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'New Zealand are a batsman short' - Nash

Former New Zealand fast bowler analyses New Zealand's defeat in the second Test in Hamilton (06:48)

Interviewer: Firdose Moonda

March 17, 2012

Posted by   on (March 17, 2012, 10:06 GMT)

One of the big problems over the years for NZ was a lack of quality test players. You need at least 4 to 5 batsmen with averages over forty. The bowlers' averages and strike rates are also not good enough to ensure consistent success in test matches.

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