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Cricket World Cup: What do you think of the Black Caps?

  • 30 Mar, 2015 7:24am
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The Black Caps fell at the final hurdle in the Cricket World Cup. Are you still proud of the boys?

Cricket World Cup final: 'We were done by a better team'

  • 30 Mar, 2015 6:55am
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It will live on as Brendon McCullum’s philosophy throughout this World Cup adventure: no regrets.

Cricket World Cup final: The post-mortem

  • 30 Mar, 2015 6:40am
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Should New Zealand, given the gravity of the occasion, have buttoned down their game accordingly? Not likely, writes Dylan Cleaver from Melbourne.

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

  • 29 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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I fell in love with cricket when I was 6. Weirdly, I remember the exact place it happened - Melbourne, February 13, 1983.

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

  • 29 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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Grandma was on the floor with that smiling-but-slightly-bewildered expression. And still wearing the Santa hat.

Mark Richardson: Chasing the dream in a classic Us versus Them

  • 29 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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Will we win? It's the question that has driven me nuts this week.

Ten Golden moments in Cricket history

  • 28 Mar, 2015 4:56pm
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Ten memorable moments from the cricket archives ahead of tomorrow's epic final.

CWC: It's the Final Countdown

  • 28 Mar, 2015 7:46am
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David Leggat rates each of the Black Caps' performances in the tournament so far as they head into the World Cup final.

Dylan Cleaver: The night the going got tough

  • 25 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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There is no disgrace in being manhandled by South Africa. They are a hell of a team. But after six weeks of uninterrupted fun, it felt like someone had let the air out of the balloon, writes Dylan Cleaver.

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

  • 23 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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Contest's only certainty - anything can happen. After weeks of action, tomorrow's semifinal is still a venture into the unknown, writes Chris Rattue.

Dylan Cleaver: Enigmatic Windies a threat

  • 18 Mar, 2015 12:00pm
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It sounds like a bad joke, but a fired up West Indies team might not be the pushover New Zealand were looking for.

Cricket World Cup: Top pics for publication The New Zealand Herald

  • 12 Mar, 2015 6:54pm
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Mark Greatbatch: Sri Lanka and Pakistan could be bigger threats for finals

  • 9 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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Observing the Cricket World Cup over the past week, Sri Lanka (with their win over England) and Pakistan (with wins over Zimbabwe and South Africa) could be bigger threats than first thought.

CWC: Cup more than a one-day wonder

  • 8 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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One-day internationals have donned their best suit, had a haircut and brushed off their CV in a bid for future employment as a credible cricketing format, writes Andrew Alderson.

Mark Richardson: Kane Williamson, you are a freak

  • 1 Mar, 2015 5:00am
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Kane Williamson, surely, is not human. His brain, surely, does not work like the rest of us, writes Mark Richardson.

Cricket: Long wait to take on Australia

  • 25 Feb, 2015 2:28pm
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It's been 1464 days since the last time the Black Caps played Australia in an ODI match

The has-been who shattered records

  • 25 Feb, 2015 10:22am
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The game’s most violent batsman is feeling his age but he has defied the odds - and critics - again.

McCullum - right man for the job

  • 20 Feb, 2015 5:00am
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Having started the tournament as one of three favourites to lift the title, alongside Australia and South Africa, New Zealand are tracking well.

David Leggat: McCullum sends message with unchanged lineup

  • 17 Feb, 2015 1:42pm
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Mark Richardson: Cricket - Senior players showed the way

  • 15 Feb, 2015 5:00am
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Yesterday's World Cup opener between New Zealand and Sri Lanka was a line-in-the-sand game and the Black Caps delivered through composure and pressure.

Kyle Mills: If we back ourselves, we can settle some unfinished business

  • 14 Feb, 2015 5:30am
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This will be my last World Cup, writes Kyle Mills.

David Leggat: Last chance to catch Cup minnows

  • 14 Feb, 2015 5:00am
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This will be the last World Cup until at least 2023 when there will be a significant associate member presence.