Canterbury cricket team

Canterbury is a first-class cricket team based in Canterbury, New Zealand. It is one of six teams that compete in senior New Zealand Cricket competitions and has been the second most successful domestic team in New Zealand history. They compete in the Plunket Shield first-class competition and the Ford Trophy one day competition as well as in the Super Smash competition as the Canterbury Kings.

Canterbury
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Canterbury Kings logo
Top: Canterbury Cricket Association crest
Bottom: Canterbury Kings logo
Twenty20 nameCanterbury Kings
Personnel
CaptainNew Zealand Cole McConchie
CoachNew Zealand Peter Fulton
Team information
Founded1864
Home groundHagley Oval
Capacity8,000
History
First-class debutOtago
in 1864
at Dunedin
Plunket Shield wins19
Ford Trophy wins14
Super Smash wins1
Official websiteCanterbury Cricket

HonoursEdit

1922/23, 1930/31, 1934/35, 1945/46, 1948/49, 1951/52, 1955/56, 1959/60, 1964/65, 1975/76, 1983/84, 1993/94, 1996/97, 1997/98, 2007/08, 2010/11, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2016/17.
1971/72, 1975/76, 1976/77, 1977/78, 1985/86, 1991/92, 1992/93, 1993/94, 1995/96, 1996/97, 1998/99, 1999/00, 2005/06, 2016/17.
2005/06.

GroundsEdit

Canterbury play their home matches at Hagley Oval in Christchurch and occasionally at Mainpower Oval in Rangiora.

Current squadEdit

As of 21 July 2020[1][2]
  • No. denotes the player's squad number, as worn on the back of their shirt.
  •   denotes players with international caps.
No. Name Nationality Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
12 Jack Boyle   New Zealand (1996-03-24) 24 March 1996 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm off break
77 Leo Carter   New Zealand (1994-12-10) 10 December 1994 (age 25) Left-handed
8 Ken McClure   New Zealand (1994-10-25) 25 October 1994 (age 25) Right-handed
27 Henry Nicholls     New Zealand (1991-11-15) 15 November 1991 (age 28) Left-handed Right-arm off break NZC contract
3 Chad Bowes   South Africa (1992-10-19) 19 October 1992 (age 27) Right-handed
54 Tyler Lortan   South Africa (1992-01-31) 31 January 1992 (age 28) Right-handed
All-rounders
88 Cole McConchie   New Zealand (1992-01-12) 12 January 1992 (age 28) Right-handed Right arm off break
24 Todd Astle     New Zealand (1986-09-24) 24 September 1986 (age 34) Right-handed Right-arm leg break
46 Henry Shipley   New Zealand (1996-05-10) 10 May 1996 (age 24) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
47 Daryl Mitchell   New Zealand (1991-05-20) 20 May 1991 (age 29) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
62 Sean Davey   New Zealand (1993-04-08) 8 April 1993 (age 27) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
Wicket-keepers
28 Cameron Fletcher   New Zealand (1993-03-01) 1 March 1993 (age 27) Right-handed
48 Tom Latham     New Zealand (1992-04-02) 2 April 1992 (age 28) Left-handed NZC contract
Bowlers
22 Theo van Woerkom   New Zealand 26 July 1993 (age 26) Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
29 Fraser Sheat   New Zealand (1998-04-29) 29 April 1998 (age 22) Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast
21 Matt Henry     New Zealand (1991-12-14) 14 December 1991 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium NZC contract
32 Edward Nuttall   New Zealand (1993-07-15) 15 July 1993 (age 27) Left-handed Left-arm medium-fast
13 Andrew Hazeldine   New Zealand (1996-05-10) 10 May 1996 (age 24) Right-handed Left-arm fast
23 Will Williams   New Zealand (1992-10-06) 6 October 1992 (age 28) Right-handed Right-arm medium

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mitchell moving south, Canterbury Cricket, 2020-06-15. Retrieved 2020-07-21.
  2. ^ Davey and Lortan earn first professional contracts, Canterbury Cricket, 2020-06-30. Retrieved 2020-07-21.

Further readingEdit

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