Cricket

A Delicate Balance Required for NZ Cricket

New Zealand Cricket will have to play a balancing act when it comes to the calendar for Domestic Cricket if the Indian Premier League ends up being held later on this year. Ish Sodhi, a current International player, is the Rajasthan Royals’ Spin Bowling Consultant, and has commented on the ….

Tom Latham Breaks the NZ Cricket Streak

The Redpath Cup for 2020 was taken home by Opener Tom Latham, breaking a seven-year streak in which this trophy was won by either Ross Taylor or Kane Williamson. This is the first time Latham’s won the annual award and did so in recognition of his scoring 608 runs in ….

NZ Cricket May Host Test Series Against England

Chief Executive Officer of New Zealand Cricket David Whyte has extended a generous offer to the English Cricket Board. He’s told them that we’ll host them in a Test Series if their summer fixtures get the axe due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. He said that he’d made contact ….

T20s Not Good for Cricket Says Glenn Turner

Glenn Turner, arguably one of the finest batsmen to ever come out of New Zealand, feels that Twenty20s are pushing more significant forms of Cricket into the background. He says that the shift of power from the Board to high-profile players has hurt the game and that it now seems ….

New Zealand Rewards Its Best Cricketers

31-year old Tim Southee, the Black Caps bowler, has beat out stiff competition from his teammates thanks to the consistency he has shown across all three Cricket formats. That is why he has been recognised as the Best Male Player for New Zealand for the second time and also been ….

Black Caps Enjoy 100th Test Win Over India

90 years after making their debut, and 64 after achieving their first-ever win, New Zealand’s Black Caps Cricket team have achieved a century of Test Triumphs. Two of our most prominent bowlers were behind the 10-wicket win we managed over India’s Men in Blue on February the 24th, 2020. As ….

Radio Sport is the Home of Cricket No More

Radio Sport, the New Zealand sports radio station and talkback sister network to Newstalk ZB, has just announced that it has chosen not to renew its right to broadcast live commentary of the NZ Domestic Cricket season next summer. They will, however, continue to keep fans up to date over ….

Miles Spared Conviction to Save Career

A National Cricket Coach has managed to dodge being convicted on a drunk driving charge despite being almost four times over the legal limit when he was caught. Adam Miles is an Assistant Coach for New Zealand’s Under-19s and also supervises the Otago Age-Group side. He has only been back ….

Astle Quits Red-Ball Cricket for Limited Overs

Todd Astle, the Kiwi leg-spinner, will not be available for the New Zealand A’s First-Class Series against India A. He will be shifting his focus to white-ball cricket instead. The 33-year old player, who made his Test debut in 2012, has played just five Tests in the last eight years, ….

ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 Host Cities Revealed

Six cities in New Zealand will be welcoming sports fans from all over the world for the International Cricket Council’s Women’s World Cup early on in 2021 and their names have now been confirmed. Auckland will be hosting an exceptional opening weekend at Eden Park, after which the focus will ….