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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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Specials

    Of Citizen Kane and brave captains

Rob Steen hands out awards for the first third of the World Cup

    NZ's Rottweiler bite

Simon Barnes: Is their hyper-aggressive way 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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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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Mitchell Starc looks at Corey Anderson on the ground
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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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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)
37th Match, Pool A: New Zealand v Bangladesh at Hamilton
Mar 13, 2015 (14:00 local | 01:00 GMT | 21:00 EDT -1d | 20:00 CDT -1d | 18:00 PDT -1d)
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