Story: Cricket

Women playing cricket

Women playing cricket

Women began playing cricket in New Zealand at the end of the 19th century. This game is taking place at Hagley Park, Christchurch.  The building on the left is the High School Old Boys' Pavilion.

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Canterbury Museum
Reference: Neg 1770

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Don Neely, 'Cricket - Women’s cricket', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 May 2022)

Story by Don Neely, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Apr 2016