Opinion

GLENN TURNER: Running NZ Cricket into the ground

Glenn Turner
Sun, 20 Sep 2020

Glenn Turner
Sun, 20 Sep 2020
Auckland Blues rugby chair and New Zealand Cricket board member Don Mackinnon has appealed for borders to be opened for international sports teams during the covid pandemic.Mackinnon says the financial hit of closed borders will damage the domestic game if the All Blacks, Silver Ferns and Black Caps matches cannot be played in 2020. Why should we accept that money and the economy is the answer to our survival when covid-19 is still such a threat to many people’s lives?The world is in the middle of a pandemic and yet those running spo...

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