Tag: New Zealand

A tale of two run out dismissals, 15 years apart

The muddying white cricket ball rolled, almost obediently, from Ross Taylor’s blade back to Dale Steyn. The big South African swooped down to pick it up, sprinted back to the non-striker’s wicket and broke it with an action that tempted…

Valerie Adams buries ghosts with stunning shot series

Valerie Adams towered head and shoulders above everyone else, literally and figuratively. The Olympic shot put champion from New Zealand is 1.96m tall and none of her opposition has ever recorded a throw close to 20m. Yet, on Saturday evening,…