Pukapuka cricketer Patiiamai Ataela delivered a standout performance on Monday, scoring 62 runs from 27 balls in their Cook Islands Premier League match against the touring New Zealand Croatia side.
The national men’s cricketers will line up against the NZ Croatia side today in the first of three Twenty20 games scheduled for the week.
Tonight’s the last chance for aspiring cricket umpires and keen cricketers to learn more about the magnificent game from New Zealand umpire David Tidmarsh.
New Zealand Coach Force educator and Northern Districts Coach Pat Malcon will be delivering a fun and interactive coaching course for cricketers.
Cook Islands Cricket strategic partners Northern Districts cricket’s Pat Malcon is on Rarotonga to deliver Level 1 and 2 coaching courses this week.
To add to the excitement of a full on week of cricket, Cook Islands Cricket has New Zealand cricket umpire David Tidmarsh on Rarotonga.
THE CRICKETING family have lost one of the game’s biggest characters and largest competitors. Sepa Tangimetua passed away peacefully Tuesday morning surrounded by family and loved ones.
HE RAROTONGA Umpires Commission meet today to finalise plans for the upcoming visit of New Zealand Cricket umpire David Tidmarsh.
Forty three year old Tidmarsh is a former Northern Districts first class cricketer and fast riser on the New Zealand umpires ranking.
Tidmarsh will spend a week on Rarotonga delivering Level 1, 2 and 3 umpires and scorers courses aimed at up skilling club scorers and umpires.
Umpires Commission coordinators Nauma Atiau and Oliver Syme advise that the Umpires Commission will be making contact with local clubs early next week to discuss courses times and venues.
Syme and Atiau encourage anyone interested in learning more about umpiring and scoring to attend this evenings meeting.
The meeting is scheduled for 7pm in Matavera opposite Tokerau Jim’s.
For more information contact Oliver 22055 or Nauma 56393.