Tauranga is a proud host of a busy season of world-class cricket this summer, sharing our place with players and visitors from around the country and the world.
No matter if you’re a passionate cricket fan or you’ve never been to a cricket match before, this is your chance to watch current and future stars of cricket in action.
Get family and friends together and make a day of it. There will be entertainment for kids, great food on offer or you can bring your own picnic. Celebrate summer and be part of the excitement that comes with live sporting events.
ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018
The ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 will give everyone the opportunity to see the next generation of future cricketing stars right on our door step. There will be entertainment for the kids, great food on offer or you can take your own picnic. Bring family and friends and be part of the action!
This will be the 12th edition of the tournament and the third on New Zealand soil. Tauranga will join Whangarei, Christchurch and Queenstown in hosting 48 matches across the tournament. See all the action as 16 teams compete for the title currently held by defending champions West Indies.
Entry to all matches is FREE.
For full details visit icc-cricket.com
BLACKCAPS & WHITE FERNS Cricket
International cricket is the epitome of the New Zealand summer experience and this season is shaping up to be a cracker. Watch the BLACKCAPS take on the flair of the West Indies and Pakistan before they battle old rival England.
How to get to Bay Oval
This summer, Bay Oval will experience its busiest summer with the brand new floodlights in action turning night into day and sports fixtures into spectacles.
Bay Oval, situated on Blake Park in Tauranga’s suburb Mount Maunganui, is easily accessible from Totara Street and Maunganui Road. Public parking is available in walking distance to the venue around Kawaka Street and Hull Road.
Tauranga City Council welcomes the world’s best cricketers to our city this summer, putting the international spotlight on our people, places and culture. Get into it Tauranga… show the world your support for world-class sporting events in our city.