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New Zealand’s new coach Gary Stead is targeting NZ cricket greats as Twenty20 coaching consultants.

'Fleming, Vettori, Bond' - new Black Caps coach Gary Stead eyeing NZ greats as coaching consultants

NZ want to learn from coaches plying their trade in the IPL and Big Bash.

Stead has been signed on a two-year deal and will take over the role from September 1.

'It is a dream come true' - Gary Stead appointed new Black Caps coach

Stead has signed a two-year deal with the New Zealand cricket team.

Gary Stead named as Black Caps New Zealand Cricket Coach, Auckland, New Zealand. Wednesday 15 August 2018. © Andrew Cornaga /

New Black Caps coach named: Gary Stead gets two-year deal

Stead will officially start his two-year contract on September 1.

Gary Stead

Canterbury's Gary Stead to be appointed new Black Caps coach - report

The former Test batsman will reportedly be confirmed to replace Mike Hesson as early as next week.

Watch: Colin Munro blasts four straight boundaries in CPL opener as stellar innings leads side to victory

The Kiwi batsman was on fire in the first game of this year's tournament.

Martin Guptill hits a 6 off a free hit.
Pakistan tour of New Zealand. T20 Series. 3rd Twenty20 international cricket match, Bay Oval, Mt Maunganui, New Zealand. Sunday 28 January 2018. © Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga /

Martin Guptill to play with banned Aussie Steve Smith in Caribbean T20

Guptill and Smith have joined the Barbados Tridents for this year's competition.

Blackcaps Kane Williamson is the center of attention after his run out of Englands James Vince during the International T20 Tri Series cricket match between the Blackcaps & England at Westpac stadium, Wellington. 13th February 2018. © Copyright Photo: Grant Down /

New Zealand Cricket declines offer to return to Pakistan for the first time in 15 years

Black Caps had been invited to play two Twenty20s later this year.

White Fern Amelia Kerr and Black Cap Kane Williamson.

Black Caps and White Ferns to play in three T20 double headers as NZC release summer schedule

The men's and women's teams will also play ODIs over consecutive days in Napier, Mt Maunganui and Hamilton.

Watch: Ruthless Martin Guptill belts 35-ball century in English T20 competition

The Black Caps opener plundered 102 off 38 balls for Worcestershire against Northamptonshire.

1 NEWS sports reporter Guy Heveldt praises Hesson for his impact in New Zealand Cricket in his tenure as head coach.

Opinion: 'He has turned a once faltering side into a fierce, respected and enjoyable team' - Mike Hesson to step down as Black Caps coach

When Mike Hesson unceremoniously took the captaincy from Ross Taylor and gave it to Brendon McCullum I thought "what is he doing? This guy has no idea," writes 1 NEWS sports reporter Guy Heveldt.

Jimmy Neesham

Black Caps all-rounder Jimmy Neesham swaps Otago for Wellington

The former Volts all-rounder will ply his trade with the Firebirds from next season onwards.

Kane Williamson celebrates with team mates after taking a catch to dismiss Bairstow.
New Zealand Blackcaps v England. 1st day/night test match. Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand. Day 5, Monday 26 March 2018. © Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga /

'Unaffordable' and the wrong size: NZ Cricket sink the boot into Eden Park as they push for new Auckland international venue

CEO David White supports a proposal to see Western Springs become a "world class cricket ground".

Watch: Anzacs combine as Boult and Maxwell produce pair of sublime catches in IPL win

The two Delhi Daredevils played a key role in ending defending champions Mumbai's season.

Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade.
New Zealand Black Caps v Australia. The Chappell–Hadlee Trophy, One Day International Cricket. Manuka Oval in Canberra Australia. Tuesday 6 December 2016 © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga /

'I hope we don't go too far the other way' - Aussie wicketkeeper rejects calls to play like Black Caps

Wade would hate to try and copy NZ after the recent ball tampering saga.

NZC president Debbie Hockley said the event taught players "invaluable lessons in camaraderie, discipline, leadership, playing under pressure, and appreciating the spirit of the game.”
2018 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Opening Ceremony at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Sunday 7 January 2018.
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Nearly 450 sign petition to remove Debbie Hockley from Sky's cricket commentary team

Bid labelled "misinformed, misguided and, in terms of some of the more intolerant comments, misogynist."

Black Caps' Adam Milne handed IPL injury replacement contract

The fast bowler will work with his childhood idol Shane Bond at the Mumbai Indians.

BJ Watling of the Black Caps during Day 2 of the Second International Cricket Test match, New Zealand V England, Hagley Oval, Christchurch, New Zealand, 31th March 2018.Copyright photo: John Davidson /

England finish day two of second Test with upper hand over Black Caps in Christchurch

The Black Caps trail England by 115-runs after day two of the second Test at Hagley Oval in Christchurch.

As it happened: England survive early Black Caps attack on day one of second Test

England reached 290-8 on day one of the second Test against the Black Caps at Hagley Oval in Christchurch.

Mike Hesson was questioned about the scandal engulfing Australian cricket.

'It's not great for the game' - Black Caps coach weighs in on ball tampering saga

Mike Hesson was questioned about the scandal engulfing Australian cricket.

The pair combined to rout England for 58 on the opening day of the pink ball Test.

'As good as it gets' - Black Caps coach raves over Boult, Southee heroics against England

The pair combined to rout England for 58 on the opening day of the pink ball Test.

As it happened: Rookie Todd Astle spins NZ to first Test win under lights at Eden Park

NZ claims their 10th ever Test win over England with Astle taking three huge wickets in the final hours.

'I've just kept trying to learn' - Henry Nicholls thrilled with Black Caps century heroics

Nicholls bought up his second Test hundred against England at Eden Park yesterday.

Rain interrupts play again, Black Caps still in control over England on day two of pink ball Test

Rain interrupted much of day two of the day-night Test between England and New Zealand, but the Black Caps lead by 171 runs with six wickets remaining in the innings.

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson celebrates his century on Day 3 of the 3rd test match between New Zealand Black Caps and South Africa Proteas. International test match cricket. Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand. Monday 27 March 2017. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga /

Opinion: Kane Williamson, our first to 18 Test tons - but which was the best?

After cracking the milestone, we've taken a trip down memory lane, to pick his top five knocks.

Black Caps' skipper Kane Williamson finishes day one with unbeaten 91 after England crumble in historic pink ball Test

The Black Caps lead by 117 runs after an embarrassing collapse by England on day one of the first day-night Test at Eden Park in Auckland.

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