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Tim Southee Tim Southee Height: 1.93 m DOB: December 11, 1988

Deadly with the new ball, an outswinger speciality, dangerous with rever-swing on an old ball, Tim Southee is one of New Zealand's greats to come in this millenium. With a vast repertoire of deliveries, Southee has been the Kiwi's main man in all the formats of the game. A regular in Test and ODI cricket, Southee has been a match winner plenty of times for the Kiwis. He rose to fame in the 2008 U-19 World Cup where has was awarded the player of the tournament and immediately made his way into the Test team and played his first Test series against England. A fifer and a gritty 77 saw him as a regular ever since. He has been at the helm in the Kiwis' success many a times. A wily player and a knack to adapt on any given condiiton. He also was on song when he led New Zealand into the finals of the 2015 World Cup. Forming a dangerous partnership with Trent Boult, the duo have been the Blackcaps' leading attack. Southee has been a part of various T20 leagues as well. He has played for Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. Southee will look to impress when India tour's the Kiwis in a limited overs series, getting the vital practice before the 2019 World Cup.

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NZ vs ENG: Would have been nice to get an extra run somewhere, says Tim Southee

Cricket | Nov 10, 2019, 08:04 PM IST

New Zealand captain Tim Southee said that while an extra run would have been nice, it was a good end to the series.

Kane Williamson ruled out of England T20Is, Tim Southee to lead

Kane Williamson ruled out of England T20Is, Tim Southee to lead

Cricket | Oct 25, 2019, 09:02 AM IST

Tim Southee had earlier led New Zealand to a T20I series win in Sri Lanka in September.

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New Zealand name new captain after giving rest to Kane Williamson for T20I series against Sri Lanka

Cricket | Aug 20, 2019, 10:05 AM IST

Kane Williamson has been rested for the T20I series against Sri Lanka, and New Zealand have named the new captain for the three-match bilateral.

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Tim Southee equals Sachin Tendulkar's Test record, takes 240 innings less

Cricket | Aug 16, 2019, 04:46 PM IST

Both Tendulkar and Southee now have 69 sixes to their names in Test cricket. While Tendulkar took 329 innings to hit 69 sixes, Southee got there in just 89 innings.

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Players still discuss World Cup heartbreak, 'lot of frustration and other emotions': Tim Southee

Cricket | Aug 06, 2019, 03:37 PM IST

Tim Southee reflected on New Zealand's World Cup campaign and talked about the side's upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka.

New Zealand vs Bangladesh 2019

1st Test, Day 1: Neil Wagner's five-for ruins Bangladesh's day after Tamim Iqbal's rocking ton

Cricket | Feb 28, 2019, 02:58 PM IST

The first day likely will still be remembered more for Tamim's masterful batting than for Wagner's pugnacious bowling, though it ensured New Zealand ended the day in a commanding position.

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3rd ODI: Southee, Taylor star as New Zealand demolish Bangladesh, clean sweep series 3-0

Cricket | Feb 20, 2019, 12:43 PM IST

Sabbir Rahman's valiant maiden ton went in vain as New Zealand demolished Bangladesh by 88 runs with the help of Southee's six-for.

India vs New Zealand 2nd T20I

Highlights, 2nd T20I: India beat New Zealand by 7 wickets to level the series 1-1 in Auckland

Cricket | Feb 08, 2019, 03:33 PM IST

Rohit Sharma scored an explosive fifty in the 159-run chase to make things easy for the visitors. Now the three-match series is levelled at 1-1 with one match to spare.

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1st T20I: Seifert, Southee condemn India to heavy defeat, New Zealand go 1-0 up

Cricket | Feb 06, 2019, 04:22 PM IST

Batting first, unheralded keeper-batsman Tim Seifert took the Indian bowling apart blasting 84 off 43 balls as New Zealand posted a commanding 219 for six. 

2nd Test: New Zealand crush Sri Lanka by 423 runs to clinch series

2nd Test: New Zealand crush Sri Lanka by 423 runs to clinch series

Cricket | Dec 30, 2018, 05:53 AM IST

The home team won despite having been dismissed for 178 in the first innings, that total made competitive by lower-order batsman Tim Southee's 68. Southee was named player of the match.

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1st Test, Day 3: Tom Latham's record-breaking 264* leaves Sri Lanka staring at huge defeat

Cricket | Dec 17, 2018, 02:30 PM IST

Latham's score was the highest by any batsman who has carried his bat in Test history.

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1st Test, Day 2: Tom Latham's century puts New Zealand in the driving seat against Sri Lanka

Cricket | Dec 16, 2018, 05:01 PM IST

New Zealand began by ending Sri Lanka's first innings three overs after its resumption at 275-9.

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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Mathews, Dickwella help Sri Lanka to 275/9 after Southee's fiery spell

Cricket | Dec 15, 2018, 03:22 PM IST

On balance, New Zealand won the first session, Sri Lanka the second and the third was shared thanks to Dickwella's late flurry of boundaries.

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IPL 2018: Tim Southee reprimanded for breaching code of conduct

Cricket | May 18, 2018, 02:14 PM IST

Royal Challengers Bangalore bowler Tim Southee has received an official reprimand for breaching Indian Premier League Code of Conduct during his team's clash against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

New Zealand vs England 2nd Test

2nd Test: Watling, de Grandhomme revive New Zealand after Broad's four-for on day 2

Cricket | Mar 31, 2018, 11:49 AM IST

The hosts slumped to 36/5 in their first innings with all of its recognized batsmen dismissed before wicketkeeper BJ Watling and all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme stitched a record partnership for New Zealand against England of 142 for the sixth wicket

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2nd Test, Day 1: Bairstow leads England revival after Southee five-for

Cricket | Mar 30, 2018, 01:02 PM IST

Jonny Bairstow and Mark Wood helped mask the deficiencies of an England batting lineup which earlier had been exposed by Tim Southee, who took 5-60.

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New Zealand complete England's humiliation in 1st Test

Cricket | Mar 26, 2018, 01:25 PM IST

New Zealand defeated England by an innings and 49 runs in the first Test to go 1-0 up in the two-match series.

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Tim Southee returns to Kiwi squad for Hamilton Test against West Indies

Cricket | Dec 05, 2017, 05:13 PM IST

The 28-year-old Southee was ruled out of his side's massive win by an innings and 67 runs in the opening Test in Wellington to attend the birth of his first child.

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New Zealand's Tim Southee to miss opening Test vs West Indies

Cricket | Nov 29, 2017, 03:49 PM IST

Tim Southee will miss the opening Test against the Windies as he is expecting the birth of his child.

India vs New Zealand 2017

India vs New Zealand: Would be nice to seal the series, says Tim Southee

Cricket | Oct 28, 2017, 04:21 PM IST

New Zealand came close to winning the series last year before going down 2-3 and now they have another shot at beating the hosts in their backyard.

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