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Bangladesh on Thursday added Shakib Al Hasan to their squad for the tri-nations Twenty20 tournament in Sri Lanka after the all-rounder recovered from injury, officials said.
Nidahas Trophy: Shakib Returns in Must Win Contest Against Lanka
Bangladesh on Thursday added Shakib Al Hasan to their squad for the tri-nations Twenty20 tournament in Sri Lanka after the all-rounder recovered from injury, officials said.
FILE PHOTO - South Africa's loose forward Rassie Erasmus prepares for their final training session at Jade Stadium July 21 before their Tri Nations test against the New Zealand All Blacks in Christchurch on Saturday. SB/PB
SOUTH AFRICAS ERASMUS PREPARES FOR TRAINING IN CHRISTCHURCH.
FILE PHOTO - South Africa's loose forward Rassie Erasmus prepares for their final training session at Jade Stadium July 21 before their Tri Nations test against the New Zealand All Blacks in Christchurch on Saturday. SB/PB
Australia eased to a dominant win over England in their latest victory in the tri-nations series.
Warner hails 'fearless' Australia
Australia eased to a dominant win over England in their latest victory in the tri-nations series.
FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Australia v South Africa Tri Nations 2010 - Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia - 24/7/10 South Africa's coach Peter de Villiers Action Images / Jason O'Brien Livepic
Australia v South Africa Tri Nations 2010
FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Australia v South Africa Tri Nations 2010 - Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia - 24/7/10 South Africa's coach Peter de Villiers Action Images / Jason O'Brien Livepic
Bangladesh were bowled out for only 82 by Sri Lanka two days before the sides meet in the final of the tri-nations series.
Sri Lanka hammer Tigers in tri-nations final precursor
Bangladesh were bowled out for only 82 by Sri Lanka two days before the sides meet in the final of the tri-nations series.
<p>Sri Lanka hammer Tigers in tri-nations final precursor</p>
Sri Lanka hammer Tigers in tri-nations final precursor

Sri Lanka hammer Tigers in tri-nations final precursor

<p>Sri Lanka hammer Tigers in tri-nations final precursor</p>
Sri Lanka hammer Tigers in tri-nations final precursor

Sri Lanka hammer Tigers in tri-nations final precursor

Sam Curran has been added to England's Twenty20 squad for the upcoming tri-nations series with New Zealand and Australia.
Sam Curran added to England T20 tri-series squad
Sam Curran has been added to England's Twenty20 squad for the upcoming tri-nations series with New Zealand and Australia.
Sri Lanka are Bangladesh are set to contest the tri-nations final after the hosts eased to victory against Zimbabwe on Tuesday.
Tamim and Shakib leave Zimbabwe facing tri-nation exit
Sri Lanka are Bangladesh are set to contest the tri-nations final after the hosts eased to victory against Zimbabwe on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe cricketer Peter Moor plays a shot during a cricket match in the Tri-Nations Series between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe (AFP Photo/MUNIR UZ ZAMAN)
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Zimbabwe cricketer Peter Moor plays a shot during a cricket match in the Tri-Nations Series between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe (AFP Photo/MUNIR UZ ZAMAN)
<p>Bangladesh trounce Zimbabwe in tri-nations opener</p>
Bangladesh trounce Zimbabwe in tri-nations opener

Bangladesh trounce Zimbabwe in tri-nations opener

<p>Bangladesh trounce Zimbabwe in tri-nations opener</p>
Bangladesh trounce Zimbabwe in tri-nations opener

Bangladesh trounce Zimbabwe in tri-nations opener

Bangladesh raced to an eight-wicket victory over Zimbabwe on Monday in the opening match of the tri-nation series.
Bangladesh trounce Zimbabwe in tri-nations opener
Bangladesh raced to an eight-wicket victory over Zimbabwe on Monday in the opening match of the tri-nation series.
Bangladeshi bowler Shakib Al Hasan delivers the ball during the first One Day International (ODI) match of the Tri-Nations Series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in Dhaka on January 15, 2018
Bangladeshi cricker Shakib Al Hasan delivers the ball during the first One Day International (ODI) cricket match of the Tri-Nations Series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on January 15, 2018
Bangladeshi bowler Shakib Al Hasan delivers the ball during the first One Day International (ODI) match of the Tri-Nations Series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in Dhaka on January 15, 2018
Bangladeshi bowler Shakib Al Hasan delivers the ball during the first One Day International (ODI) match of the Tri-Nations Series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in Dhaka on January 15, 2018 (AFP Photo/)
Bangladeshi cricker Shakib Al Hasan delivers the ball during the first One Day International (ODI) cricket match of the Tri-Nations Series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on January 15, 2018
Bangladeshi bowler Shakib Al Hasan delivers the ball during the first One Day International (ODI) match of the Tri-Nations Series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in Dhaka on January 15, 2018 (AFP Photo/)
Bangladeshi bowler Shakib Al Hasan delivers the ball during the first One Day International (ODI) match of the Tri-Nations Series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in Dhaka on January 15, 2018
Bangladeshi cricker Shakib Al Hasan delivers the ball during the first One Day International (ODI) cricket match of the Tri-Nations Series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on January 15, 2018
Bangladeshi bowler Shakib Al Hasan delivers the ball during the first One Day International (ODI) match of the Tri-Nations Series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in Dhaka on January 15, 2018
Australia's Karmichael Hunt (C) looks for a way past New Zealand's Frank Pritchard (R) watched by Nigel Vagana during the opening match of the Tri Nations Rugby League tournament in Auckland, New Zealand October 14, 2006. REUTERS/Nigel Marple/File photo
Australia's Karmichael Hunt looks for a way past New Zealand's Frank Pritchard watched by Nigel Vagana during the opening match of the Tri Nations Rugby League tournament in Auckland
Australia's Karmichael Hunt (C) looks for a way past New Zealand's Frank Pritchard (R) watched by Nigel Vagana during the opening match of the Tri Nations Rugby League tournament in Auckland, New Zealand October 14, 2006. REUTERS/Nigel Marple/File photo
South Africa U20 beat England U20 in final tri-nations match
South Africa U20 beat England U20 in final tri-nations match
South Africa U20 beat England U20 in final tri-nations match
South Africa U20 beat England U20 in final tri-nations match
South Africa U20 beat England U20 in final tri-nations match
South Africa U20 beat England U20 in final tri-nations match
The SA U20 national team defeated England 2-1 in their second match of the tri-nations tournament
South Africa U20 beat England U20 in final tri-nations match
The SA U20 national team defeated England 2-1 in their second match of the tri-nations tournament
India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain
India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain
India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain
India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain
India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain
India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain
After capturing the title with a 1-1 draw against St. Kitts and Nevis, Goal looks at the key aspects of India's campaign....
India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain
After capturing the title with a 1-1 draw against St. Kitts and Nevis, Goal looks at the key aspects of India's campaign....
After capturing the title with a 1-1 draw against St. Kitts and Nevis, Goal looks at the key aspects of India's campaign....
India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain
After capturing the title with a 1-1 draw against St. Kitts and Nevis, Goal looks at the key aspects of India's campaign....
<p>India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain</p>
India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain

India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain

<p>India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain</p>
India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain

India vs St. Kitts and Nevis - India win Tri-Nations Cup but questions still remain

With Balwant Singh's goal giving India a 2-1 victory in the Tri-nations opener, Goal looks at the areas where the Blue Tigers shone and disappointed..
India vs Mauritius - A patchy win leaves a lot to be desired for the Blue Tigers
With Balwant Singh's goal giving India a 2-1 victory in the Tri-nations opener, Goal looks at the areas where the Blue Tigers shone and disappointed..
With Balwant Singh's goal giving India a 2-1 victory in the Tri-nations opener, Goal looks at the areas where the Blue Tigers shone and disappointed..
India vs Mauritius - A patchy win leaves a lot to be desired for the Blue Tigers
With Balwant Singh's goal giving India a 2-1 victory in the Tri-nations opener, Goal looks at the areas where the Blue Tigers shone and disappointed..
With Balwant Singh's goal giving India a 2-1 victory in the Tri-nations opener, Goal looks at the areas where the Blue Tigers shone and disappointed..
India vs Mauritius - A patchy win leaves a lot to be desired for the Blue Tigers
With Balwant Singh's goal giving India a 2-1 victory in the Tri-nations opener, Goal looks at the areas where the Blue Tigers shone and disappointed..
With Balwant Singh's goal giving India a 2-1 victory in the Tri-nations opener, Goal looks at the areas where the Blue Tigers shone and disappointed..
India vs Mauritius - A patchy win leaves a lot to be desired for the Blue Tigers
With Balwant Singh's goal giving India a 2-1 victory in the Tri-nations opener, Goal looks at the areas where the Blue Tigers shone and disappointed..
Kerala Blasters star Sandesh Jhingan captains India to a win over Mauritius in tri-nations football
Kerala Blasters star Sandesh Jhingan captains India to a win over Mauritius in tri-nations football
Kerala Blasters star Sandesh Jhingan captains India to a win over Mauritius in tri-nations football
Kerala Blasters star Sandesh Jhingan captains India to a win over Mauritius in tri-nations football
Kerala Blasters star Sandesh Jhingan captains India to a win over Mauritius in tri-nations football
Kerala Blasters star Sandesh Jhingan captains India to a win over Mauritius in tri-nations football
With Balwant Singh's goal giving India a 2-1 victory in the Tri-nations opener, Goal looks at the areas where the Blue Tigers shone and disappointed..
India vs Mauritius - A patchy win leaves a lot to be desired for the Blue Tigers
With Balwant Singh's goal giving India a 2-1 victory in the Tri-nations opener, Goal looks at the areas where the Blue Tigers shone and disappointed..
FILE - In this July 23, 2011, file photo, Australia's Stephen Moore breaks a tackle on his way to scoring a try against South Africa during their Tri-Nations rugby union test match in Sydney. Moore announced Thursday, July 27, 2017 he'll quit international rugby at the end of the year and already handed the Wallabies captaincy over to Michael Hooper. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
FILE - In this July 23, 2011, file photo, Australia's Stephen Moore breaks a tackle on his way to scoring a try against South Africa during their Tri-Nations rugby union test match in Sydney. Moore announced Thursday, July 27, 2017 he'll quit international rugby at the end of the year and already handed the Wallabies captaincy over to Michael Hooper. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
FILE - In this July 23, 2011, file photo, Australia's Stephen Moore breaks a tackle on his way to scoring a try against South Africa during their Tri-Nations rugby union test match in Sydney. Moore announced Thursday, July 27, 2017 he'll quit international rugby at the end of the year and already handed the Wallabies captaincy over to Michael Hooper. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)
The New Zealand team captain Tom Latham and his teammates celebrate with the trophy after winning the Tri-Nations series at Clontarf Cricket Club, at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin, Ireland, Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
The New Zealand team captain Tom Latham and his teammates celebrate with the trophy after winning the Tri-Nations series at Clontarf Cricket Club, at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin, Ireland, Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
The New Zealand team captain Tom Latham and his teammates celebrate with the trophy after winning the Tri-Nations series at Clontarf Cricket Club, at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin, Ireland, Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
The New Zealand team captain Tom Latham and his teammates celebrate with the trophy after winning the Tri-Nations series at Clontarf Cricket Club, at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin, Ireland, Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
The New Zealand team captain Tom Latham and his teammates celebrate with the trophy after winning the Tri-Nations series at Clontarf Cricket Club, at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin, Ireland, Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
The New Zealand team captain Tom Latham and his teammates celebrate with the trophy after winning the Tri-Nations series at Clontarf Cricket Club, at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin, Ireland, Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Bangladesh's Mahmudullah, left, celebrates with teammate Mushfiqur Rahim after hitting a four to win the Tri-Nations series match at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin, Ireland, Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Bangladesh's Mahmudullah, left, celebrates with teammate Mushfiqur Rahim after hitting a four to win the Tri-Nations series match at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin, Ireland, Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Bangladesh's Mahmudullah, left, celebrates with teammate Mushfiqur Rahim after hitting a four to win the Tri-Nations series match at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin, Ireland, Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
New Zealand's Neil Broom bats during the Tri-Nations series match against Bangladesh at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
New Zealand's Neil Broom bats during the Tri-Nations series match against Bangladesh at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
New Zealand's Neil Broom bats during the Tri-Nations series match against Bangladesh at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Bangladesh's Nasir Hossain, third right, celebrates bowling out New Zealand's Tom Latham during the Tri-Nations series match against New Zealand at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Bangladesh's Nasir Hossain, third right, celebrates bowling out New Zealand's Tom Latham during the Tri-Nations series match against New Zealand at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Bangladesh's Nasir Hossain, third right, celebrates bowling out New Zealand's Tom Latham during the Tri-Nations series match against New Zealand at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Bangladesh's Nasir Hossain bowls during the Tri-Nations series match against New Zealand at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Bangladesh's Nasir Hossain bowls during the Tri-Nations series match against New Zealand at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
Bangladesh's Nasir Hossain bowls during the Tri-Nations series match against New Zealand at Clontarf Cricket Club, Dublin Wednesday May 24, 2017. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
New Zealand's Tom Latham and Ross Taylor during the One Day International Tri Nations Series match against Ireland at Malahide Cricket Club Ground, Ireland, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Niall Carson/PA Wire/PA via AP)
New Zealand's Tom Latham and Ross Taylor during the One Day International Tri Nations Series match against Ireland at Malahide Cricket Club Ground, Ireland, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Niall Carson/PA Wire/PA via AP)
New Zealand's Tom Latham and Ross Taylor during the One Day International Tri Nations Series match against Ireland at Malahide Cricket Club Ground, Ireland, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Niall Carson/PA Wire/PA via AP)
New Zealand's Ross Taylor, right, during the One Day International Tri Nations Series match at Malahide Cricket Club Ground, Ireland, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Niall Carson/PA Wire/PA via AP)
New Zealand's Ross Taylor, right, during the One Day International Tri Nations Series match at Malahide Cricket Club Ground, Ireland, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Niall Carson/PA Wire/PA via AP)
New Zealand's Ross Taylor, right, during the One Day International Tri Nations Series match at Malahide Cricket Club Ground, Ireland, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Niall Carson/PA Wire/PA via AP)
Ireland's Craig Young, right, during the One Day International Tri Nations Series match at Malahide Cricket Club Ground, Ireland, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Niall Carson/PA Wire/PA via AP)
Ireland's Craig Young, right, during the One Day International Tri Nations Series match at Malahide Cricket Club Ground, Ireland, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Niall Carson/PA Wire/PA via AP)
Ireland's Craig Young, right, during the One Day International Tri Nations Series match at Malahide Cricket Club Ground, Ireland, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Niall Carson/PA Wire/PA via AP)
Eben Etzebeth (R) and Bryan Habana (2nd L) of South Africa's Springboks tackle Israel Folau (2nd R) of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014.
Etzebeth and Habana of South Africa's Springboks tackle Folau of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth
Eben Etzebeth (R) and Bryan Habana (2nd L) of South Africa's Springboks tackle Israel Folau (2nd R) of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014.
Adriaan Strauss of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Sam Carter (L) and Tevita Kuridrani (R) of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer (
Strauss of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Carter and Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth
Adriaan Strauss of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Sam Carter (L) and Tevita Kuridrani (R) of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer (
Australians down West Indies to reach Tri-Nations final
Australians down West Indies to reach Tri-Nations final
Australians down West Indies to reach Tri-Nations final
Australia has thrashed the West Indies in the Tri-Nations opener, claiming the six-wicket One Day International win with over 24 overs to spare.
Australia thrash the West Indies in the Tri-Nations opener
Australia has thrashed the West Indies in the Tri-Nations opener, claiming the six-wicket One Day International win with over 24 overs to spare.
Australia has thrashed the West Indies in the Tri-Nations opener, claiming the six-wicket One Day International win with over 24 overs to spare.
Australia thrash the West Indies in the Tri-Nations opener
Australia has thrashed the West Indies in the Tri-Nations opener, claiming the six-wicket One Day International win with over 24 overs to spare.
Australia's Karmichael Hunt (C) looks for a way past New Zealand's Frank Pritchard (R) watched by Nigel Vagana during the opening match of the Tri Nations Rugby League tournament in Auckland, New Zealand October 14, 2006. REUTERS/Nigel Marple/File photo
Australia's Karmichael Hunt looks for a way past New Zealand's Frank Pritchard watched by Nigel Vagana during the opening match of the Tri Nations Rugby League tournament in Auckland
Australia's Karmichael Hunt (C) looks for a way past New Zealand's Frank Pritchard (R) watched by Nigel Vagana during the opening match of the Tri Nations Rugby League tournament in Auckland, New Zealand October 14, 2006. REUTERS/Nigel Marple/File photo
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Colorsport/REX Shutterstock (3157327a) Rugby Union - 1999 Tri Nations Series - New Zealand 34 Australia 15 Jonah Lomu of the All Blacks performs the Haka before kick-off at Auckland 24/07/1999 Tri-N 1999: NZ 34 Australia 15 Sport
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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Colorsport/REX Shutterstock (3157327a) Rugby Union - 1999 Tri Nations Series - New Zealand 34 Australia 15 Jonah Lomu of the All Blacks performs the Haka before kick-off at Auckland 24/07/1999 Tri-N 1999: NZ 34 Australia 15 Sport
New Zealand's Jonah Lomu (R) kicks the ball past Australia's Chris Latham during their rugby union Tri Nations test in Sydney September 1, 2001. REUTERS/Mark Baker
NEW ZEALAND'S LOMU KICKS PAST AUSTRALIA'S LATHAM DURING THEIR TRI NATIONS TEST IN SYDNEY.
New Zealand's Jonah Lomu (R) kicks the ball past Australia's Chris Latham during their rugby union Tri Nations test in Sydney September 1, 2001. REUTERS/Mark Baker
New Zealand All Blacks' Jonah Lomu (R) kicks the ball past Australia's Chris Latham during their rugby union Tri Nations test in Sydney in this September 1, 2001 file photo. Lomu, rugby union's first global superstar, has died at the age of 40, New Zealand's TV3 reported on November 18, 2015. Former All Blacks doctor John Mayhew said Lomu, who had a kidney transplant in 2004, had died unexpectedly on Wednesday morning in Auckland. REUTERS/Mark Baker/Files
File photo of New Zealand All Blacks' Jonah Lomu kicking the ball past Australia's Chris Latham during their rugby union Tri Nations test in Sydney
New Zealand All Blacks' Jonah Lomu (R) kicks the ball past Australia's Chris Latham during their rugby union Tri Nations test in Sydney in this September 1, 2001 file photo. Lomu, rugby union's first global superstar, has died at the age of 40, New Zealand's TV3 reported on November 18, 2015. Former All Blacks doctor John Mayhew said Lomu, who had a kidney transplant in 2004, had died unexpectedly on Wednesday morning in Auckland. REUTERS/Mark Baker/Files
A drunken South African rugby fan was banned for life from attending rugby games after attacking a referee during an All Blacks game in the 2002 Tri-Nations.
Springboks fans attacks referee
A drunken South African rugby fan was banned for life from attending rugby games after attacking a referee during an All Blacks game in the 2002 Tri-Nations.
A drunken South African rugby fan was banned for life from attending rugby games after attacking a referee during an All Blacks game in the 2002 Tri-Nations.
Springboks fans attacks referee
A drunken South African rugby fan was banned for life from attending rugby games after attacking a referee during an All Blacks game in the 2002 Tri-Nations.
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014.
Vermeulen of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014.
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014.
Vermeulen of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014.
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014.
Vermeulen of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014.
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
Vermeulen of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
Vermeulen of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
Vermeulen of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
Vermeulen of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
What could be regarded as a portent for the Rugby World Cup the national butchery team has beaten the Aussies and the UK to win the Tri-Nations Butchers' Challenge. The six members of the "Sharp Blacks" downed their rivals for a third consecutive win in the challenge held in Auckland on Thursday. They emerged triumphant in the three-hour contest in which they were tasked to turn sides of beef, pork and a whole lamb into value-added cuts to produce a display based around a Kiwiana theme.
Kiwi butchers take top prize
What could be regarded as a portent for the Rugby World Cup the national butchery team has beaten the Aussies and the UK to win the Tri-Nations Butchers' Challenge. The six members of the "Sharp Blacks" downed their rivals for a third consecutive win in the challenge held in Auckland on Thursday. They emerged triumphant in the three-hour contest in which they were tasked to turn sides of beef, pork and a whole lamb into value-added cuts to produce a display based around a Kiwiana theme.
What could be regarded as a portent for the Rugby World Cup the national butchery team has beaten the Aussies and the UK to win the Tri-Nations Butchers' Challenge. The six members of the "Sharp Blacks" downed their rivals for a third consecutive win in the challenge held in Auckland on Thursday. They emerged triumphant in the three-hour contest in which they were tasked to turn sides of beef, pork and a whole lamb into value-added cuts to produce a display based around a Kiwiana theme.
Kiwi butchers take top prize
What could be regarded as a portent for the Rugby World Cup the national butchery team has beaten the Aussies and the UK to win the Tri-Nations Butchers' Challenge. The six members of the "Sharp Blacks" downed their rivals for a third consecutive win in the challenge held in Auckland on Thursday. They emerged triumphant in the three-hour contest in which they were tasked to turn sides of beef, pork and a whole lamb into value-added cuts to produce a display based around a Kiwiana theme.
What could be regarded as a portent for the Rugby World Cup the national butchery team has beaten the Aussies and the UK to win the Tri-Nations Butchers' Challenge. The six members of the "Sharp Blacks" downed their rivals for a third consecutive win in the challenge held in Auckland on Thursday. They emerged triumphant in the three-hour contest in which they were tasked to turn sides of beef, pork and a whole lamb into value-added cuts to produce a display based around a Kiwiana theme.
Kiwi butchers take top prize
What could be regarded as a portent for the Rugby World Cup the national butchery team has beaten the Aussies and the UK to win the Tri-Nations Butchers' Challenge. The six members of the "Sharp Blacks" downed their rivals for a third consecutive win in the challenge held in Auckland on Thursday. They emerged triumphant in the three-hour contest in which they were tasked to turn sides of beef, pork and a whole lamb into value-added cuts to produce a display based around a Kiwiana theme.
Pure South Sharp Blacks win Tri-Nations Butchers' challenge
Pure South Sharp Blacks win Tri-Nations Butchers' challenge
Pure South Sharp Blacks win Tri-Nations Butchers' challenge
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
Vermeulen of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth
Duane Vermeulen (L) of South Africa's Springboks is tackled by Tevita Kuridrani of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations rugby union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
Pure South Sharp Blacks to tackle Butchers' Tri-Nations
Pure South Sharp Blacks to tackle Butchers' Tri-Nations
Pure South Sharp Blacks to tackle Butchers' Tri-Nations
The Wallabies finished the 2005 Tri-Nations without a win for the first time in history, walloped 34-24 at Eden Park as the All Blacks clinched the title, with Doug Howlett sealing their fate with a late try.
2005 (game two)
The Wallabies finished the 2005 Tri-Nations without a win for the first time in history, walloped 34-24 at Eden Park as the All Blacks clinched the title, with Doug Howlett sealing their fate with a late try.
(FILES) In this November 5, 2005 file photo, Australia's Danny Buderus tries to shake off a tackle from the Great Britain defence during a Tri-Nations Rugby League match at the JJB Stadium in Wigan, England. Buderus took over as interim coach of the Newcastle Knights on July 27, 2015 after the Australian NRL strugglers sacked Rick Stone after a run of poor results. AFP Photo by Paul Barker (AFP Photo/PAUL BARKER)
Rugby League - Struggling Newcastle Knights sack coach Stone
(FILES) In this November 5, 2005 file photo, Australia's Danny Buderus tries to shake off a tackle from the Great Britain defence during a Tri-Nations Rugby League match at the JJB Stadium in Wigan, England. Buderus took over as interim coach of the Newcastle Knights on July 27, 2015 after the Australian NRL strugglers sacked Rick Stone after a run of poor results. AFP Photo by Paul Barker (AFP Photo/PAUL BARKER)
South Africa Springboks' Danie Rossouw is tackled by Australia Wallabies' Matt Giteau during their Tri-Nations rugby union game in Bloemfontein, September 4, 2010. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
South Africa Springboks' Rossouw is tackled by Australia Wallabies' Giteau during their Tri-Nations rugby union game in Bloemfontein
South Africa Springboks' Danie Rossouw is tackled by Australia Wallabies' Matt Giteau during their Tri-Nations rugby union game in Bloemfontein, September 4, 2010. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko
Jean de Villiers of South Africa's Springboks passes the ball under pressure from Michael Hooper (L) of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations Rugby Union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
De Villiers of South Africa's Springboks passes the ball under pressure from Hooper of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations Rugby Union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth
Jean de Villiers of South Africa's Springboks passes the ball under pressure from Michael Hooper (L) of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations Rugby Union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
New Zealand All Black flyhalf Andrew Mehrtens (R) talks with referee Andre Watson (L) as they leave the field at halftime during their Tri Nations rugby union test against Australia in Sydney in a file photo. REUTERS/Mark Baker
ALL BLACK'S MEHRTENS WALKS OFF FIELD WITH REFEREE ANDRE WATSON DURING TRI NATIONS RUGBY UNION ...
New Zealand All Black flyhalf Andrew Mehrtens (R) talks with referee Andre Watson (L) as they leave the field at halftime during their Tri Nations rugby union test against Australia in Sydney in a file photo. REUTERS/Mark Baker
New Zealand's Jerry Collins (R) avoids a tackle by South Africa's Pedrie Wannenberg during their Tri-Nations rugby union match in Rustenburg, South Africa in this September 2, 2006 file picture. REUTERS/Howard Burditt/Files
File photo of New Zealand's Jerry Collins avoiding a tackle by South Africa's Pedrie Wannenberg during their Tri-Nations rugby union match in Rustenburg, South Africa
New Zealand's Jerry Collins (R) avoids a tackle by South Africa's Pedrie Wannenberg during their Tri-Nations rugby union match in Rustenburg, South Africa in this September 2, 2006 file picture. REUTERS/Howard Burditt/Files
New Zealand's Jerry Collins (R) avoids a tackle by South Africa's Pedrie Wannenberg during their Tri-Nations rugby union match in Rustenburg, South Africa in this September 2, 2006 file picture. REUTERS/Howard Burditt/Files
File photo of New Zealand's Jerry Collins avoiding a tackle by South Africa's Pedrie Wannenberg during their Tri-Nations rugby union match in Rustenburg, South Africa
New Zealand's Jerry Collins (R) avoids a tackle by South Africa's Pedrie Wannenberg during their Tri-Nations rugby union match in Rustenburg, South Africa in this September 2, 2006 file picture. REUTERS/Howard Burditt/Files
The late Jerry Collins (R) fending off the tackle of South African Pedrie Wannenburg (L) during the Tri-Nations rugby match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg (AFP Photo/Gianluigi Guercia)
The late Jerry Collins (R) fending off the tackle of South African Pedrie Wannenburg (L) during the Tri-Nations rugby match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg
The late Jerry Collins (R) fending off the tackle of South African Pedrie Wannenburg (L) during the Tri-Nations rugby match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg (AFP Photo/Gianluigi Guercia)
The late Jerry Collins (R) fending off the tackle of South African Pedrie Wannenburg (L) during the Tri-Nations rugby match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg
The late Jerry Collins (R) fending off the tackle of South African Pedrie Wannenburg (L) during the Tri-Nations rugby match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg
The late Jerry Collins (R) fending off the tackle of South African Pedrie Wannenburg (L) during the Tri-Nations rugby match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg
The late Jerry Collins (R) fending off the tackle of South African Pedrie Wannenburg (L) during the Tri-Nations rugby match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg
The late Jerry Collins (R) fending off the tackle of South African Pedrie Wannenburg (L) during the Tri-Nations rugby match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg
The late Jerry Collins (R) fending off the tackle of South African Pedrie Wannenburg (L) during the Tri-Nations rugby match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg
(FILES) This file photo taken on September 2, 2006 shows New Zealand flanker Jerry Collins (R) fending off the tackle of South African Pedrie Wannenburg (L) during the Tri-Nations rugby match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg. Former New Zealand rugby international Jerry Collins was killed on June 5, 2015 along with his wife when a bus crashed into their car in southern France, local officials said. AFP PHOTO / FILES / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (AFP Photo/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA)
Rugby Union - Over a thousand march in tribute to All Black great Collins
(FILES) This file photo taken on September 2, 2006 shows New Zealand flanker Jerry Collins (R) fending off the tackle of South African Pedrie Wannenburg (L) during the Tri-Nations rugby match at the Royal Bafokeng stadium in Rustenburg. Former New Zealand rugby international Jerry Collins was killed on June 5, 2015 along with his wife when a bus crashed into their car in southern France, local officials said. AFP PHOTO / FILES / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (AFP Photo/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA)
New Zealand's Jerry Collins (R) avoids a tackle by South Africa's Pedrie Wannenberg during their Tri-Nations rugby union match in Rustenburg, South Africa in this September 2, 2006 file picture. Former All Blacks captain Collins and his wife have been killed in a car crash in France, New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed on June 5, 2015. The ministry said it was not in a position to confirm how the accident occurred but Le Figaro newspaper reported Collins and his wife, Alana Madill, died in a collision with a bus on the A9 motorway in Herault, southern France. REUTERS/Howard Burditt/Files
File photo of New Zealand's Jerry Collins avoiding a tackle by South Africa's Pedrie Wannenberg during their Tri-Nations rugby union match in Rustenburg, South Africa
New Zealand's Jerry Collins (R) avoids a tackle by South Africa's Pedrie Wannenberg during their Tri-Nations rugby union match in Rustenburg, South Africa in this September 2, 2006 file picture. Former All Blacks captain Collins and his wife have been killed in a car crash in France, New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed on June 5, 2015. The ministry said it was not in a position to confirm how the accident occurred but Le Figaro newspaper reported Collins and his wife, Alana Madill, died in a collision with a bus on the A9 motorway in Herault, southern France. REUTERS/Howard Burditt/Files
Australia's John Eales salutes the crowd after helping the Wallabies win the 2001 Tri Nations series in Sydney
Australia's John Eales salutes the crowd after helping the Wallabies win the 2001 Tri Nations series in Sydney
Australia's John Eales salutes the crowd after helping the Wallabies win the 2001 Tri Nations series in Sydney
Australia's John Eales salutes the crowd after helping the Wallabies win the 2001 Tri Nations series in Sydney
Australia's John Eales salutes the crowd after helping the Wallabies win the 2001 Tri Nations series in Sydney
Australia's John Eales salutes the crowd after helping the Wallabies win the 2001 Tri Nations series in Sydney
Australia's John Eales salutes the crowd after helping the Wallabies win the 2001 Tri Nations series in Sydney (AFP Photo/David Hancock)
Australia's John Eales salutes the crowd after helping the Wallabies win the 2001 Tri Nations series in Sydney
Australia's John Eales salutes the crowd after helping the Wallabies win the 2001 Tri Nations series in Sydney (AFP Photo/David Hancock)
Jean de Villiers of South Africa's Springboks passes the ball under pressure from Michael Hooper (L) of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations Rugby Union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
De Villiers of South Africa's Springboks passes the ball under pressure from Hooper of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations Rugby Union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth
Jean de Villiers of South Africa's Springboks passes the ball under pressure from Michael Hooper (L) of Australia's Wallabies during their Tri-Nations Rugby Union match at Subiaco Oval in Perth, Western Australia, September 6, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
Not-for-profit GCO Agencies directors Charmaine and Graham Oosthuizen hope people will support its Tri-Nations Cultural Exchange Program by attending the Valentine's Ball at the Gary Holland Community Centre next week. Picture: Hayley Goddard
Out of Africa event to unite Rockingham
Not-for-profit GCO Agencies directors Charmaine and Graham Oosthuizen hope people will support its Tri-Nations Cultural Exchange Program by attending the Valentine's Ball at the Gary Holland Community Centre next week. Picture: Hayley Goddard
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final.
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final
Australia play it cautious with Watson
Australia will resist the temptation to rush Shane Watson back for Sunday's Tri-Nations final
England will bat first against Australia in the opening match of the Tri Nations one-day series
England win toss and will bat
England will bat first against Australia in the opening match of the Tri Nations one-day series

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