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26 all out: the nightmare that still haunts New Zealand cricket


26 all out: the nightmare that still haunts New Zealand cricketEven New Zealand's 45 all out in Cape Town in 2013 bettered the 1955 collapseWELLINGTON - It has been described as New Zealand cricket's darkest day, the 1955 Test against England when the Black Caps were skittled for just 26, a record low that still stands today. The Test cricket landscape in 1955 was vastly different to today. The New Zealand Test team had been out of action for more than a year and had been unsettled by inconsistent selection. Ford said the result was now part of the tapestry of cricket in New Zealand. "It's such a fundamental part of New Zealand cricket history that if it wasn't there the game here would be poorer for it.


Source: Bangkok Post May 22, 2020 02:15 UTC



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