Firebirds Sign Jimmy Neesham

Cricket Wellington are pleased to announce that BLACKCAPS’ all-rounder, Jimmy Neesham has signed with the Wellington Firebirds for the 2018-19 season. The 27-year-old veteran of 68 internationals moves to the capital after seven seasons with the Otago Volts. The move will see Neesham return to the ground where he made...

Cricket Wellington on the Move

Visitors to the Basin Reserve in the weeks following the end of the season will have noticed a few changes, not the least of which is the removal of the Brierley Pavilion. The home of Cricket Wellington for many years, the Brierley Pavilion has a new home at Zealandia where...

Cricket Wellington Mourns Rodney Moore

Cricket Wellington and the wider sporting community are mourning the loss of former-Executive Director, Rodney Moore. Rodney was the Executive Director of Cricket Wellington for 10 years, starting in the role ahead of the 1989-90 season before finishing in 1998-99. The period marked a huge time of change for cricket...

Cricket Stands Out Among Award Nominees

The finalists for Sport Wellington’s Sportsperson the Year Awards were announced last week with cricket claiming six nominations across the categories. In the category that stirs the most public interest – as the public vote to determine the winner, Wellington Blaze all-rounder, Sophie Devine and Firebirds’ opener, Michael Papps find...

Cricket Wellington Welcome Mayor’s Basin Reserve Announcement

Wellington Mayor, Justin Lester has announced the Wellington City Council will receive a proposal to retain and strengthen the Basin Reserve’s Museum Stand. Cricket Wellington have been intimately involved throughout the process that has led to this proposal and are in full support of its recommendation regarding the Museum Stand’s...

Cricket Wellington Chair a Finalist for Women in Governance Awards

Sally Morrison, who works as the Royal New Zealand Police College’s Principal Advisor Strategy, has been shortlisted as a finalist in two Award categories, Gender Advocacy Champion and Inspirational Excellence, for her work as Chair of Cricket Wellington. The awards will be presented on 10 May in Auckland and Sally says she’s humbled...

Junior Winter Codes Return to the Basin

From Saturday the 12th of May, Wellington’s Basin Reserve will again host winter codes as junior rugby players, followed by junior footballers on Sunday, take to the ground. With junior cricket finals a staple of the Basin Reserve’s calendar, Cricket Wellington Operations Manager, Ryan Holland, is pleased to see the...

July Holiday Programme – Intermediate

Intermediate Cricket Programme (ICP) The IHP is recommended for cricketers 10-12 years of age who want to improve their performance. It’s a cricket skill development course that also includes some Fundamental Physical Development Programme components to it. As a well-balanced course, it is the perfect opportunity to work on your game and development as a cricketer. Players will be required to bring their cricket gear for this programme. The July 2018 IHP will run from the 16th to the 20th July in our indoor training facility at Westpac Stadium. The IHP is held in the afternoon 1pm – 3pm. Cost for the four days is $225 per player. Please Note:

  • A bank fee of 3.05% applies to all credit and debit transactions.
  • Please enter the player's name in the Order Notes field at Checkout.

July Holiday Programme – Standard

Standard Holiday Programme (SHP) This programme is perfect for children who are starting out. The programme is run by a Cricket Wellington qualified coach and is recommended for children between 6–9 years of age. It provides an opportunity for participants to learn basic cricket skills using drills developed by New Zealand Cricket, while having lots of fun. The July 2018 SHP Programme will run from the 16th to the 20th of July in our indoor training facility at Westpac Stadium. The Programme is held in the morning 9am – 12 noon. Cost for the five days is $200 per player.

  • Please Note:
    • A bank fee of 3.05% applies to all credit and debit transactions.
    • Please enter the player's name in the Order Notes field at Checkout.

Devine and Kerr Heading North with WHITE FERNS

The WHITE FERNS’ ODI and T20 player of the year, Sophie Devine, and Wellington Blaze all-rounder, Amelia Kerr, have both been selected in the WHITE FERNS’ squad for the upcoming tour to England and Ireland. The pair have been included in a 15-player squad bound for the Northern Hemisphere in June,...

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We are saddened by the tragic loss of a talented young member of our cricket community.

Our deepest sympathy is with Nathan's family, friends, classmates, and teammates at this time.

Kei konā te aroha me te whakaaro.WATT: Nathan James; On May 22, 2018 tragically at Upper Hutt, aged 17 years. Dearly loved and treasured son and brother of Lea and Peter, and Harrison. Adored grandson of Betty and Russell Watt, Pamela and Cor Van Der Gulik.

Nathan will be loved and remembered always by his extended family and friends and the HIBS community. In lieu of flowers donations to the Key to Life Charitable Trust would be appreciated and may be left at the service (keytolife.org.nz).

A celebration of Nathan’s life will be held in Lane Park, 22 Lane Street, Upper Hutt on Monday May 28, 2018 at 1.30pm thereafter private cremation at Akatarawa. ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THIS CELEBRATION SERVICE.

Gone too soon.

All messages to the “Watt family” c/- PO Box 30 127, Lower Hutt 5040.
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