Umpiring & Scoring

Umpires and scorers are essential parts of every cricket game, and a great way to become involved. Umpiring ensures all cricket matches are fair, orderly and enjoyable for everyone. Umpires enjoy the challenge of cricket - plus the satisfaction of helping others enjoy their game.

We are always looking for Umpires and Scorers to join our ever-growing summer workforce!

Get Involved

Our Community Umpires receive two (2) tickets to Cricket matches throughout the summer! Register below to ensure you receive your tickets, as well as other information relating to Umpiring & Scoring in New Zealand.

Adding Umpire role to existing Friendly Manager profile - Guide (PDF)


Below are some resources that will help you get involved, or improve your skill as an Umpire or Scorer! Click below for contact details, resources, and more useful information.

Latest News

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Whanganui Collegiate cricket stalwart calls time

The Whanganui Collegiate School scorebook will not be the same following this season’s retirement of long-standing scorer, Robert Wake.
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Pulling up stumps

As the pages turned towards the end of the 2023/24 cricket season, it was also the final chapter on the field for one of New Zealand Cricket's most respected umpires
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Celebrating NZC's Longest Serving Scorer

Otago scorer Helen Simpson will be the first to receive one of New Zealand Cricket’s newly minted badges to mark her long service to the game.
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Inspired to Umpire – Vibhuti Patel’s Umpiring Journey

After moving to New Zealand, a chance encounter saw Vibhuti Patel try her hand at Umpiring.
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Aspiring Female Umpire running for Parkinson’s

Aspiring Female Umpire, Moth Tupp, will run 21.9km a day through the month of November in her GiveaLittle fundraising effort for Parkinson’s Disease, a condition that has impacted Moth’s life in many
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