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TOUR BY .ENGLISH VTEftM MATCHES -IN NEW ZEALAND The. Kngiish women's cricket team which is to tour Australia nest summer lias accepted an invitation to extend its visit to Kw Zealand, and it will probably leave. Australia towards the end of January, states a Wangauui correspondent. The. suggested programme of fixtures in the Dominion includes matches in the four main centres, also Wanganui, and probably InvereargiH. One Test may bo played at -Wellington. The visitors, who >will -bo in "Now 'Zealand for a month, will pay a.visit to Botorua and will'leave foi- Etomo at. the end,dfrl'obruary | ' The ; English .players -are -.all. paying [their own expenses to arid t'roin Aus- ! tralia,- and aa-e .Willing: to pay their own fares to Now-Zealand. While in' Australia tho visitors, will be the. guests of the various States arid-their'travelling expenses, .will. be. paid. The -JSTow Zealand Council is-.hopeful that each centre visited'in the "Dominion will Jiialio arrangements for billoting.the tourists,;and thnt.the public patronage at the various .matches will .bo Biiehto permit o£ the bulk, if not all, of. the tua vclJingv.axpcuises: incurred .by tho-,visitors, being-, met ..out .of, tlie gate money. ' '' GIRL CRICKETER'S DEATH; y Tho death occurred at, Christchurch on Sunday, after a brief illness, of Miss Blanch To Bangi, one of the leading women cviclteters in Canterbury. Miss To Bangi played a prominent part in the development of women's cricket iv Canterbury since its inception, and for three years, as vice-captain of the Canterbury representative team and one of its best all-rounders, she was largely responsible for that province's success in tho Mary Machin Shield and Amalgamated Theatres Shield matches. In tho New Zealand tournament. at Wangauui last February, she mado 100 not out, against Wanganui, besides proving invaluable in bowling and fielding. In competition cricket, Miss To Bangi was captain of the Mai Moa Olub, which, has won tho senior championship and the Sullivan Cup for the last two "seasons. She set her teammates an example in every department I of play.

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Evening Post, Evening Post, Volume CXVIII, Issue 15, 18 July 1934

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WOMEN CRICKETERS Evening Post, Volume CXVIII, Issue 15, 18 July 1934