Domestic News

First round of Domestic contracted players announced

New Zealand's six Major Associations announce the first round of players offered a contract for 2015/16

International News

Light up the Oval

Let's bring day / night cricket to Dunedin's University Oval.

Domestic News

Power performances in the Plunket Shield

Who came up with the records, the best averages, the most runs, wickets and dismissals in our hard-fought first-class season of 2014/15?

Match Reports

Stags bat out the last match of the season

Soon off to England with the BLACKCAPS, Ben Wheeler's ripping all-round return continued with a record 10th wicket stand, while Firebird Stephen Murdoch busted a Wellington record all on his own

Match Reports

Mondiale Auckland Aces claim one last victory

Career-best by Michael Guptill-Bunce sets up a six-wicket win over the SBS Bank Otago Volts as captain Aaron Redmond bids farewell to cricket

Match Reports

Sensational twist as Canterbury defends the Plunket Shield

Dramatic third morning sees all 10 Knights wickets come crashing down in a session, Canterbury emphatically winning the title bout with more than a day to spare, and Graeme Aldridge retire

Domestic News

Plunket Shield set for nailbiting finish

All eyes are on the final round of Plunket Shield. After a hotly contested season, which team will earn the right to call themselves the 2014/15 national first-class champions?

Match Reports

Volts shock Plunket Shield leaders

Duffy the Cantab slayer grabs his third five-wicket bag in the space of three games as Canterbury stumble in penultimate round

Match Reports

Firebirds crush Knights with a day to spare

Crunch match goes haywire for the Knights at the Basin, Brent Arnel picking up nine as visitors' title hopes hang by a thread

Match Reports

World record sixes in Munro's double ton as Aces nail innings victory

Aces' attack weapon blitzed the fourth-fastest first-class century in New Zealand history, then smashed another 181 runs and the world sixes record in an extraordinary knock

Match Reports

Knights keep Plunket Shield hopes alive

Rearguard brilliance from 18-year-old Josh Finnie gets the Volts close, but it's no match for the Knights' 37-year-old seamer

Domestic News

Ten thousand big ones for Michael Papps

New Zealand Cricket congratulates Michael Papps after the Wellington Firebirds opener joins the elite 10,000 first-class runs club during his Plunket Shield innings of 171

Match Reports

Firebirds bite the Aces in decisive win

Michael Papps' staunch 171 put the ball right back in the Wellingtonians' court before early wickets had the Mondiale Auckland Aces trembling on the last day

Match Reports

Canterbury clean up at Saxton Oval

Tom Bruce's unbeaten maiden century, with a little help from Seth Rance, got the Stags back in the game, but comp leaders Canterbury quickly put themselves back in charge with another solid win

Match Reports

Dramatic collapse kills Knights in crucial battle with Canterbury

Peter Fulton powers to a second century in as many games, then his bowlers finish off the Knights as classy Canterbury snatch the Plunket Shield lead

Match Reports

Volts hammer it home over the Aces

Jacob Duffy breaks through the Aces' defences with a maiden five-for, leaving the Volts with a one-day chase to attack for the win

Match Reports

Firebirds leap to fourth with three-wicket Plunket win

Wickets not runs became the currency at Pukekura Park. Matt McEwan celebrated his freshly minted contract with a five-for, Brent Arnel grabbed six, then all they had to do was get to 240 against a golden arm at the death...

Match Reports

Canterbury nail 'amazing chase' to claim an outrageous outright

A century each day at Colin Maiden, but the last one - from their captain - put Canterbury on course for a remarkable victory over the Aces

Match Reports

Firebirds force a stalemate in Queenstown

Murdoch and Papps collected centuries, Neil Wagner bagged a five-for, but it's all for nought as the match meanders to a rain-affected draw

Match Reports

Ton up: 100th first-class appearance for BJ Watling

In a rematch from the previous round, this time the Knights take a gripping outright over the Stags in Whangarei to assume the points table lead

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