New Zealand

Comprehensive New Zealand seal massive victory

A comprehensive bowling display by New Zealand bowled Zimbabwe A out for 173 runs in the second innings after setting a target of 433 runs to secure a massive 259-run win on the third day of the tour match in Harare.
24 July 2016

New Zealand march on after Ish Sodhi four-fer

Led by early strikes by the pace bowlers and a four-wicket haul by Ish Sodhi, New Zealand dismissed Zimbabwe A for 114 runs in 49.5 overs and went on to post 154 for four in the second innings to claim a lead of 385 runs by the end of the second day of the tour game in Harare.
23 July 2016

New Zealand will not underestimate Zimbabwe - Mike Hesson

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson asserted that the team will not be underestimating Zimbabwe ahead of the two-match Test series which gets underway on 28th August.
23 July 2016

Comprehensive New Zealand dominate with bat in tour game

Fifties from Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling and Ish Sodhi powered New Zealand to a total of 345 for seven in 90 overs on the first day of the tour match against Zimbabwe A in Harare.
22 July 2016

Graeme Cremer named as captain for New Zealand Test series

Zimbabwe limited overs captain Graeme Cremer has been picked to lead the 16-man Test squad which will face off against New Zealand in the upcoming two-match series.
21 July 2016

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