History at Newlands

Ahead of their 1961-62 tour to South Africa, New Zealand captain JR Reid predicted that this was the finest side to leave our shores....

New Zealand’s Wisden Cricketers of the Year

First presented in 1889, Wisden's annual Cricketers of the Year award is one of the most prestigious in the game. Although the numbers and...
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Wiri Baker – The Cricketer

Wiri Baker was born on April 2nd 1892 in the small town of Otaki on the Kapiti Coast north of Wellington. Otaki is an important site...
2009 ICC Champions Trophy

2009 ICC Champions Trophy

The sixth instalment of the Champions Trophy should have been played in 2008 as the tournament was intended to be played every two years,...
Skipper's Diary

Review: The Skipper’s Diary

The New Zealand cricket team that toured England in 1949 was the fourth New Zealand team to do so. It would be fair to...
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Fastest and Biggest: BLACKCAPS v West Indies

The West Indies start their seventh ODI series played in New Zealand at Whangarei this week. The teams have also met in three one-off...