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Articles about Dion Nash

This is a variety of articles, mostly from newspapers and magazines, about or with a focus on Dion Nash. Thanks to Hannah, Jess, Jo, Jules, Kerryn, Lisa, Sara, Sheryl and Stacey for some of these!


Dion Nash Feature Articles

The Spirit: a review of Dion Nash's cricketing career
Dion Nash - One Day Wonder
Cricket's New Leader of the Pack
Back in Black: Nash's return from injury
Quiet achiever Nash prefers his cricket to do the talking
Dion Nash - Back on Track
Down but not out
Rise of the Kiwis' black sheep
Kiwis need a dash of Nash
It's never 'just a game' - Dion Nash
Should Dion Nash concentrate on his batting?
Dion Nash - Rock Steady
Profile of Dion Nash
Dion Nash - a fan's tribute by Alaister Moughan


Nash's retirement from cricket

Dion Nash retires from all cricket (NZC media release)
Competitive fire burns out for Nash (
Nash bows out (New Zealand Herald)
Nash calls time on career (NZOOM)
Nash pulls pin on cricket career (STUFF)
A career that could have been so much better
Nash - telling Cairns was the hardest part
Ease up on players, says Nash
Feisty Nash pulls stumps on memorable career
Aberhardt wants Nash's input
Nash rates Rixon best


Nash in 2002

Cairns, Nash have fire to turn up heat on favourites
Nash's agony seemingly never ending
Nash has a battle to claw his way back
Nash dines out in style at Bradman picnic match
Time NZ made an impact, says Nash
Sporting stars confirm team
Nash slams suspension, battles to get fit
Nash's future clouded by injury


Nash in 2001

Mills and Nash turn match on its head
Nash could be bowling again soon
Nash happy with progress
Nash takes over as Auckland captain
Small step but big leap for Nash and Auckland
Nash had big role in victory
Good news on Nash
Nash rules himself out for Pakistan series
Nash makes further steps towards international return
Encouraging signs for Cairns, Vettori and Nash
Nash makes his decision and will try again
Nash on track for international comeback
Dion Nash - never say die!
Nash, Vettori set to return
Nash is back in the fold
Half-fit? Here we go again
Nash and Vettori return to Black Caps
Mene's support provides spur for Nash
Nash eager to prove his fitness
Nash's tour appearances to be limited
Nash targets return for India match
Nash returns to action
New Zealand v India match report (Nash's comeback match)
Nash has big say in 67-run victory
A courageous cricketer
The Spark
Injured players return to strengthen New Zealand team
Nash out of Australian Test series with abdominal tear
Disappointed Nash remains positive
Nash uncertain for one-dayers
Nash a chance for first Test against Bangladesh
Nash suspended for 13 days after code violations
Do the crime, pay the fine
Nash to rescue as Auckland recover from 5-wicket slump


Nash in 2000

Hyped Nash ready for one-day dash
Nash not risked for 5th ODI
Aces face fitness test
Nash steers wide of bowling crease
Injury bowls Nash
New Zealand 'can beat Australian bullies'
Survivor Nash fit for NZ tour
Trist defends selection of Nash
Nash set to make comeback
D-Day for Nash, Allott
Nash out with back injury
Nash back to square one
Nash's fingers crossed
Nash sees spin as an option
Injury prompts Nash to concentrate on his batting

Nash in 1999


Nash the quintessential team man
Nash: Caretaker Captain
The Leading Edge
Nash's post-World Cup bowling against BUSA
Super Nash - New Zealand v Hampshire
Excellent show assures Nash of Second Test spot
Nash makes himself at home
Nash spurrs New Zealand to victory
Nash leads from the front against Hampshire
Tait to replace injured Nash
Nash looking good for First Test
Nash relishing heat of battle


Nash in 1997/1998

Nash dancing his way to Test fitness
Nash to lead Northern team
"Sensational" Nash ready to fill Fleming's boots
Nashing at bit to play for NZ
Dancers' regime aids Nash's recall
Nash ready to boost Kiwi bowling stocks
Irresistible form earns Nash national recall
Nash felt 'jittery' before NZ comeback
Nash relishes return to fray
Tragedy - "The 'Gabba Match"
Nash in spin after thriller
Dion Nash bowls his best in ODIs
Nash's aim for a permanent Test place
Opinion clash: Steve Waugh, victim of Nash crash?
Before the Zimbabwe Tests
Nash's wicket tally moves at last


Nash in England, 1994-1995

Eleven Wickets at Lords
New Zealand in England, 1994
Nash, Middlesex and the back injury
Nash raises sights to new horizons
Nash bares his teeth
Nash ready to overcome a touch of the Tufnells
Nash the young swinger who can tip Test balance



Players won't bow to NZC, says Nash
Nash bounces out of retirement to pummel NZC
Doig refutes claims made by Dion Nash
Fleming should take over pay negotiations - Crowe
The summer of love - Kiwi celebrities rush to tie the knot
Dion and Bernice - The match of their lives
Nash's words of wisdom lift Vincent
Nash bowled over by new TV role


Various snippets, short articles and excerpts from books

Heroes and Villains (1998)
Excerpt from The Summer Game
Brief Profiles and comments on Dion Nash
Learned Nash (1999)
Player of the Year Profile from 1999 New Zealand Cricket Almanack
Nash and Mene an Item (2000)
Profile of Nash from Who's Who in New Zealand Cricket (1993)
Profile of Nash from The Stars of Cricket Signature Book (1996)
Glenn Turner on Nash from Lifting the Covers (1998)
Gavin Larsen on Nash from Grand Larseny (1999)
Chris Cairns on Nash and bowlers' attitudes from Way to Play (2000)
Stephen Fleming on Nash from Cricketing Safari (2001)
"Even younger guns" from The Big Black Cricket Book (1992)
Lou Vincent on building Nashy's house (external)
Personality Profile (2001-2002)
Adam Parore on Nash from The Wicked Keeper (2002)


Interviews with Dion Nash

Interview with Dion Nash at Lords, 1999
Interview with Dion Nash in India, 1999
Interview with Dion Nash in India, 1999

Dion Nash's "Captain's Logs"

Get well soon!
Time for a break!
We're feeling on track
Early wake-up call!
Signing off