Black Clash 2025

New Zealand

The Hot Spring Spas T20 Christchurch Black Clash in association with Wolfbrook pits New Zealand’s biggest sporting stars against each other in a high-intensity, hugely fun T20 cricket match.

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Black Clash 2024

Team Cricket has taken a 3-2 lead overall in the Black Clash rivalry despite a heroic performance from Kieran Read for Team Rugby at Christchurch's Hagley Oval.

Read took three wickets and scored 73 runs for the men in red but was unable to get them over the line as Team Cricket held on for a six-run win on an evening full of fine batting, bowling and banter.

Team Cricket openers Hamish Marshall and Anton Devcich got their side off to superb start as they punished the Team Rugby bowlers with an explosive first few overs at Hagley Oval.

Team Rugby gave the ball to Richie McCaw and Jordie Barrett to start the bowling attack but neither could find a breakthrough as Team Cricket raced out to 103/0 after eight overs led by Marshall's 24-ball fifty.

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