• The Black Caps before taking the field against Sri Lanka at Saxton Oval, Jan 2015
  • Athletic College Old Boys celebrate winning the senior 50-over competition at Saxton Oval, Mar 2015
  • Action from junior cricket at Greenmeadows
  • Beach cricket festival.
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History

A BRIEF HISTORY OF CRICKET IN THE REGION

 

1858       –              Nelson Cricket Club formed (Victory Square)

1862       –              2nd Representative match in NZ – Nelson v Wellington

1863       –              1st Game with Marlborough

1922       –              Newman Shield – presented by Tom Newman of Newman Brothers for competition Between Nelson City, Waimea, Tapawera, Midlands (Murchison), Motueka, Takaka, Marlborough Country and Marlborough Town

 

Touring Teams Fixtures

Fiji v Nelson – 1947/48, 1953/54 & 1961/62

Australia v CD – 1976/77

Australia v Nelson – 1981/82 & 1985/86

England – 1990/91

S.A v NZ Selection – 1994/95

 

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