india to NZ 1936-37

The Tour That Never Was

In March 1937, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) played three matches in New Zealand after an extensive tour of Australia. Either side of playing...

Limited Overs: Grahame Bilby

The first in a series of interviews with former-New Zealand cricketers whose careers were fleeting, this week's Limited Overs features 2-Test New Zealand rep, Grahame Bilby. What...
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...
Harman Family

The Harman Boys

In 1848, planning began in earnest for an Anglican Church settlement in New Zealand. Later that year the Canterbury Association's surveyors found their preferred...

Clutching At A Straw

In 1894, Baron Pierre de Coubertin, invited delegates from around the world to the Congress on the Revival of the Olympic Games in Paris. On...

Without Colour

In mid-2016, the President of the Federazione Cricket Italiana (FCI, the Italian cricket board) declared that cricket would be an Olympic sport if Rome...