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Test Veteran Helps Basin Celebrate 50 Tests

Test Veteran Helps Basin Celebrate 50 Tests

This week the Allied Nationwide Finance Basin Reserve is hosting its 50th test - and one Wellington-based nonagenarian has seen every one of those 50 games.

Watching from his favourite spot in the R A Vance stand this week will be 91-year old cricket lover Wyvern Hunt.

Coin Toss Delayed For Second Test

Coin Toss Delayed For Second Test

Wellington, Dec 3 NZPA - The coin toss for the second cricket test between New Zealand and Pakistan has been delayed after both captains were concerned about the state of the bowler's run-ups on a damp Basin Reserve here today.

Blackcaps And Pakistan Teams Support World Aids Day Initiative

Members of the BLACKCAPS and Pakistan teams will be wearing red ribbons on the first day of the second Test in Wellington today (Thursday 3 December) to mark international cricket's global HIV/AIDS initiative.

Damp Outfield Delays Second Test

Wellington, Dec 3 NZPA - The start of the second cricket test between New Zealand and Pakistan at the Basin Reserve here today has been delayed due to a damp outfield.

Former Test Umpires Mark 50 Tests At Basin Reserve

Former Test Umpires Mark 50 Tests At Basin Reserve

As part of celebrating the 50th Test at the Basin Reserve, New Zealand Cricket and the New Zealand Cricket Umpires & Scorers Association are hosting seven former New Zealand Test umpires who have all stood at the Basin Reserve during the 50 Tests.

Fifa Club World Cup Uae 2009 Squads Confirmed

The seven competing teams at the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2009 presented by TOYOTA have now confirmed their official squads for the competition. In 2009 and 2010, the tournament will be hosted by the United Arab Emirates.

Tew Pushes For Bigger Slice Of Financial Pie

Tew Pushes For Bigger Slice Of Financial Pie

London, Dec 2 NZPA - Having suffered a setback on the dual nationality plan in Dublin, New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) boss Steve Tew hopes he's claimed a victory for three-test inbound series in the June window.

All Blacks Get Green Carpet Treatment At Harrow

London, Dec 2 NZPA - In historic, leafy surrounds where Winston Churchill spent his formative years, it was all so delightfully English for the All Blacks today.

NZC Honours Historic Half-Century At The Basin Reserve

NZC Honours Historic Half-Century At The Basin Reserve

New Zealand Cricket has congratulated Wellington's historic Basin Reserve cricket ground on reaching a unique milestone.

Black Cap Number 1 To Be Presented To NZ Cricket Museum

A piece of New Zealand's cricket history returns home tomorrow when Black Cap Number 1 is presented to the New Zealand Cricket Museum at the Basin Reserve.

The cap is a replica of the one worn by New Zealand's first Test player, FT (Ted) Badcock.