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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.


The Maorilanders

Throughout the 1920s and 30s, New Zealand cricket sides embarked on many significant tours that enhanced the reputation of the nation, both as cricketers...
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...