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Cricket: Domestic revamp could see franchises relocated

Cricket: Domestic revamp could see franchises relocated

The revamping of domestic cricket could see traditional bases abandoned and franchises relocated to provincial strongholds like Whangarei, New Plymouth, Nelson or Invercargill.

Cricket: Firebirds end title drought

Only a smattering of fans saw it live, but Wellington won a compelling Ford Trophy final by four wickets with four balls to spare at Blake Park in Mount Maunganui to complete the domestic summer yesterday.

Cricket: Put players in spin cycle

Cricket: Put players in spin cycle

Call it a lack of footwork or perhaps 'retrograde steps' but New Zealand's recent World Twenty20 exit to Sri Lanka raised the perennial question: How do you best play spin bowling on the subcontinent?

Cricket: Sri Lanka down Windies in rain-hit semi

Cricket: Sri Lanka down Windies in rain-hit semi

Sri Lanka sailed into the World Twenty20 final after bad weather literally poured cold water on West Indies' title defence in a rain-ruined contest.

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