Senior Cricket

Manukau City Cricket Club ("MCCC") participates in the Counties Manukau Cricket Association Inc ("CMCA") competitions. MCCC has teams in five senior grades. These are as follows Premier, Senior A, Senior B, Reverse and Twenty20.

MCCC currently has a number of senior representative players with Ish Sodhi playing for the Black Caps, Nick Kelly and Jono Hickey with the Northern District Knights, Sandeep Patel, Jarrod Halliday and Tristan Payle playing for Northern Districts U19, and Dion Joll playing for Northern Districts U17 teams.

The Premier grade is the pinnicale grade of senior cricket in the CMCA competition and they play all three forms of cricket being Twenty20, One Day cricket and also Two Day cricket. Premier cricket is played predominatly on turf wickets throughout the One Day and Two Day competitions. The Twenty20 competition is always played on artifical wickets.

The Senior A grade is the second grade of cricket behind the Premier grade. It is usual that players often hone their cricket skills in the Senior A grade before making the transition into playing for the Premier team. The Senior A team play two forms for cricket, One Day cricket and Two Day cricket. Senior A play on a combination of turf and artificial wickets.

Senior B cricket comprises of a slightly shorter season as they play only one form of cricket being One Day cricket. Senior B One Day cricket is played over a 45 over innings. Senior B play the majority of their cricket on artificial wickets however at times do play on turf wickets.

Reserve grade is similar to Senior B grade in that they have a slightly shorter season as well. Playing only One Day cricket over a 40 over innings, always on artificial wickets.

Senior Twenty20 grade cricket is played on artificial wickets with a maximum of eight players per side. You will find a lot of previous premier players from a number of cricket clubs playing in this competition.

If you would like to know more about playing senior cricket for MCCC use the contact us page and let us know.

 

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