International News

Opportunity abounds for NZC umpires

NZC’s Match Officials list has a familiar feel for the upcoming season with the International, National and Reserve Umpire Panels remaining unchanged for 2020-21

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Devine confirmed as WHITE FERNS captain

Sophie Devine has been confirmed as the WHITE FERNS captain with Amy Satterthwaite to take the role of vice-captain following her return from maternity leave

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Fulton steps down from BLACKCAPS to become Canterbury men’s coach

The former International was appointed to the national post in August 2019 and travelled with the team to Sri Lanka and Australia as well as working on home tours against England and India

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Hill: ‘Never thought I'd meet the Queen’

Tony Hill finished up at NZC after seven years developing and encouraging New Zealand’s next generation of umpires and match officials.

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Former Test batsman Matt Poore dies

New Zealand Test representative No.63, Poore played in 14 Tests, scored 355 runs at 15.43 and took nine wickets with his off-spin.

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Devine open to innovations in women’s cricket

WHITE FERNS captain Sophie Devine and India batter Jemimah Rodrigues said they were all for innovations in women’s cricket to boost its popularity.

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Kerr & Dodd receive first NZC contract offers

Wellington Blaze bowler Jess Kerr and Central Hinds wicket-keeper/batswoman Natalie Dodd have been offered WHITE FERNS contracts for the first time.

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Three new players offered NZC contracts

Auckland Aces pace-bowler Kyle Jamieson, Central Stags spinner Ajaz Patel and Wellington Firebirds batsman Devon Conway have been offered BLACKCAPS contracts for the first time, as part of a proposed 20-player list for the 2020-21 season

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Sir Richard Hadlee salutes Ross Taylor with supreme Medal | Cotton named NZC umpire of the year

BLACKCAPS veteran Ross Taylor claimed the top honour on the final day of the 2020 ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards, winning the prestigious Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for the third time

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Big names scoop ANZ International white ball awards

Four of New Zealand cricket’s modern day stars – Kane Williamson, Sophie Devine, Suzie Bates and Ross Taylor were in the limelight as the white ball honours for the 2019-20 season were handed out.

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Shirley Cowles MNZM: 1939 - 2020 

Former New Zealand women’s cricketer Shirley Cowles will be remembered for her aggressive batting and dynamic fielding over a career that encompassed seven Tests.

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Southee and Devine Recognised as Best in 2020 by Fellow Players

Tim Southee and Sophie Devine were acknowledged as the recipients of The Players’ Cap and CPA Players’ Award respectively, in an online team presentation ceremony’s this afternoon

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ICC confirms Conway eligibility date

Wellington Firebirds batsman Devon Conway will be eligible for New Zealand A or BLACKCAPS selection from August 28, the ICC has confirmed

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Australian tours postponed following travel restrictions

At 4.30pm NZT this afternoon, the New Zealand Government tightened its border restrictions and included Australia on the list of countries from which those entering New Zealand would be subjected to a mandatory 14-day self-isolation period

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Ferguson in 24 hour isolation

In accordance with recommended health protocols, Lockie Ferguson has been placed in isolation at the team hotel for the next 24hrs after reporting a sore throat at the end of the first ODI. Once the Test results are received and diagnosed, his return to the team can be determined.

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Full schedule for ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 revealed

A Trans-Tasman face-off at Wellington’s iconic Basin Reserve is one of the highlights of a 31-match schedule announced for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021.

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Another 100 for Derek Walker

New Zealand umpire Derek Walker has raised his third umpiring century of the season by standing in his 100th first-class game in Dunedin

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A world-first for Cotton

New Zealander Kim Cotton is set to become the first woman to umpire a major world cup final.

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World Cup pace trio return as BLACKCAPS chase ODI history in Australia

The BLACKCAPS will have their front-line ODI pace attack for the upcoming Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series in Australia with Trent Boult, Matt Henry and Lockie Ferguson all fit for the three-game series

Match Reports

WHITE FERNS valiant in defeat

Beth Mooney’s brilliant half-century proved the difference as Australia beat New Zealand by four runs.

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