Match Reports

Battle of the Basin

All eyes were on the capital and a gripping top-of-the-table clash as the Central Stags and Wellington Firebirds wrestled for the Plunket Shield in one of the great contests of the season

Match Reports

Sodhi seven-for consoles ND

Yet another Sodhi seven-for consoles ND as they roll out of Plunket Shield contention in a weather-dampened draw, but what does it mean for the competition front-runners?

Domestic News

Plunket Shield match abandoned

The eighth-round Plunket Shield match between Canterbury and the Auckland Aces at Mainpower Oval, Rangiora, was abandoned this morning because of safety concerns over the pitch

Match Reports

McClure and McConchie combine for record form

The record had stood since the summer of 1930/31. Until now.

Domestic News

All eyes on match of the season

The Plunket Shield leaders are set for a big rematch at the Basin tomorrow against the only team to have handed them a defeat this summer

Match Reports

12K runs on the board for Michael Papps

More Michael Papps milestones but it was fellow veteran Jeetan Patel's 10 wickets that sealed the deal as the Firebirds closed out a nailbiter to head back to the top of the first-class table

Match Reports

10 in the match for Ajaz Patel

It took a cyclone to save the Aces from the brink of defeat against the Stags after Greg Hay and Will Young centuries, backed up by twin Ajaz Patel five-wicket bags

Match Reports

Record ND stand as defending champion exits title race

Canterbury's decision to bat first backfired as Jimmy Baker picked up his second first-class five-wicket bag in as many matches, then Daniel Flynn and Henry Cooper smashed up the local batting records

Domestic News

Steady course for Plunket Shield leaders

It's looking like a three-horse race at the top of the first-class table with two of the top trio about to go head to head in Auckland

Domestic News

Bags of fun in action-packed round of Plunket Shield

It was all happening in Round Six with two hat-tricks, nine five-wicket bags and only one match-winning century as the first-class Plunket Shield swung back into action (see what we did there?)

Match Reports

Ten-ton Hay to the rescue

Seth Rance, Neil Wagner and Ajaz Patel all claimed five-wicket bags, but it was a doughty batsman carrying his bat who cemented a hard fought win in Napier

Match Reports

Red ball refocus for Aces

Fresh off their Ford Trophy celebrations, the Auckland Aces charged to a solid victory against ND in the first-class arena with a rare hat-trick in the mix to boot

Domestic News

History made today with two hat-tricks in one day

It's all happening on day two of the Plunket Shield with first-class hat-tricks at both ends of the country rewriting New Zealand cricket history

Match Reports

Fast and furious at Hagley Oval

Firebird Iain McPeake had headed into his third season without a first-class five-for to his name. Now he has two, and Logan van Beek a hat-trick as they led their side to victory inside one and a half days

Domestic News

Down to business in the Plunket Shield

The second half of the Plunket Shield season begins tomorrow and there will be no love lost as teams scrap for the final national domestic title on offer this summer

Domestic News

Champion Aces turn up trumps at Pukekura Park

The Auckland Aces dominated the Central Stags with both bat and ball in today's 2018 Ford Trophy Grand Final at New Plymouth's Pukekura Park to claim their first national one-day championship in six seasons

Match Reports

Taradise lost in Ford Trophy Grand Final

At the Central Stags’ expense in their home 2018 Ford Trophy Grand Final, their former teammate Tarun Nethula was about to deliver some of his lethal best as the Aces dominated with bat and ball

Domestic News

In focus: Central Stags captain Will Young

At just 25, tomorrow's Ford Trophy Grand Final will be the fourth time Central Stags captain Will Young has led his men into a national domestic white-ball final, and the second time heading into a Ford Trophy Grand Final at their stunning New Plymouth home of Pukekura Park

International News

Green to lead New Zealand XI against West Indies

A young and exciting New Zealand women’s XI will play the West Indies in a one-day warm-up match at Bert Sutcliffe Oval in Lincoln on Monday.

Domestic News

Aces oust defending champions

The Auckland Aces are off to the big dance, booking the last spot in the 2018 Ford Trophy Grand Final at Pukekura Park where they will be up against the Central Stags this Saturday

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