Community News

Community Awards Winners Recognised at ANZ NZC Awards

Community Cricket was honoured on the first day of the ANZ NZC Awards with Dunedin junior coach and administrator Gerard Finnie claiming the supreme Sir Jack Newman award for his tireless work in the Otago region.

Corporate News

Boult & Devine win ANZ T20I awards | Kerr & Bracewell named Dream11 POY

Trent Boult’s red-hot form during the BLACKCAPS run to the ICC T20 World Cup Final in the UAE has seen him named Men’s ANZ T20 International Player of the Year, while WHITE FERNS captain Sophie Devine has claimed the corresponding women’s award on the opening day of the 2022 ANZ NZC Awards

Domestic News

Tom Bruce rewrites first-class history

On the penultimate day of his 2021/22 season, Central Stags batsman Tom Bruce has achieved a feat unique in the 115-year history of New Zealand's first-class Plunket Shield

Community News

Over-40s Cricket is Here - Start your Second Innings

Veterans Cricket New Zealand is delighted to announce the establishment of Over-40s Cricket in this country. While the over-50s, over-60s and over-70s age groups have been around for several years, there has not been any competitive, organised national over-40s competition - until now.

Match Reports

Chasing the one point for glory

Undefeated after six rounds, the Auckland Aces touched down in Hawke's Bay needing a single point to clinch the Plunket Shield while the Stags had big Blair Tickner firing up with a five-for. Then an historic back-to-back double ton from Tom Bruce stole the show

Corporate News

ANZ Fan Moment of the Summer 2021/22 Voting

Have your say in the ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards by voting for the moment of the summer from NZC competitions and home international series

International News

ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards 2022 Preview

The ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards for the 2021-22 season will once again be presented digitally this year, with three daily shows starting at 11am from next Tuesday April 12

Domestic News

Points discarded from Plunket Shield fixture

A COVID-19 outbreak has seen the season's pandemic contingencies applied to the match between Northern Districts and the Central Stags in Whangarei

Match Reports

ND all wickets record broken as Raval, Popli go big

Northern Districts opening batsmen Jeet Raval and Bharat Popli batted through the entire first day at Cobham Oval - each posting big centuries in what would become one of NZ's highest ever opening partnerships, before Tom Bruce answered with a maiden double century. There would be no result, however

Match Reports

Heat goes on Canterbury to keep first-class defence alive

The last southern derby of the summer sees the Otago Volts bow out for 2021/22 while Canterbury needs some red and black magic to stay in the race for the Plunket Shield

Match Reports

Holy hecka! Auckland Aces keep chalking them up

Plunket Shield leaders the Auckland Aces stay unbeaten after six rounds, and five wins, enforcing a follow-on before taking the full 20 points against the Wellington Firebirds

International News

Chapman tests positive for Covid-19 | Worker called into ODI squad

Auckland Aces batsman George Worker has been called into the BLACKCAPS ODI squad as a replacement for Mark Chapman who has tested positive for Covid-19

Domestic News

U19 matches set for Lincoln

Twenty four of New Zealand’s most promising young female cricketers will compete in three T20s this weekend at NZC’s High Performance Centre in Lincoln.

Match Reports

Battle of Wills in Palmerston North

First-class cricket returned to Fitzherbert Park for the first time in 14 years, Canterbury captain Cole McConchie making an early statement with a career-best sixth first-class ton

Match Reports

Rainstorm wrecks the top of the table clash

The undefeated Auckland Aces were facing off against barnstorming Northern Districts in the top of the table clash in Northland. But with wild wet weather sweeping in, would there be a result?

Match Reports

Tons traded in Dunner stunner

A fresh-look Wellington Firebirds squad gets off to a flier in Dunedin after a career-best century from Troy Johnson - combined with two handy debut performances. But a cracking Dale Phillips century on the final day would prove the winning of the game

International News

Brownlie added to BLACKCAPS coaching group for Netherlands

Former BLACKCAP and current Northern Districts network coach Dean Brownlie has been added to Gary Stead’s coaching staff for the upcoming KFC Netherland’s Tour

International News

Oram returns home | Devine & Tahuhu to be assessed in Christchurch 

WHITE FERNS assistant coach, Jacob Oram, has left the squad to return home to family.

Match Reports

NZXI secures warm-up series with a game to go

Two out of two for the NZXI as Michael Bracewell top-scores again while Bas de Leede leads the way for The Netherlands in Napier

Community News

Cricket programme for refugees

Cricket Wellington (CW) has piloted an initiative alongside the Changemakers Resettlement Forum (an NGO supporting refugee families in Wellington) to give opportunities to children from refugee families to play cricket

Match Reports

Bracewell century opens NZXI account

NZXI captain and BLACKCAP in waiting Michael Bracewell led from the front in the first warm-up match against the touring Netherlands squad

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