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The Black Caps have won their T20 series against the West Indies.

New Zealand won the first two games, while the third game was washed out due to rain.

In the final game, where just 2.2 overs were possible, the West Indies reached 25-1 after losing the toss and being asked to bat first on Monday. However, that was all the cricket that was played due to steady rain.

New Zealand fast bowler Lockie Ferguson, who took the only wicket to fall in match three to take his series tally to seven, was named player of the series.

The Black Caps next T20 matches came with a three-game series against Pakistan in mid-December.

New Zealand and the West Indies now move into a test series with the first game in Hamilton on Thursday.

The All Blacks have beaten Argentina 38-0 to avenge their loss two weeks ago.

The comprehenisve results all but seals the Tri Nations title for 2020.

The All Blacks dominated from the start of the match in Newcastle, Australia, but only led 10-0 at half-time after hooker Dane Coles’ try in the corner.

Ardie Savea burst through early in the second half before Will Jordan raced over for two tries within 10 minutes of coming on. Patrick Tuipulotu then scored a stunning team try in overtime.

Argentina failed to score a point in the test match.

The match was played in front of 12,000 socially-distanced spectators at the 33,000-capacity McDonald Jones Stadium because of Covid-19 restrictions.

World football legend Diego Maradona has died at the age of 60.

The former Argentina international is regarded as one of the best players in the world. He single handedly helped his country to win the 1986 World Cup.

Maradona played club football for Boca Juniors, Napoli and Barcelona during a career where he won many trophies.

Who is Diego Maradona?

Maradona is regarded by many as the greatest footballer of all time thanks to his abilities on the pitch.

In a career spanning two decades, he scored more than 300 goals at club level and 34 goals for Argentina.

Maradona became infamous in England for his ‘hand of God’ moment against England in the 1986 World Cup.

During the game, Maradona out-jumped England keeper Peter Shilton and punched the ball into the net with his hand. However, the ref didn’t see the handball and the goal was awarded. When asked afterwards about the moment he said “a little with the head of Maradona and a little with the hand of God.”

The match finished 2-1 to Argentina with Maradona scoring a second goal and they later went on to win the whole tournament.

White Ferns captain Sophie Devine has been named the player of the tournament in the Australian women’s Big Bash League.

Devine is an all-rounder who plays for the Perth Scorchers. She beat Australian star Meg Lanning for the top individual award.

During the regular season Devine scored 448 runs at an average of 56. She had a strike rate of 130.23 and took five wickets.

Votes are awarded on a 3-2-1 basis by each standing umpire at the end of every match, meaning a player can receive up to six votes per match.

Devine polled 31 votes, finishing ahead of the Melbourne Stars skipper Lanning (29 votes), Sydney Thunder’s Heather Knight (28), Brisbane Heat’s Grace Harris (22) and Sydney Sixers’ Alyssa Healy (22).

She also made the tournament team.

New Zealand basketballer Steven Adams’ is moving to the New Orlean Pelicans.

At this stage the finances are unknown but the two year extension is reported to be worth $50 million. He also picks up a $3 million trade bonus.

The deals runs through the 2022-23 season and is fully guaranteed.

Admas is a 2.11m centre who has played his entire seven-year NBA career at Oklahoma City Thunder. During that time he played 530 career regular-season games with an average of 9.8 points, 7.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists a game.

The Pelicans have made the play-offs just once in the last five years.

New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) is considering banning the use of whips on horses.

The NZTR is asking owners, trainers, breeders, jockeys and racegoers – along with the general public about potential changes to the whip rules.

New Zealand’s whip rules were changed in October last year. The new rules restrict the use of the whip to no more than five times prior to the final 100m. They can be used at the rider’s discretion.

NZTR is proposing further restricting whip usage from mid 2021.

Other countries have already imposed more restrictive whip usage than New Zealand. France limits whip use to just five times within a race; Ireland, eight times and the UK, seven.

In 2019 New Zealand jockey Michael Walker was fined $10,000 and banned for seven races. He whipped his horse , Prince of Arran,12 times before the 100m mark.

Team New Zealand has revealed the boat it hopes will win the 2021 America’s Cup.

The second generation, AC75, was unveiled in Auckland’s Viaduct last week.

The boat has been named Te Rehutai, meaning sea spray.

Te Rehutai is the last America’s Cup boat to be launched with the three challengers Luna Rossa, American Magic and Team UK all unveiling their boats last month.

There is plenty that is different looking at the overall shape of Te Rehutai. The strange shape points to the clear aerodynamic emphasis given to the design.

The sailing team have been off the water for close to five weeks. they have spent that time in the gym, and even more hours in the shed helping prepare Te Rehutai for launch.

Oleksi Novikov has won the World’s Strongest Man competition.

Novikov beat all competitors and set a new world record of 537kg for a partial deadlift in the process.

Novikov, 24, is the youngest person since 1984 to win the World’s Strongest Man competition. In addition, he is just the second event winner to hail from Ukraine.

The highlight of Novikov’s victory was his performance in the partial deadlift event. The Ukrainian native lifted the 537kg bar an estimated 18 inches off the ground. That beat a previous world record that was set in 1983.

World number one golfer, Dustin Johnson, has won the Masters at Augusta National.

American Johnson shot a four-under-par 68 to reach 20 under for the tournament, five strokes clear of Australian Cameron Smith and Im Sung-jae of South Korea who tied for second.

Johnson’s total is the equal-lowest under-par score in major championship history.

Johnson, didn’t get to enjoy what would have been a magnificent reception from the gallery at the 18th green. Spectators were limited due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Johnson has previously won the 2016 U.S. Open.

Argentina have beaten the All Blacks for the first time.

The Argentinians beat the All Blacks 25-15 in Sydney on Saturday. It was their 33rd attempt at beating New Zealand since their first game in 1976.

Argentina first-five Nicolas Sanchez was the star for Argentina. He scored all of his team’s points with one try and the rest coming from his kicking.

The closest Argentina had come to defeating the All Blacks before was a 21-21 draw in 1985, although they lost by only four points in their last encounter in July 2019.

New Zealand, also lost 24-22 to Australia last week in Brisbane. It is the first time since August 2011 they have lost back to back games.

The defeat drops New Zealand to third in the world rankings, behind South Africa and England, the lowest they have been since 2003.