A Summer Holiday of Burger King Super Smash

New Zealand’s Christmas and New Year holiday season will once again be jam-packed with explosive T20 action, this time with a new name and partner. The Burger King Super Smash will again focus on the festive part of the summer, beginning at a slightly later date of 13 December and...

Vale Trevor Martin

Cricket Wellington extend their condolences to the family and friends of William Trevor Martin MBE, who passed away on August 4 aged 92. Born in Nelson in 1925, Trevor was a First-Class umpire for almost 20 years with more than half of his 49 appointments at First-Class level seeing him...

October Holiday Programme – Advanced Skill Development

The Advanced Skill Development Programme is recommended for junior premier level cricketers and college cricketers (12 and above)  who want high level development. The programme will consist of advance batting, bowling and fielding skills and will discuss about Game scenarios. In this programme the bowling machine will be used for various activities. Friday 6th to Tuesday 10th October 2017. The October 2017 ASDP Programme will be run at the Westpac Stadium in our indoor training facility held between 3:00pm – 5:00pm each day.

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My Theme Going From Teenagers To Adults

In the third post of Wellington Firebirds’ Assistant Coach, Glenn Pocknall’s ongoing reflection on his development as a coach, he looks at the move from coaching age-group teams to taking the reigns at an adult senior club side. You can read Glenn’s first post here, and his second one here....

WHITE FERNS Join Cricket Wellington

Cricket Wellington are pleased to announce the appointment of WHITE FERN and Wellington Blaze representative, Liz Perry, to the position of Special Projects Manager. Another former-WHITE FERN, Justine Dunce, will also be part of the Cricket Wellington team this season. Familiar to many within the community through her role as...

History Beckons for 2017-18 Summer

NZC announces home international schedule and Wellington fans are in for an action-packed summer with three ODIs, two T20s, and a Test scheduled for the city. A ground-breaking T20 Tri-Series, a visit from the West Indian women’s side, the possibility of a historic day-night Test against England at Eden Park...

Interview: Allex Evans Eyes Winter Training

For many domestic cricketers, winter is time spent training in cold, quiet nets, bowling at imaginary batsmen or reimaging the mechanics of the bowling machine as the action of a fiery quick. For the players in the Wellington Firebirds, the first step towards summer was the confirmation of contracts bringing...

Failure Made Me Take A Good Hard Look At Myself

In the second of a series of posts, Wellington Firebirds’ Assistant Coach Glenn Pocknall looks back at his first experience at the helm of the Wellington U19 team and reflects on what he learnt from failure and feedback. You can read Glenn’s first post here and visit his website here....

Cricket Wellington Announce Final Firebirds’ Contract

Cricket Wellington are pleased to announce the 15th Wellington Firebirds’ contract for the 2017-18 season has been offered to Ollie Newton. A member of the Firebirds’ squad for the past two seasons, injuries have restricted Newton’s on-field appearances to a single T20 in 2015. The contract offer, however, highlights the...

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