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Taking On The World

In 2017, the WHITE FERNS and BLACKCAPS will be taking on the world once again in the Women's Cricket World Cup and Champions Trophy respectively. In the weeks leading in to both these tournaments, we'll be presenting the story of the contests through the years, highlighting the involvement and fortunes of our national teams. Check back every week as we add another chapter to the history.

1982 Women's Cricket World Cup

The 1982 Women’s Cricket World Cup

  The 1982 Women's Cricket World Cup saw the tournament head to New Zealand first time. Although the International Women's Cricket Council took a more...
1978 Women's Cricket World Cup

The 1978 Women’s Cricket World Cup

  The success of the 1973 Women's Cricket World Cup helped prove the concept was viable, driving the creation of a men's tournament in 1975....
2006 icc champions trophy

2006 ICC Champions Trophy

In 2006, the Champions Trophy took place in India for the first time after the 2002 edition of the tournament had been moved to...

2004 ICC Champions Trophy

The 2004 ICC Champions Trophy took place in England during the month of September, when international cricket is traditionally quiet. Again, 12 teams competed...
2009 ICC Champions Trophy

2009 ICC Champions Trophy

The sixth instalment of the Champions Trophy should have been played in 2008 as the tournament was intended to be played every two years,...
1973 Women's Cricket World Cup

The 1973 Women’s Cricket World Cup

It was women after all, who staged the first ever Cricket World Cup - an idea born out of a few after-dinner brandies on...