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Black Caps Make Flying Start

Black Caps Make Flying Start

Perth, Feb 1 NZPA - A slick Kyle Mills bowling spell and some brilliant fielding gave New Zealand a stranglehold on the first Chappell-Hadlee Trophy one-day cricket international at the WACA ground here today.

Victory For The 30-Plus Brigade As ND Rejoice

Victory For The 30-Plus Brigade As ND Rejoice

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By Daniel Gilhooly of NZPA

Wellington, Feb 1 NZPA - Two of New Zealand domestic cricket's senior statesmen were at the heart of a triumphant hoisting of the one-day State Shield for Northern Districts in Hamilton yesterday.

Satterthwaite Steers NZ To Tight Victory

Satterthwaite Steers NZ To Tight Victory

Wellington, Feb 1 NZPA - Amy Satterthwaite executed the escape plan to perfection to get New Zealand out of jail in the opening match of the Rose Bowl women's one-day cricket series against Australia in Whangarei today.

Australia Win Toss, Bat First V NZ

Australia Win Toss, Bat First V NZ

Perth, Feb 1 NZPA - Australian captain Ricky Ponting won the toss and chose to bat in the first of five Chappell-Hadlee Trophy one-day cricket internationals against New Zealand at the WACA ground here today.

12 Named For Perth ODI

1 February 2009 - New Zealand has announced its 12 players for the BLACKCAPS' first ODI against Australia in Perth today.

State Shield Cricket Final Averages

State Shield Cricket Final Averages

Wellington, Feb 1 NZPA - State Shield one-day cricket averages for the 2008/09 season (minimum six innings for batting, 40 overs for bowling)

Batting (tabulate under matches, innings, not out, runs, highest score, average, 100s, 50s)

Vettori Backs Pacemen, Eyes Chance With Spin

Vettori Backs Pacemen, Eyes Chance With Spin

By Mark Geenty of NZPA

Perth, Jan 31 NZPA - New Zealand cricket captain Daniel Vettori is comfortable with his inexperienced pace attack against Australia but feels spin bowling could be their trump card.

Swimming NZ 10km Open Water Titles Claimed

Swimming NZ 10km Open Water Titles Claimed

31 January 2009 - Talented youth and proven experience earned the honours in the 10km New Zealand Open Water Championships on the waterfront course in Wellington today.

Second Straight Showdown For Australian Pros

31 January 2009 - Let the battle resume was the catch-cry today from the two in-form Australian professionals at the inaugural $150,000 New Zealand Women's Open golf tournament at the Clearwater course in Christchurch.

Yovich Blasts Northern To State Shield Crown

Wellington, Jan 31 NZPA - The best innings of Joseph Yovich's one-day cricket career was more than timely as it carried Northern Districts to a 49-run defeat of Otago to lift the State Shield in Hamilton today.