Explainer: Neil Wagner’s run-out

In their first innings in Christchurch, New Zealand lost their tenth wicket in unusual circumstances, when the third umpire ruled Neil Wagner run out despite his having grounded his bat before wicketkeeper Nurul Hasan’s flick had disturbed the bails. Rather than drag his bat past the crease, Wagner had plonked it in and then lifted

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Lanning, White claim domestic crowns

Meg Lanning’s anointing as Australia’s finest women’s cricketer of the year was an achievement because it was so expected. Cameron White’s return to the dais as domestic men’s player of the year, after also doing the trick in 2014, was equally laudable because it was not. As captain of Australia, the Melbourne Stars and also

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