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Grassroots

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.

Vale Norm Wilson

In the course of some ongoing research for the Museum into the history of the Hawke Cup, Norm Wilson was one of those contacted....
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...

Grassroots Update | OCTOBER 2015

In the last week we've seen a range of stories in the media about the great work of players, fans, and administrators who keep...