’s year in shonky mobile phone photos

Here’s a charge around the boundary of what I got up to in 2014, sport-wise. It mainly contains cricket and you can click the pictures to make them bigger if you so desire.

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Above and below – Whangarei’s Cobham Oval is a fine, fine ground, complete with its own ‘little Lord’s’ pavilion. Go visit if you can.

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28K at Eden Park for BLACKCAPS v India – how good is this World Cup going to be?

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I got to go to the World T20 in Bangladesh and played a round at the Chittagong Country Club – there were actual snakes in the grass.

In Dhaka airport, I found my spiritual home.

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Fatullah. Hotter than you can possibly imagine.

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Chittagong’s Hotel Agrabad serves ‘afternoon snacks’ in guest’s rooms. By god I could use this service in the office.

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Roll Taylor. He took it well.

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We visited the Forsyth Barr Stadium on the annual boy’s weekend. Recommended.

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Souvenir balls, which players get to keep after five wicket bags etc – these are verified by scorers then passed on to the players.

New Zealander gets hands on Cricket World Cup. *Twilight Zone music*

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This is what happens when a cricket ball gets smacked into the media box and you try and take a photo of the ensuing chaos and you don’t realise your phone is stuck on panorama. I think I captured the moment.

I liked what Harvey Norman did with their TVs here.

Fine ropey cricket memorabilia found in Mount Maunganui second hand book shop.

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Bruce Edgar doing lawn bowls. Geddit? I thought it was cool.

Me, post-match at the above lawn bowls event. Photo credit: @richardboock

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