Domestic News

First-round domestic contracts offered

New Zealand’s six Major Associations have announced the list of players offered first-round domestic contracts for the coming season

International News

Rob Nicol retires from cricket

Former BLACKCAP Rob Nicol has retired from all cricket following a 17-year First-Class career.

Domestic News

WHITE FERN transfers to Central Hinds

Prolific runscorer Natalie Dodd's wealth of experience is just what the doctor ordered for the youthful Central Hinds squad she will be joining next season

Domestic News

Cricket Wellington confirms signing of Jimmy Neesham

Cricket Wellington is pleased to announce that BLACKCAPS’ all-rounder, Jimmy Neesham, has signed with the Wellington Firebirds for the 2018-19 season

Domestic News

De Grandhomme to represent Northern Districts

BLACKCAPS allrounder Colin de Grandhomme has confirmed he will play his domestic cricket for Northern Districts in the 2018-19 season

Domestic News

Northern Districts bound Wagner thanks Otago Cricket

BLACKCAP Neil Wagner has thanked Otago Cricket after confirming he will play his domestic cricket for Northern Districts in the 2018-19 season

International News

NZC pays tribute to Rodney Moore

New Zealand Cricket is saddened to acknowledge the passing of long-time Wellington cricket chief executive, Rodney Moore

Domestic News

We are the champions

2017/18 will go down as a summer in which every major national domestic trophy changed hands

Domestic News

Michael Papps announces retirement

After more than 12,000 first-class runs and multiple entries in the New Zealand cricket recordbooks, former BLACKCAP Michael Papps is hanging up his Wellington Firebirds cap for good

Domestic News

Top threepeat for spinner Ajaz Patel

The Central Stags’ frontline left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel is going to have to extend his house to accommodate all the trophies he has amassed in the last three days

Match Reports

Central Stags lift the Plunket Shield

The Central Stags were made to sweat, literally and figuratively, by a mammoth Northern Districts lead in their last match, but a Firebirds loss in Auckland has seen them secure the 2017/18 first-class title with a day in hand

Match Reports

Canterbury season ends on winning note

Canterbury and the Volts both looked to the future in their final Plunket Shield fling of the season

Match Reports

Firebirds fall at the final hurdle

The Wellington Firebirds needed 294 for victory at Eden Park Outer Oval and, had they got there, a 14-year-long Plunket Shield dream may well have been realised

Domestic News

Exciting first-class finish in store

The $75,000 Plunket Shield arrives at the pointy end this week and it’s down to a two-horse race between the two outstanding sides of the season. With no prize for second, who will go home in tears?

Match Reports

Innings victory sweeps Stags into lead

Canterbury finds the going tough while five-wicket bags to Blair Tickner and Ajaz Patel see the Stags prevail in the Plunket Shield's pressure cooker penultimate round

Match Reports

Super Sodhi has Firebirds in a spin

Have the Wellington Firebirds just dropped the Shield? Ish Sodhi snares his career-best figures and second first-class seven-for in the space of a week to hand the title contenders a damaging loss

Match Reports

Volts victory shocks Aces

The Otago Volts aren't going quietly in this Plunket Shield season, ending the Aces' slim title hopes inside two days with a pace bowling frenzy

Domestic News

Northern Districts play kingmakers

Despite having become the third team to drop out of contention for the $75,000 Plunket Shield championship, Northern Districts are poised to have a major influence over who claims the coveted prize in a fortnight's time

Domestic News

Firebirds flying high

The Wellington Firebirds haven't laid hands on the Plunket Shield since 2003/04. Now, after 14 long years, they're the front-runners for the first-class national title with just two games to go, under a new captain who only joined the side this season. So how's he travelling?

Domestic News

Plunket Shield title race neck and neck

After a tense Round Eight the Plunket Shield becomes a three-horse race, a dramatic draw between the two top contenders putting the Plunket Shield on course for a gripping conclusion

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