New Zealand all-rounder James Neesham declines central contract, cites commitment to pre-arranged agreements with domestic T20 leagues

New Zealand all-rounder James Neesham declines central contract, cites commitment to pre-arranged agreements with domestic T20 leagues All-rounder James Neesham opted out of the New Zealand Cricket central contracts list for the 2022-23 season owing to pre-arranged agreements with domestic T20 leagues across the globe. The central contracts list for the 2022–2023 season was made […]

New Zealand all-rounder Colin De Grandhomme announces retirement from International Cricket

New Zealand all-rounder Colin De Grandhomme announces retirement from International Cricket New Zealand all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme has announced his retirement from international cricket. De Grandhomme (36) made the decision to bring down the curtain on an impressive international career after discussions this week with New Zealand Cricket – which has agreed to release him […]

Trent Boult retains Test hopes after declining New Zealand contract

Trent Boult retains Test hopes after declining New Zealand contract Despite declining a central contract with New Zealand Cricket (NZC), left-arm seamer Trent Boult indicated on Thursday that he has not given up on the idea of playing Test cricket once more. Boult has agreed to a “slightly reduced role” with the Black Caps in […]

AUS vs NZ: Kane Williamson, Trent Boult in New Zealand squad for Chappell-Hadlee series

AUS vs NZ: Kane Williamson, Trent Boult in New Zealand squad for Chappell-Hadlee series AUS vs NZ: Matt Henry has recovered from a rib injury to be named in the New Zealand ODI squad for the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series in Cairns in two weeks time. Henry’s inclusion is the only change to the 15-man squad […]

AUS vs NZ: Caribbean conquered, New Zealand turn focus to Australia

AUS vs NZ: Caribbean conquered, New Zealand turn focus to Australia AUS vs NZ: New Zealand has little time to recuperate after making history in the Caribbean before travelling to Australia for an international one-day series that was constantly postponed due to COVID-19. On Wednesday, the Black Caps were halfway through a three-day trip back […]

ICC ODI Super League: Pakistan, New Zealand boost World Cup qualification hopes

ICC ODI Super League: Pakistan, New Zealand boost World Cup qualification hopes ICC ODI Super League: Pakistan and New Zealand increased their prospects of earning direct qualification for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 on Sunday, while the West Indies will need other outcomes to escape the qualifier for the following year. In Rotterdam, […]

WI vs NZ: Tom Latham leads New Zealand to maiden ODI series win in West Indies

WI vs NZ: Tom Latham leads New Zealand to maiden ODI series win in West Indies WI vs NZ: In the third and final one-day international, played in Barbados on Sunday, New Zealand defeated the West Indies by a margin of five wickets thanks in large part to the top-scoring performance of acting captain Tom […]

T20 World Cup: Balanced New Zealand in good place for T20 WC bid, says Glenn Phillips

T20 World Cup: Balanced New Zealand in good place for T20 WC bid, says Glenn Phillips New Zealand has a decent chance of taking home their first-ever T20 World Cup trophy in Australia this year thanks to their potent combination of superb spin bowling and smart fielding, in-form batsman Glenn Phillips said. After being defeated […]

Ross Taylor recalls racial ‘insensitivity’ in New Zealand cricket

Ross Taylor recalls racial ‘insensitivity’ in New Zealand cricket During his playing career, retired batsman Ross Taylor said he was disturbed by racial comments made by teammates and staff in New Zealand dressing rooms. Taylor also said the nation’s cricket authority must do more to attract Polynesian talent to the sport. In his book “Ross […]