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BJ Watling


BJ Watling hoping his 'one hell of a journey' ends with WTC high

June 16, 2021 12:44 pm

BJ Watling is set to play his 75th and farewell Test after recovering from a back injury that made him miss the second Test against England last week.

New Zealand wicket-keeper BJ Watling to retire after WTC final against India

May 12, 2021 1:55 pm

35-year-old BJ Watling has been a stalwart of the Test side since debuting in 2009 as an opener, going on to establish himself as a world-class keeper-batsman and claiming numerous records in his 73 Tests to date.

NZ vs ENG 1st Test: BJ Watling's ton hands Kiwis 41-run lead against England

November 23, 2019 12:47 pm

BJ Watling scored the first Test century on Bay Oval as New Zealand established a 41-run lead against England on Saturday, reaching 394-6 at the close of the third day of the first Test in Mt. Maunganui.

New Zealand vs Bangladesh: BJ Watling achieves milestone after Tamim Iqbal hundred in Hamilton Test

February 28, 2019 3:23 pm

BJ Watling became the second New Zealand wicketkeeper to record 200 Test dismissals as the hosts seized back control of the first day of the opening Test against Bangladesh.

Kiwi hopes take flight after McCullum double ton vs India

February 17, 2014 11:28 am

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum's monumental double century has left India red-faced.

Coach Carter prides on show of heart

February 17, 2014 2:43 am

The Kiwis are still far from safety but they have wiped off the 246-run first innings deficit and taken a slender six-run lead.

Saving this Test match will be a huge challenge, admits Watling

February 16, 2014 1:47 am

"We are looking forward to getting out there and taking on the challenge and trying to bat for a long time as a group."

Ton-up Anderson shows early promise

October 24, 2013 1:59 am

Anderson was the star with 116 in only his second Test.

Southee strikes late but England ahead by 205

May 19, 2013 2:44 am

England took charge halfway through the first Test at Lord's on Saturday.

NZ ahead despite Finn six-for

March 24, 2013 1:02 am

Boult had England captain Alastair Cook caught behind for four then trapped Jonathan Trott in front for 27 as England slumped to 44 for two and handed the momentum back to the hosts


BJ Watling, Mitchell Santner's heroics help New Zealand thrash England by an innings and 65 runs

November 25, 2019 12:07 pm

BJ Watling and Mitchell Santner broke the record of New Zealand's seventh-wicket partnership in Test cricket to help the hosts post a first innings score of 615 for 9