NZC and MediaWorks Radio ink new deal

Domestic Cricket


NZC and MediaWorks Radio ink new deal

Praneel HiraDomestic Cricket, International Cricket

NZC RELEASE: Good news for cricket followers – NZC has signed a three-year broadcasting rights deal with MediaWorks Radio to provide live, free-to-air commentary of all BLACKCAPS and WHITE FERNS matches in New Zealand, as well as selected content from domestic competitions. The new deal will see live, ball-by-ball audio commentary on Magic Talk with 31 frequencies covering the length … Read More


ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup postponed until 2022

International Cricket


ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup postponed until 2022

Praneel HiraInternational Cricket

CWC21 MEDIA RELEASE The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand has been postponed until February – March 2022. The decision was taken by the IBC (the commercial subsidiary of the ICC) following an extensive contingency planning exercise which has taken into account the health, cricket and commercial impact of COVID19 around the world. CEO of the local organising … Read More


Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 13 January

International Cricket


Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 13 January

Praneel HiraInternational Cricket

It has been a good couple of weeks away watching the BLACKCAPS in action in Melbourne and Sydney, if only to see first-hand the challenges that the team faced. The BLACKCAPS will have returned chastened by the experience and rueing their failure to deliver the sort of performances many would have anticipated.  Don’t underestimate the challenges the team faced, however. … Read More


Boundary Club Membership

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Boundary Club Membership

Praneel HiraDomestic Cricket, International Cricket

Gear up for our biggest summer line-up, Auckland! The BLACKCAPS take on England, India and Australia, the WHITE FERNS host South Africa, while our local ACES and HEARTS hit go in the Dream11 Super Smash. With your choice of three exciting membership packages, you’ll be all set for another captivating Summer of Cricket. Bronze membership – $99 Access to all … Read More


Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 14 October

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Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 14 October

Praneel HiraDomestic Cricket, International Cricket

It’s that brief hiatus that comes at this time every year. The cricket season has come to a close in England and we are counting the days until ‘Play’ is called on our own summer. Premier Club cricket is underway this coming weekend, followed days later by the first round of the Plunket Shield, with the ACES taking on the … Read More


Auckland quartet selected for NZ U19 squad

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Auckland quartet selected for NZ U19 squad

Praneel HiraGame Development, High Performance, International Cricket

Four Auckland representatives have been selected to represent the New Zealand Under 19 team against Bangladesh later this month. The Auckland quartet of Conor Ansell (Auckland University), Adithya Ashok (Eden Roskill), Jock McKenzie (North Shore) and Quinn Sunde (Takapuna) will join the 18-man squad in Lincoln for five one-day matches, starting September 29th. NZ U19s Head Coach, Paul Wiseman said … Read More


Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 2 September

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Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 2 September

Praneel HiraDomestic Cricket, International Cricket

No shortage of good Test Match viewing over the last couple of weeks, and you can add into that Jasprit Bumrah’s opening spell against the West Indies at Sabina Park, inclusive of a high-quality hat-trick comprising numbers three, four and five in the order. The fireworks came at Headingley, courtesy of Ben Stokes, but that shouldn’t divert attention from Colombo. … Read More


Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 19 August

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Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 19 August

Praneel HiraDomestic Cricket, International Cricket

With the days beginning to lengthen, thoughts of spring had already begun to germinate before the past fortnight brought the prospect of another summer of cricket into full focus. First, there was the return of Test cricket and a thoroughly absorbing first Test match in Sri Lanka – good to see Will Somerville making a big contribution once again. From … Read More


Momentous Week for Women's Cricket

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Momentous Week for Women’s Cricket

Praneel HiraDomestic Cricket, High Performance, International Cricket

Women’s T20 cricket gets Commonwealth Games nod Women’s T20 Cricket has been confirmed for inclusion at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games after a joint bid by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). “This is a truly historic moment for women’s cricket and for the global cricket community, who were united in their support … Read More


Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 5 August

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Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 5 August

Praneel HiraFeatured, International Cricket

Ish Sodhi may have missed the cut for the Black Caps’ tour of Sri Lanka, but he has made up for it with an excellent few days in the Global T20 Canada tournament, being played in Brampton, on the outskirts of Toronto. Turning out for the Brampton Wolves he started with a match-winning 5 for 8 off 4 overs against … Read More