A quality cricket surface allows players to express and develop their skills, ensures the cricketer has a rewarding experience and that the game of cricket can be enjoyed by players, and supporters alike across all levels of participation. 

Pitch Preparation Manual

NZC Approved Contractors

Core Sample Template

Additional Resources & Links:

Appendix 1: Cricket Pitch Monitoring Process

Appendix 1a: NZC Pitch Preparation Manual Core Sampling Part One

Appendix 1b: NZC Pitch Preparation Manual Core Sampling Part Two

Appendix 1c: NZC Pitch Preparation Manual Core Sampling Part Three

Appendix 2: Turfgrass Disease Management Strategies for Cricket

Appendix 3: Pre-Season Rolling including Roller Footprint Formula

Cricket Wicket Manual 2014

Pitch perfect

Cranfield Study

ECB - Guidelines for rolling

Cricket Victoria - Basic guide to turf cricket preparation

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