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Tim Southee took 2 for 50 in New Zealand's 34-run defeat against Sri Lanka in Wellington
Tim Southee took 2 for 50 in New Zealand's 34-run defeat against Sri Lanka in Wellington © Getty Images
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Specials

    Is this New Zealand's best World Cup chance?

Martin Crowe: With form players in all departments, and depth in selection, this team has plenty to be excited about

    Test cricket is on the brink of exhaustion

Ed Smith: The preponderance of whitewashes in the five-day game tells of cramped itineraries that demean rivalry

    Into Tolkien country, turbulently

Diary: Our correspondent enjoys postcard-pretty New Zealand, rough landings and all. By Andrew Fidel Fernando

Back in black

2014 in review: Away Test wins, ODI series wins, and an inspiring captain: NZ have reasons to feel bullish

    Cricket's men of the year

Rob Steen: Two courageous cricketers who, when faced with extreme tragedy, understood that the show must go on

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Blogs

NZ's problem of plenty, and Clarke v Warner

Beige Brigade: The boys feel smug about how good New Zealand are looking before the World Cup, and discuss their dislike for certain Australian players

What West Indies can learn from New Zealand

Colin Benjamin: The teams match up in terms of talent. The key area of difference, obviously, is player-board relations

'Once every 20 years New Zealand fans will fill the MCG'

Beige Brigade: The boys discuss the World Cup squad, and Tim Southee's sixiness

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James Neesham, after suffering the twin indignities of a World Cup exclusion and a broken pair of flip-flops

The New Zealand players pose with the series trophy
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Kyle Mills' 17-ball 30 wasn't enough for New Zealand
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Kane Williamson and Grant Elliott added 59 for the fourth wicket
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Tom Latham is bowled
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Martin Guptill was dismissed for a duck
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Kyle Mills had Seekkuge Prasanna trapped lbw
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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st ODI: New Zealand v Pakistan at Wellington
Jan 31, 2015 (14:00 local | 01:00 GMT | 20:00 EST | 19:00 CST | 17:00 PST)
Final: Auckland v Central D in New Zealand (venue TBA)
Feb 1, 2015 (22:00 GMT)
2nd ODI: New Zealand v Pakistan at Napier
Feb 3, 2015 (14:00 local | 01:00 GMT | 20:00 EST | 19:00 CST | 17:00 PST)
Auckland v Northern D at Auckland
Feb 6-9, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT | 16:30 EST | 15:30 CST | 13:30 PST)
Otago v Central D at Invercargill
Feb 6-9, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT | 16:30 EST | 15:30 CST | 13:30 PST)
Wellington v Canterbury at Wellington
Feb 6-9, 2015 (10:30 local | 21:30 GMT | 16:30 EST | 15:30 CST | 13:30 PST)
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