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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...

2002 ICC Champions Trophy

2002 saw the third edition of the ICC Champions Trophy – the first to be played under that name.  The tournament structure had changed...
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...
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,...

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...

1998 ICC Champions Trophy

  The ICC Champions Trophy has been competed for since 1998, although it hasn’t always gone by that name. In its inaugural 1998 tournament it...