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Captaincy row rages as N. Zealand head to S. Africa

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 12:33

Wellington: New Zealand cricket chiefs issued a public apology to axed captain Ross Taylor today, as a weakened Black Caps side prepared to depart for South Africa without the in-form batsman.

Taylor opted to sit out the tour against the Proteas after being replaced as skipper by opener Brendon McCullum last Friday, leaving a gaping hole in the New Zealand batting line-up as the side faces the world`s top-ranked Test team.


First Published: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 12:33

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