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  • War couldn't cut short injured Iraqi's football dream December 4, 2007

    New Delhi: New Zealand on Wednesday named Luke Woodcock in the 12-man squad for the third one-day international against the visiting Pakistan team to be played in Christchurch on January 29. The left-handed Woodcock, whose good-form in the domestic circuit earned him a World Cup spot, is the only uncapped...
  • War couldn't cut short injured Iraqi's football dream December 4, 2007

    New Delhi: New Zealand on Wednesday named Luke Woodcock in the 12-man squad for the third one-day international against the visiting Pakistan team to be played in Christchurch on January 29. The left-handed Woodcock, whose good-form in the domestic circuit earned him a World Cup spot, is the only uncapped...