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Monday, February 28 2022
Black Caps in trouble after two days of second test against South Africa

New Zealand's 90-year wait for a test series victory over South Africa could soon be inching closer to three figures.

A dismal top-order batting display on day two of the second test at Hagley Oval has the Black Caps in trouble at 157-5, in response to South Africa's first innings of 364.

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Monday, February 28 2022
Resurgent South Africa put Black Caps under pressure on day one of second test at Hagley Oval

Staring down the barrel of a first test series defeat to New Zealand, South Africa needed to produce something bold.

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Friday, February 25 2022
Australian great Rod Marsh suffers heart attack

Australian cricket great Rod Marsh has reportedly been rushed to hospital after suffering a major heart attack in Bundaberg.

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Friday, February 25 2022
Nine-a-side games? Tournament organisers reveal radical Covid-19 rules

The women's Cricket World Cup could feature games with just nine players as organisers hope to minimise disruptions to the tournament amid New Zealand's rapidly spreading Covid-19 outbreak.

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Friday, February 25 2022
White Ferns stumble against India but full of belief before World Cup

They suffered a stumble on the home straight but Amelia Kerr is convinced the White Ferns are heading in the right direction on the road to the World Cup.

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Wednesday, February 23 2022
Hawke's Bay regain cricket's Chapple Cup in rain-affected competition

Hawke's Bay have regained the Chapple Cup as limited over cricket champions for the Central Districts Cricket Association after the final round of matches on Sunday was washed out.

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Wednesday, February 23 2022
Black Caps bowler Matt Henry set for another spell against South Africa as Trent Boult ruled out for second test

Trent Boult will miss the Black Caps' second test against South Africa, paving the way for another spell in the starting XI for red-hot bowler Matt Henry.

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Friday, February 18 2022
Ross Taylor hits record-breaking century for Central Districts in Ford Trophy

Ross Taylor has sent a not-so-subtle reminder to cricket fans that, while he may have retired from test cricket, he's still a world-class 50-over batsman; after a record-breaking innings in the Ford Trophy.

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Friday, February 18 2022
Black Caps demolish South Africa in first test at Hagley Oval

One of the most dominant displays in New Zealand test cricket history has put the Black Caps in sight of ending their longest drought.

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Friday, February 18 2022
Woman at centre of Tim Paine sexting scandal alleges texts not consensual

Former Aussie test cricket captain Tim Paine is accused in court documents of sending "unsolicited" sexts and d*** pics to a receptionist who is fighting for $100,000 in compensation from a cricketing body.

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Wednesday, February 16 2022
Sensational Matt Henry slays South Africa as Black Caps dominate day one of first test at Hagley Oval

A breakout display from Matt Henry has put the Black Caps in a dominant position in the first test against South Africa, with Henry's sensational 7-23 slaying South Africa for 95 on day one at Hagley Oval.

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Wednesday, February 16 2022
Tauranga's keen cricket-playing girls get festival ahead of ICC Women's Cricket World Cup

With the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2022 just weeks away, 40 primary school girls relished a chance to take part in a special event to celebrate girls' cricket in the Bay yesterday.

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Tuesday, February 15 2022
White Ferns v India, second ODI

The White Ferns claimed a three-wicket win over India in the second of five one-day cricket internationals in Queenstown today.

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Tuesday, February 15 2022
Work begins on $2m cricket and boxing facility

Work has begun on the much anticipated $2 million Cricket and Boxing Centre at Mitre 10 Park

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Tuesday, February 08 2022
White Ferns make promising return ahead of World Cup with T20 win over India

After four and a half months without a match, the Ferns returned to international cricket with a comfortable 18-run win over India in a one-off Twenty20 in Queenstown.

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Tuesday, February 08 2022
Australian test captain Pat Cummins finally breaks silence on Justin Langer's resignation

Australian Test captain Pat Cummins has broken his silence following Justin Langer's highly-publicised resignation, revealing why he believed it was the right time for a changing of the guard.

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Tuesday, February 08 2022
Is this the worst summer of cricket ever?

This week on the BYC Podcast, Jason Hoyte joins Dylan Cleaver and Paul Stuart Ford to preview the upcoming New Zealand-South Africa series and the new selection recipients for the Black Caps.

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Sunday, February 06 2022
Kane Williamson to miss tests as Black Caps make surprise selections for South Africa

An already testing assignment against South Africa has been made more difficult for the Black Caps with Kane Williamson set to miss this month's two-test series.

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Sunday, February 06 2022
Inside the Australia coup - How Ashes-winning coach Justin Langer was deposed by player power

Matthew Hayden was close to tears when he discussed the departure of his old opening partner, Justin Langer, as Australia head coach. But he also had a warning too.

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Friday, February 04 2022
Former Black Caps star Chris Cairns receives shock cancer diagnosis

Former Black Caps star Chris Cairns has suffered another serious health blow, revealing he is now battling bowel cancer.

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Friday, February 04 2022
Australian cricket coach Justin Langer tenders shock resignation

After months of speculation about his contract, Justin Langer has resigned as coach of the Australian men's cricket team.

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Thursday, February 03 2022
Chris Silverwood sacked as England head coach after Ashes debacle

England's Ashes bloodletting continued on Friday with Chris Silverwood losing his job as head coach 24 hours after director of cricket Ashley Giles was sacked.

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Wednesday, February 02 2022
Battle of the Bays confirmed for Hawke Cup defence

A Battle of the Bays is looming as the Hawke's Bay men's cricket team prepare for their next Hawke Cup defence, against Bay of Plenty in Napier on February 11-13.

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Wednesday, February 02 2022
White Ferns' best ranked bowler not named in World Cup squad

The White Ferns best ranked bowler hasn't made the squad for the Women's Cricket World Cup which begins next month.

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Wednesday, February 02 2022
Mediation flagged over Cricket Tasmania and Tim Paine sexting drama

The woman who launched a sex harassment claim against Cricket Tasmania after former Aussie captain Tim Paine allegedly sent her lewd texts has flagged she is willing to settle the matter privately.

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