Firebirds

Birds get on the board

Central Stags 136-9 (Josh Clarkson 31, Tom Bruce 28, Logan van Beek 3-29, Hamish Bennett 3-22) lost to the Wellington Firebirds (Michael Bracewell 74, Devon Conway 44) by eight wickets at Pukekura Park, New Plymouth. The Wellington Firebirds showed they were better than results so far this season with an...

Firebirds fall to Knights

Knights 215-6 in 20 overs (Dean Brownlie 99, Tim Siefert 46) beat the Wellington Firebirds 170 all out in 18.1overs (Devon Conway 45, Anton Devcich 4-27) by 45 runs at Seddon Park, Hamilton. Dean Brownlie’s 99 led his side to a formidable 215-6 from their 20, and despite a spirited...

Ravindra set to make Firebirds debut

Promising young all-rounder Rachin Ravindra is in line to finally make his Wellington debut when the Firebirds travel South for their Plunket Shield clash with the Central Stags at Saxton Oval tomorrow. The 19-year-old who was selected as one of Wellington’s sixteen contracted players earlier in the year has spent...

NZ XI hold Sri Lanka to draw

The young New Zealand XI came away with a highly creditable draw, and even had the sneaking chance for an improbable victory, in their three-day fixture against Sri Lanka at Napier’s McLean Park. The NZ XI were left to chase 262 in around 45 overs, for what would have been...

Get ready to Fill the Basin!

Cricket fans in and around Wellington will be treated to a late Christmas gift this summer when Cricket Wellington offer free entry to the Burger King Super Smash double header between the Canterbury Kings and Magicians and the Wellington Blaze and Firebirds on January 6. Entry will be free to...