Mike’s Blog

Mike's African Diary: a special time for us

Coach Mike Hesson checks in from Harare, where the BLACKCAPS are looking forward to wearing ‘Aotearoa’ on their kit for the first time in cricket history


Jimmy Neesham introduces us to George Worker

Find out the trips and traps of being a first-time tourist: here's George Worker interviewed by our BLACKCAPS TV host for the African tour, Jimmy Neesham

Match Reports

Grant Elliott shines in big win at Potchefstroom

Allrounder hits an unbeaten 54 from 33 balls as the BLACKCAPS count down to Zimbabwe


BLACKCAPS TV: Ben Wheeler in Africa

In Africa for the first time, "Wheels" tells us how the tour's going so far

Match Reports

Neesham stars in warm-up win

BLACKCAPS allrounder makes the perfect comeback from injury with 54* and two wickets with the ball at Potchefstroom

Corporate News

NZC celebrates Māori Language Week with a sporting first

"Aotearoa" will grace the BLACKCAPS' playing shirts in Zimbabwe as we embrace and support Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Corporate News

WHITE FERNS contracts announced

The new season's contracted WHITE FERNS have been named, with four debutantes on the list. Kua whakaputaina te rārangi o ngā kaitākaro WHITE FERNS e whai kirimana ana.

International News

Hesson has clear goals for Africa

BLACKCAPS coach says the tour to Zimbabwe and South Africa is important as they look to develop new players

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

Santner ruled out of tour of Africa

Promising allrounder breaks his thumb in training and is replaced by Devon Hotel Central Stags allrounder George Worker

International News

Adam Milne can't wait to get back on the park

Adam Milne can't wait to get back to business on the BLACKCAPS' impending white ball tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa

Match Reports

New Zealand WHITE FERNS lift maiden trophy

India cling on to claim the tour finale but it's too late for the hosts as the WHITE FERNS celebrate a special 2-1 Series victory ahead of next year's World Twenty20

Match Reports

Rachel Priest powers WHITE FERNS to historic Series win

A blistering maiden Twenty20 International half-century off just 22 balls from opener Rachel Priest secures the New Zealand WHITE FERNS' first Twenty20 Series in India with a game to spare

International News

Rankings boost for WHITE FERNS

Consistent with bat and ball on challenging turf, captain Suzie Bates and vice-captain Sophie Devine head the field in the latest ICC ODI women's player rankings

Match Reports

Holy smoke as Devine blasts world record

Getting off the mark with a six, Sophie Devine never looked back as she powered to an astounding world record half-century, the WHITE FERNS taking a 1-0 Twenty20 Series lead in India

Corporate News

Wiseman appointed Talent ID Manager

Former BLACKCAP Paul Wiseman has been appointed in the full time role of Talent Identification Manager.

International News

BLACKCAPS squad to Africa announced

Kane Williamson will lead the BLACKCAPS on their upcoming white ball tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa, with Jimmy Neesham, Adam Milne, Ish Sodhi and Doug Bracewell all making a return

Corporate News

Gavin Larsen named BLACKCAPS selector

A grounding and passion for the New Zealand game at every level puts a popular former BLACKCAP in excellent stead in his new role assisting Mike Hesson

Match Reports

India turns it up in decisive victory

A turning deck and India's best bowling performance of the series sees the WHITE FERNS win the points battle but lose the ODI war

Match Reports

Record run chase sees ODIs head to decider

Sophie Devine impresses again, but an about-face by India with the bat puts the heat on the WHITE FERNS ahead of the last ODI

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