New Zealand women's national cricket team

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New Zealand
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Nickname(s) White Ferns
Association New Zealand Cricket
Captain Suzie Bates
Coach Haidee Tiffen
International Cricket Council
ICC status Full member (1926)
ICC region East Asia-Pacific
Test Matches
First Test New Zealand New Zealand vs. England 
(Christchurch; 16 February 1935)
One-Day Internationals
First ODI New Zealand New Zealand vs. Jamaica 
(Kew; 20 June 1973)
World Cup Appearances 10 (first in 1973)
Best result Champion (2000)
T20 Internationals
First T20I New Zealand New Zealand vs. England 
(Hove; 5 August 2004)
World Twenty20 Appearances 4 (first in 2009)
Best result Runner-up (2009, 2010)
As of 25 November 2015

The New Zealand women's national cricket team, nicknamed the White Ferns, represents New Zealand in international women's cricket. One of eight teams competing in the ICC Women's Championship (the highest level of international women's cricket), the team is organised by New Zealand Cricket, a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

New Zealand made its Test debut in 1935, against England, becoming the third team to play at that level. With Australia and England, New Zealand is one of only three teams to have participated in all ten editions of the Women's Cricket World Cup. The team has made the final of the tournament on four occasions, winning in 2000 and placing second in 1993, 1997, and 2009. At the Women's World Twenty20, New Zealand were runners-up in 2009 and 2010, but are yet to win the event.

Tournament history

World Cup

  • 1973: 3rd place
  • 1978: 3rd place
  • 1982: 3rd place
  • 1988: 3rd place
  • 1993: Runners up
  • 1997: Runners up
  • 2000: Champions
  • 2005: Semi Finals
  • 2009: Runners up

Current international rankings Top 10

The ICC Women's Rankings incorporates results from Tests, ODIs and T20Is into a single ranking system.

ICC Women's Rankings
Rank Team Matches Points Rating
1  Australia 54 6887 128
2  England 47 5742 122
3  New Zealand 59 7029 119
4  India 52 5785 111
5  West Indies 52 5607 108
6  South Africa 71 6457 91
7  Pakistan 56 4247 76
8  Sri Lanka 53 3576 67
9  Bangladesh 30 1254 42
10  Ireland 31 1016 33
Reference: ICC Women's Rankings, ICC Women's Championship, 21 May 2017
"Matches" is the number of matches played in the 12-24 months since the October before last, plus half the number in the 24 months before that.

Current squad

Name Age Batting style Bowling style Domestic team Forms S/N
Captain, Opening Batswoman and All-rounder
Suzie Bates 29 Right-Handed Right-arm medium-fast Otago ODI, Twenty20 23
Vice Captain and All-Rounder
Sophie Devine 27 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast Wellington ODI, Twenty20 77
Natalie Dodd 24 Right-handed Right-arm off break Northern Districts ODI, Twenty20
Maddy Green 24 Right-handed Right-arm off break Auckland ODI, Twenty20
Amy Satterthwaite 30 Left-handed Right-arm medium Canterbury ODI, Twenty20 17
Katie Perkins 28 Right-handed Right-arm medium Auckland ODI, Twenty20 70
Rachel Priest 31 Right-handed N/A Wellington ODI, Twenty20 13
Sara McGlashan 35 Right-handed N/A Auckland ODI, Twenty20 28
Katey Martin 32 Right-handed N/A Otago ODI, Twenty20 15
Kate Broadmore 24 Right-handed Right-arm medium Central Districts ODI, Twenty20
Leigh Kasperek 23 Right-handed Right-arm off break Otago ODI, Twenty20 62
Anna Peterson 26 Right-handed Right-arm medium Auckland ODI, Twenty20 52
Pace Bowlers
Lea Tahuhu 26 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast Canterbury ODI, Twenty20 6
Hannah Rowe 20 Right-handed Right-arm medium Central Districts ODI, Twenty20 74
Thamsyn Newton 20 Right-handed Right-arm medium Canterbury Twenty20 99
Felicity Leydon-Davis 20 Right-handed Right-arm medium Northern Districts Twenty20 49
Spin Bowlers
Georgia Guy 23 Right-handed Right-arm Off break Auckland ODI, Twenty20
Erin Bermingham 27 Right-handed Leg break Canterbury ODI, Twenty20 19
Morna Nielsen 27 Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox Otago ODI, Twenty20 54

Coaching staff

Head Coach: Haidee Tiffen
Assistant Coach: Matthew Bell
Team's Manager: Helen Mahon-Stroud
Physiotherapist: Helen Littleworth


Test cricket

ODI cricket

See also


External links

  • official website
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