New Zealand cricket – overs and out

By Paul Thomas In Sport

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13th October, 2012
Two major international sporting events wrap up this weekend in ways that reflect the contrasting circumstances of our men’s rugby and cricket teams. The All Blacks undertake their toughest assignment of the inaugural Rugby Championship – playing the Springboks on the high veldt at Soweto’s 95,000-capacity FNB Stadium – with the prize already secured. Win, lose or draw, room will have to be found in the NZRU’s crowded trophy cabinet. At the time of writing, however, it seemed unlikely the Black Caps would feature in the final stages of the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka. That being ...

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