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black cap

formerly the cap worn by a judge when passing a death sentence.
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When Sir Thomas won the Derby in 1788 for the Prince of Wales, the silks were described as crimson waistcoat, purple sleeves, black cap.
He was wearing a black cap with a peak at the front, dark jacket and trousers.
Wellington, Nov 22 ( ANI ): New Zealand player Jesse Ryder has been ruled out of the Black Caps XI to face the West Indies after being injured during Otago's Plunket Shield match against Canterbury.
Black Cap pace ace Shane Bond, with his hat-trick, and Green and Gold left-armers Nathan Bracken and Mitchell Johnson showed what can be done with the white ball at the Bellerive Oval yesterday
McMillan, at 7-1, is over-priced to be top Black Cap bat.
Next month's auction will feature 11 lots, including a set of white silks with black cap expected to make at least pounds 6,000, and a set of light green colours with a black cap, also projected to make pounds 6,000.
Shehzad said the Black Caps recent form is very good.
CONSERVATION groups are perfectly justified to protest about the devious way in which the government has attempted to legalise the hunting of black caps (ambelopoulia).
Yet, with both the Black Caps and Sri Lanka in decent form in the longest format of the game, neither side will want to give an inch.
The Black Caps posted a record 690 to take a first-innings lead of 339, steered to that commanding position by Brendon McCullum's double century and 192 from former Yorkshire batsman Kane Williamson.
Black Caps left in spin | CRICKET: Spinner Rangana Herath produced the bowling performance of the tournament as Sri Lanka progressed to the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 by rolling New Zealand for just 60.
New Zealand legend Richard Hadlee has declared the Black Caps slight favourites for the two-Test series against India beginning this week, despite the gulf in the teams' world rankings.