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Boult aged 17 - I want to be world's best
Boult aged 17 - I want to be world's best

This article appeared in the New Zealand Herald on March 1, 2007. He's just 17 but Tauranga schoolboy Trent Boult can…

Origins of Black Caps' nicknames
Origins of Black Caps' nicknames

Hairy Javelin, Wonky Donkey and Skinger. Or, as they are sometimes known, Grant Elliott, Luke Ronchi…

How Aussie media reacted to win
How Aussie media reacted to win

How Australian media have reacted to their side's semifinal win over India to set up a Cricket World…

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Cricket: Aussie captain 'had tremendous sex' video Cricket: Aussie captain 'had tremendous sex'

Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke was almost…

Cricket World Cup: Clarke: 'NZ the form team' video Cricket World Cup: Clarke: 'NZ the form team'

Australian captain Michael Clarke heaped praise on…

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Indian fans sell tickets
Indian fans sell tickets

Indian fans are selling off their tickets to the Cricket World Cup final after being knocked out of the tournament with…

Clarke talks up Black Caps
Clarke talks up Black Caps

Australian captain Michael Clarke heaped praise on New Zealand's performance at the World Cup as the teams prepare for the…

Yes, Black Caps can handle the MCG
Yes, Black Caps can handle the MCG

Kiwi cricket luminaries have smacked away a sledge by Aussie great Matthew Hayden, who reckons our Black Caps will find…

Elliott's form a hit with NZ batmaker
Elliott's form a hit with NZ batmaker

World Cup cricket semifinal hero Grant Elliott may not have been made in New Zealand - but the bat that hit his match-winning…

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Henry makes most of opportunity
Henry makes most of opportunity

How's this for a bit of good fortune.

Jacob Oram: Black Caps will win final

I think the Black Caps will win Sunday's World Cup final.

Black Caps best XI match-turning moments

1. Grant Elliott's six v South Africa, March 24 For a moment he becomes a cricketing Atlas, carrying the weight of New…

NZ reaching final is no choke

You may have heard the name Derek Jeter. Pin-up shortstop for the New York Yankees for the best part of two decades. One…

Cricket World Cup: Kiwi fanzones set up for final
Cricket World Cup: Kiwi fanzones set up for final

Australia fan Adrian Hobson watched the semifinal while at work at the Viaduct Sport Grill. The duty…

video Cricket World Cup: Matt Henry fulfills his backyard dream

Matt Henry fronted his media conference on the banks of Melbourne's Yarra River to discuss his remarkable renaissance into…

Henry's joy, Ryder's shame

A Charles Dickens' 'it was the best of times, it was the worst of times' scenario has emerged in New Zealand Cricket today. Matt…

Is NZ the Cup's best 'team'?

A win on Sunday night in the Cricket World Cup final and New Zealand will be the best team in the world. But going into…

MCG too big for Black Caps

Australian great Matthew Hayden says the Black Caps will struggle with the size of the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Sunday's…

Fans snap up last flights for Cup final
Fans snap up last flights for Cup final

Fans desperate to get to the Melbourne Cricket Ground to support the Black Caps had to be quick yesterday…

Sir Graham's advice for the Black Caps

One man who knows what the Black Caps will be feeling ahead of the final is Sir Graham Henry, former coach of the world…

Who nabbed THAT ball?

Grant Elliott smashed a piece of cricketing history straight into the hands of another cricketer at Eden Park - Auckland…

David Leggat: The rise and rise of tournament's top wicket taker

A year ago, you might not have given much for Trent Boult's chances of figuring quite so prominently in the World Cup.

Chris Rattue: A touch of the Wasim Akram in Boult action

Trent Boult has almost effortless pace, a beautiful line, perfectly effective swing and has unleashed a good dollop of unplayable…

Opposing captains like look of NZ style
Opposing captains like look of NZ style

Ahead of their World Cup semifinal today, India and Australia took time to praise New Zealand's performance…

Paul Ford: Black Caps have finally made history

Forty thousand watched every ball, riding the tsunami of pressure as it vacillated between the New Zealanders and the South…

Vettori is Black Caps' talisman

His effect is beyond quantitative measurement. Without him, our chances of reaching a World Cup final would have been drastically…

Latest Kiwi hero avoids the spotlight

When you hit the best fast bowler in the world for six to reach the World Cup final, you're going to have to answer some…

World Cup: What the Aussies thought

Australian media are hailing the Black Caps nail-biting semifinal win as "dramatic", a "thriller" and as epic as a Lord…

Cricket World Cup: Last tickets for final snapped up
Cricket World Cup: Last tickets for final snapped up

Fans desperate to get to the Melbourne Cricket Ground to support the Black Caps had a chance to grab…

Coach Hesson full of emotion and pride

Black Caps coach Mike Hesson says the team shared some emotional words with each other and the Proteas in the changing room…

'The most inspired selection in history'

It's unlikely the wider public has full appreciation of just how close Grant Elliott was to missing out on his World Cup…

Better than AB's Cup win

Rugby people will swear the 2011 World Cup final can't be beaten for drama and sheer occasion. But this was sport in the…

Explosive McCullum delivers against world-class attack

Brendon McCullum delivered an innings the New Zealand cricketing public, the Eden Park crowd and his teammates demanded…

SA's pace royalty put under blowtorch
SA's pace royalty put under blowtorch

New Zealand's rollicking World Cup adventure has a final, thrilling episode to run.

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