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...
blackcaps debut records

Best On Debut

Colin de Grandhomme broke a 65 year-old record in the opening Test of the BLACKCAPS' 2016 series against Pakistan. The Auckland all-rounder's first innings...
1993 Womens Cricket World Cup

The 1993 Women’s Cricket World Cup

After a five-year gap, the Women’s Cricket World Cup was again contested in 1993, returning to England where the tournament began 20 years earlier. As...
Hallyburton Johnstone

Hally: Retired Farmer, Full-Time Sports Enthusiast

Not many people realise that the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield is named for the man who donated it for the domestic women’s cricket competition in...

Testing the Ferns

  On the 6th of May 1934, delegates from each of New Zealand’s provincial centres were invited to a meeting in Oamaru with the intention...
Ruth Martin

The Backyard Leader: Ruth Martin

“ took a catch out of the sun and it hit her in the eye and she had to go off. I remember them...