Up to a dozen Black Caps could be on display at Hagley Oval when Canterbury begin their domestic cricket season on Monday.
A group of Spark Sport customers already unhappy with its Rugby World Cup coverage is horrified the company has been given the rights for cricket games played in New Zealand.
Heathcote celebrated in style after a historic first ever win in the Metro Premiership at the weekend when they upset Sydenham in a rain-reduced match at Hagley Oval.
It's another win for Spark Sport in the battle against Sky, with Spark NZ securing New Zealand Cricket rights for the next six years. Shares in Sky slumped after this morning's announcement.
News this morning that Spark has won the cricket rights leaves die-hard fans in the awkward position of needing two subscriptions to catch all the action.
Leeston-Southbridge are likely to remain the measuring stick for teams in the Canterbury Country premier cricket competition which starts on Saturday.
A St Andrew's College cricketer has been named in the 18-strong squad one day series against Bangladesh.
England's World Cup hero Ben Stokes has condemned a British newspaper for running a front page story about a past family tragedy.
Two siblings of England's NZ-born cricket star Ben Stokes were shot dead in Christchurch by his mother's ex-partner before he was born.
England have bowled Australia out for 263 to win the final test at The Oval by 135 runs and ensure the first drawn Ashes series since 1972.
Jofra Archer took six wickets as England's bowlers gave their side a handy lead on the second day of the final Ashes test.
England have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the fifth and final Ashes test against Australia at the Oval.
Australia have retained the Ashes after beating England by 185 runs at Old Trafford to take a 2-1 lead in the series with just one test remaining.
Nearly two months on from that fateful game – so fateful that you know exactly what I'm talking about – the Black Caps have been involved in another truly bizarre finish to a cricket match.