Senior Cricket

Last Action Signs Off 2017-18 Season

The 2017-18 New Zealand cricket season formally ended this week with the National Club Championships played at Auckland’s Cornwall Park. The Wellington region were represented by Rothbury Wilkinson Ewen Chatfield Cup winners, Onslow, who played some brilliant cricket when the city of sails wasn’t been battered by storms. After the...

Club Awards Recognise Season’s Best

Last week the Cricket Wellington Club Awards were held in the Basin Reserve’s Norwood Room to recognise the season’s best at the game’s grassroots. Having secured a 15th Pearce Cup in the last 17 seasons, the Eastern Suburbs Premier Men’s side were on hand to collect their trophy. Their star...

Eastern Suburbs and Johnsonville set for Pearce Cup Final

Easter weekend’s Pearce Cup final sees Eastern Suburbs and Johnsonville take to the Basin Reserve for the final piece of senior silverware on offer this season. With both sides having suffered a finals’ defeat already this season (Johnsonville to Onslow in the Ewen Chatfield One Day competition and Easts to...

CricHQ Cup Finalists Locked In

Karori Park hosted both CricHQ T20 Cup semi-finals on a blustery Sunday afternoon with Karori and Eastern Suburbs emerging as this year’s finalists. Karori’s path to the final was paved by Tom Blundell, enjoying his time back playing club cricket. Blundell’s 52 led his side to 129 as some tight...

Wellington A Side Selected for 3-Day Match Against CD

The CricHQ Wellington A side to face Central Districts A at the Basin Reserve next week has been selected with nine of the 12-man squad having featured for the Firebirds this summer. BLACKCAPS U19 representative, Rachin Ravindra, is also in the squad following his U19 World Cup appearances this summer...

CricHQ T20 Cup Semi-Finalists Found

The CricHQ T20 Cup moves on to the semi-finals next week, with Easts, Taita, Karori, and Onslow all recording comfortable wins in the knock-out quarter-finals on Valentine’s Day. Kilbirnie Park saw the highest scoring game of the quarter-finals as Easts and Hutt Districts scored more than 350 runs between them....

Trophy-Winning Weekend for Wellington Clubs

Onslow Win the Rothbury Ewen Chatfield Trophy A brilliant day at Alex Moore Park yesterday where a great surface allowed for some fantastic cricket with big scores and a very good attempted run chase. Batting first, Onlsow amassed 303 for 8 as their captain, Sean O’Connor, picked the perfect occasion...