Soft Ball Grades

Junior Club

Junior Cricket Soft Ball Grade Options

Looking for a summer sport for the kids? We have options and teams for boys and girls of all abilities from age 4 to 8 years of age (School Year 4). New players are always welcome. Check out our grade teams below.

1. Superstar Cricket Academy

This programme teaches kids an introduction to the 3 basic facets of cricket being bowling, batting and fielding, whilst having some fun in the process!

  • Eligibility: Age 4 – 7 years (School Year 2)
  • Dates: Every Wednesday during school terms. Start date 27th October. Final date Wednesday 19th March, with 23rd March as a back up day.
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Times: 2 options – 4pm or 5pm
  • Location: Halswell Domain

2. Soft Ball Cricket Grades

The aims of our soft ball cricket grades are as follows:

  • Guaranteed Participation – all players will bat, bowl, field and wicket keep in every match.
  • Fun – with an emphasis on cricket skills development
  • Maximum involvement – games are fast paced and action packed
  • Positive attitudes and behaviour

2.1 Kiwi Cricket

  • Eligibility: School Years 1 and 2
  • Teams: 6-a-side
  • Equipment: Plastic bats and a soft plastic ball
  • Innings: 12 overs per team
  • Pitch length: 12 metres
  • Game Days: Mainly Saturday at 9.30am (with the occasional game on other days)
  • Game Duration: 1 to 1.5 hours
  • Training: One training session during the week

2.2 School Year 3 Cricket

  • Teams: 8-a-side
  • Equipment: Wooden bats and a plastic Incredi-ball
  • Innings: 16 overs per team
  • Pitch length: 14 metres
  • Game Days: Mainly Saturday at 9.00am (with the occasional game on other days)
  • Game Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours
  • Training: One training session during the week

2.3 School Year 4 Cricket

  • Teams: 8-a-side
  • Equipment: Wooden bats and a plastic Incredi-ball
  • Innings: 16 overs per team
  • Pitch length: 14 metres
  • Game Days: Mainly Saturday at 9.00am (with the occasional game on other days)
  • Game Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours
  • Training: One training session during the week

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us.

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