New Zealand Over-50s Cricket
Welcome to the website for New Zealand Over-50s Cricket. Here you can find details on the past, present and future of over-50s cricket in New Zealand.
Our History page goes through the 3 years of NZ over-50s cricket, starting with the Australian tour of NZ in February 2018, right through to today. We have profiles on all the players who have represented New Zealand and our Statistics page keeps track of the leading run-scorers, wicket-takers, etc., both at international and domestic level.
Our Calendar (below) lets you know what is coming up (and recently completed).
The 2020/21 Inter-Provincial Tournament (IPT) was recently completed in Auckland. This event saw the top 4 sides in the country (Auckland Cavaliers, Districts Evergreens, Wellington/Tasman Firehawks and Canterbury/Otago Mainlanders) compete over 5 days, with Auckland emerging victorious.
Another national tournament is being arranged in Wellington, in mid-February, primarily for players who were not selected for their IPT teams.
Finally, two North Island/South Island matches will be held in Christchurch on February 26 and 28.
We are always looking for new players. If you are interested in participating, please contact Jim Morrison at firstname.lastname@example.org. Kindly provide your date of birth, club affiliation and brief details about your cricketing background.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
October 3: Firehawks vs Cornwall CC (Hastings)
October 4: Districts trial (ND vs CD)
October 10: Firehawks vs Upper Hutt CC
October 18: Districts trial (ND vs CD)
October 25: Firehawks vs Wellington Blaze (women's team) (Wellington) - cancelled
October 25 & 26: Canterbury vs Otago (Timaru) - Canty won by 3 wickets
October 30 & November 1: Wellington vs Canterbury (Christchurch)
Match 1 - Canty won by 3 wickets
Match 2 - Wgtn/Tasman won by 11 runs
November 22: Districts vs Waipuna Valley XI (St. Paul's Collegiate)
November 27 & 29: Canterbury vs Auckland
Match 1 - Abandoned after first innings
Match 2 - Canterbury won by 7 wickets
December 6: Districts vs Kaipaki CC (Cambridge)
December 6 & 7: Auckland vs. Wellington/Tasman Firehawks (Auckland)
December 13: Districts vs Auckland (Waiuku CC)
January 7-11: INTER-PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT (Auckland)
February 15-19: National Regional Tournament (NRT) (Wellington)
February 26-28 (TBC): North Island vs South Island (2-match series) (Christchurch)