FEATURES

New Zealand’s cricketing history is filled with characters and moments that add colour to the game. Through our series of features we present stories of the famous and forgotten, using extensive research, photographs, and objects from our collection to bring past summers to life. Start exploring.

LATEST

LIMITED OVERS

Limited Overs is a series of interviews with former-New Zealand cricketers whose careers in the silver fern were fleeting. Read more…

THE BEST THERE NEVER WAS

The Best There Never Was we explore the stories of the players you’ve never heard of, the players that time has forgotten.  Read more…

STATCHAT

The latest records and statistics from the BLACKCAPS, WHITE FERNS, and New Zealand provincial cricket. Read more…

OFF THE PITCH, ON THE FIELD

Off The Pitch, On The Field present the stories of the people and moments that extend cricket history beyond the pitch. Read more…

PROVINCIAL PRIDE

Stories from the provinces, featuring the domestic matches players who defined their region’s cricketing fortunes. Read more…

FROM THE ARCHIVE

Stories that come from our collection – from letters, scorecards, and books, to newspaper clippings, playing gear, and prgrammes. Read more…

GRASSROOTS

Stories from the game’s grassroots, covering schools, clubs, Minor Associations, and backyard legends. Read more…

ON A FOREIGN FIELD

To commemorate 100 years since WWI began, we remember New Zealand First-Class cricketers who served. Read more…

CONTROVERSY, SUPERSTITION & INNOVATION

Did a New Zealand cricketer invent the switch hit? How many times were Nelson out for Nelson? What is a Mankad? Read more…