If the financial imperatives of the cricketing world ran on natural justice, New Zealand Cricket should be rolling in it rather than wondering how they can trim more fat off the domestic schedule.

The International Cricket Council owes them, big time. Not only should Kane Williamson and his men be transported to Heathrow at tournament's end in a gold-plated party bus, but NZC should be taking more than 50 per cent of the dividend for this tournament.

Without New Zealand this tournament has pretty much sucked pus.


The format that was meant to provide the most compelling