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Amelia Kerr’s Big Day Out in Dublin

WHITE FERNS’ teenager Amelia Kerr has written herself into cricketing folklore by batting an entire innings to score an unbeaten 232 and break Belinda Clark’s 20-year-old record for the highest score in women’s ODI cricket. The 17-year-old struck 31-fours and two sixes in her 145-ball epic, as the WHITE FERNS...

Cricket Stands Out Among Award Nominees

The finalists for Sport Wellington’s Sportsperson the Year Awards were announced last week with cricket claiming six nominations across the categories. In the category that stirs the most public interest – as the public vote to determine the winner, Wellington Blaze all-rounder, Sophie Devine and Firebirds’ opener, Michael Papps find...

Devine and Kerr Heading North with WHITE FERNS

The WHITE FERNS’ ODI and T20 player of the year, Sophie Devine, and Wellington Blaze all-rounder, Amelia Kerr, have both been selected in the WHITE FERNS’ squad for the upcoming tour to England and Ireland. The pair have been included in a 15-player squad bound for the Northern Hemisphere in June,...

Devine Brilliance Seals 3-0 WHITE FERNS’ Win

The WHITE FERNS have swept the West Indies 3-0 in the GJ Gardner Homes ODI series after an impressive 205 run win under the sunshine at Hagley Oval. With her third consecutive score in excess of 50, and a fiery 3-wickets, Sophie Devine claimed her second Player of the Match award on the...

Devine and Kerr Selected for West Indies Visit

Fresh from winning the national women’s T20 title, Wellington Blaze all-rounders Sophie Devine and Amelia Kerr have been rewarded with spots in the WHITE FERNS’ squads for both the ODI and T20 series against the West Indies next month. Otago Sparks teenager Kate Heffernan and Auckland Hearts batswoman Lauren Down...

Blaze Host Canterbury as Season Winds Down

The Wellington Blaze squad for their final round of home games this season has been named. Once again led by Liz Perry, the side will be looking to hold on to top spot in the T20 competition against the Canterbury Magicians at Karori Park on Friday afternoon. Over the weekend,...

Blaze Skipper Eyes Capital Century as Northern Spirit Come to Karori

After taking down the previously unbeaten Auckland Hearts in both their T20 contest and one of the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield matches in the last round, the Wellington Blaze welcome the Northern Spirit to Karori Park this weekend. The Blaze currently lead the T20 competition and sit second in the Hallyburton...