17 Jan 2012

Confirmation Pukekura Park has regained first class cricket status

4:44 pm on 17 January 2012

New Plymouth's Pukekura Park has regained its status as a first class cricket venue with the sport's governing body confirming it will be the venue for a provincial one day match between the Central Stags and Auckland Aces on the first of next month.

New Zealand Cricket had withdrawn the park's ability to host top flight games because of uncertainity about funding for new practice nets.

The New Plymouth District Council has decided to fund the development of the practice nets