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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...

Wellington Under 21 Side Heads to National Tournament

The Women’s National Under 21 Tournament starts in Auckland tomorrow with Wellington’s side captained by WHITE FERNS’ star Amelia Kerr. Amelia is joined in the side by her sister, and established Blaze teammate, Jess Kerr. At last year’s tournament, Amelia was the leading wicket-taker with 16 at an average of...

Wellington Blaze Continue Strong T20 Form

The Wellington Blaze have beaten the Otago Sparks by eight wickets this afternoon to continue their unbeaten start to the season.  After the home side won the toss and chose to bat, the Blaze continued their strong opening overs’ form as Dee Doughty claimed a week in each of her...

Wellington Blaze Start Quest for Titles

The Wellington Blaze begin their season against the Central Hinds in Levin today. Starting with a T20 this afternoon, the teams will then be part of the historic reintroduction of the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield with two One-Day matches over the weekend. The Blaze head in to the season with a...

Cricket Wellington Confirm Staff to Lead New Direction

Last month, Cricket Wellington unveiled ambitious plans for the future of cricket in the region. With a renewed focus on community cricket and development pathways, Cricket Wellington are pleased to announce the team that will lead the implementation of its new operating model. Leading the development of a talent pipeline...

WHITE FERNS Squad and Schedules Announced for UAE

WHITE FERNS coach Haidee Tiffen has named a 14-player squad for three One Day Internationals and four Twenty20 Internationals against Pakistan in the UAE, starting at the end of the month. Northern Spirit batswoman Sam Curtis is the only non-contracted player, with Wellington Blaze stars Sophie Devine and Amelia Kerr among...

Amelia Kerr among three newly contracted WHITE FERNS

Sixteen-year-old Wellington Blaze leg spinner Amelia Kerr has taken another big step forward in her cricket career by accepting a full New Zealand Cricket central contract. The teenager becomes the youngest-ever contracted WHITE FERN, while Wellington Blaze and WHITE FERNS’ stalwarts Rachel Priest and Sophie Devine are among the other contracted...