NZC

Troubled Jesse Ryder pulls out of Dubai tour
Troubled Jesse Ryder pulls out of Dubai tour

Troubled cricketer Jesse Ryder`s bid to regain a place in the New Zealand team suffered a setback Monday when he pulled out of an A squad tour to Dubai, citing personal reasons. 

Openers miss out on New Zealand central contracts

New Zealand`s search for stability at the top of the order looks set to continue after Peter Fulton and Hamish Rutherford were dropped from the list of players awarded central contracts by New Zealand Cricket on Thursday.

Chris Cairns still not out of match fixing case: Report

New Zealand`s former cricketer Chris Cairns is reportedly still not over the match fixing allegations against him by former team mates.

Christchurch gets Christmas wish with Boxing Day test

Christchurch`s Hagley Oval will get the first trial of its upgraded facilities ahead of next year`s World Cup with a Boxing Day test match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka, the country`s cricket board said on Tuesday.

Cairns departs for London to be interviewed by ICC, police over fixing revelations

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns has reportedly departed for London to be interviewed by the police and the International Cricket Council`s (ICC) anti-corruption unit over the match-fixing fiasco that has rocked the cricket world.

New Zealand says skipper McCullum not corrupt

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) said Monday that Blacks Caps captain Brendon McCullum was not under investigation for corruption after reports surfaced that he was approached to fix matches in 2008.

Ex-NZC boss accuses Vincent of `staining` Kiwi cricket`s reputation with fixing involvement

A former New Zealand Cricket ( NZC) chief executive has accused former batsman Lou Vincent of `staining` the reputation of the country`s cricket by getting involved in one of the international game`s biggest match-fixing scandals.

Craig McMillan appointed Kiwi batting coach for Windies tour

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has appointed former Test cricketer Craig McMillan as the team`s national batting coach for their upcoming tour of West Indies.

Billy Bowden returns to Emirates Elite Panel of ICC umpires

The ICC on Thursday, announced the Emirates Elite Panel of umpires for 2014-2015, commencing from July 1, following the annual review and selection process.

`Embattled` Ryder slams `late night boozing` reports as `bollocks`

Embattled New Zealand veteran Jesse Ryder has slammed the latest reports of him drinking into the early hours of Thursday just hours before the first Test against India, saying that most of the things are `bollocks`.

NZC set to get huge payday from India tour

The ongoing tour by India is set to trigger a financial windfall for New Zealand Cricket as it will earn the body more than USD 35 million in broadcast rights, making it the biggest money-spinner in any sport here.

ICC deal `pretty good` for New Zealand: Snedden

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Wednesday dismissed fears it will miss out under a proposed shake-up of the world game, with board member Martin Snedden saying the deal was "pretty good" for the organisation.

NZC likely to lose $50.9mn in 8 years in proposed ICC `big three` deal

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) is going to lose 50.9 million dollars over the next eight years, if a proposed change to international cricket administration gets finalized.

NZC backs ICC restructuring with more control to India, Australia, England

New Zealand Cricket has backed the proposed changes in the ICC`s administrative structure, which would leave major decision-making in the hands of India, Australia and England, despite facing severe criticism from the country`s players` association.

Former New Zealand players in match-fixing investigation

New Zealand Cricket had been aware for months of the International Cricket Council investigation into former New Zealand players` involvement in alleged match-fixing, NZC chief executive David White said on Thursday.

New Zealand`s Kane Williamson fractures thumb, to return home

Batsman Kane Williamson has suffered a small fracture in his left thumb and been ruled out of New Zealand`s ongoing tour of Bangladesh and the upcoming visit to Sri Lanka, the country`s cricket board said on Wednesday.

Ex-Kiwi stars elected to new NZC board overseeing 2015 World Cup preparations

Former New Zealand cricketers Sir Richard Hadlee, Martin Snedden and Geoff Allott have reportedly been elected to the board of directors in New Zealand Cricket (NZC), which will guide the country`s preparations to co-host the 2015 Cricket World Cup with neighbours Australia.

John Buchanan leaves the post of New Zealand`s director of cricket

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) announced on Friday that former Australian coach John Buchanan was leaving his post as director of cricket effective immediately

Kiwi coach Hesson clears air with Ross Taylor

New Zealand cricket coach Mike Hesson and Ross Taylor met here for the first time since the batsman was controversially removed as captain last month.

NZC ‘thrilled at hitting jackpot’ with new FTP: Vaughan

NZC chief executive Justin Vaughan has said that the board has hit the jackpot with the new FTP that will see tours of India and England and the 50-over World Cup.