New Zealand

Two-tier Test system gets NZC backing

The chief executive officer of New Zealand Cricket David White has expressed that the board is in full support of the proposed revamp of the structure of Test cricket which introduces a two-tier system.
19 July 2016

Political unrest? In Zimbabwe, the game must go on

Bisma Ahmed reports from Harare, where cricket continues as normal despite significant political unrest in the country as Zimbabwe prepare to host New Zealand - with the tour set to go ahead as scheduled.
13 July 2016

New Zealand monitoring unrest in Zimbabwe ahead of tour

New Zealand Cricket is currently monitoring the ongoing social unrest in Zimbabwe ahead of the Black Caps' tour towards the end of this month.
7 July 2016

BCCI confirms dates of New Zealand home series

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has confirmed the dates of the home series against New Zealand which will be played between 22nd September and 29th October.
28 June 2016

Playing in Trinidad is going to be amazing - Brendon McCullum

Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum, who is representing the Trinbago Knight Riders in the 2016 Caribbean Premier League feels that playing in Trinidad is going to be an amazing experience for him.
28 June 2016

Bulawayo to host New Zealand Tests

Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo will host both Test matches when New Zealand tour Zimbabwe between between late July and early August.
17 June 2016

NZC drops umpire Billy Bowden from International Panel

New Zealand Cricket has dropped umpire Billy Bowden from the International Panel along with Derek Walker and Phil Jones and has promoted Chris Brown, Wayne Knights as their replacements.
16 June 2016

BCCI, NZC deny cancelling day-night Test plans

The Board of Control for Cricket in India and New Zealand Cricket have denied media reports that the Black Caps were not willing to play a day-night Test during their tour of India in October.
15 June 2016

Henry Nicholls, George Worker handed New Zealand contracts

New Zealand batsman Henry Nicholls and all-rounder George Worker have been awarded central contracts for the 2016-17 season by New Zealand Cricket.
14 June 2016

New Zealand call up uncapped Jeet Raval for Africa tour

New Zealand Cricket have named a 16-man Test squad for the tour to Zimbabwe and South Africa that includes uncapped batsman Jeet Raval.
10 June 2016

BCCI announces schedule for 2016-17 home season

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced the schedule for the international matches to be played at home in the 2016-17 season.
9 June 2016

Former ACU chief refutes Brendon McCullum's comments

The former general manager of the Anti-Corruption Unit of the International Cricket Council Ravi Sawani has defended the organisation after former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum criticised their approach in the case of Chris Cairns.
8 June 2016

Brendon McCullum berates 'casual' ICC anti-corruption unit approach

Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has criticised the "casual" approach of the anti-corruption unit of the International Cricket Council in his MCC Spirit of Cricket lecture at Lord's on Monday.
7 June 2016

New Zealand extremely interested in hosting day-night Test against England in 2018

New Zealand Cricket has announced the summer schedule for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons and has also said that they are keen to host a day-night Test match against England in 2018.
27 May 2016

Mike Hesson extends New Zealand contract until after 2019 Cricket World Cup

New Zealand Cricket has confirmed that the Black Caps head coach Mike Hesson has extended his contract and will now serve the team until after 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
26 May 2016

We are excited for day-night Test - Shikhar Dhawan

Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has revealed that the players are eager to participate in the day-night Test match scheduled to be played against New Zealand later in the year.
8 May 2016

Hamstring injury forces Adam Milne out of IPL

New Zealand speedster Adam Milne will not take any further part in the ongoing Indian Premier League for the Royal Challengers Bangalore side after suffering a hamstring injury.
6 May 2016

Australia increase their hold on number one position in latest ICC Test rankings

Australia have strengthened their hold on the number one position in the latest Test team rankings released by the International Cricket Council and currently enjoy a six-point lead at the top.
3 May 2016

Cricket Ireland announce ODI tri-series involving New Zealand and Bangladesh

Cricket Ireland has confirmed that they will host New Zealand and Bangladesh for a One-Day International tri-series which will be played in May 2017.
28 April 2016

Kane Williamson to lead New Zealand in Tests

New Zealand's prolific batsman Kane Williamson has been announced as the skipper of the Black Caps in Tests and he will become the 34th captain to lead the country in any full international format.
28 April 2016