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|Test debut||New Zealand v West Indies at Christchurch, Mar 12-15, 1987 scorecard|
|Last Test||Pakistan v New Zealand at Faisalabad, Oct 26-31, 1990 scorecard|
|ODI debut||New Zealand v West Indies at Dunedin, Mar 18, 1987 scorecard|
|Last ODI||India v New Zealand at Nagpur, Oct 31, 1987 scorecard|
|First-class span||1979/80 - 1990/91|
|List A span||1984/85 - 1990/91|
Phil Horne never translated good domestic form into international runs, and in four Test appearances averages 10.14 with a top score of 27. A left-hand opening batsman and outstanding cover fielder, he won his first cap - against West Indies in 1986-87 - on the back of 81 against the tourists earlier in the season. New Zealand won the match, but Horne made 9 and 0. He made his one-day debut in the same series - his four ODIs were no more successful than his Test outings - and was included in the 1987 World Cup squad. In 1990-91 he was picked to tour Pakistan, again on the back of a sound domestic record, but scored 38 runs in six innings - including 0 and 12 in his final Test appearance - and he retired at the end of the following season. He also represented New Zealand at badminton during the Commonwealth Games.
For 30 minutes, everything else took a backseat, as the world watched in awe and fear, a fired-up Pakistan fast bowler mercilessly bullying an Australian batsman
As a six-year-old, he watched Wasim Akram at the 1992 World Cup and decided that he would be a left-arm fast bowler. As a man, he put on a show very nearly as memorable as Wasim's 23 years before
The SCG might be India's preferred semi-final venue at this World Cup, but persistent rain in the lead-up has left them worried their spinners may not get the help they are widely expected to
This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan
It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.