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Encyclopedia > New Zealand cricket team
New Zealand
Test status granted 1930
First Test match v England at Christchurch, January 1930
Captain Stephen Fleming
Coach John Bracewell
Official ICC Test and ODI ranking 7th (Test), 5th (ODI) [1],[2]
Test matches
- this year
332
8
Last Test match v Sri Lanka at the Basin Reserve, Wellington, 2nd Test, December 2006
Wins/losses
- this year
62/131
3/3
As of 21 Dec 2006

The New Zealand cricket team, also known as the Black Caps, played their first Test in 1930 vs England in Christchurch, New Zealand, becoming the fifth Test nation. It took the team until 1956 to win a Test, against the West Indies at Eden Park in Auckland. They played their first ODI in the 1972 1973 season vs Pakistan in Christchurch. Image File history File links BlackCapsResized. ... A Test match in progress. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... The logo of the England Cricket Team which shows the three Lions of England below a five-pointed crown The England cricket team is a cricket team which represents England and Wales, operating under the auspices of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). ... Christchurch is a city in the Canterbury region of New Zealand. ... Stephen Paul Fleming (born in Christchurch on April 1, 1973) is the current captain of the New Zealand cricket team, known as the Black Caps, and of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. ... John Garry Bracewell (born 15 April 1958 in Auckland) is a New Zealand cricketer and coach. ... The ICC Test Championship is a notional competition run by the International Cricket Council in the sport of cricket for the 10 nations that play Test cricket. ... The ICC Test Championship is a notional competition run by the International Cricket Council in the sport of cricket for the 10 nations that play Test cricket. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... -1... A Test match in progress. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Christchurch is a city in the Canterbury region of New Zealand. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... National motto: Official language English Capital Chaguaramas Capitals coordinates Largest city {{{largestcity}}} {{{head_of_state}}} {{{current_head_of_state}}} {{{head_of_government}}} {{{current_head_of_government}}} Political system Constitutional monarchy Area  - Total   - % water Ranked % Population   - Total (1960)   - Density Ranked approx. ... Eden Park viewed from Mount Eden Proposed $320M redevelopment for the 2011 Rugby World Cup Eden Park is the main sports ground in Auckland, New Zealand for both rugby union during winter, and cricket in summer. ... Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest urban area in New Zealand. ... A One-day International (ODI) cricket match is a one-day cricket match played over 50 overs per side between two international teams each representing a particular country. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ...


The current captain is Stephen Fleming, who follows in the footsteps of former greats such as John R. Reid, Geoff Howarth and Martin Crowe. Stephen Fleming is the Black Caps' most successful captain, having led New Zealand to 28 Test victories (to December 2006), more than double that of any other captain. Stephen Paul Fleming (born in Christchurch on April 1, 1973) is the current captain of the New Zealand cricket team, known as the Black Caps, and of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. ...


The New Zealand cricket team became known as the Black Caps in January 1998, after its sponsor at the time, Clear Communications, held a competition to choose a name for the team. Clear Communications was a telecommunications company based in New Zealand. ...

Contents

Key Players

Name Province Debut Role Best Performance (ODI)
Stephen Fleming Wellington 1994 Captain & Opening Batsman 134 not out
Daniel Vettori Northern Districts 1997 Vice Captain & Left-Arm Orthodox Bowler 5/30
Shane Bond Canterbury 2001 Strike Bowler: Right-Arm Fast 6/19 Against India
Brendon McCullum Canterbury 2002 Wicket Keeper & Right-Hand Batsman 56 not out
Jacob Oram Central Districts 2001 Left Hand Middle Order Batsman - Right Arm Fast Medium Seam Bowler 101 not out against Australia - 5/26 against India
Scott Styris Auckland 1999 Right Hand Middle Order Batsman - Right Slow Medium Bowler 141 not out against Sri Lanka - 6/25 against the West Indies

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Current Test record (March 2006)

Won 61
Lost 128
Drawn 138
Played 327

Current Players & Coaches

Players who have been awarded a central contract for 2007 are in bold.


Opening Batsmen

  • Stephen Fleming (captain) (left-hand bat)
  • Lou Vincent (right-hand bat)
  • Jamie How (right-hand bat)
  • James Marshall (right-hand bat)

Middle Order Batsmen

  • Craig McMillan (right-hand bat)
  • Peter Fulton (right-hand bat)
  • Ross Taylor (right-hand bat)
  • Hamish Marshall (right-hand bat)
  • Matthew Sinclair (right-hand bat)

Wicket-keepers

  • Brendon McCullum (right-hand bat)

All-rounders

  • Jacob Oram (left-hand bat) (right-arm fast-medium)
  • Scott Styris (right-hand bat) (right-arm medium-fast)

Fast bowlers

  • Shane Bond (right-arm fast)
  • James Franklin (right-arm fast-medium)
  • Chris Martin (right-arm fast-medium)
  • Kyle Mills (right-arm fast-medium)
  • Mark Gillespie (right-arm fast-medium)
  • Michael Mason (right-arm fast)

Spin bowlers

  • Daniel Vettori (left-arm orthodox)
  • Jeetan Patel (right-arm off-spin)

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First Test series wins

Opponent Year of first Home win Year of first Away win
Australia 1986 1985
Bangladesh 2001 2004
England 1984 1986
India 1981 No series won as at Jan 2007
Pakistan 1985 1969
South Africa No series won as at Jan 2007 No series won as at Jan 2007
Sri Lanka 1983 1984
West Indies 1980 2002
Zimbabwe 1998 1992

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First Test match wins

Opponent Home Away
Venue Year Venue Year
Australia Christchurch 1974 Brisbane 1985
Bangladesh Hamilton 2001 Dhaka 2004
England Basin Reserve Wellington 1978 Headingley Leeds 1983
India Christchurch 1968 Nagpur 1969
Pakistan Auckland 1985 Lahore 1969
Sri Lanka Christchurch 1983 Kandy 1984
South Africa Auckland 2004 Cape Town 1962
West Indies Auckland 1956 Barbados 2002
Zimbabwe Basin Reserve Wellington 1998 Harare 1992

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Tournament History

World Cup

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ICC Champions Trophy

ICC Champions Trophy 2006 The ICC Champions Trophy is crickets one-day international tournament second in importance only to the Cricket World Cup. ... The 2002 ICC Champions Trophy is a cricket tournament that was held in Sri Lanka in 2002. ... The ICC Champions Trophy 2004 was held in September in England. ... The 2006 ICC Champions Trophy is a One-day International cricket tournament held in India from 7 October to 5 November 2006. ...

ICC Knockout

  • 1998: Quarter Finals
  • 2000: Won

ICC Champions Trophy 2006 The ICC Champions Trophy is crickets one-day international tournament second in importance only to the Cricket World Cup. ...

Commonwealth Games

  • 1998: Bronze medal

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World Championship of Cricket

1985: Fourth The Benson & Hedges World Championship of Cricket was a one day international tournament held in February and March 1985 in Australia. ...


Austral-Asia Cup

  • 1986: Semi Finals
  • 1990: Semi Finals
  • 1994: Semi Finals

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All rounders

New Zealand is one of only two Test playing countries (the other is South Africa) to have two players who have achieved the allrounder’s double of 3000 Test runs and 200 Test wickets. The current (2006) list is:

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New Zealand cricket logo
Player Country Runs Wickets
Gary Sobers West Indies 8032 235
Kapil Dev India 5248 434
Ian Botham England 5200 383
Richard Hadlee New Zealand 3124 431
Imran Khan Pakistan 3807 362
Shaun Pollock South Africa 3406 391
Christopher Cairns New Zealand 3320 218
Jacques Kallis South Africa 8033 200

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Tournament Victories

The Black Caps won the ICC Knock-Out Trophy vs India Nairobi Gymkhana Club Nairobi Kenya 2000. 2003 Bank Alfala Series Trophy held in Sri Lanka [New Zealand,Pakistan,Sri Lanka] 2004 NatWest Series Trophy held in England (West Indies/England/New Zealand). Nairobi (pronounced ) is the capital city of Kenya. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ...


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Highest Test innings total

Away

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Lowest Test Innings total

Away

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Highest individual Test innings

Away

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Highest Wicket Stands

Wicket Total Batsman vs Venue Year
1st 387 Terrence Jarvis / Glenn Turner West Indies Georgetown 1971-1972
2nd 241 John Wright /Andrew Jones England Wellington 1991-1992
3rd 467 Andrew Jones / Martin Crowe Sri Lanka Wellington 1990-1991
4th 243 Nathan Astle / Matthew Horne Zimbabwe Auckland 1997-1998
5th 222 Craig McMillan / Nathan Astle Zimbabwe Wellington 2000-2001
6th 246* Jeff Crowe / Richard Hadlee Sri Lanka Colombo 1986-1987
7th 225 Chris Cairns / Jacob Oram South Africa Auckland 2003-2004
8th 256 Stephen Fleming / James Franklin South Africa Cape Town 2005-2006
9th 136 Martin Snedden / Ian Smith India Auckland 1989-1990
10th § 151 Brian Hastings / Richard Collinge Pakistan Auckland 1972-1973

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Largest Test Victory Margins

Margin vs Venue Year
Innings and 294 runs Zimbabwe Harare 2005-2006
Innings and 185 runs Pakistan Hamilton 2000-2001
Innings and 132 runs England Christchurch 1983-1984
Innings and 105 runs West Indies Wellington 1999-2000
Innings and 99 runs Pakistan Auckland 1984-1985
Innings and 74 runs Bangladesh Wellington 2001-2002
Innings and 61 runs Sri Lanka Colombo 1983-1984
Innings and 52 runs Bangladesh Hamilton 2001-2002

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World Records

  • Richard Hadlee, one of New Zealand and the world's best all-rounders, took the world record for most Test wickets (374) vs India at Bangalore in 1988. He lost the record to Kapil Dev. Hadlee was the first bowler to reach 400 Test wickets vs India at Christchurch in 1990
  • Andrew Jones and Martin Crowe held the highest ever 3rd-wicket partnership in Tests which at the time was the highest partnership for any wicket. [3].
  • Brian Hastings and Richard Collinge together scored 151 runs for the highest ever 10th-wicket partnership against Pakistan in 1973. [4].
  • Nathan Astle scored Test cricket's fastest ever double century versus England Christchurch 2002 [5]. He scored 200 off 153 balls with the second hundred coming off just 39 deliveries. He was eventually out for 222 — the dreaded double Nelson. He knocked the first hundred off 114 balls. Astle smashed the record by 59 balls, previously held by Adam Gilchrist Australia vs South Africa Johannesburg 2002).
  • Geoff Allott holds the record for the longest time taken to score a duck [6]. South Africa Auckland 1999. He faced 77 balls in 101 minutes for his zero score.
  • Danny Morrison held another "unwanted" record for the most ducks in Test cricket — (24). He lost the record to Courtney Walsh.
  • Chris Cairns and his father Lance Cairns are one of the two father-son combination to each claim 100 Test wickets, South Africa's Peter and Shaun Pollock being the other.
  • Chris Cairns held the record for the most Test sixes [7]. He passed Viv Richards record of 84 (vs England, Lord's, London, 2004) and retired from Test cricket with 87. He has since been passed by both Adam Gilchrist (the current record holder) and Brian Lara.
  • Chris Harris is the only New Zealand cricketer to have taken 200 wickets in ODI's. (vs England, Lord's, London, 2004). He is only the second player in ODI's to complete the 4000 run / 200 wicket double. (The other is Sri Lankan Sanath Jayasuriya).
  • Fast bowler Shane Bond holds the best strike rate in the history of One Day International cricket of 26.5 (one player out for every 26.5 balls bowled) [8].
  • The New Zealand team holds the dubious honour of the record for the most consecutive Test series played without a win - 30 series between 1929-30 and 1969-70 (40 years), comfortably ahead of Bangladesh on 16 series. [9]

Sir Richard John Hadlee MBE (born July 3, 1951) is a former New Zealand cricketer. ... This is a list of Test cricket records; that is, record team and individual performances in Test cricket. ... Bangalore (proposed to be renamed as Bengalooru or Bengaluru) (Kannada: ; pronunciation: in Kannada and in English) is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj was the former captian of the Indian Cricket Team. ... Christchurch is a city in the Canterbury region of New Zealand. ... 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Andrew Howard Jones (born May 9, 1959, Wellington) is a former New Zealand cricketer who played in 39 Tests and 87 ODIs from 1987 to 1995. ... Martin David Crowe (born September 22, 1962 in Henderson) is a former New Zealand cricket player. ... For the New Zealand cricker player, see Brian Frederick Hastings. ... Richard Owen Collinge (born April 2, 1946 in Wellington) was a New Zealand cricketer. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Nathan John Astle (born 15 September 1971 in Christchurch) is former member of the New Zealand cricket team. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Christchurch is a city in the Canterbury region of New Zealand. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 111 is the natural number following 110 and preceding 112. ... Adam Craig Gilchrist (Nickname Gilly) (born 14 November 1971 in Bellingen, New South Wales) is an Australian cricketer. ... City motto: Unity in Development Province Gauteng Mayor Amos Masondo Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ... 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Lance Cairns (born on October 10, 1949 in Picton, New Zealand) was a champion all-rounder who played for the New Zealand cricket team, and is the father of New Zealand cricketer Christopher Cairns. ... Christopher Lance Cairns, ONZM, (born June 13, 1970) was an all-rounder who played for the New Zealand international cricket team, the Black Caps, and is son of former New Zealand cricketer Lance Cairns. ... Number 6, in this article, refers to the mathematical number. ... Sir Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards (known by his second name, Vivian or, more popularly, Viv Richards), a former West-Indian cricketer, was born in St Johns, Antigua on 7 March 1952. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... 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Notable

  • New Zealand dismissed Zimbabwe (Harare 2005) twice in the same day for totals of 59 and 99. Zimbabwe became only the second team (after India Manchester 1952) to be dismissed twice in the same day. The whole Test was completed inside two days.
  • Daniel Vettori scored NZ's fastest Test century. (vs Zimbabwe Harare 2005). Vettori needed only 82 balls to reach the 100 mark.
  • In the same match, he became the third NZ cricketer (after Richard Hadlee and Chris Cairns) to take more than 200 Test wickets.
  • Lou Vincent holds the record for the highest one-day cricket innings by a New Zealander of 172 (vs Zimbabwe Bulawayo 2005). The previous best was Glenn Turner 171 not out (vs East Africa Birmingham 1975). Vincent and captain Stephen Fleming broke the New Zealand one-day opening partnership record against all countries. Their total of 204 beat Fleming and Nathan Astle's 193 (vs Pakistan Dunedin 2000-2001). The team total of 397 was just one run short of the record one-day total of 398 (Sri Lanka vs Kenya Kandy 1996).

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New Zealand Cricket Captains

See: New Zealand national cricket captains This is a complete list of all of New Zealands national cricket captains at official international level. ...


Black Caps players in Wikipedia

See Category:New Zealand cricketers


External links

  • BLACKCAPS official website
  • New Zealand cricket
  • Beige Brigade Official Website
  • Cricinfo New Zealand
  • A somewhat wacky site - Fun with the Black Caps
  • Cricket database

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