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Hagley Oval double-header Selling Out | NZC reminds fans to keep their eye on the ball

Friday night’s fourth T20I between the BLACKCAPS and Pakistan at Hagley Oval has officially sold-out with the last of the 8,500 tickets snapped up this morning.

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TEGEL joins forces with NZC and the BLACKCAPS

New Zealand Cricket has welcomed on board Tegel as the BLACKCAPS’ Test Series naming rights partner. The three-year agreement will start with this summer’s Tegel Test Series against South Africa and Australia, respectively, and will continue until the end of the 2025-26 home season

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Williamson ruled out of KFC T20I Series against Pakistan | Young to stay on with squad

Kane Williamson has been ruled out of the remainder of the KFC T20 Series against Pakistan after a scan confirmed he suffered a minor hamstring strain while batting in Sunday’s T20I

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Young to replace Clarkson in squad for KFC T20I 3

Josh Clarkson will no longer join the BLACKCAPS squad ahead of the third match of the KFC T20 Series against Pakistan after being ruled out with a shoulder injury

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Carson headlines inaugural Aotearoa Māori Women’s Squad

WHITE FERNS spinner Eden Carson has been named in the first Aotearoa Māori women’s squad, to contest the Pacific Cup tournament in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, starting next Wednesday.

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Andre Adams confirmed as bowling coach for Pakistan T20 Series

Former BLACKCAP Andre Adams will join the BLACKCAPS support staff for the upcoming KFC T20 Series against Pakistan. Adams will work as bowling coach for the five match series as part of head coach Gary Stead’s coaching group, which also features regular batting coach Luke Ronchi

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Henry returns as experienced T20 squad confirmed for Pakistan

Pace-bowler Matt Henry has been called into the BLACKCAPS T20 squad to face Pakistan, two months after being ruled out of the ICC Cricket World Cup in India with a hamstring injury.   Henry’s is set to make his return to the field on Friday, when his Canterbury Kings side squares off against the Central Stags in a Dream11 Super Smash contest at Hagley Oval in Christchurch

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Williamson and Jamieson withdrawn from T20 Squad for Bangladesh | Ravindra and Duffy added

Captain Kane Williamson and bowler Kyle Jamieson have been withdrawn from the BLACKCAPS T20 Squad to face Bangladesh after Christmas.    They will be replaced by Rachin Ravindra and Jacob Duffy, respectively.

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NZC inks new deal with Castore

Castore is to become the official outfitter for the BLACKCAPS and WHITE FERNS teams – and their fans, from the start of next summer.   In a new six-year deal beginning from next October, the UK-based apparel firm will outfit the WHITE FERNS white balls squads, and the BLACKCAPS short-form and Test squads, as well as supplying replica gear for New Zealand cricket supporters.

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Jamieson to miss ODI Series | Allen to play for Auckland Aces

Kyle Jamieson won’t travel with the BLACKCAPS squad for the remainder of the Dulux ODI Series and will instead have a period of rest leading into the upcoming KFC T20 Series against Bangladesh

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Williamson to lead team in final series of 2023

Regular BLACKCAPS white ball captain Kane Williamson will lead a largely settled T20 squad in the team’s final international series of the year.

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Obituary: Derek Stirling

New Zealand fast-bowler Derek Stirling has died in Hastings aged 62. BLACKCAP No.154, Stirling played six Tests and six ODIs between 1984 and 1986, and is best remembered for a strong tour of Pakistan, in which he toiled on unhelpful pitches and took four for 88 at Karachi.

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Sears added to Bangladesh ODI Squad as cover for Jamieson

Ben Sears is to join the BLACKCAPS ODI Squad in Dunedin as cover for Kyle Jamieson, who experienced stiffness in his left hamstring after travelling back from Bangladesh. The Test squad returned to New Zealand on Tuesday evening and Jamieson then flew on to Dunedin on Thursday

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NZ U19 squad named for ICC Cricket World Cup in South Africa

Wellington all-rounder Oscar Jackson will captain a 15-strong New Zealand squad at the ICC U19 Men's Cricket World Cup 2024 in South Africa this January and February.   The touring party features three players, Mason Clarke (16), Tom Jones (17) and Snehith Reddy (17), who are young enough to be selected again for the next U19 World Cup in 2026, alongside some familiar family names to Kiwi cricket fans

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Popli to lead youthful New Zealand XI against Bangladesh

A young NZ XI led by experienced Northern Districts batsman Bharat Popli will play Bangladesh in a 50-over warm-up match at Lincoln's Bert Sutcliffe Oval on Thursday. The squad features a number of players who have taken part in the New Zealand Development Squads as part of the New Zealand Men’s Development Series matches against Major Association ‘A’ teams in the past two seasons - including two yet to debut at full domestic level

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Devine to miss final T20I | Kerr to debut as New Zealand captain

WHITE FERNS captain Sophie Devine will miss today’s third Life Direct T20I against Pakistan in Queenstown, after a receiving a Cortisone injection in her knee.

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Vincent life ban relaxed 

New Zealand Cricket has joined with the New Zealand Cricket Players Association in welcoming a relaxation of the life ban imposed on former international Lou Vincent.      In a ruling just announced, the England & Wales Cricket Board’s disciplinary arm has agreed to revise the penalties imposed on Vincent in 2014 so that he can participate and be involved in cricket matches at, or below domestic level

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Ashok, Clarkson & O’Rourke called up for Bangladesh ODIs

BLACKCAPS fans will get an early look into the future with three potential debutants in a 13-player ODI squad to face Bangladesh. Central Stags all-rounder Josh Clarkson and Canterbury seamer Will O’Rourke have earned maiden call-ups, while Auckland Aces leg spinner Adi Ashok has been selected in an ODI squad for the first time after his T20I debut in August

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Suzie Bates set for special Dunedin homecoming

Dunedin’s University of Otago Oval will temporarily hand its naming rights over to their former student Suzie Bates next week as the WHITE FERNS open the NZC International home summer against Pakistan.

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Kasperek to lead young NZ XI squad against Pakistan

Wellington Blaze off-spinner Leigh Kasperek will lead a 13-strong New Zealand XI squad in two warm-up matches against Pakistan next week.

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