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Cricket: Boult and de Villiers top Herald's MVP rankings
Cricket: Boult and de Villiers top Herald's MVP rankings

Australia's Mitchell Starc may have claimed the "official" Cricket World Cup most-valuable-player award last night, but…

Is McCullum retiring from ODIs?
Is McCullum retiring from ODIs?

The future of captain Brendon McCullum will be a hot button topic as NZ reassess their one-day planning…

'Do gooders get stuffed'
'Do gooders get stuffed'

Shane Warne has hit back at "do gooders" who have complained about his boozy questions during his player…

Cricket World Cup Video

Cricket World Cup: Black Cap fans ' We got outplayed' video Cricket World Cup: Black Cap fans ' We got outplayed'

Aussie and Black Cap fans watched the final at the…

Cricket highlights: Aussie beat Black Caps to win World Cup video Cricket highlights: Aussie beat Black Caps to win World Cup

New Zealand's fairytale run at the Cricket World Cup…

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Three questions: The key moment?
Three questions: The key moment?

Dylan Cleaver, Andrew Alderson and David Leggat answer three key questions following New Zealand's seven wicket loss to…

Sledging: 'Maybe there was something'
Sledging: 'Maybe there was something'

Michael Clarke says none of his players overstepped the mark, but admits "you cop as good as you give".

Ex-cop happy to keep team on a leash
Ex-cop happy to keep team on a leash

In a former life Black Caps manager Mike Sandle used police dogs to control wrong-doers.

Jamie Morton: 55 hours and $9700 for great cricket vibes
Jamie Morton: 55 hours and $9700 for great cricket vibes

A Kiwi expat who confirmed himself as one of the planet's staunchest Black Caps fans with a 55-hour round-trip from London…

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Elliott had final word against doubters
Elliott had final word against doubters

Grant Elliott could scarcely have done more to put the nay-sayers in their place at the World Cup.

Dylan Cleaver: One over and Starc sets tone for Black Caps innings

Life can get pretty tough when you're a talisman and you're having one of those days when you just can't "talis".

Andrew Alderson: Final first time all top three struggle

The World Cup final was the first time at least one of New Zealand's top three batsmen had failed to get past 38 at the…

Cricket World Cup: Road to the final

From pool play to semifinal, the Black Caps’ bowling attack and inspired batting led to the heart-in-mouth win over South…

'Dedicated to our little brother'
'Dedicated to our little brother'

Australia captain Michael Clarke bowed out of one-day cricket with the ultimate prize, but saved a thought…

The 'empire' struck back, and then some

Australia got their revenge for Eden Park loss, steamrolling a Black Caps side that was unable to truly compete.

Black Caps limp to 183

New Zealand has limped to 183 in 45 overs as Australia flexed the muscle of their attack in the World Cup final. Click…

Tense times for NZ fans

A tense atmosphere has settled over the fanzone in central Auckland as early wickets fell for the Black Caps in the Cricket…

Wish granted for lucky couple

Aucklander Paddy Singe and his wife, Anne, will be among the 100,000-strong crowd at the MCG for today's Cup final - a last-minute…

Richard Hinds: Welcome to our friendly ground for the Big Boys
Richard Hinds: Welcome to our friendly ground for the Big Boys

Dearest Kiwi neighbours - sincere congratulations on the wonderful success of your all-conquering cricket…

Dylan Cleaver: G mate, our cups are over-flowing

Kia Ora - just to avoid confusion, that's a common greeting on this side of the Tasman.

Black Caps: 'We're not afraid to lose'

Among the pile of questions thrown at Brendon McCullum yesterday, was whether he'd rein his style in given the size of the…

Last World Cup ODI won't be emotional

Having confirmed his retirement from one-day cricket, Australian skipper Michael Clarke then poo-poohed any notion that…

Brendon McCullum: 'Make no mistake, we're playing for you'

Brendon McCullum writes: Our team has received incredible support and it’s this sense of belonging that we take into the…

Just don't call it a victory parade ...
Just don't call it a victory parade ...

The Auckland Council is planning a World Cup homecoming for the Black Caps - just don't call it a victory…

A brilliant leader in his field

A quick google of the words 'Brendon McCullum' yesterday unveiled a gem.

Black Caps to win more trophy matches

More regular Chappel-Hadlee Trophy cricket against Australia is in the pipeline.

Andrew Alderson: Excited Black Caps fans surge back

This New Zealand cricket team is our GOAT, the Greatest Of All Time.

Heather du Plessis-Allan: When will I be a Kiwi?

Heather du Plessis-Allan wonders: At what abstract point do we decide an immigrant has earned the right to call him or herself…

Jack Tame: I'll still be a super proud Kiwi whether the Black Caps win or lose
Jack Tame: I'll still be a super proud Kiwi whether the Black Caps win or lose

Grandma was on the floor with that smiling-but-slightly-bewildered expression. And still wearing the…

Jeremy Wells: It's only the thrill of bat meeting ball - opposites attract

I fell in love with cricket when I was 6. Weirdly, I remember the exact place it happened - Melbourne, February 13, 1983…

More public transport services for cricket fans

Increased public transport services are planned to cater for cricket fans heading to the Takutai Square fanzone in downtown…

McCullum: Australia the perfect opponent

New Zealand have the World Cup final opponent they wanted in co-hosts Australia, according to skipper Brendon McCullum.

'The two sons I never had'
'The two sons I never had'

Ailing cricket legend Martin Crowe has set a heart-wrenching scene for the Cricket World Cup final…

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