Moments

Stories of the moments that have defined the history of men's cricket in New Zealand.

From the Plunket Shield to our first Test in 1930, Brendon McCullum's 302 and the BLACKCAPS' run through the 2015 Cricket World Cup, these are the moments that have created fans and made memories

Conference Cricket

Bangladesh & Conference Cricket

Conference cricket, first announced in April 1997, was meant to be New Zealand Cricket’s grand new innovation. Its primary function was to serve as...
Pakistan and India 1955-56

Harry’s Diary: Pakistan and India 1955-56

On the 3rd of October 1955 a New Zealand cricket side left for its first tour of the subcontinent. With 16 matches to played throughout...

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....

28 June 1949

28 June 1949 saw the final day's play in the second Test of New Zealand's series in England. Starting the day 59 runs ahead in...
nz's highest test scores

New Zealand’s Highest Test Scores

June 27 and 28 mark the dates that the WHITE FERNS and BLACKCAPS saw their players reach 200 in a Test for the first time....

Lord Plunket’s Shield

Lord William Lee Plunket was the 5th Baron Plunket and the 12th man to serve as Governor of New Zealand once we became a...