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New Zealand cricket team in Australia in 1982–83


New Zealand cricket team in Australia in 1982–83

The New Zealand national cricket team toured Australia in the 1982-83 season and played a total of 21 matches, mostly One Day Internationals in the Benson & Hedges World Series Cup against Australia and England. New Zealand reached the finals of the competition but lost to Australia 2-0. A highlight of the finals series was a 21-ball half century from Lance Cairns at the Melbourne Cricket Ground containing 6 sixes. This was a world record for One Day Internationals at the time.

External sources

  • CricketArchive – tour summaries

Annual reviews

Further reading

  • Chris Harte, A History of Australian Cricket, Andre Deutsch, 1993

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