Grades and Divisions

Junior Cricket Formats 2018-19

SuperStars;

4-6 Years Great introduction to cricket for beginners aged 4 - 6 years old that may not want to play a whole game. It is based around drills and skills with a short game at the end. Please note: This program is run through the NZC SuperStar Academy on Thursday afternoons.

Numbers per team: N/a

Coaching/Management: Coaching is supplied

Division 3:

5-7 Years. 9am - 10am Saturdays: Our youngest cricketers. First season of soft ball kiwi cricket style rules. Everybody gets a turn to bat, bowl field and wicket keep. 12 over max, 10m-14m length Pitch, 2 equal teams (usually 6), Plastic Bat, Wickets, Cones, Tennis Ball, Bat in pairs

Numbers per team: 6

Coaching/Management: Parents

Division 2:

5-9 Years. 9am-11am Saturdays: Soft ball Cricket - 20 over games with 4 or 5 over batting partnerships. Everybody gets a turn to bat, bowl field and wicket keep. 16 overs max,14 metre length wicket, 30 metre Boundary, Incrediball Softball, Bat in pairs (5 overs each), Bowlers bowl 2 overs each, Max 6 ball overs, No LBW, No Balls/Wides – 1 run

Numbers per team: 8

Coaching/Management: Parents

Division 1:

8-10 Years. 9am-11.30am Saturday mornings. First season of Hardball cricket & more normal cricket rules start to apply. When the batsman is out they are out. Everybody is encouraged to bat & bowl. Games up to 25 overs per innings. 20 overs per innings, Pitch length 16 metres, 35 metre Boundary, 142gm Hard Ball, Bat in pairs, Each dismissal worth 3 runs to fielding team, No LBW’s, No Balls 2 runs.

Numbers per team: 8

Coaching/Management: Parents

Intermediate Reserve Girls Teams:

Predominantly Year 7, 9am-11.30am Saturday mornings.. T/20 Rules, Pitch length 18 metres, 40 metre Boundary. Batter faces 6 balls before being dismissed. Compulsory Batter retires after 30 balls. Max 6 overs per bowler. Max 6 ball overs except last over which has max 8 balls. No Balls & Wides 1 run. LBW’s on front leg on or behind creaseline

Numbers per team: 9 

Coaching/Management: Parents

Intermediate Premier Blue and Gold:

Year 7/8 8.30am-12.00noon Saturday mornings.. Max 30 overs. Pitch length 18 metres, 40 metre Boundary. 1st Innings finish by 10.10am. Batter retires at 30 balls or Coaches discretion. Batter faces 6 balls before being dismissed. Max 6 overs per bowler. Max 6 ball overs except last over which has max 8 balls. No Balls & Wides 1 run. LBW’s on front leg on or behind creaseline

Numbers per team: 9 

Coaching/Management: Parents