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Wellington finish fourth in Over 60’s Championship

Wellington have claimed fourth spot in the fourth edition of the National Provincial Over 60’s competition held at the Petone Recreation ground in Lower Hutt over the weekend. Wellington won two out of their four matches, beating Central Districts and losing to Northern Districts and Otago before overcoming Auckland on...

Cricket Wellington partners with NZIS

Cricket Wellington is proud to announce a sponsorship agreement with the New Zealand Institute of Sport (NZIS) who come on board as an official supplier and education partner. NZIS was established in 1996 and provides its students with a practical pathway to success in the realms of sport and fitness....

Fletcher, Ravindra, McPeake get a shot at Bangladesh

Wellington Firebirds Andrew Fletcher, Rachin Ravindra and Iain McPeake have all been included in the New Zealand XI to play Bangladesh in a 50-over match at Lincoln on Sunday. All three will be looking to make an impression on the selectors while also gaining meaningful experience before shifting back into...

Silvester Clark to support cricket pathways in Wellington

Cricket Wellington is proud to announce a new sponsorship agreement with Silvester Clark who come on board as a major supporter of pathways and performance in the Wellington region. With offices in Auckland, Wellington and Palmerston North Silvester Clark is a structural engineering firm specialising in a wide range of...

National title three-peat for Auckland

Auckland Under-17 have upended top qualifiers Central Districts U17 by five wickets to claim the 2018/19 national title in a hard-fought 1v2 final at Lincoln’s Bert Sutcliffe Oval. It’s the third consecutive year that Auckland has claimed the title, albeit with a largely new team at this year’s nationals. The...

Leg-spinner casts superb spell at U17 Nationals

A spell-binding six-wicket bag for 16-year-old Auckland leg-spinner Adithya Ashok was the talk of the last day of round-robin matches at NZC’s Under-17 national championships, today. Ashok is no stranger to turning heads, having been called into Mt Albert Grammar School’s First XI when he was still just in Year 9....

Big week for cricket’s next generation

If history is any indication, a sweep of New Zealand’s future Domestic cricket stars will be on display in Lincoln over the next six days. The NZC Men’s Under 17 National Tournament brings together the best fresh-faced talents from the six New Zealand Major Associations, with defending champions Auckland Under 17...

National Women’s Under 21 tournament – Day Three

Another controlled knock from the tournament’s leading runscorer Saachi Shahri ensured Auckland’s Under 21 side remained undefeated after today’s Round Three in the annual NZC Women’s Under 21 National Tournament, while defending champions Central Districts sounded a big warning with a comprehensive victory over Wellington. Central captain Rosemary Mair, of Napier,...