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England, South Africa and India to visit Wellington in international summer

Wellington cricket fans can look forward to another exciting array of men’s and women’s international action this summer with visits from England, South Africa women and India. Wellington will play host to five international fixtures, including two T20s at Westpac Stadium against India and England, two women’s T20s against South...

Cricket Wellington Board members among Women in Governance Award finalists

Two of Cricket Wellington’s board members have been named as finalists for the 2019 Women in Governance Awards. Cricket Wellington chair Sally Morrison and director Sally McKechnie have both been named as finalists in three award categories – McKechnie for Emerging Governance Leader Award and Morrison for the Not-For-Profit Governance...

Strong cricket presence in Sportsperson of the Year finalists

There will be a strong cricket presence at the Wellington Hospitality Group Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards in June. Nine cricket representatives have been named as finalists in seven of the 12 categories, with teams and individuals up for some of the most prestigious awards. Wellington Blaze and WHITE...

Wellington-Tasman name squad for inter-provincial tournament

Nine Wellington players have been selected in the Wellington-Tasman squad to play in the inaugural Over-50 inter-provincial tournament in Christchurch over Labour Weekend. Former BLACKCAP Richard Petrie will captain the team, alongside vice-captain Mason Robinson who sits second on the list of all-time run-scorers in Over-50s international cricket, and first...

Blundell stars for New Zealand XI

New Zealand XI 215 (Blundell 77, Young 60; Behrendorff 3-34, Cummins 3-36, Coulter-Nile 3-44) lost to Australian XI 219-9 (Finch 52, Warner 39; Henry 3-40, Astle 2-32, Neesham 2-56) by one wicket at Allan Border Field in Brisbane Tom Blundell proved his international credentials with an impressive 77 for New Zealand XI in a nail biting first...