Wairarapa Cricket Association

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    All JCB and Junior Secondary Saturday morning cricket is cancelled due to pitch conditions, Saturday 22 October

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    No changes to report today.

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  • Homegrown

      With more than a quarter of the current Blackcaps international team, Wairarapa boasts a proud tradition.
    Ross Taylor – raised in Masterton
    Jesse Ryder – left Wairarapa during his secondary school years
    Doug Bracewell – four years at Rathkeale College
    Elizabeth Perry – attended Chanel College and a White Fern for 4 years including 2011 Player of the Series in England. Double International having also played 5 games for the Black Sticks.
    Previous and current local first class players also include Greg Todd, Seth Rance, Anlo vanDeventer and Melissa Hansen.


General Information

Junior Cricket must encourage full participation and equal opportunity for all players.

Too many coaches are “categorising” players as a batter or a bowler too early and subsequently consigning these players to a specific position in the batting order and/or not bowling them, and consequently the player is not being developed to their possible full potential.

Coaches are strongly requested to ensure all players develop their skills and talent during their time in the JCB grades.

You can see a full break down of the rules here by downloading the Wairarapa Junior Cricket Handbook for 2015/16 Cricket_Junior_Handbook 2015-16