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
Captain: New Zealand Peter Fulton
Coach: New Zealand Gary Stead(cricketer, born 1972)
Founded: 1864
Home ground: Hagley Oval
Capacity: 20,000
First-class debut: Otago
in 1864
at Dunedin
Official website: Canterbury Cricket
Canterbury Kings

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 McDonald's 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.

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. Their usual home Queen Elizabeth II Park in Christchurch has been out of action since The February 22 Earthquakes and are now located in the Hornby area of Christchurch; they formerly played at Jade Stadium and Hagley Oval.

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
Leo Carter  New Zealand (1994-12-10) 10 December 1994 (age 22) Left-handed Right arm off break
Michael Davidson  New Zealand (1992-09-03) 3 September 1992 (age 24) Left-handed
Peter Fulton double-dagger  New Zealand (1979-02-01) 1 February 1979 (age 38) Right-handed Right arm medium captain
Ken McClure  New Zealand (1994-10-25) 25 October 1994 (age 22) Right-handed Right arm off break
Henry Nicholls double-dagger  New Zealand (1991-11-15) 15 November 1991 (age 25) Left-handed Right arm off break NZC contract
All-rounders
Andrew Ellis double-dagger  New Zealand (1982-03-24) 24 March 1982 (age 34) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Cole McConchie  New Zealand (1992-01-12) 12 January 1992 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm off break
Logan van Beek  New Zealand/ Netherlands (1990-09-07) 7 September 1990 (age 26) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast Played T20I for Netherlands
Wicket-keepers
Cameron Fletcher  New Zealand (1993-03-01) 1 March 1993 (age 24) Right-handed
Tom Latham double-dagger  New Zealand (1992-04-02) 2 April 1992 (age 24) Left-handed Right arm medium NZC contract
Bowlers
Todd Astle double-dagger  New Zealand (1986-09-24) 24 September 1986 (age 30) Right-handed Right arm leg break
Jeremy Benton  New Zealand (1987-03-23) 23 March 1987 (age 29) Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox
Kyle Jamieson  New Zealand (1994-12-30) 30 December 1994 (age 22) Right-handed Right arm medium
Matt Henry double-dagger  New Zealand (1991-12-14) 14 December 1991 (age 25) Right-handed Right arm fast-medium NZC contract
Tim Johnston  New Zealand (1990-10-28) 28 October 1990 (age 26) Right-handed Right arm off break
Edward Nuttall  New Zealand (1993-07-15) 15 July 1993 (age 23) Left-handed Left arm medium-fast
Henry Shipley  New Zealand (1996-05-10) 10 May 1996 (age 20) Right-handed Right arm medium-fast
Will Williams  New Zealand (1992-10-06) 6 October 1992 (age 24) 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]