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    Auckland Aces captain Craig Cachopa stars in narrow win over Otago Volts

    Auckland Aces captain Craig Cachopa stars in narrow win over Otago Volts


    The Auckland Aces have opened up a four-point gap between themselves and the Otago Volts in the Twenty20 Super Smash, after beating the southerners at Eden Park Outer Oval on...

    The Auckland Aces have opened up a four-point gap between themselves and the Otago Volts in the Twenty20 Super Smash, after beating the southerners at Eden Park Outer Oval on Sunday.
    Stunning last-ball drama in not one, but two, Women's Big Bash League semifinals

    Stunning last-ball drama in not one, but two, Women's Big Bash League semifinals


    White Ferns captain Amy Satterthwaite was left to rue a heartbreaking Women's Big Bash League semifinal defeat, after her Melbourne Renegades were ousted in dramatic fashion on Saturday...

    White Ferns captain Amy Satterthwaite was left to rue a heartbreaking Women's Big Bash League semifinal defeat, after her Melbourne Renegades were ousted in dramatic fashion on Saturday evening.
    Mark Reason: Lads being lads no crime

    Mark Reason: Lads being lads no crime


    OPINION: Shakespeare was reputedly a bit of a philanderer. He married the older Anne Hathaway at a young age, and then Will, the lad, went out looking for some action. Boys or girls, white or black, they all came the same to bisexual Billy boy. And so I...

    OPINION: Shakespeare was reputedly a bit of a philanderer. He married the older Anne Hathaway at a young age, and then Will, the lad, went out looking for some action. Boys or girls, white or black, they all came the same to bisexual Billy boy. And so I hope you will all join me in my campaign of "ban the bard."
    Shane Warne 'is still giving grief', 24 years on

    Shane Warne 'is still giving grief', 24 years on


    OPINION: This is a story about journalistic practice and how there's not necessarily a shelf-life on the discomfort that can be caused by careless, or opportunistic, media reporting. Even in relation to trivialities within the relatively trivial matter...

    OPINION: This is a story about journalistic practice and how there's not necessarily a shelf-life on the discomfort that can be caused by careless, or opportunistic, media reporting. Even in relation to trivialities within the relatively trivial matter of sport.
    Brendon McCullum slams Lee Germon's demand over BBL blackout

    Brendon McCullum slams Lee Germon's demand over BBL blackout


    Brendon McCullum has taken the long handle to the Sydney Thunder and their ex-Black Cap boss over claims they should be given a win for Thursday night's 'blackout'...

    Brendon McCullum has taken the long handle to the Sydney Thunder and their ex-Black Cap boss over claims they should be given a win for Thursday night's 'blackout' match.
    Run-scoring machine Frankie Mackay ready for White Ferns recall

    Run-scoring machine Frankie Mackay ready for White Ferns recall


    She's posting Kane Williamson like scores with the bat, but can't get a look in for the White Ferns. BRENDON EGAN meets run-scoring machine/aspiring commentator Frankie...

    She's posting Kane Williamson like scores with the bat, but can't get a look in for the White Ferns. BRENDON EGAN meets run-scoring machine/aspiring commentator Frankie Mackay.
    Shane Bond and Daniel Vettori lock horns after Brisbane blackout ends Big Bash game

    Shane Bond and Daniel Vettori lock horns after Brisbane blackout ends Big Bash game


    Black Caps legends Shane Bond and Daniel Vettori have locked horns as rival coaches following a Brisbane blackout that cost the former's side a potentially crucial win in the Big Bash League (BBL) on...

    Black Caps legends Shane Bond and Daniel Vettori have locked horns as rival coaches following a Brisbane blackout that cost the former's side a potentially crucial win in the Big Bash League (BBL) on Thursday. 
    NZ Cricket should end its shameful silence on Scott Kuggeleijn

    NZ Cricket should end its shameful silence on Scott Kuggeleijn


    OPINION: A budding sportsman treats a woman like an utter piece of trash with no condemnation, and less than two years later is being hailed as a hero in a national sports...

    OPINION: A budding sportsman treats a woman like an utter piece of trash with no condemnation, and less than two years later is being hailed as a hero in a national sports team.
    The silver lining to ball-tampering bans on Steve Smith and David Warner

    The silver lining to ball-tampering bans on Steve Smith and David Warner


    Australia would be "mad" not to select Steve Smith and David Warner immediately their ball-tampering ban ends and there's a silver lining to the scandal that has rocked cricket across the...

    Australia would be "mad" not to select Steve Smith and David Warner immediately their ball-tampering ban ends and there's a silver lining to the scandal that has rocked cricket across the Tasman.
    Spots still up for grabs in Black Caps World Cup squad

    Spots still up for grabs in Black Caps World Cup squad


    Balance. It's a word you will hear fly out of Gary Stead's mouth plenty of times between now and April...

    Balance. It's a word you will hear fly out of Gary Stead's mouth plenty of times between now and April 23.