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Australia's wicketkeeper Brad Haddin (L) celebrates with team-mates James Faulkner (2nd L) and Mitchell Starc after dismissing New Zealand's Grant Elliott for 83. Photo by Reuters.

Bridge too far for Black Caps

The dream died hard for New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground last night.

Cricket: Thrilling win for Ireland

Ireland opted to bring back medium-pacer Alex Cusack for the crunch match against Zimbabwe and gambled by promoting young Andy Balbirnie in the batting order. Both moves paid handsome dividends.

Cricket: South Africa recall JP Duminy for Pakistan match

Cricket: South Africa recall JP Duminy for Pakistan match

South Africa recalled all-rounder JP Duminy after his recovery from injury in place of Farhaan Behardien for their cricket World Cup Pool B match against Pakistan at Eden Park.

Cricket: Young stars of '08 still shining in this Cup

Cricket: Young stars of '08 still shining in this Cup

Kane Williamson was the batting kingpin, Corey Anderson provided thrust from the middle order and a "heavy" ball as a seamer, while Tim Southee and Trent Boult swung it happily with the new ball.

Cricket: An accidental Oamaruvian

Cricket: An accidental Oamaruvian

Francois Mostert is a 22-year-old South African cricketer who will be an honorary North Otago citizen for life if he can help the province regain the Hawke Cup next week. Hayden Meikle talks to the classy professional.

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