Black Caps Start as They Mean to Go On

The Black Caps made a fine start to their 2006 season, cruising to victory in the five-match ODI home series against Sri Lanka. NZ won the deciding third match at Jade Stadium by five wickets. Nathan Astle – who was initially left out of the NZ squad – was the top run scorer, with an impressive 90 not out.

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