/ 06 March 2021

Double whammy in Kiwi series

If there’s one thing worse than losing to New Zealand, it’s losing out to them twice in one weekend… Australia handed over the Constellation Cup netball trophy for the first time in almost a decade. The Diamonds needed to win by 2 goals, but it wasn’t to be going down to the Silver Ferns – the current world champions – 45-43. It was a tough ask for the Aussies after taking to the court 2 days after 2 weeks of quarantine to play their first international matches in almost 500 days. And in the T20 men’s cricket, Australia yesterday lost the series decider by 7 wickets with 27 balls to spare. The stand out – Kiwi opener Martin Guptill who smashed 71 off 46 deliveries. Better luck next time…

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