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Last Updated: Friday, 30 May, 2003, 07:45 GMT 08:45 UK

Aberhart found positives in the form of several players Kiwi chief slams format
Coach Denis Aberhart criticises the World Cup format after New Zealand miss out on the semi-finals.

Nasser Hussain quit as captain after the World Cup ICC freeze New Zealand cash
More than $6m is held back from England and New Zealand following their World Cup boycotts.

New Zealand flew home after a bomb blast outside their hotel No pay-out for Pakistan
New Zealand will not be forced to pay compensation to Pakistan for cancelling two cricket tours.


MORE STORIES

Styris: I conquered Murali
Kiwi all-rounder Scott Styris offers Australia advice on how to crack Muttiah Muralitharan.

Kiwi all-rounders to blame
New Zealand poor showing in the World Cup can be blamed on the amount of all-rounders in the team.

Harris keeps ticking over
Idiosyncratic all-rounder Chris Harris has been a New Zealand stalwart for 12 years, and could be key against India.

Bond surpasses hero Hadlee
New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond's 6-23 against Australia at Port Elizabeth eclipsed the efforts of his hero Sir Richard Hadlee.

Fleming seeks silver lining
Stephen Fleming says New Zealand played well against Australia, despite falling to a 96-run defeat.

Unfinished business for Styris
New Zealand's Scott Styris has made his mark as a batsman, and now wants to prove himself against Australia.


MATCH REPORTS

India overwhelm Kiwis
New Zealand face a World Cup exit after a seven-wicket defeat to India in Centurion.

Australia comeback shatters Kiwis
Brett Lee's blistering pace is too much for New Zealand as Australia recover to win by 96 runs.

Astle sinks Zimbabwe
New Zealand stay in the semi-finals race after Nathan Astle's century guides them to a six-wicket victory.

Black Caps speed to victory
Scott Styris hits an unbeaten 54 New Zealand overcome a scare to beat Canada and squeeze into the Super Sixes.

Kiwis see off plucky Tigers
New Zealand storm to a seven-wicket win over Bangladesh to keep their Super Sixes ambitions alive.

Black Caps forfeit points
Kenya are awarded four points after the ICC turns down New Zealand's request to move their game to South Africa.

Fleming stuns South Africa
Stephen Fleming guides New Zealand to a dramatic rain-affected win over South Africa.

Kiwi fightback shatters Windies
New Zealand keep their World Cup hopes alive with a thrilling 20-run win over West Indies.

Sri Lanka send Kiwis spinning
Sanath Jayasuirya's fine ton helps Sri Lanka to a 47-run win over New Zealand.


OTHER NEWS AND FEATURES

The agony and the ecstasy
New Zealand fan Sean Martin reflects on a fraught day before the Black Caps qualified for the Super Sixes.

Astle rises to the occasion
Nathan Astle proved yet again against Zimbabwe that when he fires so do New Zealand.

Cairns fined over brawl
All rounder Chris Cairns and Brendon McCullum are fined for their behaviour in a Durban nightclub.

Innovation key to Black Caps win
New Zealand's relay fielding against the West Indies was just the latest in a line of Kiwi World Cup innovations.

Cairns delighted with win
New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns said their game against Zimbabwe was a must-win.

NZ delighted to progress
New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming is thrilled to reach the Super Sixes, but feels sorry for South Africa.

Fleming re-opens rain debate
New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming wants reserve days for all World Cup matches affected by rain.

Fleming urges drugs caution
Stephen Fleming says Shane Warne's positive drugs test is a warning to all players about non-prescribed medication.

Black Caps rue nervy start
New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming tries to remain positive after his side's tame defeat by Sri Lanka.



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