Do you have a cricket-mad son or daughter? Here's some handy resources to help parents encourage and support their child's enthusiasm.
Junior cricket programmes
New Zealand Cricket has teamed up with ActivePost to develop beginner and development programmes that are offered throughout New Zealand schools. ActivePost Have-A-Go Cricket (5-8 year olds) and ActivePost Kiwi Cricket 7-10 year olds) teach kids the basic cricket skills they need through fun group activities and modified games.
Get involved - find out more about our junior cricket programmes.
Become a coach
Coaching cricket is a rewarding way to get involved with and support your child's sport. New Zealand Cricket offers a variety of coaching courses and resources, whether you're a cricket beginner or an experienced coach looking to develop your skills. Learn more about coaching opportunities near you, or get in touch with NZC Coaching Programme for more information.
Get involved with scoring
Becoming a scorer is an ideal way of getting involved in your child's Cricket, and scoring is now easier than ever! Check out this handy guide provided by the New Zealand Cricket Umpires and Scorers Association for how to get started as a paper scorer.
Cricket Scoring: Getting Started - Download
Or check out CricHQ's scoring app and their 'how to video' to score cricket on your smartphone. Download the app today (Android or iPhone) and join in the fun of scoring with CricHQ.