Devine’s hope to inspire new era of cricket-mad girls
The girl from Tawa who cherished a bat signed by her 2000 World Cup heroes, now wants to spur a new crop of cricketers through her own swashbuckling deeds.
The accidental White Fern and her broken digits
White Fern offspinner Leigh Kasperek is quietly becoming known as one of the world’s best spin bowlers, even though she keeps breaking the tools of her trade.
Mithali Raj: From Lincoln to Bollywood
These days she’s a global superstar with a social media following in the millions who is having a Bollywood movie made about her life. Fair to say a lot has changed since Indian cricket captain Mithali Raj slept in a South Island university dorm.
From the Sportsroom: Test match fever special edition
It’s already a disaster. The Black Caps have even lost the toss yet (or if you’re reading this after 10.45am they have) and it is already a disaster
BJ supreme: cricket’s finest role model
Black Caps keeper-batsman BJ Watling’s true value isn’t measured in dollars and cents.
Tahuhu out to remain the world’s fastest bowler
Back from a freak injury, White Ferns quick bowler Lea Tahuhu continues to make the most of her “gift” as the world’s fastest woman with a cricket ball
DRS the real hero of Headingley
History, instead of awarding New Zealand a famous victory, gave Australian No. 11 Mike Whitney a crappy TV show, no doubt in part because of his heroics in seeing out an over from Richard Hadlee that simply should never have been bowled.
English cricket disgraces itself as Smith’s sins fade
Australia have one hand on the Ashes, and two feet upon the moral high ground, after the second test match in England.
TV executive quits as reality hits Three
Mark Jennings looks at why a key executive at Mediaworks has quit and what his departure means for locally-produced shows.