Chris Cairns

No excuses after good lay off from one-day programme

Walking to our net practice yesterday afternoon from the Bert Sutcliffe Oval at Lincoln to the nets on Lincoln Green with Stephen Fleming, we got to talking about how much we are looking forward to getting back into the longer form of the game

Butler impresses, and Adams continues to impress

The first game in Christchurch did not begin well for us when we assembled as we learnt that our pace ace Shane Bond had suffered what looked like a stress fracture of the foot

Gladiator chat couldn't get us home

I saw Jonty Rhodes at the practice session the day before the first VB Series final and both of us thanked one another for helping each other get to the final