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Crowe 'torches blazer' over N.Z. captain sacking

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Batting great Martin Crowe has burned his New Zealand Cricket (NZC) blazer in protest at Ross Taylor's sacking as the team captain, reports said. 

Martin Crowe is bowled for a duck by West Indies' Phil Simmons at the Hong Kong International Cricket Sixes on October 4, 1992. Batting great Crowe has burned his New Zealand Cricket blazer in protest at Ross Taylor's sacking as the team captain, reports said.

Crowe, widely hailed as New Zealand's best ever batsman, has been fiercely critical of last week's decision to drop Taylor in favour of Brendon McCullum in an effort to reinvigorate the misfiring Black Caps.

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