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Provincial Pride

Between the grassroots and international cricket sits the level where provincial passions and loyalty are tried and tested.

Read the stories from the provinces, moments in domestic matches and the players who defined their region’s cricketing fortunes.

NZ Women's T20 Winners

A Title With No Name: NZ Women’s T20 Winners

In 2016-17, the Otago Sparks broke their duck, winning the NZ Women's T20 competition for the first time since it began in 2007-08. They have...

Resume Play

Resume Play charts the rise of cricket in Christchurch following the 2011 earthquake through to the return of international cricket at 2014's Boxing Day...

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...
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Super Smashing: T20 Winners

With four titles to their name, Auckland are easily the most dominant side in men's domestic T20 history. They also share the record for...
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...

Historic Hallyburton Johnstone Shield Returns

Eighty-one years after it was first contested, the prestigious Hallyburton Johnstone (HBJ) Shield is being reintroduced by NZC this season, as the prize for...