International News

More New Zealanders watch cricket than ever before

New Zealand Cricket is delighted with the outcome of its first season with new broadcast partners Spark Sport and TVNZ, hailing the combination of free-to-air and digital subscription as a ground-breaking arrangement which is taking cricket to not only more Kiwis, but demographics of New Zealanders previously lost to the game

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BLACKCAPS arrive in England | Health protocols update

The majority of the BLACKCAPS Test contingent touched down in London on Sunday afternoon (UK time) after flying from Auckland via Singapore

International News

Mitchell and Phillips offered BLACKCAPS contracts for first time

Canterbury all-rounder Daryl Mitchell and precocious Auckland Aces star Glenn Phillips have been offered national contracts for the first time following breakout seasons for the BLACKCAPS

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Watling to hang up gloves after England tour

The curtain is set to come down on the career of one of New Zealand’s most widely respected cricketers, with wicket-keeper BJ Watling to retire from all cricket after the upcoming Test tour of England

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Seifert tests positive for COVID-19

BLACKCAPS batsman Tim Seifert has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be travelling back to New Zealand on the charter flight with New Zealand’s other Indian Premier League players.

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NZC outlines plan for IPL player exit

New Zealand’s IPL-based Test contingent will depart India for the United Kingdom on May 11th – the earliest date an exemption for their arrival in England could be obtained

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Malan to join BLACKCAPS as fourth coach in England

Auckland Aces head coach Heinrich Malan has been added to the BLACKCAPS coaching staff for the upcoming tour of England.

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Obituary: Iain Gallaway

Iain Gallaway, who died in Dunedin yesterday aged 98, played three first-class games for Otago but will be forever remembered for his services to broadcasting, and cricket commentary in particular, during a 40-year career behind the microphone

International News

England Women announce home fixtures for 2021

England will play India in a multi-format series across June and July - with a Test match at Bristol kicking off the summer - and New Zealand in IT20s and an ODI series in September

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Williamson, Kerr and Conway shine at ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards

BLACKCAPS captain Kane Williamson was awarded the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for the fourth time in six years, while Amelia Kerr and Devon Conway claimed double honours, as the ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards for the 2020-21 season were held live and digitally on Tuesday evening

Community News

Community awards celebrated alongside cricketing stars

Community award winners were celebrated along side the cricket stars at the recent ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards.

Community News

Takapuna top club of 2021

Will O'Donnell's big summer finished with the Aces batsman playing a star role with the ball for his club as Karori came a cropper in the national club final

Community News

Finalists shape up in National Club Cricket Championship

A rained off Saturday has catapulted Auckland's unbeaten Takapuna and Wellington's Karori into the Final at this year's National Club Cricket Championship - if the weather cooperates on Sunday

International News

Ravindra and Duffy included in 20-strong Test squad for England

Wellington Firebirds 21-year-old all-rounder Rachin Ravindra and Otago Volts swing-bowler Jacob Duffy have earned their maiden call-ups to the BLACKCAPS Test squad for the upcoming tour of England

Community News

Stars turn out for National Club Cricket Championship

The search is on for New Zealand's top cricket club and all six contenders will need to be top of their game as clubbies from throughout the country watch their every move on the livestream!

Domestic News

Kings of the first-class summer

The Canterbury Plunket Shield team left the other teams in their red and black wake with two rounds to spare, winning by a country mile to bring home an unprecedented four out of five trophies for the Association this summer

Match Reports

Historic tons abound

Firebirds Michael Bracewell and Tom Blundell joined forces in a record-shattering partnership. Not to be outdone, batting brothers Will and Robbie O'Donnell then wrote themselves into Aces history with twin hundreds. And then Bracewell and the younger O'Donnell did it twice.

Match Reports

Smith, Chamberlain tons, Tickner 5-for in final fling

Not every team plays each other twice these days in the Plunket Shield, but here was an opportunity for the hosts - but it didn't start well for Central as they sought to become the only team to beat Canterbury this summer

Match Reports

Raval carries bat for last hurrah

The final Plunket Shield match in the south offered the Volts a chance for revenge against Northern Districts, but a masterful unbeaten century from Jeet Raval ensured ND finished on a winning note

International News

Devine to return home | Anderson called in

WHITE FERNS Captain Sophie Devine will leave the ODI squad to return home to Wellington with Northern Districts Spirit batter Kate Anderson called in as a replacement.

International News

Down called into T20 squad for injured Mackay

WHITE FERNS all-rounder Frankie Mackay will miss the remainder of the international summer with a partial tear to her right calf.

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