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Ish Sodhi Ish Sodhi Height: 1.83 m DOB: October 31, 1992

A spinner with plenty of potential to shine and has the caliber to collect wickets, Ish Sodhi has had a mixed career as New Zealand on home turf do not need spinners on fast pace tracks. However, on overseas tours, Sodhi is the man to take wickets. After Daniel Vettori, Sodhi has taken the responsibilty to deliver as a spinner. He could not make an impact in Test cricket but suited the limited overs formats. Coming from a family of Indian roots, Sodhi shifted to New Zealand at a tender age and pursued his career as a cricketer. Sodhi is still young and has plenty to learn and slowly and steadily, he's making his way through. He played for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League in the 11th edition of the T20 league. He has also played in the Big Bash League and the Caribbean Premier League as well. Sodhi wiil aim to impress to cement his name in the World Cup squad.

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Ish Sodhi

Love the way Dhoni can slow down and control games, says RR's Ish Sodhi

Cricket | Apr 16, 2019, 03:43 PM IST

Ish Sodhi said that it may not be possible to win every game in that fashion but it does help in at least setting it up for the rest.

IPL 2018

IPL 2018: Rajasthan Royals bring in Ish Sodhi as injured Zahir Khan's replacement

Cricket | Apr 11, 2018, 06:17 PM IST

The New Zealand spinner was picked from the Registered Available Player Pool (RAPP) list and this will be his first stint in the cash-rich Indian Premier League.

England tour of New Zealand

New Zealand name Ish Sodhi in squad for first two ODIs against England

Cricket | Feb 22, 2018, 04:03 PM IST

Sodhi was recently ranked number one bowler in ICC T20I Rankings has been one of New Zealand's first-choice players in the shortest format of the game.

ICC T20I Rankings

Munro, Sodhi top latest ICC T20I rankings; Kohli drops to third

Cricket | Jan 04, 2018, 04:52 PM IST

Munro finished as the leading run-getter in the series against West Indie with 223 runs at a strike-rate of just over 197, including a 53-ball 104 in the last T20I.

India vs New Zealand

Ross Taylor reveals people behind his 'impressive hindi skills'

Cricket | Nov 09, 2017, 02:28 PM IST

The veteran Kiwi batsman was involved in a friendly banter on Twitter with former India opener Virender Sehwag when the latter used Taylor's name as its phonetic resemblance 'tailor', which translates to 'darji' in Urdu.

India vs New Zealand 2017

India vs New Zealand: Mitchell Santner praises Ish Sodhi's superb bowling length

Cricket | Nov 06, 2017, 08:12 PM IST

Sodhi, who returned with figures of two for 25 and one for 25 in the first two games, has made life tough for the Indian batsmen who have found it difficult to put him away.

India vs New Zealand 2017

Need to slow down India's momentum to make a comeback: Ish Sodhi

Cricket | Nov 03, 2017, 06:44 PM IST

Sodhi was part of the Black Caps squad that came for the World T20 Championship last year and had also spent quite a bit of time prior to the series by touring India with the A squad.

pak vs nz pakistan 281 6 trails nz by 122 in 2nd test

Pak vs NZ: Pakistan 281-6, trails NZ by 122 in 2nd test

Cricket | Nov 19, 2014, 08:42 PM IST

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: New Zealand was eyeing a vital lead in the second test as it exposed Pakistan's tail for the first time in the series despite Azhar Ali and Younis Khan scoring half

new zealand bowled out for 403 in 2nd test

New Zealand bowled out for 403 in 2nd test

Cricket | Nov 18, 2014, 05:46 PM IST

Dubai United Arab Emirates: Pakistan was frustrated by New Zealand's tailenders before left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar claimed 4-137 to help dismiss the Black Caps for 403 on the second day of the first test on

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Pak vs NZ: Pakistan eyes big win, NZ struggles at 174-8

Cricket | Nov 12, 2014, 07:45 PM IST

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Pakistan was on the cusp of a huge victory in the first test against New Zealand after reducing the Black Caps to 174-8 in the second innings on the fourth

new zealand beat west indies by 186 runs in kingston test

New Zealand beat West Indies by 186 runs in Kingston test

Cricket | Jun 12, 2014, 07:31 AM IST

KINGSTON, Jamaica : Debutant offspinner Mark Craig took 4-97 and legspinner Ish Sodhi added 3-42 as New Zealand completed victory against the West Indies by 186 runs late on day four Wednesday of the opening

2 new caps in nz squad to bangladesh

2 new caps in NZ squad to Bangladesh

Cricket | Sep 06, 2013, 07:01 AM IST

Wellington, New Zealand: Two uncapped players, leg spinner Ish Sodhi and allrounder Corey Anderson, have been named in the New Zealand Cricket team which will play two test matches at Bangladesh in October.Anderson, a hard-hitting

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