The 1992 World Cup grabbed me, and it still won’t let me go

In 1992 the New Zealand cricket team had an unlikely and romantic run at the World Cup. Simon Day retraces the tournament that changed his life forever.

The Offspin Podcast: Deja Vu of ’92

We're joined by writer and broadcaster Ali Ikram, and his dad Hamid Ikram, to discuss their role in Pakistan's success at the 1992 Cricket World Cup and their team's potential in 2019.

The Offspin podcast: A walk on hallowed turf with Grant Elliott

Simon Day takes a walk around Eden Park with one of the most unlikely legends of New Zealand sporting history.

The Offspin Podcast: the MPs heading off to their own Cricket World Cup

In this bonus episode of The Offspin podcast, Labour's Kieran McAnulty and National's Chris Bishop join the show to talk about the Parliamentary World Cup, and attempt to prove their cricket fanatic credentials. 

Cricket World Cup 2019 Archive

The Offspin Podcast: On the cruelty of cricket, with guest Mark Craig

How good is cricket? Not very good if you're on the wrong side of it.

The Offspin Podcast: Can you even call South Africa’s loss a choke?

In episode eight of The Offspin, we pour one out for the shattered dreams of the Rainbow Nation.

The Offspin podcast: rainy days and father figures

In episode seven of The Offspin, with more bad weather in England and not a lot of cricket being played, we took the opportunity to reminisce on our personal journeys in the sport.

The Offspin podcast: Suzie Bates on how to grow women’s cricket

White Ferns superstar Suzie Bates joins The Offspin to discuss the growth of the women's game, pay inequality, and provide her expert tips for the Black Caps on English playing conditions.

Mitchell McClenaghan dreams of getting back in black

One of the best T20 bowlers in the world is currently entirely without a cricketing gig to look forward to.

The Offspin podcast: The romantic Afghanistan cricket story faces up to reality

In this episode The Offspin is joined by Basir Safi and Ismail Wardak, two passionate Kiwi-Afghani cricket lovers.

The Offspin podcast: playing cricket after Christchurch

In a special edition of The Offspin, Mohammad Isam, ESPN Cricinfo’s Bangladesh correspondent, spoke to the podcast about his experience of the Christchurch terror attack, and the effect had on him and the team.

‘You alright?’ A Bangladeshi cricket writer on being caught up in the horror at Al Noor.

Cricinfo’s Mohammad Isam was touring with the Bangladeshi team when they headed toward Al Noor mosque on March 15 to pray. He recalls that fateful day, and how it stayed with him.

The Offspin podcast: At last, a real cricketer joins the show

The Black Caps are two from two at the top of the Cricket World Cup table.

A definitive ranking of all the Black Caps’ ODI shirts: now updated for 2019

After the Black Caps' victory over Sri Lanka in their first match of the 2019 Cricket World Cup, Calum Henderson has made an important update to his ranking of every New Zealand ODI shirt.

The Offspin podcast: a Black Caps win, plus the big question – is the uniform good?

In the second episode of The Offspin esteemed uniform ranker Calum Henderson joins the podcast to discuss the Black Caps comprehensive victory over Sri Lanka, uniform fashion trends and Simon Doull's glorious goatee from 1999.

Bring back Brendon McCullum

Ahead of the Black Caps first match in the Cricket World Cup, superfan Simon Day longs for his former leader.