New Zealand

Trent Boult's 5 for 27 was almost outdone by Mitchell Starc, but New Zealand snuck home with one wicket in hand in a small chase at Eden Park
Trent Boult's 5 for 27 was almost outdone by Mitchell Starc, but New Zealand snuck home with one wicket in hand in a small chase at Eden Park © Getty Images
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    NZ's Rottweiler bite

Simon Barnes: Their hyper-aggressive ways have got them success in the World Cup so far. But is the method as sustainable as it is eye-catching?

    New Zealand have more self-belief now

Ricky Ponting: They've drawn from their captain's aggressive style, and their crowds will get in Australia's face. Clarke and Co. have their work cut out

    Will New Zealand's momentum beat Australia?

Mark Nicholas: They only need to follow the example of their aggressive captain

When Greatbatch went gonzo

The Cricket Monthly: When, in 1992, a rugby country was gripped by cricket, thanks partly to a mustachioed pinch-hitter
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    Where women glow and men plunder

Diary: Down under, the sun is hot, the creepy-crawlies king-size, and the conversations convivial. By George Dobell

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Blogs

Napier shows us World Cup joy

Will Macpherson: Outside the tournament venues, New Zealand is welcoming fans to enjoy its beauty and its cricket

'The New Zealand stadiums have nailed it'

The Beige Brigade dislike comparisons to the Australian "colosseums" and celebrate 200 episodes

New Zealand's frustrating decline in women's cricket

Raf Nicholson: Through the 1990s and 2000s, they were very competitive on the field and progressive off it, but lately they are lagging behind in both

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Brendon McCullum on his "champion" friend Eoin Morgan

New Zealand fans show their support
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New Zealand bat against Australia
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A banner recalling the opening game of the 1992 World Cup at Eden Park
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Say cheese: New Zealand pose with the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy
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Brendon McCullum collects the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy
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A shot that will go down in World Cup history: Kane Williamson finishes it off with a six
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Auckland v Canterbury at Auckland - Mar 1-4
Auckland 294 & 361/5 Canterbury 340
Wellington v Central D at New Plymouth
Mar 8-11, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 16:30 EST -1d | 15:30 CST -1d | 13:30 PST -1d)
31st Match, Pool A: New Zealand v Afghanistan at Napier
Mar 8, 2015 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT -1d | 17:00 EST -1d | 16:00 CST -1d | 14:00 PST -1d)
Canterbury v Northern D at Christchurch
Mar 9-12, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 17:30 EDT -1d | 16:30 CDT -1d | 14:30 PDT -1d)
Otago v Auckland at Dunedin
Mar 9-12, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 17:30 EDT -1d | 16:30 CDT -1d | 14:30 PDT -1d)
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