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Black Caps v Australia as Star Wars
Black Caps v Australia as Star Wars

Aussie talk of the "fortress of doom" MCG undoing the Black Caps had the Herald thinking of another plucky band of rebels…

video Cricket World Cup: Black Caps prepare for final

Tim Southee speaks to media ahead of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne.

Fielding the focus at MCG

Fielding has been a focus for the New Zealand cricketers at training today as they cope with the approximately two hectares…

'Kane Williamson' is lost in the MCG

Black Caps fan posing as Williamson pokes fun at Australia's sledge about the size of the MCG: "I walked out to inspect…

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Quicksingles: World Cup Cricket final
video Quicksingles: World Cup Cricket final

Dylan Cleaver brings us this final edition of 'Quicksingles' as the two best teams in the tournament fight out the final…

Cricket World Cup: Kiwi fans excited for the 'greatest game'
Cricket World Cup: Kiwi fans excited for the 'greatest game'

A group of men who have been cricket enthusiasts since their schooldays in Hamilton are reuniting to attend the final in…

Captain quizzed about 'tremendous sex'
Captain quizzed about 'tremendous sex'

The mispronunciation of the word 'success' left Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke momentarily stumped last night…

Record-breaking Black Caps under Hesson
Record-breaking Black Caps under Hesson

The Black Caps reaching the Cricket World Cup final for the first shouldn't come as a surprise to New Zealand fans going…

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Cricket World Cup: Herald MVP rankings
Cricket World Cup: Herald MVP rankings

For every Cricket World Cup match, Herald cricket writers will name their most vaulable players - 3…

Punters backing Aussie to win final

Australia's odds of winning Sunday's World Cup Cricket final at the MCG have already firmed. Punters have backed Australia…

How do you play cricket? A simple guide to the rules

A guide for people who are late-blooming cricket fans.

Origins of Black Caps' nicknames

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

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…

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

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

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 Cup final clash with…

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

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

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

Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke was almost stumped for an answer as a slip of the tongue from…

No interest in cricket? A guide to other activities

The Herald's got you covered on what else you can do this Sunday.

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…

Kiwis gear up for the World Cup showdown

Thousands of Black Caps supporters are expected to head to fanzones around New Zealand to support their heroes on Sunday…

Hesson's sacrifice for NZ

Kate Hesson has faced a year that included 311 days away from her husband, and "appreciates" cricket rather than calling…

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…

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Dylan Cleaver Dylan Cleaver
The night the going got tough

There is no disgrace in being manhandled by South…

Tony Blain Tony Blain
Last laugh to Guptill, just like my old man

My father was an extremely hirsute man. His body hair…

Mark Greatbatch Mark Greatbatch
Eden Park to host players at their peak

What matchup: A surging South African team who dealt…

Chris Rattue Chris Rattue
Cricket World Cup - the only certainty - anything can happen

Contest's only certainty - anything can happen. After…

Jacob Oram Jacob Oram
Unheralded Black Caps can shine

There is concern New Zealand have a couple of players…

Andrew Alderson Andrew Alderson
CWC: Cup more than a one-day wonder

One-day internationals have donned their best suit…

Anendra Singh Anendra Singh
Cricket: It's time to take stock on syrup of belief

Someone give the strike to Kane Williamson, for goodness…

Mark Richardson Mark Richardson
Kane Williamson, you are a freak

Kane Williamson, surely, is not human. His brain…

David Leggat David Leggat
Discount vibrant India at your peril

India's vibrant performance in cleaning up South Africa…

Paul Lewis Paul Lewis
Williamson's dedication augurs well for Cup

There's a story which encapsulates the reason Kane…

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