Wellington scoring double-act

The end of this season’s Plunket Shield has seen the stumps pulled on one of the lengthiest partnerships in New Zealand cricket. Wellington provincial scorers Ian Smith and Cheryl Styles have worked together at the Basin, in what Smith calls the ‘’best seat in the house’’ since the 1984-85 season....

Canterbury withdraws from Plunket Shield match

Canterbury has withdrawn from its final Plunket Shield match of the season in response to yesterday’s terrorist attacks in Christchurch. Canterbury’s final four-day match against the Wellington Firebirds, scheduled to begin at the Basin Reserve tomorrow, has been cancelled. Canterbury Cricket CEO Jeremy Curwin said his organisation had conducted a...

Doolan announces retirement

Wellington Blaze and former WHITE FERNS allrounder Lucy Doolan has announced her retirement from cricket, bringing to an end a career spanning over 14 years. A strong opening batter and a handy off-spinner, Doolan debuted for Wellington straight out of Hutt Valley High School in 2004 at the age of...

Wellington legend Woodcock to retire

Wellington Firebirds allrounder Luke Woodcock will retire from cricket at the end of the season. The 36-year-old announced the decision to his Firebirds teammates following their Plunket Shield match against Otago on Tuesday, calling time on a career spanning 17 seasons. “It just feels right at this stage to move...

Volts nearing lead after Day 2

The Volts will enter day three at 200 for four, trailing by just 84 runs in their first innings in the round seven Plunket Shield match with the Firebirds at University of Otago Oval in Dunedin. Scorecard They had started a pretty good day by wrapping up the one remaining...

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Come on down to the Basin Reserve this Saturday for the women's Festival Day!

This is a new pilot initiative from Cricket Wellington to improve integration for female players.

We've selected the players from the Blaze and the Wellington clubs to create four teams that will face-off this Saturday at 10am and 2pm.

Players have been selected from clubs for outstanding performance, attitude, fair play, team work and consistency. Which team will win? #cricketnation
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