Spine injury puts bowler under pressure
Nov 29, 2005: Ian Butler, the New Zealand fast bowler, is likely to be ruled out for the southern summer season with a back injury, according to Bruce Blair, his first class provincial coach
Aug 1, 2003: New Zealand Cricket is to send three of the current Major Association first-class coaches on different sections of the upcoming series in India and Pakistan as part of an initiative to improve the quality of integration between the TelstraClear Black
Aug 1, 2003: Coaching in New Zealand has received a substantial boost from an initiative undertaken by New Zealand Cricket to send representative coaches as assistants on the forthcoming tour to India and Pakistan
Feb 17, 2003: Northern Districts had a very successful State Shield campaign although the final outcome may have appeared a little against the odds
May 29, 2002: We recently announced our winter squads to prepare for next season
Nov 28, 2001: Great to be in Dunedin and get the season underway with a four-day match against the State Volts
Jul 27, 2001: Bruce Blair has been appointed in a full time role as the coach of the State Northern Knights on a three year contract commencing September 1st 2001.
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There's currency in the idea that a captain's failure with the bat dulls his decision-making powers and creates a destructive atmosphere in the dressing room
Someone who repeatedly has to prove himself despite playing over a hundred Tests, his recent stats do not make for good reading. Here's hoping he has a bit of magic left in him