High Performance


BIG NEWS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dinesh de Silva has signed as BCCC’s Premier and Reserve men’s player-coach as of July 2021. Pre-season nets start at Massey University on the 4th of August. If you are interested please reach out to Dinesh on 027 464 3006.



We are looking forward to this new era and can’t wait to see what Dinesh and Senior Convener Oneash Labrooy can accomplish with our players after a fantastic platform was laid by Mr. Austin Parsons over the last few seasons that saw the Premier side reach the semi final of the TOM HELLABY ONE DAY TROPHY which was sadly abandoned because of Covid 19.

Some of Dinesh’s stats:

–  49 First-Class and 35 List A gamesSome of Dinesh’s stats include the following:

– Sri Lankan National Indoor player

– ECB & NZ level 2 coach

– 11 years as a Pro in the UK

– Most wickets in the Premier league with 61 dismissals in 2015/16

– 103* on Debut against Canterbury & took 8 / 21 against Otago in Hawke cup in 2017/18

– Best bowling figures of 9/45 against Birkenhead CC in 2018/19

– Player/Coach for Temuka CC and helped them win the Tweedy cup, T20 comp, and one-day comp in 2017/18

Juan Le Maitre is responsible for one on one sessions with senior and junior players throughout the pre-season months. Please email office@birkenheadcricket.co.nz for more information or contact Juan on 027 344 9775.

The club nominates representative cricketers at junior level. Auckland Cricket selects cricketers for its representative sides based on performance in District Tournaments (for everyone Under 19) or in club games for senior cricketers.


Junior cricketers may be eligible for North Harbour Junior Cricket representation from Year 6. If your child is considered by their coach to be someone who would benefit from this, you will be contacted towards the end of the season.


Coaches are available for one-on-one coaching please email us on office@birkenheadcricket.co.nz or call us on 4805920