Domestic News

Bracewell brilliance puts Firebirds top again

A stunning career best eight-for from Wellington Firebird Michael Bracewell put the Wellington Firebirds back in charge of the national championship, with a day to spare, in the penultimate round

Community News

Big week for Junior Schoolboys

New Zealand’s top junior secondary school boys’ cricket teams take to the pitches in Palmerston North this week to compete in the annual NZC Junior Secondary School Boys’ Tournament - the first national tournament for a suite of emerging talents

International News

Greig called in to WHITE FERNS squad for first England T20I

Central Hinds batter Mikaela Greig has been called into the WHITE FERNS squad for the first Life Direct T20I against England at University of Otago Oval tomorrow.

Match Reports

How the Firebirds got into pole for the Plunket Shield

Despite a century and bag of their own, the Otago Volts ran smack into Michael Bracewell, in his first red-ball match for the Firebirds all summer, and came out stinging from a bruising defeat inside three days

Domestic News

Leader alarm bells: Canterbury frustrates ND while Foxcroft rips through Firebirds

Otago Volts captain Dean Foxcroft provided a star turn with a stunning haul of 6/49 against Plunket Shield contenders the Wellington Firebirds at the Cello Basin Reserve - but it won't be enough to keep his team alive in the championship

International News

Kerr, Devine to miss first England T20I | Plimmer called in

Melie Kerr and Sophie Devine will be unavailable for the opening match of the WHITE FERNS’ Life Direct T20I series against England at the University of Otago Oval on Tuesday.

Domestic News

Plunket Shield race for survival begins

Plunket Shield frontrunner Northern Districts has handed a lifeline to the chasing pack after securing just one of the four first innings batting points on offer to them in Rangiora

Domestic News

Test BLACKCAPS back for big Plunket Shield round

The Plunket Shield national championship is boiling down to the last two decisive rounds of summer, with several teams still well in the hunt for the coveted first-class trophy

Community News

Wellingtonian collects NZC’s premier community cricket award

Petone-Riverside CC stalwart, Mark James, has collected the premier community cricket award at the 2023-24 ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards.

Corporate News

Ravindra awarded Sir Richard Hadlee Medal | Kerr sweeps women’s prizes

Rachin Ravindra and Melie Kerr have been recognised as New Zealand’s outstanding male and female cricketers, respectively, at the ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards ceremony in Christchurch this evening.

Domestic News

Is this the season? ND reclaims lead with nailbiter win

Defending Plunket Shield champion the Central Stags won't be sending the Auckland Aces any Christmas cards this year after the Aces failed to see out the last two balls of their match against Northern Districts, while weather and the Firebirds denied the Stags in Manawatū

Community News

Celebrating NZC's Longest Serving Scorer

Otago scorer Helen Simpson will be the first to receive one of New Zealand Cricket’s newly minted badges to mark her long service to the game.

Match Reports

Monster total in vain for stymied Stags

The Central Stags plastered their fourth highest ever first-class total on Fitzherbert Park as they looked to move up the Plunket Shield ladder before it was too late. But a defiant Wellington Firebirds nightwatchman, and some ill-timed wet weather interventions, conspired against them

Match Reports

Hampton hundred in a Hamilton thriller

In one of the great Plunket Shield finishes, Northern Districts sweated all day against a determined Auckland Aces line-up, before snaffling a crucial victory - with just minutes to spare

Domestic News

Stags go big with a Schmulian special

The Otago Volts file away their first victory of the first-class season with a day to spare, while the Central Stags and Northern Districts are looking to join them in the winner's circle after taking commanding positions

Match Reports

Hawke's Bay locks the Hawke Cup away

Hawke's Bay has completed the perfect Hawke Cup season, brushing aside all four Challengers to keep the Hawke Cup in Napier until it all begins again next summer

Match Reports

Red-ball win at last for Volts

Canterbury's Plunket Shield concerns grow as the Otago Volts snatch a nine-wicket outright inside three days, for their first win of the first-class season

Domestic News

Hometown hundred as Curtis Heaphy gets maiden ton

The Central Stags, Otago Volts and Northern Districts all have the upper hand midway through a big sixth round of the Plunket Shield - with just two rounds remaining to sort out this season's champion

Community News

Pāpāmoa Cricket Club on the rise!

Until 2017, Pāpāmoa locals had to travel to Mount Maunganui to play their club cricket. Thanks to a keen group of cricket-loving locals, Pāpāmoa is now home to a flourishing cricket club!

Community News

South Canterbury relishes chance to challenge Hawke's Bay

Fresh off a century on first-class debut for the Central Stags, it’s back to Hawke Cup business this weekend for Hawke’s Bay captain Angus Schaw who'll need to stave off a fired-up South Canterbury to lock away the coveted silverware for the winter

Community News

Junior Secondary Boys’ 2024 Preview

The Junior Secondary Boys’ national cricket tournament returns to Palmerston North later this month (18 – 22 March 2024), welcoming the top year 9 & 10 schoolboy talent across Aotearoa.






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