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McCullum ready for beer after Aussie thriller

McCullum ready for beer after Aussie thriller

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum hailed the perfect finish to his side's thrilling one-wicket World Cup win over Australia in Auckland on Saturday, saying the game had finished so early a capacity crowd would have plenty of time for a drink..

Published: 28 Feb 2015 07:46

New Zealand down Australia by one wicket, reach last eight

New Zealand down Australia by one wicket, reach last eight

New Zealand reached the World Cup quarter-finals Saturday in a nail-biting one-wicket win over Australia in an Eden Park classic which saw them almost suffer an embarrassing collapse in pursuit of just 152..

Published: 28 Feb 2015 07:31

Pakistan summon spirit of Imran Khan and 1992

Pakistan summon spirit of Imran Khan and 1992

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq summoned up the spirit of Imran Khan and his 1992 World Cup warriors on Saturday as the strife-hit Asian giants look to salvage their 2015 campaign..

Published: 28 Feb 2015 06:16

Terminally ill Crowe 'honoured' by Hall of Fame award

Terminally ill Crowe 'honoured' by Hall of Fame award

New Zealand great Martin Crowe was inducted into Cricket's Hall of Fame on Saturday, the terminally ill former batsman describing it as a "great honour" and prompting a standing ovation from 40,000 fans at Eden Park..

Published: 28 Feb 2015 05:31

Festive Auckland welcomes World Cup rivals

Festive Auckland welcomes World Cup rivals

Thousands of fans packed Eden Park on Saturday for the World Cup clash between four-time champions Australia and New Zealand, insisting they were witnessing "the final before the final..

Published: 28 Feb 2015 04:31

Whatmore's inside knowledge key for Zimbabwe, says captain

Whatmore's inside knowledge key for Zimbabwe, says captain

Zimbabwe are pinning their hopes on coach Dav Whatmore's inside knowledge of Pakistan's talent and well-known frailties when the teams meet in the World Cup on Sunday..

Published: 28 Feb 2015 04:01

New Zealand bowl out Australia for 151

New Zealand bowl out Australia for 151

A dominant New Zealand bowled out former champions and fellow co-hosts Australia for a paltry 151 in 32..

Published: 28 Feb 2015 03:46

Sri Lanka coach Atapattu wary of England threat

Sri Lanka coach Atapattu wary of England threat

Sri Lanka coach Marvan Atapattu has insisted his side won't underestimate a faltering England when the teams meet in the World Cup in Wellington on Sunday..

Published: 28 Feb 2015 03:31

Current New Zealand 'best on park', says Fleming

Current New Zealand 'best on park', says Fleming

Former captain Stephen Fleming Saturday declared the current New Zealand team "the best one-day international side we've put on the park," saying their brand of cricket has made the nation proud..

Published: 28 Feb 2015 02:46