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Cricket Test rivalry spills over to golf today

12 March 2017

The perennial cricket rivalry between Australia and New Zealand will spill over to the golf course with a special Test Match as part of the final day of the ISPS Handa New Zealand Open at Millbrook Resort.


Brendon McCullum and Stephen Fleming will represent New Zealand while Shane Warne and Ricky Pointing represent Australia in a Four-Ball Match Play competition.

They will tee off at 11:04 ahead of the leading players contesting the final round today.

New Zealand Team Captain Jeff Wilson said there will be “blood on the ground” along with “considerable sledging” between the teams.