A date has been set for the first official match under the new lights at Hagley Oval - and entry will be free.
Long-standing is an apt means of describing veteran cricket umpire David Stuthridge - he has spent countless hours positioned at the bowlers end or square leg.
It would be fair to say Queenstown cricketer Amrit Gossal had his eye in over the weekend. He managed to hit 45 sixes — 270 runs went over the rope from his bat.
Glenn Phillips smashed a record-breaking century to lead the Black Caps to a series win over the West Indies.
A legendary Pakistani speedster has blasted NZ Cricket. Meanwhile the identity of the six Pakistan cricketers who have tested positive for Covid-19 on arrival in Christchurch have been revealed.
Pakistan's preparation for their upcoming Twenty20 and test series against the Black Caps has been thrown into turmoil after six players tested positive for Covid-19.
Part of a new Canterbury sports centre has been named after a top former Kiwi cricketer who advocated for its construction.
The Canterbury Magicians will have the services of one new and one familiar face this weekend after Kate Sims and Kate Ebrahim were named in the squad to travel to Oamaru to face the Otago Sparks.
Player facilities at sports grounds hosting games in the 2022 Women's Cricket World Cup - including the high performance facility at Lincoln and Hagley Oval - are set for a $2 million upgrade.
Paul McEwan thought he was there to drum up more support from Christchurch Rotarians for the Neonatal Unit Trust Fund, which has been close to his heart since the death of his two-week-old son in 1990.
The West Indies cricket team is relishing post-quarantine life in Queenstown as they prepare for two warm-up games in the resort.
West Indies cricket coach Phil Simmons has apologised to New Zealand health officials after several of his players breached Covid-19 safety protocols.
The West Indies cricket team will be denied further training privileges after breaking Covid isolation rules inside their Christchurch facility.
The West Indies cricketers have been in quarantine in Christchurch for more than a week - and one player has turned to art to keep his mind sharp and the boredom at bay.
The West Indian cricket team and their support staff will be based in the South Island for the duration of their stay in New Zealand.