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Sri Lanka have the edge over Kiwis

THE REALITY CHECK - Though the match in Mumbai today isn't a must-win one for both sides, a win for either team can be crucial for the group standings. If New Zealand win, they can top the group. Sri Lankan may not get to the top of the group (their game against Australia was washed out and points shared) but a win may change their next round rivals.
Sri Lanka have done well in the tournament except one match against Pakistan. The Black Caps are hit by injuries and for them to

Lahoris shake a leg as Pakistan dump Kiwis

LAHORE - Lahoris, deeply distressed by rising inflation and the country's overall situation, came to the roads and danced to celebrate Pakistan cricket team's long-awaited win over New Zealand in the one-day series on Thursday. People chanted slogans in favour of cricketers and especially skipper Shahid Afridi.
Dozens of people gathered at various places and praised the team's performance, which had brought smiles to their faces in times of deepening economic crisis. They hoped

Pakistan crush Kiwis

HAMILTON - Pakistan completed a thumping 10-wicket victory in the first Test over New Zealand inside three days after they had bowled the hosts out for just 110 in their second innings after the tea break.
The visitors had been given a victory target of just 19 runs after they established a 92-run first innings lead earlier on Sunday before left-arm spinner Abdul Rehman was again the principle tormenter of New Zealand's batsmen, taking three wickets for 24 runs and creating

Kiwis chase history, India unruffled

NAGPUR: New Zealand will not be weighed down by history as they head into the series-deciding third and final Test against India, captain Daniel Vettori said Friday.
The Black Caps have only ever won two Tests in India, the last being a 136-run triumph in Mumbai in 1988.
With the first two matches of this series ending in draws, Vettori's men have a rare opportunity to pull off a shock result and become the first New Zealand team to win a Test series here in eight attempts.