Otago had a memorable Plunket Shield for all the right
reasons but the campaign will also be remembered for a
stumble at the last hurdle.
Australia have defended their decision to play only one
spinner in the first test in Chennai after India captain MS
Dhoni ripped their bowling attack to shreds with a brutal
England's tour match against New Zealand XI has taken on an
extra element of intrigue after Black Caps coach Mike Hesson
declared a pair of duels will decide two test spots.
Three players are in line to win their first test cap when
New Zealand face England in the opening match of the
three-game series in Dunedin next month.
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