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‘Incredible comeback’: Cricket World Cup victory prompts outpouring of joy in New Zealand

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Key runout against India described as ‘one of the most iconic sporting moments in New Zealand folklore’In the early hours of Thursday morning, New Zealanders collectively rubbed their tired eyes. On the other side of the world, something miraculous was happening. They could scarcely believe what they were seeing.In Manchester, on the second day of a Cricket World Cup semi-final that New Zealand were always meant to lose, the might of the Indian batting order was collapsing. It had come down to veteran MS Dhoni to carry the team to victory. He was India’s last hope. Continue reading…



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Author : Charles Anderson in Nelson

Publish date : 2019-07-11 02:25:16

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