FEATURES

Soldiers, lawyers, teenage debutantes, innovators, super stars, the forgotten. Cricketers.

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

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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.

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CONTROVERSY, SUPERSTITION & INNOVATION

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

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FROM THE ARCHIVE

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

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GRASSROOTS

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

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PROVINCIAL PRIDE

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

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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. 

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LIMITED OVERS

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

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ON A FOREIGN FIELD

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

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NEWS & EVENTS

Press releases detailing the latest news & events from the New Zealand Cricket Museum, the Basin Reserve, and other cricket.

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