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About Team New Zealand

Nickname Black Caps, Kiwis
Association New Zealand Cricket
Test Captain Tim Southee
ODI Captain Kane Williamson
T20 Captain Kane Williamson
Coach Gary Stead
Test Status Acquired 1930
International Cricket Council
ICC Status Full Member (1926)
ICC Region East Asia-Pacific
First Test Match v. England at Lancaster Park, Christchurch; 10–13 January 1930
Last Test Match New Zealand vs Australia, 2nd Test at Hagley Oval, 8 Mar 2024
Best Result in Test

Champion - ICC World Test Championship (2019–2021)

One Day Internationals
First ODI Match v. Pakistan at Lancaster Park, Christchurch; 11 February 1973
Last ODI Match New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI at McLean Park , 23 Dec 2023
Best Result in ODI

Cricket World Cup Winner and Runner-up

ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2015 (Runner-up)

ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 (Runner-up)

Twenty20 Internationals
First T20 Match v. Australia at Eden Park, Auckland; 17 February 2005
Last T20 Match United Arab Emirates vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, 20 Aug 2023
Best Result in T20

T20 World Cup Winner and Runner-up

ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 (Runner-up)

Champions Trophy
Best Result in Champions Trophy

ICC Champions Trophy Winner and Runner-up

ICC Champions Trophy 2000 (Winner)

ICC Champions Trophy 2009 (Runner-up)

Major Records
  • Richard Hadlee, one of New Zealand and the worlds best all-rounders, took the world record for most Test Wickets (374) vs India at Banglore in 1988. Hadlee was the first bowler to reach 400 Test wickets, vs India at Christchurch in 1990, and finished his career with 431 wickets. He subsequently lost the record to Kapil Dev.
  • The black caps would be known for their world record of having the most semi final appearances of any country but The Black Caps have yet to claim the trophy.
  • Corey Anderson holds record for the second fastest century in One Day Internationals (or any other format of international cricket). Playing against West Indies, he scored his ton in just 36 balls. Corey Anderson lost the record to AB de Villiers  when AB scored a century in just 31 balls against West Indies.
  • In a One Day International in 1996, the entire New Zealand team were awarded man of the match against the West Indies, the first such occasion.
  • Andrew Jones and Martin Crowe held the highest ever 3rd-wicket partnership in Test, with 467 against Sri Lanka in 1991, which at the time was the highest partnership for any wicket.
  • Brian Hastings and Richard Collinge together scored 151 runs for the 10th-wicket against Pakistan in 1973, the highest 10th -wicket partnership at the time.
  • Nathan Astle scored Test cricket's fastest ever double century versus England, at Christchurch in 2002. 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.
  • Brendon McCullum holds the world record for the fastest Test hundred in terms of balls faced. It was scored off 54 balls on 20 February 2016, against Australia  during his final Test match, in Christchurch.
  • Brendon McCullum holds the world record for the most sixes in Test cricket with 107. He passed Adam Gilchrist record of 100 in his final Test match. This record was also previously held by Chris Cairns
  • Brendon McCullum was the first batsman to score two centuries in Twenty20 International Cricket (116* v. Australia and 123 v. Bangladesh).
  • Brendon McCullum held the record for the highest individual score in Twenty20 International cricket, when he scored 123 v. Bangladesh at Pallekele. He lost the record to Aaron finch who scored 156* against England at Southampton.
  • Chris Cairns and his father Lance Cairns are one of the two father-son combinations to each claim 100 Test wickets, South Africa's eter and Shaun Pollock being the other.
  • Martin Guptill scored the highest score in World Cup with  with 237* in 2015.
  • Guptill holds the record for most carrer runs (2,271) and most sixes (103, equal with Chris Gayle) in Twenty20 Internationals, both records previously held by Brendon McCullum.
  • John Bracewell  was the first – and so far only – substitute fielder to take four catches in a One Day International, vs Australia in Adelaide on 23 November 1980.
  •  Daniel Vettori was the first cricketer to take four wickets and score a half-century in each innings of a Test match, a feat he achieved against Bangladesh in October 2008 at Chittagong. His figures were 5/95 and 4/74 with the ball and 55* and 76 with the bat.
  • Colin Munro is the first player in to score three Twenty20 International hundreds. This was accomplished on 3 January 2018 against the West Indies when he scored 104 off 88 balls, with 3 fours and 10 sixes.
  • Ross Taylor is the first player to have played 100 ODI, Tests and T20Is.
  • Chris Harris holds the record for the most ODI caught and bowlred  dismissals, with 29.
  • Notable

    • Ross Taylor has the 8th highest ODI batting average among batsmen to have played at least 100 ODIs, and Kane Williamson has the 10th highest.
    • 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 at Manchester in 1952) to be dismissed twice in the same day. The whole Test was completed inside two days. This feat was then repeated at Napeir in 2012 when NZ dismissed Zimbabwe for 51 and 143 to end the match within three days.
    • Kane Williamson holds the record for most centuries by a New Zealander in Tests, with 32.
    • Brendon McCullum holds the record for the highest Test innings by a New Zealander of 302 (vs India in 2014). He is currently the only triple centurion from New Zealand.
    • Brendon McCullum holds the New Zealand Test record for the most innings of 200 or more, with 4.
    • Brendon McCullum scored the fastest World Cup fifty (off 18 balls) for New Zealand in a Pool A Match of 2015 Cricket World Cup against England, beating his own 20-ball record set against Canada in World Cup (2007) earlier.
    • Martin Guptill holds the record for the highest One Day International innings by a New Zealander, with 237 not out against West Indies in the 2015 World Cup quarter-final in Wellington.
    • Shane Bond took an ODI hat-trick in the last over (innings bowling figures: 10–0–61–4) vs Australia at Hobart in January 2007.
    • Tim Southee took a Tweenty20 hat-trick, taking 5–18 in the match against Pakistan.
    • Colin Munro scored the second fastest T20 International 50, off 14 balls, against Sri Lanka at Eden Park, Auckland on 10 January 2016.
    • Chris Harris, Daniel Vettori, Kyle Mills and Chris Cairns are the only New Zealand cricketers to have taken 200 wickets in ODIs.
    • Chris Harris and Chris Cairns are the only two New Zealand cricketers to complete the 4000 run / 200 wicket double in ODIs. 
    • Ajaz Patel took all 10 wickets in an innings, being the third international cricketer and first New Zealand cricketer to achieve this feat, after England's Jim Laker and India's Anil Kumble .
    • In June 2022 against England, New Zealand scored the fifth-highest team total (553) and second-highest match aggregate (837) in a losing cause in test match history.

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Last Updated: November 03, 2023