International News

Summer schedule set at Hagley Oval

The WHITE FERNS and BLACKCAPS will return to Hagley Oval this summer for five international matches across all formats.

International News

Dunner stunner to kick off home international summer

The NZC home international summer kicks off in the south as Dunedin’s University of Otago Oval hosts the WHITE FERNS and Pakistan season opener.

International News

WHITE FERNS at home in Queenstown

Queenstown’s John Davies Oval is set to be a mini-hub for the WHITE FERNS and New Zealand A and NZ XI women this summer, with no less than eight games scheduled.

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Stead reappointed for two more years

Gary Stead will remain Head Coach of the BLACKCAPS until mid-2025. First appointed for a two-year term in late 2018, Stead had his contract renewed in 2020 until the end of the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup in India, and will now stay on until the conclusion of the current World Test Championship cycle, in June 2025.

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Tributes flow from BLACKCAPS bowlers for departing Jurgensen

Following the announcement of BLACKCAPS bowling coach Shane Jurgensen stepping down the bowlers have shared their messages of gratitude for the impact Jurgensen has had during his decade-long tenure.

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Jurgensen to take up Wellington men’s job post ODI World Cup

Shane Jurgensen will step down as BLACKCAPS bowling coach following the ICC Cricket World Cup in October-November, to take up the role of Wellington Firebirds head coach.   Jurgensen will finish as the team’s longest serving coach with a combined ten years in the position after returning for his second stint in 2016

International News

Gaffaney set for 50-Test milestone at Lord’s

Former Otago cricketer turned international umpire Chris Gaffaney will stand in his 50th men’s cricket Test in London on Wednesday night NZT, when the second Ashes Test gets underway between England and Australia at Lord’s

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New Zealand qualify for ICC U19 World Cup in Sri Lanka

New Zealand have successfully booked their ticket to the 2024 ICC U19 Men's Cricket World Cup to be held in Sri Lanka.

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Tahuhu, Bezuidenhout return to WHITE FERNS contract list | Anderson receives first offer

The 2023/24 contract offers have been announced today for 17 WHITE FERNS players

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Kerr ruled out of Sri Lanka tour | Kasperek recalled

Wellington Blaze bowler Jess Kerr has been ruled out of the WHITE FERNS upcoming tour to Sri Lanka with a broken toe and will be replaced by Blaze teammate Leigh Kasperek

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Mair, Gaze return for tour to Sri Lanka

Central Hinds bowler Rosemary Mair and Auckland Hearts wicketkeeper Izzy Gaze will return to the WHITE FERNS squad for the upcoming tour to Sri Lanka.

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Bracewell to undergo surgery for ruptured achilles

BLACKCAPS all-rounder Michael Bracewell is set to be sidelined for six to eight months after rupturing his right achilles while batting for the Worcestershire Rapids in the English T20 Blast

International News

OBITUARY: Ethna Rouse

If records were to be kept for cramming as much sport as possible into a lifetime, New Zealand Test representative Ethna Rouse would surely rank amongst the top echelon. Rouse, who passed away last week aged 85, played one Test and three One-Day Internationals for New Zealand, and 19 years for Canterbury, after making her debut as a 16-year-old in 1953-54

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Milne set to return to NZC contract list

Fast bowler Adam Milne has been offered a NZC central contract for the first time in five years. Milne’s elevation to the list comes off the back of his most productive international season, in which he appeared 16 times for the BLACKCAPS, including 5-26 against Sri Lanka, the third best T20I figures by a New Zealander

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OBITUARY: Lindsay Crocker

Lindsay Crocker, who passed away on Sunday morning aged 64, was one of life’s logical thinkers, playing a central role in the professional transition of both Auckland Cricket and NZC.   An opening batsman for Northern Districts between 1982-83 and 1988-89, Mr Crocker was chief executive of Auckland Cricket from 1996 to 2003 before heading south to take on the role of NZC’s first full-time BLACKCAPS manager

Domestic News

The timing was right, says Will Somerville

Will Somerville crafted a career like none other, a circuitous loop that took him from early days in Otago to Australia where he represented New South Wales and the Sydney Sixers and finally back to Auckland to represent the BLACKCAPS

International News

New Zealand U19 squad selected for World Cup qualifiers

The next generation of New Zealand’s cricketing talent has been selected to contest the ICC Men’s Under-19 Cricket World Cup qualifiers in Darwin in June.

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Chapman added to BLACKCAPS ODI squad in Pakistan

Mark Chapman has been added to the BLACKCAPS ODI squad for the five-game series against Pakistan which starts in Rawalpindi on Thursday.

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Williamson to require surgery on injured knee

Kane Williamson will require surgery on his injured right knee, after scans on Tuesday confirmed he’d ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament while fielding for the Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League

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Latham to lead in Pakistan ODI Series | Lister and McConchie set for potential debuts 

Tom Latham will lead a BLACKCAPS ODI Squad in Pakistan later this month featuring two potential debutants in Ben Lister and Cole McConchie.   The regular Canterbury skipper is also part of the T20 Squad to tour Pakistan and has won selection on the back of a strong season across all formats in domestic cricket






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