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A Queenstowner's been named captain of New Zealand's over-60s cricket team. John Cushen's skippering the team in an over-60s Australian inter-state tournament, starting in Penrith, Sydney, this Sunday. The 68-year-old, who played in the same tournament in Canberra last year, takes...
A Queenstowner was in the crowd supporting banned Aussie cricketing great David Warner when he returned to the crease last month. Jeremy Pyers, who recently settled in the resort after coming and going for 10 years, watched his great mate...

Stumped over cricket snub

Queenstown cricket fans are miffed at missing out on international action this coming summer – but a councillor says other destinations are spending more to snag games. The Events Centre's John Davies Oval hosted nine Under-19 Cricket World Games early...
Expect Queenstown to again host full-blown international cricket from the summer after next. Queenstown's been starved of top-class play since the spectacular one-day international between New Zealand and the West Indies on New Year's Day, 2014. That's because the Events Centre...
News international cricket is set to return to Queenstown next year has been welcomed across the region. The resort has been named as one of four host cities for next year's ICC U19 Cricket World Cup. Nine games are scheduled to...
International cricket can now return to Queenstown. A $640,000 upgrade to improve drainage on the Queenstown Events Centre's main oval has been completed by local firm TIC Projects Ltd. The new grass is still growing in and the first games will...
The Queenstown Events Centre oval will be dug up this summer – for a good cause. Following the Fat Freddy's Drop concert on February 5, the ground's soil base will be ripped replaced with sand to improve its drainage. The new...
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