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  • Thanks to Ardern, New Zealand today soothes the soul

    Those who have rushed to psychoanalyse 28-year-old Australian, Brenton Tarrant, for the outrage in Christchurch mosques killing 50 people, are concealing the reality, possibly without their knowing it. This line of inquiry will not explain why Christchurch or Pulwama, Utrecht and now Birmingham happened.

  • Post-Christchurch social reconstruction: Global the message, local the onus

    Post-Christchurch social reconstruction: Global the message, local the onus

    It is not enough to alert the public of social cracks: how they can be repaired must be part and parcel of any de-constructing exercise.

  • The emerging new world order's alarm bells

    Friday's attack on two mosques in New Zealand reflects a paradigm shift: the erosion of liberal values and the rise of 'civilisationalism' at the expense of the nation state.

  • 'Suspicious package' shutters NZ's Dunedin airport

    New Zealand police closed Dunedin airport after a suspicious device was reported on the airfield.

  • Christchurch shooting, New Zealand shooting

    Murder in Mosques

    There can be no place for hatred, intolerance and senseless violence anywhere in the world—of the type we witnessed in Christchurch on Friday which has killed at least 49 people so far, including 3 Bangladeshis and injured many more—as of going to print.

  • Tamim calls it 'frightening experience'; Mushy counts Tigers lucky

    Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal described the Christchurch shooting incident as a 'frightening experience' while Mushfiqur Rahim counted themselves as 'lucky' in seperate Facebook posts following the incident

  • 49 killed, 20 wounded in NZ mosque shootings

    At least one gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 20 during Friday prayers at two New Zealand mosques in the country's worst ever mass shooting which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern condemned as terrorism.

  • Intense Tigers seek correction

    Intense Tigers seek correction

    The tour of New Zealand has been a tough experience for the visiting Bangladesh team and following the comprehensive defeats in the

  • The Wellington warning

    I have long been hearing, from cricketers and fellow journalists, about the fear that flying into the powerful wind of Wellington

  • Under the weather

    Ever since Bangladesh arrived in New Zealand, apart from the challenge of adapting to seaming, green pitches, the weather too has been

  • NZ want run-out review after odd dismissal

    New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has called for a review of run-out rules following the bizarre dismissal of Neil Wagner in the second Test against Bangladesh.

  • Tamim takes blame for 'lazy' Bangladesh

    Bangladesh captain Tamim Iqbal branded his side "lazy" after a batting implosion saw New Zealand cruise to a nine-wicket win in the second Test at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Monday.

  • Watch now: Rain clears as fourth day's play about to start

    Bangladesh would be hoping to wrap up New Zealand first innings early on in the fourth day as sunny weather has rfeturned to Christchurch after the third day's play was completely lost to rain.

  • Audience with an all-round king

    New Zealand cricket great Sir Richard Hadlee said Bangladesh should get enough opportunity to play Test cricket against top teams like Australia, England and South Africa.

  • Fizz and Shanto in, Mominul out

    Mominul Haque, along with Mushfiqur Rahim and Imrul Kayes, has also been ruled out of the second Test in Christchurch against New Zealand, which begins on Friday. In the absence of Mushfiqur, Tamim Iqbal will lead the side and Shakib Al Hasan has been named his deputy.

  • NZ warn no let-up in bouncer barrage

    Bangladesh have been warned to expect a fresh barrage of short-pitched deliveries when the second Test against New Zealand starts in Christchurch on Friday.

  • Rubel in line for Test recall

    Fast bowler Rubel Hossain may make a comeback to the Test side for the second Test against New Zealand starting on Friday in Christchurch.

  • Shakib duck changed NZ Test

    Black Caps boss Mike Hesson has pinpointed the dismissal of Bangladeshi talisman Shakib Al Hasan as the turning point in his side's Test win.

  • NZ to keep bowling the short balls against BD

    The Blackcaps bowlers didn't venture too far into their bag of tricks in Christchurch against Bangladesh on Monday. That is because they didn't need to, as they took five of their nine wickets off short deliveries.

  • Latham ton takes NZ to victory

    Tom Latham scored 137 as New Zealand posted a massive 341, their highest ODI total against Bangladesh.

  • Christmas nets for NZ

    New Zealand set aside Christmas festivities to pack in a final training session on Sunday before their Boxing Day series opener against Bangladesh in Christchurch.

  • Eyesight worry for Ross Taylor

    Senior New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has vision problems and will see an eye specialist before the second Test against Pakistan, coach Mike Hesson confirmed Sunday.

  • Black Caps thrash Pakistan in first Test

    A Kane Williamson half century sees New Zealand snap a four-Test losing streak when they beat Pakistan by eight wickets in the first Test at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.

  • New Zealand cliffs collapse in Christchurch earthquake

    Cliffs have collapsed in New Zealand during an earthquake in the city of Christchurch on the South Island.

  • England's Chris Woakes celebrates dismissing Scotland's Freddie Coleman with team mate Eoin Morgan

    England win by 119 runs against Scotland

    England snatch first victory in ICC WC 2015 against Scotland by 119 runs at Christchurch

  • New Zealand Team

    Kiwis thrash Lankans in WC opener

    In a day of allround performance by the Kiwis, Lankans appear weaker both with their bats and the ball.

  • Fireworks explode during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 opening event

    Christchurch, Melbourne see grand opening

    The opening ceremony for the ICC World Cup 2015 is held at Christchurch and Melbourne. Both the cities were draped and decorated in festive colours as the biggest show for cricket began with a spectacular show of fireworks and colourful flags.