Black Caps

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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.

Watch: Ish Sodhi produces the tricks and a miserly spell but it's not enough as Royals knocked out of IPL

The Kiwi spinner delivered four cheap overs but his team lost to Kolkata.

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 / www.Photosport.nz

'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 / www.photosport.nz

'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.
Copyright photo: ICC Media Zone / icc-cricket.com

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 / www.photosport.nz

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.

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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.

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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 / www.photosport.nz

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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Blair Christensen and his team are hopeful for another classic Auckland Test match.

Pink ball Test: To bat – or bowl? Groundsman gives a hint on how Eden Park pitch will play

Blair Christensen and his team are hopeful for another classic Auckland Test match.

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New Zealand and England will have a pink Kookaburra ball at their disposal starting tonight.

Watch: See the new pink Test cricket ball up close before today’s day/night match

New Zealand and England will have a pink Kookaburra ball at their disposal starting tonight.

The Black Caps batsman belted 181 not out to claim the fourth ODI in Dunedin.

Ross Taylor 'feeling really good' for pink ball Test against England

The batsman was battling a quad injury suffered in the ODI series,

Tom Latham ans Jeet Raval of the Black Caps  run a single during the 4th day of the second ANZ International Cricket Test match, New Zealand V Bangladesh, Hagley Oval, Christchurch, New Zealand, 23th January 2017.Copyright photo: John Davidson / www.photosport.nz

Black Caps Test top order struggle against England in pink ball warm-up clash

The New Zealand XI were reduced to 30/5 on the first day of their warm-up match in Hamilton.

England march on to win ODI series decider against Black Caps after NZ collapse

England have taken out the ODI series against NZ with a seven wicket win at Hagley Oval in Christchurch this afternoon in the final ODI match.

Ross Taylor talks to Mike Hesson and Kane Williamson. International One Day Cricket. New Zealand Black Caps v Australia. Chappell–Hadlee Trophy, Game 2. McLean Park, Napier, New Zealand. Thursday 2 February 2017 © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Ross Taylor ruled out of Black Caps v England ODI decider

The batsman failed a fitness test ahead of today's series finale in Christchurch.

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The Black Caps batsman is battling a leg injury before tomorrow’s series finale in Christchurch.

Watch: Ross Taylor runs freely in fitness race for ODI decider

The Black Caps batsman is battling a leg injury before tomorrow’s series finale in Christchurch.

New Zealand's Colin Munro batting.
Pakistan tour of New Zealand. International One Day Cricket. 4th ODI. Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand. Tuesday 16 January 2018. © Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.nz

Colin Munro quits Test, first-class cricket in favour of shorter formats

The explosive batsman will continue his career as a white ball specialist for the Black Caps.

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