Author Archives: Bryan Dickinson

Wellington College Seeks 1st XI Coach

The Wellington College Cricket Club (WCCC) is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and accomplished 1st XI coach to guide one of Wellington’s strongest cricket colleges who this year is celebrating its 150th anniversary. The role is a significant one and currently involves a time commitment of around 450 to 500...

Junior Development Awards – Celebrating Success!

Following another great (albeit, slightly wet) season of cricket, Cricket Wellington honoured its junior champions on Sunday April 9 at the Junior Development Awards.  Congratulations to the following teams and individuals who have triumphed in 2016/17   Junior Premier Winners Johnsonville   New Zealand Primary Schools Shield Raroa Intermediate  (MVP...

Wellington Firebirds team named for Round Four of the Plunket Shield

The Wellington Firebirds team to play Central Districts at the Basin Reserve, Wellington, from Monday 14th to Thursday 17th November has been named. The Wellington Firebirds squad is: Michael Papps (Captain) Brent Arnel Hamish Bennett Tom Blundell Hamish Marshall Matt McEwan Iain McPeake Stephen Murdoch Jeetan Patel Michael Pollard Luke...

Melbourne Stars Bringing The Sizzle To Wellington

The Basin Reserve will witness another historic cricket event in early December when it plays host to the Basin Blast, a double-header Twenty20 day featuring the Wellington Firebirds and Wellington Blaze playing against the Melbourne Stars teams from the KFC BBL and Rebel WBBL. It will be the first time that...

Whiteferns Pick Teenaged Leg-Spinner

Age has proved no barrier for Amelia Kerr’s international cricket prospects. The Wellington Blaze leg-spinner, who only turned 16 on October 13, has been included in the WHITE FERNS squad for their upcoming home series against Pakistan, comprising five One Day Internationals, and a T20. Selectors Haidee Tiffen and Kirsty...

Cricket Wellington AGM Honours Its Supporters

Cricket Wellington takes great pleasure in announcing the addition of one Life Member and two Vice Presidents to its ranks.  Sir John Anderson, Cheryl Styles and John Greenwood were inducted at the 2016 Cricket Wellington AGM, alongside the return of Paul Chandler and Sally Morrison as Directors, and John Greenwood,...

Basin Reserve unveils new Website and Logo

With Wellington City Council significantly investing in the future of the Basin Reserve, the Basin Reserve Trust is pleased to unveil a new logo and website; www.basinreserve.co.nz.  The Trust felt that the time was right to start showcasing the ground as it moves into a new era. The Basin Reserve...

Changes to Junior Cricket Coming This Season

Summary of Changes  The 2016/17 season will see the biggest changes made to the structure of junior cricket in over 40 years. Initiatives have been brought in to maximise the involvement and enjoyment of all participants in junior cricket in Wellington. Cricket Wellington’s Community Cricket Manager, Chris Nevin stated that...