How to Pretend You Know Cricket

Posted 10:37pm Tuesday 2nd March 2021 by Elliot Weir

From deliveries to dismissals, dibbly-dobblers to golden ducks, cricket is an elaborate and perplexing way to waste your time. There are a lot of made-up words involved, like ‘inning’ and ‘wicket’ and ‘dilscoop.’ Aside from white men over the age of 50 and people Read more...

Folkloric Heroes: NZ Cricket’s All-Time Battlers XI

Posted 11:34am Sunday 30th April 2017 by Charlie Hantler

Kane Williamson. Martin Crowe. Richard Hadlee. Ross Taylor. These are but a few of the names that have been carved into national cricket history as heroes for the right reasons. Unfortunately, in a nation of roughly 4.5 million people, and with a professional cricket population of about 100, Read more...

Black Caps in Dunedin—Tips & Tricks

Posted 11:41am Sunday 5th March 2017 by Charlie Hantler

At the time of writing, Martin Guptill has just put the South African bowling attack to the sword, with an undefeated 180 leading the Black Caps to a 7 wicket win. This levels the series at 2-2 with the final game to be played in Auckland on Saturday; thus by the time you’re reading this, the Read more...

Williamson coming of age

Posted 2:47pm Monday 15th August 2016 by Sean Nugent

During the second test against Zimbabwe last week, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson became the youngest ever batsmen to score a century against every test-playing nation. Not only was he the youngest to do so by over four years, but he also did so in the quickest time —both in terms of days Read more...

Cricketers of the year

Posted 10:56am Sunday 24th April 2016 by Sean Nugent

New Zealand cricketers Kane Williamson and Suzie Bates have been named the Leading Men’s Cricketer in the World and Leading Women’s Cricketer in the World by renowned cricketing almanac Wisden. Williamson became the first New Zealander to receive the honour when it was introduced in Read more...

University Oval To Expand Capacity

Posted 10:36am Sunday 3rd April 2016 by Georgia Vosper

The Dunedin University Cricket Oval is currently in the process of being upgraded. This is to meet the 6000 person minimum capacity that has been set by New Zealand Cricket’s (NZC) requirements for international venues.   On completion the oval will hold more than 6000 people, with the Read more...

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