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Ross Taylor has a laugh during a training session in Auckland, in the lead up to New Zealand's World Cup match against Australia
Ross Taylor has a laugh during a training session in Auckland, in the lead up to New Zealand's World Cup match against Australia © Getty Images
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    New Zealand have more self-belief now

Ricky Ponting: They've drawn from their captain's aggressive style, and their crowds will get up 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

    Ross Taylor: hips don't lie

Christian Ryan: On the first morning of the World Cup: a most engrossing 14 runs

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Blogs

'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

Nothing volatile about this NZ dressing room

The Beige Brigade compare the 2011 and 2007 squads, discuss New Zealand's team unity and Phil Tufnell's personal life

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Brendon McCullum signs autographs for fans during an event
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Ross Taylor looks relaxed during a training session
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Luke Ronchi will face the side he began his international career for
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Martin Guptill watches Mitchell McClenaghan during training
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Brendon McCullum was back in the nets preparing to face Australia
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University students in Dunedin leave behind a trail of destruction
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Northern D v Central D at Whangarei
Feb 27-Mar 2, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 16:30 EST -1d | 15:30 CST -1d | 13:30 PST -1d)
5th ODI: NZ Women v Eng Women at Lincoln
Feb 28, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 16:30 EST -1d | 15:30 CST -1d | 13:30 PST -1d)
Otago v Wellington at Queenstown
Feb 28-Mar 3, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 16:30 EST -1d | 15:30 CST -1d | 13:30 PST -1d)
20th Match, Pool A: New Zealand v Australia at Auckland
Feb 28, 2015 (14:00 local | 01:00 GMT | 20:00 EST -1d | 19:00 CST -1d | 17:00 PST -1d)
Auckland v Canterbury at Auckland
Mar 1-4, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT -1d | 16:30 EST -1d | 15:30 CST -1d | 13:30 PST -1d)
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