Astle

The Underrated Astle

Ross Taylor knocked off a lot of records during his innings of 290 against Australia at Perth in 2015. Among the records he broke...

Letter To Martin

Most of our blogs are inspired by the Museum archive or focused on stories from New Zealand's vast cricket history. This post, from January...

Private Wilson of Christchurch

George Charles Lee Wilson was the second New Zealand cricket representative to be killed in World War One. He burst on to the provincial...

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...

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...