Michael Bracewell is named captain of New Zealand’s T20I series against Pakistan, surprising everyone.

With the surprise appointment of veteran all-arounder Michael Bracewell as skipper for the team’s five-match Twenty20 International series against Pakistan this month, New Zealand surprised everyone. According to the ICC, Bracewell has not participated in an international match since March of last year and has only lately resumed domestic responsibilities after experiencing physical issues related […]

Devine is ruled out of the final T20I match against England due to a quad injury

The quad injury that Sophie Devine, the captain of New Zealand, suffered while bowling during Wednesday’s fourth Twenty20 international, has forced her out of the fifth and final Twenty20 international against England. On Thursday, New Zealand Cricket said that Devine “had sustained a grade one quad strain which would require a short period of rehabilitation” […]

Following Green’s 174*, New Zealand crumbles against Australia’s seamen.

After Australia’s formidable first innings of 383 in difficult conditions at Basin Reserve thanks to a magnificent century from Cameron Green, New Zealand’s disastrous day two proceeded when Kane Williamson was horribly misplaced and run out for duck. After being thoroughly outclassed by Green, who ended the first Test unscathed at 174 and shared a […]

Wellington rain forces New Zealand to wait for the fourth bowler to be selected.

After Wednesday’s rain caused the pitch to remain under cover all day, New Zealand will decide just before the toss whether to select Mitchell Santner, a specialist spinner, or Scott Kuggeleijn, a fourth seamer, for the opening Test match against Australia at the Basin Reserve. Due to a thumb injury, opener Devon Conway was ruled […]

Williamson is on paternity leave; Boult is back in the New Zealand Twenty20 team.

As New Zealand gets ready for the T20 World Cup, Trent Boult is back in the team. The three-match T20I series against Australia starts on February 21 in Wellington. But the left-arm seamer has only been selected for the T20Is’ second and third games. In the UAE’s ILT20 competition, he is presently playing for MI […]

Double Test ton for Rachin Ravindra

Rachin Ravindra’s remarkable breakthrough summer has continued with a massive maiden Test double century for the BLACKCAPS, following his record-breaking trio of World Cup centuries in India earlier this season. After making his Test debut in India towards the end of 2021, Ravindra has already demonstrated his star potential four times. In the first home […]

Jamieson will play in South Africa tour match | NZ XI Announced

At Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Kyle Jamieson will continue his recuperation from a hamstring injury as a member of the New Zealand XI against South Africa. Jamieson will spend a day on the field with the NZ XI squad during the next three-day warm-up match in Lincoln next week. Jamieson was named in the BLACKCAPS Test […]

Mitchell is out of the last Twenty20 Pakistan match | Ravindra steps in

Owing to continuous workload management, Daryl Mitchell will not play in the KFC T20I Series finale against Pakistan at Hagley Oval. Rachin Ravindra of the Wellington Firebirds will be included in the team in Christchurch for Sunday’s game, as Mitchell has withdrew from selection consideration. The decision to bench Mitchell for this game was made […]