Canterbury cricket team


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

Canterbury
Canterbury Kings logo
Canterbury Kings logo
Top: Canterbury Cricket Association crest
Middle: Canterbury Kings logo
Bottom: Canterbury Kings Twenty20 emblem
Twenty20 nameCanterbury Kings
Personnel
CaptainCole McConchie
CoachPeter Fulton
Team information
Founded1864
Home groundHagley Oval
Capacity8,000
History
First-class debutOtago
in 1864
at Dunedin
Plunket Shield wins19
Ford Trophy wins15
Super Smash wins1
Official websiteCanterbury Cricket

Honours


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, 2020–21
2005–06

Grounds


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

Current squad


As of 21 July 2020[1][2]
  • No. denotes the player's squad number, as worn on the back of their shirt.
  • denotes players with international caps.
No. Name Nationality Birth date Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Batsmen
12Jack Boyle New Zealand (1996-03-24) 24 March 1996 (age 25)Right-handedRight-arm off break
77Leo Carter New Zealand (1994-12-10) 10 December 1994 (age 26)Left-handed
8Ken McClure New Zealand (1994-10-25) 25 October 1994 (age 26)Right-handed
27Henry Nicholls  New Zealand (1991-11-15) 15 November 1991 (age 29)Left-handedRight-arm off breakNZC contract
3Chad Bowes South Africa (1992-10-19) 19 October 1992 (age 28)Right-handed
54Tyler Lortan South Africa (1992-01-31) 31 January 1992 (age 29)Right-handed
All-rounders
88Cole McConchie New Zealand (1992-01-12) 12 January 1992 (age 29)Right-handedRight arm off break
24Todd Astle  New Zealand (1986-09-24) 24 September 1986 (age 34)Right-handedRight-arm leg break
46Henry Shipley New Zealand (1996-05-10) 10 May 1996 (age 25) Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast
47Daryl Mitchell New Zealand (1991-05-20) 20 May 1991 (age 30)Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast
62Sean Davey New Zealand (1993-04-08) 8 April 1993 (age 28)Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast
Wicket-keepers
28Cameron Fletcher New Zealand (1993-03-01) 1 March 1993 (age 28)Right-handed
48Tom Latham  New Zealand (1992-04-02) 2 April 1992 (age 29)Left-handedNZC contract
Bowlers
22Theo van Woerkom New Zealand26 July 1993 (age 26)Right-handedSlow left-arm orthodox
29Fraser Sheat New Zealand (1998-04-29) 29 April 1998 (age 23)Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast
21Matt Henry  New Zealand (1991-12-14) 14 December 1991 (age 29)Right-handedRight-arm fast-mediumNZC contract
32Edward Nuttall New Zealand (1993-07-15) 15 July 1993 (age 27)Left-handedLeft-arm medium-fast
13Andrew Hazeldine New Zealand (1996-05-10) 10 May 1996 (age 25)Right-handedLeft-arm fast
23Will Williams New Zealand (1992-10-06) 6 October 1992 (age 28)Right-handedRight-arm medium

Notable players


References


  1. Mitchell moving south, Canterbury Cricket, 2020-06-15. Retrieved 2020-07-21.
  2. Davey and Lortan earn first professional contracts, Canterbury Cricket, 2020-06-30. Retrieved 2020-07-21.

Further reading