Wellington cricket team
|One-day name:||Wellington Firebirds|
|Home ground:||Basin Reserve
Wellington Regional Stadium
|Official website:||Wellington Firebirds|
The Wellington Firebirds are one of six New Zealand first-class cricket teams that make up New Zealand Cricket. It is based in Wellington. It competes in the Plunket Shield first class (4-day) competition, the Ford Trophy domestic one day competition and the McDonald's Super Smash.
1923-24, 1925–26, 1927–28, 1929–30, 1931–32, 1935–36, 1949–50, 1954–55, 1956–57, 1960–61, 1961–62, 1965–66, 1972–73, 1973-74, 1981-82, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1989–90, 2000–01, 2003-04.
- Ford Trophy (7)
1973-74, 1974–75, 1981–82, 1988–89, 1990–91, 2001-02, 2013-14.
Home games are usually played at the Basin Reserve ground in Wellington, which is also used by the OBU senior club rugby side during the offseason. Wellington also occasionally use Westpac Stadium for Day/Night matches and play first-class games at Karori Park when the Basin Reserve is unavailable.
Wellington Firebirds squad for the 2016-17 season. Players with international caps are listed in bold.
|No.||Name||Nat||Birth date||Batting Style||Bowling Style||Notes|
|Fraser Colson||19 March 1990||Right handed||Right arm off break|
|Stephen Murdoch||6 August 1983||Right handed||Right arm Medium|
|3||Michael Papps||2 July 1979||Right handed||Right arm Medium||ODI and First Class Test Captain
|Michael Pollard||2 November 1989||Right handed|
|9||Hamish Marshall||15 February 1979||Right handed||Right arm Medium||T20 Captain|
|44||Grant Elliott||21 March 1979||Right handed||Right arm Medium||Twenty20 Only|
|Matt Taylor||18 February 1992||Right handed||Right arm Fast-medium|
|Luke Woodcock||19 February 1982||Left handed||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|36||Tom Blundell||1 September 1990||Right handed|
|54||Luke Ronchi||23 April 1981||Right handed||NZC contract|
|15||Brent Arnel||3 January 1979||Right handed||Right arm Fast-medium|
|45||Hamish Bennett||22 February 1987||Left handed||Right arm Medium-fast|
|9||Iain McPeake||24 May 1991||Right handed||Right arm Medium-fast|
|33||Ollie Newton||22 August 1988||Left handed||Right arm Medium|
|5||Jeetan Patel||7 May 1980||Right handed||Right arm Off break|
|25||Anurag Verma||5 August 1990||Right handed||Right arm Fast-medium|
|19||Luke Woodcock||5 August 1990|
|17||Peter Younghusband||17 February 1990||Right handed||Right arm Leg break|
- "2016-17 Firebirds Squad - Cricket Wellington". Cricket Wellington. Retrieved 2016-12-31.