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2018-19 Ewen Chatfield Draw
2018-19 Season Calendar
Some of New Zealand’s most promising teenage cricketers will get a valuable chance to experience sub-continental conditions in April. New Zealand have named an under-19 squad to tour Bangladesh, with Northern Districts and Canterbury providing eight of the 15 players between them. The squad also includes three players from Wellington...
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...
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...