Cricket


Westlake Boys Cricket currently fields 8 teams playing at a variety of levels from the 1st- 4th XI and Colts 1-4, playing in Auckland Competitions in Terms 1 and 4. Registration takes place in February each year. Eight cricket nets, three artificial wickets and our main grass wicket oval provide numerous matches for all our teams. All our merit teams are coached by highly qualified teachers who dedicate their time and expertise in developing our players at all levels. In addition, cricket also runs a successful Academy of Sport programme for talented junior players.

Westlake has a proud tradition in cricket and is one of the leading cricket schools in the country on and off the field. It aims to produce not only good cricketers who keep on playing the game to the best of their ability but also well-rounded young men, who show;

  • Resilience
  • Comradery
  • Patience
  • Respect for the game and others
  • Dignity
  • Determination

Most of our merit players are selected for the North Harbour District teams and many go on to be selected for the Auckland regional team.

Teachers in charge: Mr R Scivier and Mr M Tillett
Cricket Administrator Mr T Buckingham
Premier Coach: Mr R Scivier and Mr M Tillett
Academy Coaches: Mr P Strang and Mr M Tillett

Cricket was the first sport to be played at Westlake more than 50 years ago and has a proud history of team success and individual player achievement. Our 1st XI have won the Auckland Secondary Schools Two Day title on thirteen occasions in addition to winning four Auckland One Day Gillette Cup titles as well as four Marrayatt Cup titles. More recently, the Premier team added two Twenty20 titles to this long list of honours. At National level, the XI have been runners-up in three instances to National honours. The rest of the top teams have won numerous titles in Auckland and at North Harbour level.

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