Indoor Cricket
U22’s claim Indoor World Cup victory
By NZC Sunday 16 October 2022, 09:00 pm

The future of New Zealand’s Indoor Cricket is in safe hands. New Zealand Indoor 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.

Check out tournament statistics here, or watch the live streamed matches on YouTube here.

  NZ U22 Women celebrate a closely fought victory @GettyImages
NZ U22 Men celebrate
NZ U22 sides celebrate victory @GettyImages


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