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Cricket: Mike Hesson open to new bouncer rules - New Zealand Herald

New Zealand would have no issue if the rules for bowling bouncers were enlarged to cover the chest area, according to coach Mike Hesson. He was speaking a day after the seven-wicket win over Bangladesh at the Basin Reserve, which included a pile of ...and more »

Mushfiqur Rahim Unlikely to Play in Second Test Against Kiwis - News18

Mushfiqur Rahim was hit on the back of the head by a bouncer from Tim Southee. (Photo Credit: Getty Images). Christchurch: Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim is unlikely to play in the second Test against New Zealand in Christchurch on Friday, denting ...and more »

Bouncer debate gets short shrift from Black Caps, Bangladesh -

Blackcaps quick Trent Boult is looking forward to a greener pitch for the second test against Bangladesh, starting in Christchurch on Friday. There was no need for subterfuge as Bangladesh's tour of New Zealand returns to where it started against a ...and more »

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Visitors' Wellington slump a new low in their dreadful Test history - Firstpost

In their first Test away from the comfy confines of their home in nearly two and a half years, at the Basin Reserve in Wellington, Bangladesh set many records. By the end of the Test, first of two against New Zealand, Bangladesh, much to their chagrin ...and more »

Short balls make fuller ones more effective - Boult -

While the short-ball barrage that took out Mushfiqur Rahim was the most conspicuous aspect of New Zealand's attack in Wellington, Trent Boult has said the reverse swing they achieved at Basin Reserve was also a valuable addition to an armoury well ...and more »

Mushfiqur Rahim, Imrul Kayes ruled out of 2nd Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand at Christchurch - Cricket Country

Rahim's thumb injury is likely to keep him out of action for at least three weeks while Kayes has a grade-two thigh strain. By CricketCountry Staff. | Updated : January 19, 2017 1:38 PM IST. 0 Shares. Facebook share · Twitter share · Share on Google+ ...and more »

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Thumb injury casts doubt on Mushfiqur Rahim's participation for Christchurch Test - Zee News

In case Mushfiqur misses the Test to be held from Friday, wicket-keeper Nurul Hasan will step up and make his Test debut. ANI| Updated: Jan 18, 2017, 13:17 PM IST. Comments |. New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Thumb injury casts doubt on Mushfiqur Rahim' ...and more »

Hathurusingha hopes quicks recover from Wellington exertions -

Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha has said his team's inexperienced pace attack has to overcome the physical test of playing back-to-back Tests if the team is to compete as hard as it did in Wellington. Taskin Ahmed, Subashis Roy and Kamrul Islam ...and more »

Mushfiqur, Kayes and Mominul ruled out of crunch Test -

Bangladesh's tour of New Zealand just got harder, with their captain Mushfiqur Rahim, opener Imrul Kayes and No. 3 Mominul Haque ruled out of the second Test in Christchurch. They will need time to recover from injuries. Mushfiqur's thumb will keep him ...and more »

Bangladesh Hit New Low in Test Cricket - We Tell You How - News18

New Delhi: Bangladesh would not have thought in their widest dreams that even after scoring 595/8d in the first innings against New Zealand at Wellington, they will still be on the losing side of the Test. Skipper Kane Williamson-led New Zealand side ...and more »