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Tuesday, March 29 2022
Darfield crowned champions as country cricket season wraps up

Darfield have been crowned country cricket champions after comprehensively beating Leeston-Southbridge in Saturday's final.

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Tuesday, March 29 2022
Between Two Beers podcast: The real story of NZ cricket's pot-smoking scandal

Dion Nash was one of the biggest names in New Zealand cricket for a decade in the 1990s with 93 test wickets and a lot of attitude.

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Tuesday, March 29 2022
Black Caps v Netherlands, first ODI

The Black Caps open their first-ever ODI series against Netherlands at the Bay Oval.

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Saturday, March 26 2022
Cricket Whanganui senior season concludes with final round of P2 40 on Saturday

The 2021-22 summer will conclude for Cricket Whanganui's senior players with the final round of the P2 40 competition on Saturday.

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Saturday, March 26 2022
Cricket: Black Caps Twenty20 against Netherlands rained out in Napier

The solitary Twenty20 between the Black Caps and the Netherlands in Napier has been washed out.

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Saturday, March 26 2022
Cricket World Cup 2022: Australia survive scare to beat Bangladesh

Winds gusting at up to 100km an hour in Wellington, closing darkness and a fighting bowling effort from Bangladesh nearly combined to blow Australia's World Cup campaign off course on Friday.

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Saturday, March 26 2022
Cricket World Cup 2022: Suzie Bates makes history as White Ferns cruise to victory over Pakistan

A historic day for Suzie Bates has eased some of the pain of the White Ferns' probable World Cup exit.

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Saturday, March 26 2022
What the hell are the Netherlands doing here?

I visited Netherlands a few years ago — in fact the word "visit" might be a little too generous.

 

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Saturday, March 26 2022
White Ferns' faint semifinal hopes suffer further blow

South Africa locked in a semifinal place and West Indies kept their hopes alive at Cricket World Cup when they shared competition points from a match abandoned because of rain.

The West Indies will regret the abandonment far more than South Africa, who were 61-4 when the decision was made to call off the match at Wellington's Basin Reserve shortly before 5pm.

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Wednesday, March 23 2022
White Ferns pinpont poor batting as reason for World Cup woes

The ifs, buts and maybes will haunt the White Ferns.

Stand-in captain Amy Satterthwaite admitted as much while poring over the immediate aftermath of New Zealand's agonising one-wicket defeat to England at Eden Park on Sunday, a result that all but ends their World Cup semifinal hopes.

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Wednesday, March 23 2022
Explainer - The White Ferns' extremely slim chances of still making semifinals

Despite losing four out of six games at the World Cup, the White Ferns still – technically – have an outside shot at making the semifinals, which makes their performances at the tournament so far that much more disappointing.

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Wednesday, March 23 2022
Ash Gardner takes incredible catch in Australia v South Africa

Australian all-rounder Ash Gardner has pulled off one of the great World Cup catches to ignite her side's powerhouse clash against South Africa.

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Monday, March 21 2022
West Indies star Shamilia Connell collapses, taken off in ambulance

There were scary scenes in the Women's Cricket World Cup when Shamilia Connell collapsed during the West Indies' thrilling win over Bangladesh on Friday.

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Monday, March 21 2022
Do or die time for the White Ferns

On the latest episode of the BYC podcast, Dylan Cleaver and Paul Stuart Ford are joined by Newstalk ZB sports reporter Kate Wells for another Women's Cricket World Cup special.

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Monday, March 21 2022
Still within reach - How White Ferns can stay in contention ahead of England clash

Amelia Kerr was within touching distance of the World Cup trophy in an unlikely setting on Friday.

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Tuesday, March 15 2022
The stories Lance Cairns couldn't tell

Lance Cairns was one of the biggest names in New Zealand sport in the 1970s and 1980s, a bowler who took over 100 test wickets for NZ and captured the public's imagination with his powerful hitting.

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Tuesday, March 15 2022
England's title defence falters after third loss

England's hopes of defending its title at the Women's Cricket World Cup faltered Monday when they lost by three wickets to South Africa to be left without a win after three matches.

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Tuesday, March 15 2022
Australia demolish West Indies to remain unbeaten

A true World Cup rival for Australia has yet to emerge after the tournament favourites dispensed of the West Indies on Tuesday as superstar Ellyse Perry and batting star Rachael Haynes again flexed their big game muscle.

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Saturday, March 12 2022
Australia set to have full-strength side to take on White Ferns

Ashleigh Gardner will come straight back in from Covid isolation for the biggest match of the World Cup so far when Australia confront New Zealand on Sunday.

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Saturday, March 12 2022
Moving tribute to Shane Warne from 'heartbroken' daughter Brooke

A moving tribute to Shane Warne by daughter Brooke has given a further glimpse into the happy family life the cricket great shared with his three children.

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Saturday, March 12 2022
Heartbreaking image as Shane Warne's body arrives back in Australia

Almost a week after his sudden death at the age of 52, Shane Warne's body has arrived back in Australia.

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Tuesday, March 08 2022
Australian cricket great Rod Marsh dies, aged 74

Aussie cricket legend Rod Marsh has died at the age of 74 after suffering a major heart attack last week.

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Monday, March 07 2022
White Ferns stunned by West Indies in opener

This was meant to be a celebration.

Instead, the White Ferns delivered a catastrophe.

After 1685 days, the women's ODI Cricket World Cup was back, New Zealand were the proud hosts and, after a slew of impressive build-up results, looked set to open the tournament in style.

The West Indies had other ideas.

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Monday, March 07 2022
A closer look at the contenders

Ahead of the start of the women's Cricket World Cup on Friday, here are the eight contenders vying for the world title.

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Thursday, March 03 2022
Women's Cricket World Cup: Tickets to go back on sale

Tickets for the first week of the Women's Cricket World Cup matches in New Zealand are back on sale.

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Thursday, March 03 2022
Will the Black Caps ever win a series over South Africa?

The Covid Edition of the BYC Podcast continues this week with Paul Stuart Ford and Dylan Cleaver still fighting through the 'Vid to deliver you the country's number one cricket podcast.

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Thursday, March 03 2022
Women's Cricket World Cup: A closer look at the contenders

Ahead of the start of the women's Cricket World Cup on Friday, here are the eight contenders vying for the world title.

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