Author Archives: Eddy Bramley

NZ’s best set to make a Super Smash on 2019-20 domestic stage 

New Zealand’s men’s and women’s Super Smash competitions are poised for an international injection this summer. The best men’s and women’s players in the country will be on show for the entire domestic Twenty20 competition with all WHITE FERNS and BLACKCAPS white ball players available. BLACKCAPS Test players may also...

Women’s T20 cricket gets Commonwealth Games nod

Women’s T20 Cricket has been confirmed for inclusion at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games after a joint bid by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). “This is a truly historic moment for women’s cricket and for the global cricket community, who were united...

Women cricketers welcome new agreement

WHITE FERNS captain Amy Satterthwaite has hailed cricket’s new Women’s Master Agreement as a historic and progressive accord that provides another significant step forward for the game in New Zealand. Satterthwaite said the agreement, reached in principle by New Zealand Cricket and the New Zealand Cricket Players Association, represented a...

New Zealand Cricket and Indoor Cricket New Zealand sign historic Partnership Agreement

The standing ovation in Palmerston North last Saturday night said it all. New Zealand Cricket (NZC) and Indoor Cricket New Zealand (ICNZ) officially signed a partnership agreement last week, featuring, among other things,  formal recognition of Indoor Cricket New Zealand as the governing body for the sport in New Zealand,...

Blaze winter training squad named

Wellington Blaze head coach Ivan Tissera has named his 14-strong winter training squad in preparation for the upcoming summer of cricket. The squad boasts several familiar faces including current WHITE FERNS allrounder Amelia Kerr and former WHITE FERNS Thamsyn Newton and Liz Green-Perry. Leigh Kasperek who re-joined the Blaze in...

11 Wellington reps selected in national Indoor Cricket squads

Eleven Wellington Indoor Cricket representatives have been selected in four New Zealand squads for the Trans-Tasman international series against Australia in September. The national men’s, women’s, under-22 boys’ and under-22 girls’ squads were all selected following the 2019 ICNZ Provincial Championships held in Palmerston North over the weekend. Wellingtonians Bryce...

Wellington claim National Indoor Cricket Championships

Ahmad Khawaja – Indoor Cricket New Zealand The North Island domination of indoor cricket continued at the 2019 ICNZ Senior Provincial Championships this past weekend in Palmerston North, and it was Wellington who reaped the greatest rewards, claiming two of the three grades being played out at the Palmerston North...

The BLACKCAPS have “inspired the next generation of cricketers” – Pocknall

Wellington Firebirds head coach Glenn Pocknall says the future of New Zealand cricket is bright and the BLACKCAPS’ World Cup heroics will inspire the next generation of young cricketers. The BLACKCAPS fell just short of lifting their first ICC Cricket World Cup after tying with England in a super-over before...