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Cricket's future at Eden Park shaky despite sell-out
Cricket's future at Eden Park shaky despite sell-out

Over 40,000 fans packed into Eden Park for yesterday's epic World Cup clash between the Black Caps and Australia, but despite…

How bad is McCullum's arm?
How bad is McCullum's arm?

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has allayed any concerns about captain Brendon McCullum’s fitness.

Here's how Aussie media reacted
Here's how Aussie media reacted

"Mitchell Starc nearly steals show!" After the Black Caps' thrilling win over Australia at Eden Park…

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Cricket: Kane Williamson's six beats Aussie video Cricket: Kane Williamson's six beats Aussie

Kane Williamson lofted himself into cricketing folklore…

Cricket: Aussie batting 'horrendous' video Cricket: Aussie batting 'horrendous'

Michael Clarke on Saturday night savaged his team's…

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Cricket: Vettori masterclass underpins epic victory
Cricket: Vettori masterclass underpins epic victory

Australia were blown away spectacularly, even after having hit the ground running. Nine wickets for 26 in 9.1 overs. And…

The six that had nation on its feet
The six that had nation on its feet

Kane Williamson enters New Zealand cricket folklore after hitting a six to win a heart-stopping Word Cup match at Eden Park…

Cricket: Boult performance one for the ages
Cricket: Boult performance one for the ages

Trent Boult delivered a swing bowling master-class yesterday with career-best figures of five for 27 from 10 overs against…

Cricket World Cup: Martin Crowe inducted into Hall of Fame
Cricket World Cup: Martin Crowe inducted into Hall of Fame

Batting legend Martin Crowe was inducted into cricket's Hall of Fame during a moving ceremony yesterday.

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Cricket: Kane, you are a freak
Cricket: Kane, you are a freak

Kane Williamson, surely, is not human. His brain, surely, does not work like the rest of us, writes…

McCullum expected fit for next pool game

Brendon McCullum is expected to be fit to lead New Zealand against Afghanistan next weekend, after a scare during his hectic…

Shades of ABs in Black Caps win

The Black Caps were All Blacks-like in their first-half execution yesterday. They were more like the Blues in the second…

Win brings nation to its feet

Thousands in living rooms and bars across NZ tuned into the heart-stopping Cricket World Cup action from Eden Park.

McCullum bruised but OK
McCullum bruised but OK

Brendon McCullum is expected to be fit to lead NZ against Afghanistan next weekend, after a scare during…

Williamson creates folklore

Kane Williamson lofted himself into cricketing folklore at Eden Park after hitting the winning runs against Australia.

Black Caps v Australia - as it happened

The Black Caps beat Australia by one wicket in a Cricket World Cup thriller at Eden Park.

Black Caps v Aussie: Three predictions

Three NZME. cricket experts predict the outcome of today's Cricket World Cup match between the Black Caps and Australia.

Captains cool before big game

Michael Clarke and Brendon McCullum have been busy playing down significance of today's sold out clash.

Martin Crowe: I'd love a Black Caps thriller
Martin Crowe: I'd love a Black Caps thriller

Cricketing great Martin Crowe wants to see one thing only at Eden Park - a contest (preferably with…

NZ's Cup squad at next level: Fleming

NZ's most experienced cricket captain claims today's World Cup team to play Australia is "the best one-day international…

Same foe for veteran Black Caps spinner

Dan Vettori has a long history with Australia - he's been playing them in One Day Internationals since 1997.

Cricket World Cup: Black Caps v Australia - top five innings

The Black Caps' batting lineup is in fine fettle at the moment, but they'll know that beating Australia usually requires…

Steve Waugh sledges his own side

Former Australian captain says Black Caps are favourites to win tomorrow, saying "It will be a parochial home crowd in Auckland…

'We have four McCullums'
'We have four McCullums'

Cricket great Craig McDermott claims Australia have four players who can match Brendon McCullum's strikepower…

Australia v Black Caps captains go head to head

Andrew Alderson on who is better: Brendon McCullum or Michael Clarke?

Cricket: NZ pair on most expensive list

Black Caps bowling star Tim Southee and former paceman-turned-administrator Martin Snedden will forever be linked in the…

Old guard relishing game's new glory days

Cricket is back. Really back. So far back it is almost the early 1980s again, when a simple change of dress code from cream…

Winning 61 Elliott's favourite tally

The last New Zealander to make a one day international century against Australia, Grant Elliott, doesn't rate his 115 in…

Black Cap bat man returns
Black Cap bat man returns

Only one New Zealander in the World Cup squad has a one-day international century against Australia…

NZ v Australia: 11 key stats

New Zealand take on Australia at Eden Park on Saturday in what Herald cricket writer Dylan Cleaver has called the 'the…

Veterans confident NZ can echo '92 feat

The last time mighty Australia rolled into Auckland for a Cricket World Cup match, just over 23 years ago, they left with…

Hurricane Davey blows up

There's a storm cloud gathering over Eden Park, and we're not just talking about the horrible prospect of rain on Saturday…

Paul Ford at the Cricket World Cup: Come on fans, Black Caps need our voice

If it's not rugby and the All Blacks aren't winning by 17 points with 11 minutes to go, you'll be hard-pressed to hear a…

Fast bowl threat disarmed by Hesson
Fast bowl threat disarmed by Hesson

It took six words for Black Caps coach Mike Hesson to yesterday disarm the argument about the threat…

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