plunket shield winners

Plunket Shield Winners

The 2017-18 Plunket Shield competition went in to the final day with Central Districts holding a narrow four-point lead over the Wellington Firebirds. After both...
New Zealand Cricket Awards

New Zealand Cricket Awards

It is that time of year again: with the end of the international season and the last games of Plunket Shield being played its...
IL Bula

From Lau to Lancaster: the Story of Ilikena

When Fiji toured New Zealand in the 1977-78 season, it ended an association that stretched back to 1895 when a Fijian cricket side first...
Hawke Cup

How Southland Won The Hawke Cup

On July 18th 1910, the New Zealand Cricket Council received a letter from the Auckland Cricket Association offering a shield for cricket competition from...

Here We Are Now, Entertain Us; Part 2

Growing up in England, you listened to the radio or, when you could, watched cricket on the TV. By today’s standards, some of this...

Here We Are Now, Entertain Us; Part 1

We go to cricket, now, to be entertained - especially of course at T20 level. Watching the closing stages of the Women’s Big Bash...