Latest news from ‘New Zealand’

Mehrotra named in Elite Umpiring Panel

Strong performances from Ash Mehrotra have seen him elevated to the New Zealand Cricket Elite Umpire Panel for the 2014-15 season, replacing Billy Bowden who was recently reappointed to the ICC Elite Umpire Panel.

White Ferns contracts announced

A strong blend of youth and experience makes up the first contracted list of ten White Ferns players for the season between 1 August 2014 and 31 July 2015.

Top 10 White Ferns to be contracted

The country’s top 10 women cricketers will be awarded annual contracts under the terms of a new Memorandum of Understanding between New Zealand Cricket and the New Zealand Cricket Players Association .

Ian Butler retires

Otago Cricket today confirmed the recent retirement of long serving all-rounder Ian Butler.

Kane in control at Kensington Oval

Kane Williamson reached 150 for the first time in his Test career as he anchored a strong second innings of 331-7 when rain stopped play.

Evenly poised after day three

A much improved bowling effort, led by a four wicket bag from Neil Wagner, has the third and final Test against the West Indies evenly poised going into day four tomorrow.

TOUR VIDEO: Tom Latham

What’s it like being one of the youngest BLACKCAPS? Trent Boult asks the tough questions.

Latham notches another half-century

Tom Latham has strengthened his grip on a BLACKCAPS opening position after scoring his third consecutive half-century on day one of the second Test against the West Indies.

BLACKCAPS graft hard on day three

The BLACKCAPS have fought belligerently on day three of the second Test against the West Indies, with Tom Latham and Kane Williamson showing great determination in the final session.

Historic victory for BLACKCAPS

The BLACKCAPS have beaten the West Indies in the Caribbean for the second time in history, conquering the home side by 186 runs on day four in Kingston.