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New Zealand national cricket team: Team representing New Zealand in men's international cricket
The New Zealand national cricket team represents New Zealand in men's international cricket. Named the Black Caps, they played their first Test in 1930 against England in Christchurch, becoming the fifth country to play Test cricket. From 1930 New Zealand had to wait until 1956, more than 26 years, for its first Test victory, against the West Indies at Eden Park in Auckland. They played their first ODI in the 1972–73 season against Pakistan in Christchurch.

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Australia white-ball captain Aaron Finch will retire from one-day international cricket after Sunday's match against New Zealand.
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England v New Zealand: Jonny Bairstow's astonishing century seals series win

Jonny Bairstow's astonishing century leads England to a stunning win in the second Test against New Zealand which seals a series victory.
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England v New Zealand: Stuart Broad has 'good feeling' for home side

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Chris Cairns: Former New Zealand all-rounder diagnosed with bowel cancer

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T20 World Cup - New Zealand v Scotland: Safyaan Sharif dismisses Kane Williamson for duck

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England v New Zealand: Heather Knight hopes to build on Hundred

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New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 28 runs in the second Twenty20, despite play being stopped to adjust the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern target.
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Martin Guptill and Devon Conway share 106 for the first wicket as New Zealand beat Australia by seven wickets to win the Twenty20 series.
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