New Zealand Cricket

  • New Zealand Cricket pockets whopping USD35 million from India tour 02-02-2014 12:34 PM

    Wellington: The ongoing tour by India is set to trigger a financial windfall for New Zealand Cricket as it will earn the body more than USD 35 million in broadcast rights, making it the biggest money-spinner in any sport here. What's more, New Zealand is also set to get a...
  • NZC backs ICC restructuring with more control to Ind, Aus, Eng 20-01-2014 11:46 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket has backed the proposed changes in the ICC's administrative structure, which would leave major decision-making in the hands of India, Australia and England, despite facing severe criticism from the country's players' association. The New Zealand Players' Association has described the draft proposal of this plan, which...
  • Pitches for India series will be sporting tracks: NZC 09-01-2014 07:48 PM

    New Delhi: The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has apparently ignored coach Mike Hesson's call for "green tops" in the upcoming home series against India and is instead preparing "sporting tracks" for the Auckland and Wellington Tests. An NZC official told IANS on Thursday that the authorities are keen that pitches...
  • Tony Hill quits international umpiring 09-01-2014 01:13 PM

    Dubai: New Zealand's Tony Hill has stepped down from the ICC's elite panel of umpires and will join New Zealand Cricket in coaching umpires. The 62-year-old stood in 40 Test matches, 96 one-day internationals and 17 Twenty20s during 15 years of international umpiring. He made his international umpiring debut in...
  • I'm not a cheat, Chris Cairns tells ICC 08-12-2013 02:24 PM

    Wellington: Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns on Sunday challenged ICC to contact him directly after being linked with match-fixing allegations and lashed out at media for maligning his name. In an article in the Dominion Post, Cairns spoke about the pain he is going through after his name resurfaced...
  • ICC investigating former NZ players' role in match-fixing 05-12-2013 09:58 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) had been aware for months of the International Cricket Council (ICC) investigation into former New Zealand players' involvement in alleged match-fixing, NZC chief executive David White said on Thursday. The ICC was forced to issue a statement confirming it had been investigating a small group...
  • New Zealand Cricket elects new chairman 23-10-2013 12:14 PM

    Wellington: Businessman Stuart Heal has been elected chairman of New Zealand Cricket to lead a new board helping steer preparations for the 2015 World Cup, which is being co-hosted by Australia. Heal was elected unanimously at the first meeting of the board at Auckland on Wednesday. He immediately announced a...
  • New Zealand confirms trimmed India tour 02-09-2013 08:50 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket on Monday announced a shortened schedule for its home series against India after reports that the visitors wanted to keep the tour as brief as possible. NZC said India would play two Tests and five one-dayers against the Black Caps between January 19 and February 18,...
  • New Zealand name Bruce Edgar as national selector 13-08-2013 01:03 AM

    New Zealand Cricket has appointed former left-handed opener Bruce Edgar as national selector, the NZC said on Tuesday. Nominated by a panel that included Kiwi great Richard Hadlee, Edgar, 56, will join head coach Mike Hesson next month to select teams for all formats of the game. "Bruce is highly...
  • Former Australia coach Buchanan leaves NZ role 19-07-2013 09:30 AM

    Wellington: Former Australia coach John Buchanan has stepped down as New Zealand's director of cricket with immediate effect, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) said on Friday. It was unclear whether the 60 year old resigned or was sacked and NZC declined to make any additional comment after releasing a diplomatically-worded statement....
  • Sinclair announces retirement from international cricket 17-07-2013 08:36 AM

    Wellington: Mathew Sinclair, who made a double century on his Test debut for New Zealand, has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket at age 37. Australian-born Sinclair, who played 33 Tests and 54 one-day internationals, made 214 on Test debut against the West Indies in 1999; then the...
  • New Zealand seek new cricket selection manager 15-07-2013 08:20 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket says national selection manager Kim Littlejohn will not reapply for his job when the position is advertised later this week. Australian Littlejohn was a contentious appointment to the position two years ago because he came from a background in lawn bowls and baseball. He was sought...
  • New Zealand Cricket chairman to step down 12-07-2013 01:42 PM

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chairman Chris Moller says he will not stand for re-election when a new board is voted in at the annual meeting in September. Moller, who is also a former chairman of the New Zealand Rugby Union, has been chairman for three years and a director...
  • New Zealand Cricket names 20 contracted players 08-07-2013 09:15 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket has named six newcomers on their annual list of 20 contracted players as national coach Mike Hesson attempts to refresh a team plagued by under-performance. Promising allrounder Corey Anderson, Test opening batsman Hamish Rutherford, fast bowler Mitchell McLenaghan, the versatile Tom Latham and Colin Munro and...
  • Farewell to the Phantom, Chris Martin

    Mumbles Road End |  Michael Jones
    Chris Martin bows out of international cricket, having held New Zealand's seam attack together for the decade following the retirement of Chris Cairns. Since making...

  • Martin Crowe to 'cut ties' with cricket 07-06-2013 09:31 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand batting great Martin Crowe on Friday (June 7) said the cancer he was diagnosed with last year was under control and he was cutting all ties with cricket to reduce his stress levels. Crowe said he believed worrying about cricket, particularly the axing of his protege Ross...
  • Hamish Rutherford slams century against Lions 10-05-2013 08:20 AM

    London: New Zealand opener Hamish Rutherford thrived in the chilly conditions of Leicester, hitting a century for a confidence boost ahead of next week's first Test against England at Lord's. Rutherford ended the first day of the tour game against England Lions at Grace Road unbeaten on 116 as New...
  • NZC angered at ex-players questioning its integrity 04-04-2013 11:12 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket has condemned as "hearsay, speculation and rumour" a report prepared by a group of former Test players that criticises its handling of the sacking of former Test captain Ross Taylor. The nine-page report, prepared by a group convened by former New Zealand captain John Parker, attacks...
  • Police make two arrests in Ryder assault case 29-03-2013 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder's condition was improving and he was responding to medical staff and his family on Friday as police said they had arrested two men in connection with the alleged assault. A 20-year-old man and 37-year-old had been charged with assault and would appear in...
  • New Zealand batsman Ryder in a coma after bar brawl 28-03-2013 09:09 AM

    The attack in Christchurch came just days before Jesse Ryder was to participate in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League. ...
  • New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder in a coma after bar brawl 28-03-2013 08:10 AM

    Wellington: Troubled New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder was in a critical condition in hospital after an "extremely vicious" attack as he left a bar in Christchurch, police said. The 28-year-old was in an induced coma with a fractured skull and serious internal injuries, and his family were at his bedside....
  • Oram opts out of New Zealand contract 22-12-2012 01:12 PM

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  • Star-studded US T20 League announced 29-08-2012 06:10 PM

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  • Bob Carter appointed NZ assistant coach 09-08-2012 10:55 AM

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