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Ross Taylor made 96 as New Zealand set Sri Lanka a daunting target of 316 in the sixth ODI in Dunedin
Ross Taylor made 96 as New Zealand set Sri Lanka a daunting target of 316 in the sixth ODI in Dunedin © 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

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

NZ memorabilia, and the Hadlee boardgame

Beige Brigade: The boys come to you from the cricket museum at the Basin, where they find some very cool items to fiddle with

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

Daniel Vettori gave nothing away on his ODI return
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Corey Anderson celebrates the wicket of Dimuth Karunaratne with his team-mates
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Corey Anderson plays a slog-sweep
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An airborne Kane Williamson slaps the ball through the off side
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Kane Williamson was run out three short of a century
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Ross Taylor clubs the ball through the leg side
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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Preliminary Final: Central D v Otago at New Plymouth
Jan 28, 2015 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
7th ODI: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington
Jan 29, 2015 (14:00 local | 01:00 GMT | 20:00 EST | 19:00 CST | 17:00 PST)
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 TBA 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)
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