WELLINGTON (AFP) - New Zealand media on Monday condemned the Black Caps' lack of fight in their crushing First Test defeat to England at Lord's, when they collapsed for just 68 in the second innings.The total was the 10th lowest at the "home of cricket" and the ninth worst by a New Zealand team, reviving memories of the Black Caps' humiliating dismissal for 45 against ...
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Monday, 20 May 2013, 1:55 pm Press Release: New Zealand Police Northland District HeadquartersWalton Plaza, WhangareiMay 20, 2013Name of deceased releasedNorthland Police have released the name of the woman who died following a firearms incident near Kaitaia yesterday.The name is of the woman is Carmen Fay Maheno, aged 38 years, of Kaitaia.A 38-year-old man will be appearing in the Kaitaia ...
Monday, 20 May 2013, 1:54 pm Press Release: New Zealand Police Northland District HeadquartersWalton Plaza, WhangareiMay 20, 2013Stolen vehicle locatedPolice have located a 1994 Toyota Hilux ute that was stolen from a Dargaville address in the early hours of Friday May 10.About 5am the vehicle's owner heard the ute being driven off. He then got into another vehicle and followed the ...
Source: Photos.com The father of a woman accused of murdering her baby faces a new set of charges. The man, 59, appeared in the High Court at Wellington today after the charges against him were reviewed. He now faces three charges of rape, including one in December 2011 in which the baby was conceived. He is also charged with two kinds of sexual violation. He is awaiting sentence in the ...
A train derailment in Wellington this morning has been described as "the freakiest experience ever" by one of the affected passengers. Four people were injured when the train came off the tracks at Kaiwharawhara, near the Interislander ferry terminal, at 8.14am. The passenger said: "It sort of felt like the train was just going from side to side. I was like 'is this an ...
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English legend Sir Ian Botham has said that he is confident that James Anderson will surpass him as England's leading Test wicket-taker after the fast bowler took three more Test wickets against New Zealand to reach 301, 82 short of Botham's England record.
Welcoming the Lancashire player to the exclusive 300 club, Botham said that he had told Anderson that his next target should be 384, then 400 and maybe 450, although he quipped that Anderson did not seem so keen on the last record, the Guardian reports.
Praising Anderson, former cricketer and another member of the 300 club, Bob Willis, said that although Fred Trueman, who was the first bowler to reach 300 in 1964, had famously said that anyone else who got 300 wickets would be very tired, but Anderson does not seem tired to him.
According to the report, Anderson, who is the fourth on England's all-time list, is only six wickets behind Trueman, adding that Willis is second on the list with 325, and Botham, who was the last man to pass 300 in 1984, remains well in the distance on 383.
According to Anderson, the key scalp of Ross Taylor to move to 301 after the former New Zealand captain had stroked the first half-century of an otherwise dour and attritional first Test of the summer. ...
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