Canterbury cricket team

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Canterbury
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Canterbury Kings logo
Top: Canterbury Cricket logo
Bottom: Logo for Twenty20, Canterbury Kings
Twenty20 name Canterbury Kings
Personnel
Captain New Zealand Andrew Ellis
Coach New Zealand Gary Stead
Team information
Founded 1864
Home ground Hagley Oval
Capacity 20,000
History
First-class debut Otago
in 1864
at Dunedin
Official website: Canterbury Cricket
Canterbury Kings

First-class

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One-day

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T20

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

Honours[edit]

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.

Grounds[edit]

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

Current squad[edit]

Chris Cairns starts a run-up at Eden Park in 2006
  • No. denotes the player's squad number, as worn on the back of their shirt.
  • double-dagger denotes players with international caps.
No. Name Nationality Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
Michael Pollard  New Zealand (1989-11-02) 2 November 1989 (age 28) Right-handed
Leo Carter  New Zealand (1994-12-10) 10 December 1994 (age 23) Left-handed Right arm off break
Michael Davidson  New Zealand (1992-09-03) 3 September 1992 (age 25) Left-handed
Ken McClure  New Zealand (1994-10-25) 25 October 1994 (age 23) Right-handed Right arm off break
Henry Nicholls double-dagger  New Zealand (1991-11-15) 15 November 1991 (age 26) Left-handed Right arm off break NZC contract
Nick Kwant  New Zealand (1997-03-01) 1 March 1997 (age 21) Left-handed
All-rounders
Andrew Ellis double-dagger  New Zealand (1982-03-24) 24 March 1982 (age 36) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast captain
Cole McConchie  New Zealand (1992-01-12) 12 January 1992 (age 26) Right-handed Right arm off break
Ben Stokes  England (1991-06-04) 4 June 1991 (age 27) Left-handed Right arm medium-fast
Daniel Sams  Australia (1992-10-27) 27 October 1992 (age 25) Right-handed Left-arm fast-medium
Wicket-keepers
Cameron Fletcher  New Zealand (1993-03-01) 1 March 1993 (age 25) Right-handed
Tom Latham double-dagger  New Zealand (1992-04-02) 2 April 1992 (age 26) Left-handed Right arm medium NZC contract
Bowlers
Todd Astle double-dagger  New Zealand (1986-09-24) 24 September 1986 (age 31) Right-handed Right arm leg break
Jeremy Benton  New Zealand (1987-03-23) 23 March 1987 (age 31) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Kyle Jamieson  New Zealand (1994-12-30) 30 December 1994 (age 23) Right-handed Right arm medium
Matt Henry double-dagger  New Zealand (1991-12-14) 14 December 1991 (age 26) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium NZC contract
Edward Nuttall  New Zealand (1993-07-15) 15 July 1993 (age 25) Left-handed Left arm medium-fast
Henry Shipley  New Zealand (1996-05-10) 10 May 1996 (age 22) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Will Williams  New Zealand (1992-10-06) 6 October 1992 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm medium

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Notable players[edit]

Records[edit]

See List of New Zealand first-class cricket records

References[edit]

https://web.archive.org/web/20081014092016/http://nzcpa.co.nz/news/recent-news/nr1175555685.html

External links[edit]

Further reading[edit]