Ryder to make test debut for BLACKCAPS

Jesse Ryder will make his New Zealand Test debut when the first test against Bangladesh begins in Chittagong this afternoon.

Oram takes over as world’s top all-rounder in ODIs

New Zealand’s Jacob Oram has moved to the top of the ICC Player Rankings for ODI all-rounders after a series-winning performance in Bangladesh.

New High Performance Coach for Cricket Wellington

Cricket Wellington’s High Performance programme has been bolstered with the announcement that Shane Deitz will join the organisation as a High Performance Coach.

Napier returns to boost Firebirds

Twenty20 record breaker Graham Napier will be part of the State Wellington Firebirds lineup as they head into the 2008/09 domestic cricket season.

State Summer of Cricket schedules released

An extended State Twenty20 competition and increased coverage of matches by SKY Television are the outstanding features of the men's 2008/09 season released today by New Zealand Cricket.

Bell back at Firebirds’ helm

Batsman Matthew Bell will captain the State Wellington Firebirds in the State Shield and State Championship competitions.

Firebird Fleming back for State Twenty20

Former BLACKCAPS captain Stephen Fleming will turn out for State Wellington Firebirds in the State Twenty20 this season.

Cunis named Magicians Coach

Canterbury Cricket has announced the appointment of Stephen Cunis as the new coach of the STATE Canterbury Magicians.

Sir Jack Newman Award 2008 winner announced

Stephen Jones of Auckland has received the 2008 Sir Jack Newman Award from the New Zealand Cricket Foundation.

Carter appointed Wizards Coach

BLACKCAPS Assistant Coach, Bob Carter, has been appointed as the new State Canterbury Wizards Head Coach. Carter replaces Dave Nosworthy who is leaving to coach in South Africa.

Michael Davidson, Canterbury Cricket’s 12th Contracted Player

Canterbury Cricket CEO, Lee Germon, announced today that Michael Davidson has accepted a playing contract with Canterbury Cricket for the forth coming season.

Mascarenhas to join Volts

England International Dimitri Mascarenhas will play for the State Otago Volts in the State Shield and State Twenty20 tournaments this summer.

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