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  •   Home > News > Sports > Cricket

    A scare for England allrounder Ben Stokes after being struck in the nets by a teammate

    A scare for England allrounder Ben Stokes after being struck in the nets by a teammate


    Paceman Jofra Archer hit Stokes on the hand ahead of the first cricket test starting on Thursday against the Black Caps in Mount Maunganui.

    Stokes left the nets immediately after the blow, but opener Dominic Sibley says he recovered quickly.



    Breakers owner Matt Walsh is defending the way he runs the club, stating it wouldn't exist without his involvement.

    The club's culture has been criticised following three off-court indiscretions in a week.

    Previous coaches and former Tall Blacks believe it's gone away from a family friendly culture that was successful under previous owners Liz and Paul Blackwell.



    The Auckland Tuatara management are still getting their heads around the passing of one of their players.

    Third-baseman Ryan Costello was found dead in his Massey University room, having been in the country for just a week ahead of the start of the Australian Baseball League season.

    Manager Steve Mintz says they could never have prepared for this situation.

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     05 Dec: The South African Cricketers' Association have threatened strike action with their home board, weeks before England arrive for a four-test tour
     03 Dec: Meanwhile New Zealand cricket have made an official complaint to the Tauranga police around racial abuse directed at England bowler Jofra Archer during the opening test at Mount Maunganui
     03 Dec: Australia have named their side to take on the Black Caps in next month's test series, with just one change
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