Wellington captain picked to return from injury tomorrow for one-day match against Otago.
They should've been celebrating a match-winning bowling performance; instead they limped from the field.
Northern Districts shot to the top of the national one-day cricket competition with a low-scoring three-wicket win over Wellington at the Basin Reserve today.
Today is rubbish day for some, and Wellington's bowling coach is confident of taking out the trash at the Basin.
The broken thumb has healed and now Michael Pollard feels ready to resume playing for the Firebirds.
The Firebirds' first win in some time was a little too close for comfort.
At the ripe old age of 22, Upper Hutt batsman will make his debut for Wellington.
Canterbury and Wellington picked up their first points of the domestic one-day cricket competition after a washout.
January 4 was the last occasion the Wellington Firebirds tore into their victory song.
Josh Brodie and Ili Tugaga are the only omissions from team that lost to Auckland this week.
Disappointing end to Wellington Firebirds' Plunket Shield campaign that promised so much.
Forgotten Black Caps allrounder Colin de Grandhomme was the unlikely destroyer as Wellington continue to chase Auckland's tail after two days of their final-round Plunket Shield match.
Cricket Wellington have no plans to overhaul their ageing side. Not that they're in a position to anyway.
Mark Gillespie's ascent to the summit of Wellington's all-time wicket-taking table continued yesterday.
If there were tears, it was because another Plunket Shield title tilt had come to nought for the Firebirds.
Wellington Firebirds finished the second day of play with a 27-run lead and four wickets in hand against the Northern Knights yesterday.
A point-less exercise has left Wellington waiting on a Plunket Shield miracle.
Just as well Peter Younghusband and Matt Henry don't flat together anymore, otherwise the former might have been on dishes for the rest of the year.
Rain and stubborn Stags batting saw honours left even in Napier at the weekend.
Wellington will get a result out of their match against Central Districts - it's just a matter of being on the right side of it.