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Much success for diploma - Otago Daily Times

Croft organised placements for the students with Otago rugby, Otago cricket and the Southern Steel netball team, while correspondence students were with the Auckland-based Mystics netball team and North Harbour rugby this year. The diploma had a high ...

U19 Venue Feature: Hagley Park - International Cricket Council

U19 Venue Feature: Hagley Park. With a tremendous amount of U19CWC focus on Christchurch, let's take a look at Hagley Park, which will host six matches including the semi-finals. Hagley Oval. The ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup is less than a month away ...

Cricket: Martin Crowe v Ross Taylor v Kane Williamson - New Zealand Herald

The ICC treats New Zealand as second rate, while a handful of people sit at test matches and take it. In the centre of this latest muck were two of New Zealand's greatest batsmen, not that you would know it. Williamson — average 50 — can be nigh on ...

Hurricane Gayle a bonanza for NZ Cricket who should be rushing him into Super Smash - Stuff.co.nz

OPINION: Chris Gayle may as well be wearing a Santa suit when he touches down, for the avalanche of Christmas cheer he's bringing New Zealand Cricket. World Boss will swagger into Whangarei in the next few days at just the right time for his struggling ...

Cricket: 10 quick conclusions from West Indies series - New Zealand Herald

The Sexy Camel has taken some heat in recent times – some deserved, some way over the top. He's always been a good cricketer but not always a smart cricketer. He is now. New Zealand was clearly a better team when he returned after missing the first ...

BD to play two more Tests per year under new FTP - The Daily Star

International Cricket Council (ICC) has proposed Future Tour Programme (FTP) in which Bangladesh cricket team are set to play 35 Tests from 2019 to 2023. ICC's Full Members have been working out the details of the FTP and representatives met in ...

Top 10 New Zealand ODI openers of all time - Yahoo Cricket

The oldest record of cricket being played at Wellington in New Zealand dates back to December 1842. The Black Caps, however, played their first ODI on 11 February 1973 against Pakistan in Christchurch. On 4 April 1996, the Kiwis achieved a unique world ...

New Zealand vs West Indies: Visitors underperformed in almost every department throughout Test series - Firstpost

It is always tough visiting New Zealand, but the West Indies would surely have been disappointed with their efforts after the recent strides they've made. They underperformed in almost every department of the game: batting, bowling, wicketkeeping ...

Black Caps bowler Trent Boult joins the exclusive 200 club - New Zealand Herald

Boult grew up quickly, having to play in a premier club team as a teenager as his school Otumoetai College did not have the luxury of playing in the Baywide premier grade like Tauranga Boys' College. He joined his older brother Jono Boult at Otumoetai ...

Opening duo among those chasing one-day World Cup places for Black Caps in Windies series - Waikato Times

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson discusses the team's two test wins over the West Indies as well as the upcoming ODI series. A new one-day opening combination will get their chance to stake a Cricket World Cup claim for New Zealand starting next week ...

NZ win blueprint for four-day tests - Otago Daily Times

The quality was variable at times but it was entertaining, and 38 wickets fell in 310.4 overs. Both captains agreed the 10th wicket stand of 61 between last pair Tim Southee and Trent Boult in New Zealand's first innings on the second morning had a ...

NZ U19 team named for cricket World Cup - NZCity

Four returning players have been included in the New Zealand team to contest the under-19 cricket World Cup on home soil. 13 December 2017. Taranaki's Kaylum Boshier will captain New Zealand at the under-19 World Cup tournament it hosts this summer ...

Boshier to lead New Zealand in Under-19 World Cup - ICC Cricket - International Cricket Council

Kaylum Boshier, the allrounder, will lead New Zealand in next year's ICC Under-19 World Cup on home soil, New Zealand Cricket announced on Tuesday (December 12). The 16-team event will be held from January 13 to February 3. The 15-man squad has four ...

Cricket: North Middlesex pair Ethan Bamber and Luke Hollman in England squad for Under-19 World Cup - Hampstead and Highgate Express

North Middlesex youngsters Ethan Bamber and Luke Hollman have been named in the England squad for next year's Under-19 World Cup. The talented pair have been named in the 15-man squad for the competition in New Zealand, which starts next month. Bamber ...

New Zealand plan works as hostile Wagner bounces out Windies - Saudi Gazette

The New Zealand cricket team with the trophy after decimating the West Indies with a day to spare in the second Test to sweep the series 2-0 on Tuesday. — AFP. HAMILTON, New Zealand — New Zealand congratulated themselves on a smart plan as they ...

New Zealand won Test series against Windies - TSM Plug

Kraigg Brathwaite was playing the captain role in the match and became the 37th captain of West Indies in Test cricket. For Windies, Raymon Reifer made his Test debut. New Zealand scored 372 runs and lost all wickets by batting first. Their top scorer ...

U19 Venue Feature: Cobham Oval - International Cricket Council

The ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup is less than a month away and the 16-team event promises to bring together future stars who will compete across four cities and seven venues in New Zealand. JB. The 48-match event is the third U19 Cricket World Cup in ...

West Indies cricket team fined second time for slow over-rate - The New Indian Express

DUBAI: The West Indies have once again been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the second Test against New Zealand, which ended with their 240-run defeat in Hamilton on Tuesday. Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees ...

Black Caps savour strong start to summer with test series sweep over West Indies - Stuff.co.nz

The Black Caps know they have bigger fish to fry come their test-cricket resumption at the end of the season, but for now who can blame them on happily dining out on a cracking start to their summer. New Zealand romped to a 2-0 series whitewash over ...

Cricket: Black Caps on test roll after thumping West Indies - New Zealand Herald

Williamson knows his test team will need to pick themselves up after three months of only 50 or 20-over cricket to face a competitive England side. Still, you take what you can get and New Zealand were very good in this two-test rubber, the third out ...

The New Zealand cricket team, nicknamed the Black Caps, are the national cricket team representing New Zealand. They played their first Test in 1930 against England in Christchurch, New Zealand, becoming the fifth country to play Test cricket. From 1930 New Zealand had to wait until 1956, more than 26 years, for its first test victory, against the West Indies at Eden Park in Auckland. They played their first ODI in the 1972–73 season against Pakistan in Christchurch.

New Zealand
New Zealand Cricket Cap Insignia.svg
New Zealand silver fern cricket crest
Test status acquired 1930
Captain Kane Williamson
Coach Mike Hesson
ICC Rankings Current Best-ever
Test
ODI
T20I
6th
4th
1st
3rd
2nd
1st
Test Matches
First Test
Tests Played Won/Lost
Total 417 87/169
(161 draws)
This year 11 4/6 (1 draw)
Last Test
One-Day Internationals
First ODI
ODIs Played Won/Lost
Total 712 314/354
(6 ties, 38 no result)
This year 16 8/7
(0 ties, 1 no result)
Last ODI
World Cup Appearances 11 (first in 1975)
Best result Runners-up (2015)
T20 Internationals
First T20I
T20Is Played Won/Lost
Total 93 46/40
(5 ties, 2 no result)
This year 10 8/2
(0 ties, 0 no result)
Last T20I
World Twenty20 Appearances 6 (first in 2007)
Best result Semi-finals (2007, 2016)
As of 6 December 2016

The New Zealand cricket team, nicknamed the Black Caps, are the national cricket team representing New Zealand. They played their first Test in 1930 against England in Christchurch, New Zealand, becoming the fifth country to play Test cricket. From 1930 New Zealand had to wait until 1956, more than 26 years, for its first test victory, against the West Indies at Eden Park in Auckland. They played their first ODI in the 1972–73 season against Pakistan in Christchurch.

The current Test, One-day and Twenty20 captain is Kane Williamson, who replaced Brendon McCullum who announced his retirement in late December, 2015. The national team is organised by New Zealand Cricket.

The New Zealand cricket team became known as the Black Caps in January 1998, after its sponsor at the time, Clear Communications, held a competition to choose a name for the team. Official New Zealand Cricket sources typeset the nickname as BLACKCAPS. This is one of many national team nicknames related to the All Blacks.

As of February 2016, New Zealand have played 417 Test matches, winning 87, losing 169 and drawing 161.

As of December 2016, the New Zealand cricket team is ranked 6th in Tests, 4th in ODIs and 1st in T20Is by the ICC. New Zealand reached the final match in the ICC Cricket World Cup for the first time in its history, after beating South Africa in the semi-final in 2015.