flower also expects Keemo Paul and Obed McCoy to be available for their first game

Back in T20I contention, Henry Nicholls ready for 'different challenges' during Bangladesh tour
Back in T20I contention, Henry Nicholls ready for 'different challenges' during Bangladesh tour

Says a big bonus for New Zealand was seeing how Australia played there

Varun Chakravarthy's checklist: IPL playoffs, T20 World Cup
Varun Chakravarthy's checklist: IPL playoffs, T20 World Cup

"There's so much competition and that's why I need to keep getting better and better"

Afghanistan's Qais Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq and Waqar Salamkheil set to feature in CPL 2021
Afghanistan's Qais Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq and Waqar Salamkheil set to feature in CPL 2021

Chris Morris, Anrich Nortje, Rassie van der Dussen and Wanindu Hasaranga will miss the tournament