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Beaches, backyards, parks, schools, hallways, and the local domain. Cricket is played wherever there's enough space to swing a bat.

Read our stories from the game's grassroots, covering schools, clubs, Minor Associations, and backyard legends.

Heathcote Williams

The Heathcote Williams Shield

In March 2017, the New Zealand Cricket Museum, in a joint initiative with Cricket Wellington and College Sport Wellington, announced the reintroduction of the...

A Kiwi Summer Tradition; our first cricket game

Summer in New Zealand is in full-swing. Every summer, my siblings and I regularly head to the beach for a game of cricket, as...

Vale Tom Pritchard

The New Zealand Cricket Museum extend their condolences to the family and friends of Thomas Leslie Pritchard, who passed away on August 22 aged...