Get to know our new Head Coach, Barrington Rowland - Welcome to the Papatoetoe Cricket family!
What teams have you represented?
Karnataka (India) from 1999 to 2007. Played 68 first-class matches, with a highest score of 283 and scoring over 4000 runs, including three double hundreds and a century on debut.
When did you move to New Zealand?
I moved to New Zealand in 2008, started playing for Suburbs New Lynn CC as a player-coach. Then moved to AUCC and Eden Roskill CC in the years after. Accumulating 13 years of experience as a player-coach and overseas experience in UK as well.
Highlights and outstanding cricket experiences?
In premier club cricket in Auckland my highest score is 205. Coached Suburbs New Lynn to winning the Hedley Howarth two day championship and the T20 championship. Also coached the AUCC premier team to win the Tom Hellaby Two Day championship. Also reached the one-day finals twice.
Coaching qualifications and philosophy?
Currently a level 3 NZC and Level 2 UK CC cricket coaching qualification. My coaching philosophy involves a deep passion for helping players realise their potential through self-discovery. Which is done by creating challenging environments, that bring out the best in individuals. This helps them understand their strengths and weaknesses through trial and error and deep reflection of their strengths and areas to improve.
I love working with passionate individuals who are prepared to have a growth mindset towards the game and look to grow from their cricketing experiences.
18th Sept: Cricket Luncheon with John Wright as guest speaker!
When: Friday, 18th September at 12pm Master of Ceremony: Nigel Hurst Where: Papatoetoe Cricket Club Kolmar Sports
Come along and listen to former Papatoetoe Premier Men's captain, New Zealand captain, Indian Men's Coach, New Zealand Men's Coach, Mumbai Indians IPL Coach, and current Mumbai talent scout, the legendary John Wright! We are extremely lucky to have him as our guest speaker at the club's major fundraiser for the season. We look forward to hearing all about his cricket experiences to date!
We are limited to 150 guests. Tickets are $95 per person, $950 for a table of 10 and includes a buffet lunch. There will also be an auction and raffle.
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