June 16th, 2009

Wanaka tree

New Zealand versus South Africa

I've taken a couple of well-needed days off work. There's a world class sporting event going on in my home town and I felt I should support it and go along and enjoy it.

I realise that there are a lot of people who read this LiveJournal for whom this is totally meaningless, after all, we can't all be fortunate enough to live in a cricket playing country. But for those of you who are interested, the sporting event is the Women's twenty-20 cricket world cup 2009. It's running alongside the men's competition but all the group matches are taking place at Taunton.  

Yesterday I went along and saw New Zealand playing against South Africa; there are no prizes for guessing who I was supporting.  Of course, I also took photos. It was a great new experience for me, never having photographed sport before, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

I got there early to see the teams warming up and, from a photographic point of view, that was almost as interesting as the match itself.

So, let's get started; there are lots of photos for you to see.

The South African team during their warm-up.

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