- Canterbury cricket team
Canterbury One-day name: Canterbury Wizards Coach: David Nosworthy Captain: Peter Fulton Founded: 1864 Home ground: Queen Elizabeth II Park Capacity: 20,000 First-class debut: Otago in 1864 at Dunedin Official website: Canterbury Wizards
The Canterbury Wizards are a New Zealand first class cricket team based in Canterbury, New Zealand. It is one of six teams that make up New Zealand Cricket and has been the most successful domestic team in New Zealand history. They compete in the State Championship first class competition, the State Shield domestic one day competition and the State Twenty20 competition.
- Plunket Shield (9)
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
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.
- State Twenty20 (1)
Canterbury usually play their home matches at Mainpower Oval in Rangiora or Queen Elizabeth II Park in Christchurch; they formerly played at Jade Stadium and Hagley Oval.
Players with international caps are listed in bold.
Name Nat Batting Style Bowling Style Notes Batsmen Peter Fulton RHB RM New Zealand Test and ODI player Tim McIntosh LHB New Zealand Test player Iain Robertson RHB OB Corey Anderson LHB LMF New Zealand U-19 Shanan Stewart RHB RM Johann Myburgh RHB OB All-rounders Chris Harris LHB RM Former New Zealand Test and ODI player Ryan ten Doeschate RHB RM Overseas player Todd Astle RHB LB Andy Ellis RHB RFM Brandon Hiini RHB RMF Wicket-keepers Kruger Van Wyk RHB Captain Craig Kieswetter RHB England ODI and T20 player Brendon McCullum RHB New Zealand Test,ODI and T20 player Michael Papps RHB Former New Zealand Test and ODI player Bowlers Hamish Bennett LHB RMF Dirk Nannes RHB LFM Shane Bond RHB RFM Johan van der Wath RHB RFM Ryan Burson RHB RFM Leighton Burtt RHB RFM Michael Davidson RHB LFM Carl Frauenstein RHB RMF
- Craig McMillan
- Chris Martin
- Dick Motz
- Curly Page
- Mark Priest
- Aaron Redmond
- Keith Thomson
- John Ward
- Paul Wiseman
- ^ State Championship 2008/09 - Batting Averages for Canterbury, CricketArchive, Retrieved 17 January 2009
- ^ State Shield 2008/09 - Batting Averages for Canterbury, CricketArchive, Retrieved 17 January 2009
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