Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023

New Zealand cricket


Kane Williamson's grandmother jumps in defence of New Zealand's ODI and T20I captain

January 17, 2023 4:20 pm

Before leading his side to an ODI series triumph, 32-year-old Williamson scored a double century in the test series against Pakistan.

More players might give central contracts for T20 leagues, hints NZ pacer Tim Southee

November 29, 2022 1:11 pm

Three New Zealand players -- Trent Boult, Martin Guptill and Jimmy Neesham -- have so far given up their central contract to play in different leagues across the globe.

New Zealand still in good position despite England loss: Mitchell Santner

November 02, 2022 8:23 am

The Black Caps, runners-up to Australia in 2021, must beat Ireland in their final Super 12 match in Adelaide on Friday to be sure of progressing.

Dane Cleaver replaces injured Daryl Mitchell in New Zealand's squad for Tri-Series

October 08, 2022 8:48 am

Cleaver, who made his international debut earlier this year, will join the squad assembled in Christchurch on Saturday ahead of the team’s first Tri-Series match against Pakistan at Hagley Oval.

Chris Cairns health update: “I am lucky….I shouldn’t be here.…I've got about six weeks of chemotherapy” 

September 29, 2022 10:57 am

The former NZ allrounder, updates on how he is dealing with bowel cancer.

While You Were Asleep: NZ announce T20 World Cup squad, Nitschke confirmed as Aus-W team coach and NZ-W beat WI-W by 5 runs

September 20, 2022 2:26 pm

Martin Guptill will play in his seventh T20 World Cup and Devon Conway will keep wickets in addition to his batting duties at the tournament, which starts for the Black Caps with a re-run of last year's final against Australia in Sydney on Oct. 22.

New Zealand’s Jimmy Neesham denies central contract, citing commitments with T20 leagues

September 16, 2022 9:11 am

Post Neesham’s refusal, Finn Allen, an opening batsman who has played 6 T20s, and Blair Tickner, a bowler who has played 6 ODIS and 11 T20s, have been given their first central contracts.

While You Were Asleep: Afghanistan first to qualify Asia Cup Super 4, Coric into the US Open 2nd round, de Grandhomme retires from international cricket

August 31, 2022 8:40 am

Afghanistan followed on their eight wicket drubbing of Sri Lanka with a seven wicket win over Bangladesh.

While You Were Asleep: Barcelona register four signings, Afghanistan beat Ireland, and New Zealand dominate West Indies to clinch T20I series

August 13, 2022 9:38 am

In the 2021/22 season, Messi was unable to highlight his mesmeric standards as he finished with 11 goals and 14 assists.

Trent Boult released from NZ contract to spend more time at home

August 10, 2022 8:59 am

33-year-old Trent Boult, who has played 70 tests and 137 limited overs internationals since 2011, will continue to play for his country.


England-New Zealand engage in yet another see-saw battle at Bay Oval

November 22, 2019 1:41 pm

England and New Zealand's recent history of attritional struggles ending in near-deadlock continued in the first of two Tests on Friday in which the initiative passed from one team to the other before the second day ended with a slight advantage to the tourists.