A week ago I was a Blackcap, now I can't even afford shoes! Haha.
James Neesham, after suffering the twin indignities of a World Cup exclusion and a broken pair of flip-flops
Jan 14, 2015 |
It kind of felt like I was the library in a theme park.
Kane Williamson, on batting in partnership with Brendon McCullum during his whirlwind 134-ball 195 in Christchurch
Jan 1, 2015 |
My name is Lou Vincent and I am a cheat
Lou Vincent confesses to his involvement in fixing before being given life bans by the ECB and Champions League T20
Jul 1, 2014 |
Don't worry about technique. Just smash it.
Former New Zealand batsman Debbie Hockley on the batting advice she gave to the Duchess of Cambridge before she faced the bowling of her husband, Prince William, at an event in Christchurch
Apr 14, 2014 |
We've never tackled them on the cricket field.
The difference between New Zealand's rivalry with South Africa in cricket and in rugby, according to Kane Williamson
Mar 23, 2014 |
It is in my top three.
New Zealand's Kane Williamson, when asked if Twenty20 is his favourite format of the game
Mar 15, 2014 |
No tear in the eye. I'm from South Dunedin.
New Zealand's first triple-centurion, Brendon McCullum, says he did not get emotional on reaching the milestone
Feb 18, 2014 |
But he won't score 300 for us.
MS Dhoni, when reminded that Brendon McCullum will soon be his IPL team-mate. McCullum scored a triple to deny India a series-levelling win
Feb 18, 2014 |
I wish I was Kane Williamson.
Australia fast bowler Kane William Richardson is in awe of New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson after he scores five ODI fifties in a row
Jan 31, 2014 |
It has taken 29 years.
The time it took Ross Taylor to put away his trademark slog sweep in non-T20 cricket
Jan 28, 2014 |
What will happen with the FTP is far above my pay grade.
Brendon McCullum has his own way of deflecting uncomfortable questions
Jan 18, 2014 |
It wasn't the best start to the day. I dropped a few things in the supermarket, but I'm pretty happy now.
The day ended well for spectator Michael Morton, who won NZ$100,000 in a sponsor's contest for taking a one-handed crowd catch during the New Zealand-West Indies ODI in Hamilton
Jan 8, 2014 |
I never heard his name and early morning my nephew told me about his feat, and I sort of said the first news of 2014 is of my record being broken.
Shahid Afridi responds to Corey Anderson breaking his record for the fastest ODI century
Jan 1, 2014 |
The Strikers? You're a ten pin bowling team?
Australia fast bowler Kane Richardson is asked about his Big Bash franchise by a fellow passenger on a plane
Dec 26, 2013 |
He was pretty keen to see what No. 1 was.
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson on Trent Boult's reaction to the news that his spectacular catch to dismiss Denesh Ramdin was No. 2 on ESPN Sportcenter's Top 10 Plays of the day
Dec 15, 2013 |
I've got a 60-year-old back and if I want to be able to lift my kids at 35 it's something I've got to entertain.
Brendon McCullum explains why he gave up keeping in Tests
Nov 23, 2013 |
It was the easiest 56 hours I've had managing him because he didn't argue or make my job difficult
Jesse Ryder's manager Aaron Klee gives a light-hearted account of what it was like during Ryder's induced coma
Oct 21, 2013 |
It was a really bad ball, to be honest. The moment it left my hand, I thought it was going to the boundary. The wicket I got, what can I say... no comments.
Nasir Hossain is sheepish about his dismissal of Peter Fulton with a short, wide ball
Oct 9, 2013 |
The only injury I am going to get in the dressing room is probably burning myself with a cup of tea.
And given New Zealand fast bowling coach Shane Bond's history with injury, he should be careful while handling his tea
Oct 6, 2013 |
Did I look calm?
James Neesham can't believe he didn't come across as nervous during his lead role in Otago's win over Lions after the Super Over was tied
Sep 29, 2013 |
The batting average was around 4 for a while, which was not completely ridiculous.
New Zealand quick Chris Martin brings out the stats to dispel the myths about his batting
Jul 3, 2013 |
I couldn't watch, so Jonathan Trott and Huw Bevan [England fitness trainer] provided commentary. I'm not sure they've got a future in it.
Alastair Cook couldn't watch the final overs of the Auckland Test, so he got others to do it for him
Mar 28, 2013 |
It's the only form I get picked in, so I'm a big fan of it
Kyle Mills on one-day cricket
Feb 20, 2013 |
I don't think you have to say much if they are 45 all out.
Vernon Philander on why South Africa held back on the sledging in the first Test against New Zealand in Cape Town
Jan 4, 2013 |
I was wondering who the hell's calling me at 8am on a day off.
New Zealand spinner Bruce Martin on his reaction when the national selectors called him up ahead of the South Africa tour
Dec 30, 2012 |
I've developed a new shot this week - a leave outside off stump
Lou Vincent makes the transition from Twenty20s to first-class cricket
Nov 5, 2012 |
We felt like we beat Wellington, we just didn't beat Jesse.
Central Districts' Jamie How, after Jesse Ryder's 117 not out and 174 took Wellington to a five-wicket win in his first match back
Nov 3, 2012 |
He's young and good looking like me
Lou Vincent compares himself to teen pop sensation Justin Bieber, who is also Auckland's 'motivational figurehead'
Oct 22, 2012 |
When he hits it, it goes for a six. When he doesn't hit it, it goes for a six.
Mushfiqur Rahim on Brendon McCullum, following his 51-ball hundred against Bangladesh at the World Twenty20
Sep 21, 2012 |
Very difficult to replicate 40,000 screaming Indians
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson says that it is hard to simulate a realistic pressure situation in the nets
Sep 4, 2012 |
The feedback I've heard for not being picked up is that I scare people off with my age and fitness, and I can completely understand that, because I scare myself off.
New Zealand's Jacob Oram rationalises why he missed out on the IPL auction and the SLPL draft system
Aug 28, 2012 |
We're really good at sitting on our butts and going backwards
Simon Doull explains New Zealand's rowing gold medals and their absence in track and field events
Aug 5, 2012 |
I've spent the last 27 years trying to forget that series
Ken Rutherford on facing Holding & Co in 1985 (The then-19-year-old made 12 runs in seven innings, facing 72 balls in four tests.)
Jul 24, 2012 |
I saw the floor. It's a dark, ugly, terrible place and I haven't been there for a long time.
Sports-radio host Mark Watson, after Jesse Ryder knocked him out in one minute, 54 seconds in a much-anticipated boxing bout
Jul 6, 2012 |
I don't expect Jesse to have heard of me too much. I have a reasonably intelligent audience
New Zealand sports broadcaster Mark Watson taunts Jesse Ryder ahead of their boxing match
Jun 14, 2012 |
They ask me, 'Is it as mad as it looks?'
That is what most of his countrymen ask New Zealand captain Ross Taylor about the IPL
Apr 13, 2012 |
The bride doesn't put on her dress and makeup until her wedding day, does she?
The Seddon Park groundsman, Karl Johnson, says the pitch, justifiably, is not quite ready yet for the second New Zealand-South Africa Test
Mar 13, 2012 |
It hit me just above the knee-roll and when you're three foot nothing you don't have much of a chance.
Brendon McCullum on whether he considered challenging his lbw decision in the Napier Test against Zimbabwe
Jan 26, 2012 |
It took a while to convince my girlfriend that I was telling the truth.
Everyone was taken by surprise when the little known Otago allrounder Sam Wells was called up to the New Zealand Test squad
Jan 24, 2012 |
If P Hughes is shaving tomorrow and gets a nick, M Guptill will appear from the medicine cabinet with a band-aid.
ABC radio commentator Kerry O'Keeffe, after Phillip Hughes is caught by Martin Guptill off Chris Martin for the fourth time in four innings
Dec 12, 2011 |