New Zealand Cricket in History

International Teams: Australian Cricket - English Cricket

Events in Sport

  • 1955-03-28 NZ cricket all out for 26 v England at Eden Park
  • 1973-06-12 Close finish at Trent Bridge, NZ Cricket need 479 to win, all out 440
  • 1974-03-01 Ian & Greg Chappell make 264 partnership v NZ cricket at Wellington
  • 1990-02-22 1st day India v NZ cricket at Auckland NZ 5-78 at lunch, 9-387 stumps

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1902-07-03 Jack Newman, NZ cricket lefty pace bowler (1932-33, later knighted)
  • 1906-02-27 Alexander Matheson, NZ cricket pace bowler (2 Tests 1930-31)
  • 1910-08-11 Denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour)
  • 1916-07-31 Verdun Scott, NZ cricketer/rugby player
  • 1923-03-31 Lawrie Miller, NZ cricketer (opening bat in 13 Tests)
  • 1924-08-28 Tony MacGibbon, NZ cricket fast bowler (took 70 wickets in 1950's)
  • 1929-11-08 Trevor McMahon, NZ cricket wicketkeeper (v India & Pak 1955-56)
  • 1930-08-30 Noel Harford, Winston New Zealand, NZ cricketer
  • 1936-05-30 Roy Harford, Fulham UK, British-born NZ cricketer
  • 1937-03-11 John Ward, NZ cricket wicket-keeper (8 Tests 1964-68)
  • 1938-07-24 John Sparling, NZ cricket all-rounder (11 Tests 1958-64)
  • 1944-07-29 Terry Jarvis, NZ cricket opener (387 partnership w/Turner v WI 1972)
  • 1944-11-16 David O'Sullivan, NZ cricket left-arm spinner (in 11 Tests 1973-76)
  • 1944-12-29 Rodney Redmond, NZ cricket (opener scored century in Test v Pak 1973)
  • 1950-07-03 Ewen Chatfield, NZ cricketer pace bowler (1975-89)

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1951-07-03 Richard Hadlee, New Zealand cricket all rounder (431 wickets), born in Christchurch, New Zealand

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
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Richard Hadlee
  • 1952-03-19 Warren Lees, NZ cricket wicket-keeper (late 70's)
  • 1954-07-05 John Wright, NZ cricketer (opening batsman 1978-92)
  • 1954-11-18 Evan Gray, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1955-03-31 Robert Vance, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1957-02-28 Ian Smith, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (1980-92), born in Nelson, New Zealand
  • 1957-07-14 Peter Webb, NZ cricketer (batsman against West Indies 1980)
  • 1958-04-15 John Bracewell, NZ cricketer (premiere spinner of 80's)
  • 1961-08-12 Mark Priest, New Zealand cricketer

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1962-09-22 Martin Crowe, New Zealand cricketer and batsman, born in Auckland (d. 2016)

Cricketer Martin Crowe
Cricketer
Martin Crowe
  • 1967-09-04 Darrin Murray, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1968-01-29 Chris Pringle, (New Zealand cricket pace bowler (since 1990)
  • 1969-01-27 Shane Thomson, NZ cricket off-spin all rounder (since 1990)
  • 1971-06-15 Nathan Astle, New Zealand cricketer (batsman), Test debut v Zimbabwe in 1996
  • 1974-08-27 Michael Mason, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1975-07-17 Andre Adams, Former New Zealand Cricketer
  • 1975-08-03 Chris Nevin, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1976-09-13 Craig McMillan, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1978-11-11 Lou Vincent, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1979-01-27 Daniel Vettori, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1980-04-25 Bruce Martin, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1980-11-07 James Franklin, New Zealand Cricket player
  • 1981-09-27 Brendon McCullum, New Zealand cricketer
  • 1988-12-11 Tim Southee, New Zealand cricketer

Weddings in Sport

  • 2009-03-14 New Zealand cricketer Martin Crow marries ex-Miss Universe Lorraine Downes

Deaths in Sport

  • 2006-01-19 Geoff Rabone, New Zealand cricket player (b. 1921)
  • 2006-06-15 Herb Pearson, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1910)
  • 2006-09-29 Walter Hadlee, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1915)
  • 2007-04-29 Dick Motz, New Zealand cricket player (b. 1940)
  • 2007-11-21 Noel McGregor, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1931)

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2016-03-03 Martin Crowe, New Zealand cricketer and batsman, dies of cancer at 53

Cricketer Martin Crowe
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Martin Crowe