Rangiora Recreation Ground

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Rangiora Recreation Ground
Ground information
Location Rangiora, New Zealand
Establishment 2004 (first recorded match)
Team information
Canterbury Women (2007–2010)
Canterbury (2004–present)
As of 2 November 2011
Source: Ground profile

Rangiora Recreation Ground (also known as the MainPower Oval through a sponsorship deal with local company MainPower) is a cricket ground in Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand. The ground first held a first-class match when Canterbury played Central Districts in the 2003/04 State Championship. Canterbury have played twelve further first-class matches there as of the 2011/12 season.[1] Canterbury first played a List A match there in the 2003/04 State Shield when they played Auckland, with eight matches in that format having been held there in the 2011-12 Ford Trophy.[2] as well as a handful of Twenty20 matches.[3]

Two Youth One Day Internationals have been played at Rangiora Recreation Ground, both in the 2010 Under-19 World Cup when England Under-19s played West Indies Under-19s and Australia Under-19s.[4] The ground has also been used a home venue for Canterbury Women in the State League since the 2006/07 season.[5]

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Coordinates: 43°17′31.81″S 172°35′57.68″E / 43.2921694°S 172.5993556°E / -43.2921694; 172.5993556