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Women’s T20 cricket gets Commonwealth Games nod

Women’s T20 Cricket has been confirmed for inclusion at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games after a joint bid by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). “This is a truly historic moment for women’s cricket and for the global cricket community, who were united...

Women cricketers welcome new agreement

WHITE FERNS captain Amy Satterthwaite has hailed cricket’s new Women’s Master Agreement as a historic and progressive accord that provides another significant step forward for the game in New Zealand. Satterthwaite said the agreement, reached in principle by New Zealand Cricket and the New Zealand Cricket Players Association, represented a...

New Zealand Cricket and Indoor Cricket New Zealand sign historic Partnership Agreement

The standing ovation in Palmerston North last Saturday night said it all. New Zealand Cricket (NZC) and Indoor Cricket New Zealand (ICNZ) officially signed a partnership agreement last week, featuring, among other things,  formal recognition of Indoor Cricket New Zealand as the governing body for the sport in New Zealand,...

11 Wellington reps selected in national Indoor Cricket squads

Eleven Wellington Indoor Cricket representatives have been selected in four New Zealand squads for the Trans-Tasman international series against Australia in September. The national men’s, women’s, under-22 boys’ and under-22 girls’ squads were all selected following the 2019 ICNZ Provincial Championships held in Palmerston North over the weekend. Wellingtonians Bryce...

Wellington claim National Indoor Cricket Championships

Ahmad Khawaja – Indoor Cricket New Zealand The North Island domination of indoor cricket continued at the 2019 ICNZ Senior Provincial Championships this past weekend in Palmerston North, and it was Wellington who reaped the greatest rewards, claiming two of the three grades being played out at the Palmerston North...

The BLACKCAPS have “inspired the next generation of cricketers” – Pocknall

Wellington Firebirds head coach Glenn Pocknall says the future of New Zealand cricket is bright and the BLACKCAPS’ World Cup heroics will inspire the next generation of young cricketers. The BLACKCAPS fell just short of lifting their first ICC Cricket World Cup after tying with England in a super-over before...

Coaching courses now open!

Cricket Wellington are pleased to confirm the schedule for the 2019 Development and Level 2 Coaching Courses which will be facilitated by experienced Cricket Wellington Coach Developer, Mark Borthwick, and other specialist coaches. These courses are for coaches who wish to expand their knowledge and continue their developmental journey. DEVELOPMENT...

U17 Boys’ training squad named

The Wellington representative Under 17 training squad for the upcoming season has now been named. The squad is as follows: Lachlan Bailey                 (Hutt International Boys School) Archie Chandler              (Wellington College) Bevan Cox                       (Rongotai College) Oliver Fernyhough          (Onslow College) Sam French                      (Wellington College) Ethan Goddard                (Hutt Valley High School) Oscar Jackson                 ...

Wellington girls winter training squad named

Cricket Wellington has named its Wellington girls squad for the upcoming winter training programme. The programme will be led by head coach Justine Dunce with input from specialist coaches including Wellington Blaze head coach Ivan Tissera and Cricket Wellington fast bowling coach and Wellington Firebird Hamish Bennett. The girls winter...