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The key moment of the final?
The key moment of the final?

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

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.

'No regrets' - McCullum

With the dust at the MCG's pitch now settled, life in New Zealand carries on today - or so an expert assures us.

The Black Caps will be back and they will be better

It was dark and cold when the passengers of flight NZ1127 checked in at Auckland Airport this morning at 6.30am. It was…

Cricket World Cup

Aussies accused of sledging Elliott Aussies accused of sledging Elliott

Brendon McCullum sidesteps issue of Australia's behaviour…

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…

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Six balls that decided the final
Six balls that decided the final

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

Cricket World Cup: Road to the final
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…

Ko four shots behind as Lee takes lead
Ko four shots behind as Lee takes lead

Mirim Lee took the Kia Classic lead yesterday, while top-ranked Lydia Ko easily increased her LPGA Tour under-par streak…

Rugby: Leitch to face coach who kicked off career
Rugby: Leitch to face coach who kicked off career

Michael Leitch crossed the try line on Saturday in his first Super Rugby game in the country of his birth, helping the Chiefs…

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Triathlon: Hewitt fights back for third
Triathlon: Hewitt fights back for third

Andrea Hewitt secured her first medal at the Auckland leg of the World Triathlon Series and probably…

Rugby: Common sense goes astray in sixth loss

It's after nights like these that John Kirwan, rather than resigning himself to going back to the drawing board, must be…

Racing: 21-year wait for Murdoch

Pukekohe horsewoman won a Cox Plate in 1994; on Saturday it was Sires Stakes success.

Final quarter burst gives Mystics win

The Northern Mystics took three quarters to get going then showed their class, sweeping past the Southern Steel at Trusts…

Racing: McDonald dominates BMW day
Racing: McDonald dominates BMW day

Godolphin star Hartnell outstayed Japanese ace To The World to win the BMW at Rosehill.

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.

'Dedicated to our little brother'

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

As it happened: NZ v Australia

See how today's Cricket World Cup final at the MCG went down, with the Herald’s team of reporters and commentators.

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…

Black Caps limp to 183
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…

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Cricket World Cup 1992: Oral history - NZ v Pakistan Part II
Cricket World Cup 1992: Oral history - NZ v Pakistan Part II

CONTENT: Pre-Match The First Innings The Chase Post-Match Part Three: The Chase Ken Rutherford:…

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Boult: 'I want to be the best'
Boult: 'I want to be the best'

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

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Boxing

Adesanya claims Super 8 crown
Adesanya claims Super 8 crown

Israel Adesanya needed an extra round but he emerged victorious at the Super 8 boxing tournament with a split-decision win…

Ryder makes boxing bag out of blogger
Boxing: Ahio receives high praise
Boxing: Ryder ready for weekend double-header
Boxing: Adesanya ready for redemption
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Dream Big

Village cricketers honour their great local hero
Village cricketers honour their great local hero

Former New Zealand cricket captain and selector Dion Nash is delighted Dargaville cricket finally has a place to call home. Nash…

Cup saviour of grassroots game
Keepsakes avoid a dusty fate
Winning 61 Elliott's favourite tally
McCullum, a heartland hero
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People flock to the fanzones to watch the Black Caps World Cup final against Australia.

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Steven Adams: Speaking Kiwi
Steven Adams: Speaking Kiwi

Oklahoma Thunder centre Steven Adams has brought Kiwi slang into the homes of millions of Americans with his latest promotional…

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