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Wahine disaster: The team that never played

Duration: 26:55

The fascinating story told by cricketing survivors of New Zealand's worst ever shipping disaster - the Wahine in 1968.

Otago University's cricket team were on their way to a tournament on New Zealand's North Island when the ship sank after a record-breaking storm.

Jonathan Agnew talks to members of that team and historian Ron Cardwell as the squad reunite for the first time in 45 years.

Available since: Mon 11 Mar 2013

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