ICC allocates USD 1.8 million to New Zealand

New Zealand have been struggling of late internationally and their Cricket Board has been dogged by controversies after the recent sacking of Ross Taylor as captain.

updated: January 31, 2013 16:35 IST
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Dubai: The International Cricket Council allocated USD 1.8 million to crisis-hit New Zealand as part of the Targeted Assistance and Performance Programme after the conclusion of its first Board meeting of the year in Dubai on Thursday.

"New Zealand Cricket has been allocated USD 1.8m, which represents USD 0.6m for each of the next three years from the ICC's Targeted Assistance and Performance Programme (TAPP) which is aimed at developing more competitive teams among Full Members and Associate/Affiliate Members," the ICC said in a statement.

The New Zealand Cricket initiative will focus on a programme of 'A' Team cricket and the development of coaching and sports science expertise.

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