Second Lieutenant Hickmott of Christchurch

Rupert Hickmott was one of only two New Zealand cricket representatives to be killed in World War One. Wisden wrote, after his death at...

From Leonard to Harry: the Cave family legacy

When Harry Cave was selected to play Test cricket for New Zealand in 1949, he was fulfilling the promise of an entire family, a...

22 of Southland, 15 of Canterbury

In the summer of 1876-77, James Lillywhite brought a team of England’s best cricketers out to New Zealand and Australia. Beginning with games against...

The Maorilanders

Throughout the 1920s and 30s, New Zealand cricket sides embarked on many significant tours that enhanced the reputation of the nation, both as cricketers...

First On Field: Len Cuff

Ted Badcock, due to the fortunate positioning of his name alphabetically, is recognised as our very first Black Cap. Tom Lowry has the honour...

Enter Sandman: one more thing

Anyone who has done historical research will appreciate just how hard it is to wrap up your story. Here at the New Zealand Cricket...