New Zealand Cricket, formerly the New Zealand Cricket Council, is the governing body for professional cricket in New Zealand. Cricket is the most popular and Women's coach : Gary Stead. NZ Cricket should heed impasse in Aussie. 2 Jul, pm; time-to-read-icon 4 minutes to read. The contractual gridlock paralysing Australian cricket must. Cricinfo's dedicated homepage for scores, news and articles about cricket in New Zealand. Fixtures · Results · Players · Guptill, Williamson make short. Retrieved September 6, Arnel, Pollard, McEwan depart, Bracewell and van Beek in for Firebirds. They played 26 first class matches, mostly against county sides. Cricket is the national and most popular summer sport in New Zealandsecond only in total sporting popularity to rugby. Tuesday, February 21, Read. New South Wales returned again in —96 and NZ won the solitary game by runs, its first victory.