News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

New Zealand Cricket

Sachin Tendulkar hails Brendon McCullum's contribution to New Zealand

McCullum announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Monday. 

Aug 06, 2019, 15:23 PM IST

Former New Zealand all-rounder Daniel Vettori's jersey number 11 retired

Daniel Vettori who wore the number 11 jersey has played the most ODIs for the BlackCaps with 291 appearances.

Aug 05, 2019, 13:31 PM IST

New Zealand Cricket says weighing up playing in Pakistan

New Zealand have not played in Pakistan since 2003 due to security concerns.

May 02, 2018, 12:04 PM IST

Auckland batsman Jeet Raval hits six off bowler's head at Ford Trophy

The ball had ricochetted off Ellis' head and went for a six over long-on. The umpire signalled a boundary, which was later confirmed that it had actually sailed over the ropes. 

Feb 21, 2018, 12:30 PM IST

New Zealand include Jeet Raval, Neil Broom, Colin de Grandhomme to contracts list

Raval made a strong start to his international career last season, making a half-century on debut against Pakistan.

Jun 23, 2017, 10:46 AM IST

Day of retirements for New Zealand: Black Caps lose Luke Ronchi, Jeetan Patel on same day

Earlier, wicket-keeper batsman Ronchi announced his retirement.

Jun 22, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

New Zealand's wicketkeeper batsman Luke Ronchi retires from international cricket

Ronchi went on to play four tests, 85 ODIs and 32 T20 matches in total with this month`s Champions Trophy match against Bangladesh his last for the Black Caps.

Jun 22, 2017, 12:39 PM IST

ICC Champions Trophy, Match 2: Australia vs New Zealand – Preview

For the Black Caps, the likes of Martin Guptill, Ross Taylor and Williamson will have to put their experience into count to put a big total on board in case they bat first.

Jun 02, 2017, 10:05 AM IST

ICC Champions Trophy: Teams can't afford any slip-ups in the tournament, says Kane Williamson

Williamson said a lot of the team's members have been heavily involved in the Indian Premier League while others were in Ireland for the Tri-Series last week.

May 26, 2017, 08:40 AM IST


They were the champions five tournaments back. The only time they came close thereafter was in 2009.

May 24, 2017, 10:37 AM IST

Ireland vs England: Mitchell Santner's five-wicket haul guides Kiwis to 51-run win over Ireland

Neil Broom was the star of the New Zealand innings, hitting 79 from 63 balls with nine fours and a six, to build on half centuries from Ross Taylor (52) and George Worker (50).

May 15, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

IPL 2017: We encourage our players to play in the tournament, says New Zealand Cricket

"We think IPL is a top league. The New Zealand Cricket encourages its players to play in the IPL," James Wear, the commercial director of New Zealand Cricket, said at a sponsorship event in the city.

May 13, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

#NZvsSA: Tough skipper Faf du Plessis says South Africa 'not good enough' against Kane Williamson's men

Central to du Plessis`s drive is another victory over New Zealand to lift South Africa`s Test ranking to number two in the world, which would complete a remarkable turnaround since being as low as seventh 12 months ago.

Mar 24, 2017, 09:23 AM IST

NZ vs SA: Ross Taylor ruled out of third Test against South Africa, Trent Boult likely to play

Despite the humiliating defeat, Larsen said the squad would remain unchanged for the final game of the three-match series at Seddon Park in Hamilton, which starts on Saturday.

Mar 20, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

New Zealand recall Jeetan Patel, Jimmy Neesham for first Test vs South Africa

Throwing his weight behind Jeetan Patel's inclusion, selector Gavin Larsen said Patel provided the balance the team needed along side Mitchell Santner, the left-arm spin option.

Mar 03, 2017, 18:52 PM IST

Martin Guptill to miss first three matches of South African tour due to hamstring injury

Guptill will also miss two of the five one-day internationals in South Africa's busy touring schedule, which includes three Tests.

Feb 15, 2017, 14:08 PM IST

New Zealand move venue for fourth ODI against South Africa to Hamilton after Napier washout

The washout against Australia was the third time in four years that inclement weather forced a one-day international to be cancelled at Napier.

Feb 14, 2017, 10:20 AM IST

Chappell-Hadlee Trophy: New Zealand recall spinner Ish Sodhi for third ODI against Australia

Selector Gavin Larsen thinks Seddon Park pitch can be spin friendly and for that reason Sodhi has been brought into the squad.

Feb 03, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

New Zealand vs Australia: Second ODI washout of Chappell-Hadlee trophy sparks Napier ground review

The washout on Thursday was the third time in four years that inclement weather has forced a one-day international to be cancelled at Napier.

Feb 03, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

2nd Test: New Zealand sweep series 2-0 after stunning batting collapse by Bangladesh

The Test sweep means New Zealand will overtake Pakistan and move to fifth on the world rankings.

Jan 23, 2017, 13:01 PM IST