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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...

Buller Cricket: Without A Wicket

On the 31st of January 2016, the Buller Cricket Association made history by winning the prestigious Hawke Cup for the first time, in their...

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...