Kristin has a strong tradition of Cricket and provides a variety of opportunities for boys and girls from Year 5 through to Year 13. We cater for all levels of ability from those new to the game right through to the serious cricketers of our First XI. Cricket is played in summer and the season runs throughout Term 1 and continues in Term 4 for competitive teams.
Simon Mesritz (Middle and Senior School)
09 415 9566 Ext 2480
Fiona Ackroyd (Junior School)
09 415 9566 Ext 2821
Registrations are completed online via our sport registration forms.
First XI Boys: Mid Nov - mid Dec. Trial period involves a weekly training and four week club competition. New to school students have the opportunity to trial at the beginning of the year.
Senior Girls: Week 1-2, 3.30pm-5pm. Day tbc
Senior Boys: Week 1-2, 3.30pm-5pm. Day tbc
Year 9-10: Week 1-2, 3.30pm-5pm. Day tbc
Year 7-8: Week 2-3,Wednesday and Friday lunchtime at Cricket nets
First XI Boys
The First XI Cricket team have an annual programme which begins with a preseason tour to Hawkes Bay in mid-January. They compete in the Auckland Secondary Schools Premier B competition which runs throughout Term 1 and continues for five weeks in Term 4. Players will train twice per week with a qualified coach and games are played on Saturdays 12:30pm – 6:30pm. In preparation for the following year, the team takes part in a four week club competition leading up to Christmas.
When numbers allow, Senior Boys' teams have the opportunity to play in a Saturday morning 30 over competition or a mid-week 8 a-side competition in Term 1. It is expected that players will have some cricketing experience, however new players are welcome to trial in Week 1 and 2 of Term 1. Players will train once per week. Games are from 8.30am-12.30pm for Saturday morning Cricket and between 4pm-7pm for mid-week games. The season commences early February and continues through to the end of Term 1.
Senior and Middle School Girls
When numbers allow, Senior and Middle School Girls' teams play in a mid-week competition in Term 1. It is expected that players will have some experience, however new players are welcome to trial in Week 1 and 2 of Term 1. Players will train once per week. Games are played on Wednesdays 4pm-7pm, commencing early February and continue through to the end of Term 1.
Year 9-10 Boys
When numbers allow, Year 9-10 boys will play in the North Harbour Secondary Schools Premier Colts Competition. Players will train twice per week. Games begin early February and are played Saturdays 12.30pm-6.30pm throughout Term 1 and continue in Term 4 for approximately 5 weeks.
Year 7-8 students are eligible for selection to play in a 20/20 Tournament against other North Harbour Intermediate Schools in Term 1. Games are played during school time with a maximum of five games to be played over the term. Training sessions will be held during lunchtime and will be confirmed after trials.
Year 4-6 students can attend weekly lunchtime trainings in Term 4 and Term 1 to learn basic skills and gain an understanding of the game. Students from this group may be selected to play in the Cricket Blitz Competition in Term 1 which involves a weekly match against opposition schools, and a Kristin Junior School team to play a one day match as a sports exchange.
The majority of Cricket at this age is run through the local clubs. Kristin has a close relationship with East Coast Bays Cricket Club and players are encouraged to look towards extending their Cricket interest with their local club.
1st XI Boys
Kristin Cricket shirt
Important Dates 2018
NZ Cricket Cup/Shield Year 7-8
Term 1, various dates tbc
North Harbour Zone Day Year 7-8 Boys
Secondary School First XI Cup (1st XI Boys)