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.read more
New Zealand captain Tim Southee said that while an extra run would have been nice, it was a good end to the series.
Tim Southee had earlier led New Zealand to a T20I series win in Sri Lanka in September.
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.
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.
Tim Southee reflected on New Zealand's World Cup campaign and talked about the side's upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Latham's score was the highest by any batsman who has carried his bat in Test history.
New Zealand began by ending Sri Lanka's first innings three overs after its resumption at 275-9.
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.
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.
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
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.
New Zealand defeated England by an innings and 49 runs in the first Test to go 1-0 up in the two-match series.
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.
Tim Southee will miss the opening Test against the Windies as he is expecting the birth of his child.
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.