Daniel Vettori's stiff back is "a bit sore but should be fine" for the Cricket World Cup final on Sunday.
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So who will it be in the final - India or Australia?And does it really matter?Can anybody stop New Zealand?
(EDS: Graphic available) March 25 - The rollercoaster ride the nation supporting the Black Caps went on last night was reflected with the swinging TAB odds throughout the match.
Fans desperate to get the the Melbourne Cricket Ground to support the Black Caps may be in luck.
As the champagne flowed, tributes celebrating the Black Caps victory poured in from around the world -- even Salman Rushdie was swept up in the momentous occasion.
South Africa accelerated to a daunting 281 for five at Eden Park in a rain-reduced 43-over World Cup semi-final which, under the Duckworth-Lewis method, amounts to a boosted chase of 298 for New Zealand.
Stu McCullum thought he'd better get some work done today. Photo NZ Herald. It's not only the players who will wake up with frayed nerves this morning ahead of today's Cricket World Cup semifinal at Eden Park. There's their families to think about, too.
The semifinals There are just two games remaining until the Cricket World Cup final at the MCG on Sunday. AAP and the Otago Daily Times break down the semifinal match-ups. NEW ZEALAND v SOUTH AFRICA Auckland, today, 2pmLive on Sky Sport 3 and Prime
New Zealand are poised to make a surprise selection and draft Canterbury seamer Matt Henry straight into the playing XI for tomorrow's semifinal.
Black Caps pace bowler Adam Milne has been ruled out of tomorrow's Cricket World Cup semifinal clash against South Africa with an injury.
New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson cited selflessness as the key reason behind his side's unbeaten run at the World Cup, which sees them play a semifinal against South Africa at Eden Park tomorrow.
The New Zealand cricketers continued resculpting how the game is perceived in this country with their 143-run dismantling of the West Indies in Saturday's World Cup quarterfinal.
New Zealand opener Martin Guptill sent the ball soaring and the records tumbling by striking a Cricket World Cup record of 237 not out to set up his team's crushing 143-run victory over West Indies in the final quarter-final.
New Zealand's ability to play quality pace bowling will be examined by South Africa in their Cricket World Cup semifinal in Auckland on Tuesday.
If one moment illustrated the unity of purpose in the New Zealand cricket team tonight in Wellington, it was the celebration after Daniel Vettori's catch of Marlon Samuels.
Shane Watson scored a half-century after being dropped on four to guide Australia to an emphatic six-wicket victory over Pakistan in Adelaide and send the co-hosts into a blockbuster World Cup semi-final with reigning champions India.
New Zealand will stick with their crash, bang, wallop brand of cricket in tomorrow's World Cup quarter-final against West Indies because it gives them the best chance of winning, captain Brendon McCullum said today.
West Indies captain Jason Holder says the team will wait until tomorrow morning to decide whether Chris Gayle will play in their World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand in Wellington.