New Zealand defeated the 2–0 Test series 2–0. With this, she has reached number one for the first time in the ICC World Test rankings.
New Zealand defeated Pakistan by an innings and 176 runs in the second Test. The team made a clean sweep 2–0 in the two-Test series. The team has also become the world’s number-1 Test team. New Zealand reached the top for the first time in its 90-year history. Apart from the players, the board is also being appreciated for this. This is because the team has reached this point even after less revenue than other cricket boards of the world. The annual revenue of the New Zealand board is about Rs 270 crore. , Which is 14 times less than the BCCI. BCCI’s revenue was Rs 3730 crore. is. At the same time, the revenue of Australia Board is 2290 crores. The New Zealand Board’s revenue is also lower than Surrey, England’s county team. Surrey’s revenue is 315 million annually.
Good relationship between board and players, permission to play in foreign league
The relationship between the player and the board is good. Players are not prevented from playing in foreign leagues from which they earn. To improve the A team, the board reduced the domestic first class tournament to 10 to 8 rounds in 2018. Its effect is also visible and players like Kyle Jameson have been found. He has done five wickets in six Tests. Cricket Ireland is also set to adopt the New Zealand model. On the other hand, this time the First Class tournament in India is almost postponed. The board organized the IPL to earn money in the UAE.
IAll the big events of CC are hosted by Big Three.
Big Three i.e. India, Australia, England. They host large ICC events between 2016 and 2023. They also have the best infrastructure. It costs a lot to identify and prepare young players. But New Zealand has shown this by doing so in limited infrastructure. Only the Big-3 coaches compete in IPL coach earnings.
New Zealand has also reached the final of two consecutive ODI World Cups
New Zealand’s good performance cannot be considered an exception. The team has reached the World Cup final twice in a row. The win against Pakistan is their 8th consecutive series win at home. During this time he has won 11 matches. After 2009, the Pakistan team has lost in the Test series to only one non-Asian team in the UAE. They were defeated by New Zealand in 2018. The New Zealand team has won the eighth consecutive series at home.