Dudley Park, Rangiora

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Dudley Park
Ground information
Location Rangiora, New Zealand
Establishment 1963 (first recorded match)
Team information
Canterbury Women (1998–2003)
Canterbury (1981–2002)
As of 2 November 2011
Source: Ground profile

Dudley Park is a cricket ground in Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand. The first recorded match on the ground came when North Canterbury played Central Otago in the 1963/64 Hawke Cup.[1] A single Youth One Day International was played there in 1987 when New Zealand Young Cricketer played Australia Young Cricketers.[2] The ground first held a List A match in the 1980/81 Shell Cup when Canterbury played Central Districts. Canterbury played six further List A matches there, the last of which came in the 1996/97 Shell Cup.[3] Dudley Park has also hosted first-class matches, the first of which saw Canterbury play Wellington in the 1984/85 Shell Trophy. Fourteen further first-class matches have been held there, the last of which saw Canterbury play Wellington in the 2002/03 State Championship.[4] The ground has twice held the final of the Shell Trophy, with Canterbury winning on both occasions.

Two Women's One Day Internationals have been played at Dudley Park, the first came in the 1982 Women's World Cup when New Zealand Women played Australia Women, while the second saw Australia Women play England Women in the 1991/92 Shell Tri-Series.[5] The ground was also used a home venue for Canterbury Women in the State League between the 1998/99 and 2002/03 seasons.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Other matches played on Dudley Park, Rangiora". CricketArchive. Retrieved 1 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Youth One-Day International Matches played on Dudley Park, Rangiora". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "List A Matches played on Dudley Park, Rangiora". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "First-Class Matches played on Dudley Park, Rangiora". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Women's One-Day International Matches played on Dudley Park, Rangiora". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "Women's New Zealand Domestic League Matches played on Dudley Park, Rangiora". CricketArchive. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 

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Coordinates: 43°18′24.73″S 172°35′17.61″E / 43.3068694°S 172.5882250°E / -43.3068694; 172.5882250