The future of New Zealand’s Indoor Cricket is in safe hands.
New Zealand claimed World Cup victory in both the Men’s & Women’s U22 grades at the Indoor Cricket World Cup over the weekend.
NZ U22 Women edged out their Australian counterparts in a closely contested match, only one run deciding NZ as eventual winners (89-88).
The U22 Men accomplished a comprehensive victory in their final, winning 95 – 56 against the championship defending Australians.
The Trans-Tasman challenge continued in the Open grades, Australia proving their class by defending their titles in both the Men’s & Women’s grades.
Australian Women proved their class throughout the tournament, winning all their matches throughout pool play, before edging out New Zealand by just 6 runs in a hard-fought final.
New Zealand Men were unable to complete their unbeaten tournament streak, losing to a spirited Australian side in the final.