Match Reports

Century on Debut for Central's Bayley Wiggins

In 71 seasons, there have been only four Central Stags to score a century on first-class debut. Today, 23-year-old Bayley Wiggins became one of them

Match Reports

Travis Muller bags career-best six-fa

The advantage swings back and forth between the Wellington Firebirds and Otago Volts in the capital

Domestic News

Tweaks to men's and women's domestic schedules

NZC’s Head of Cricket Operations, Charlie Brewer, said the bottom line for all involved was to play cricket where and when possible.

Domestic News

It's one week until first ball!

The start of the home NZC summer is nearly here and, in some parts of the country, players are getting excited for a new tilt at a national title. Hear from some of last season's top cricketers about what the Plunket Shield means to them

Domestic News

Women's Domestic Contracts announced for 2021-22

New Zealand’s six Major Associations have finalised their Women’s Domestic Contracts for the 2021-22 season.

Domestic News

Covid Curveballs delay Domestic Cricket

All four Auckland and Northern Districts sides will miss the opening rounds of the Domestic cricket season, as the impact of Auckland’s Level 3 and 4 lockdowns necessitates a pragmatic approach to the 2021-22 season, announced today

Domestic News

Devcich retires after stellar career

After representing Northern Districts from the age of 19, Anton Devcich has retired from cricket.

Domestic News

Men's domestic contracts confirmed for 2021-22 season

New Zealand’s six Major Associations have finalised their men’s domestic contracts for the 2021-22 season.

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

Match Reports

Rachin it up! Another ton for Ravindra

Young gun Rachin Ravindra's return from injury produced immediate results for the Firebirds despite having been sent in by ND at the Basin

Match Reports

Unbeaten sides destined to stay that way

The two unbeaten teams of the 2020/21 Plunket Shield never got to play each other last summer. Now Canterbury and the Auckland Aces were looking to make up for lost time - if the weather would allow

Match Reports

Rippon career-best seals Uni Oval thriller

Centuries for Dale Phillips, Brad Schmulian and Hamish Rutherford in Dunedin but a Michael Rae hat-trick and bag and Michael Rippon career best six-for steals the show in a Dunner stunner

Domestic News

Michael Rae has a first-class hat-trick

One, two, three - three catches, three wickets and now three hat-tricks in a Plunket Shield season

Domestic News

Dry appointed Blaze head coach | Woodcock specialist batting coach

Wellington Firebirds assistant coach Lance Dry has been appointed the new Wellington Blaze head coach for the 2021/22 season.

Match Reports

Oh Brother!

The Phillips and O'Donnell brothers were all in the action in Invercargill, but a weather-ruined match and ground delays made for a frustrating four days

Match Reports

Canterbury wins the Plunket Shield

A maiden five-wicket bag for explosive Sean Davey and career best for spinner Theo van Woerkom helped Canterbury win the Shield with two rounds in hand in this pivotal victory over the Stags

Match Reports

HBJ SHIELD Grand Final 2021

Super Sunday! The last white-ball Grand Final of 2020/21 saw top qualifiers the Canterbury Magicians beat defending champions the Auckland Hearts - while Canterbury's men lifted the Plunket Shield in Rangiora

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