Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui

Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui, is in Taurunga in the Bay of Plenty area on the North Island of New Zealand. It is home to the domestic team, Northern Districts. While it has yet to host a Test match, it has hosted both ODI and T20I matches since 2014.

Construction of the ground commenced in 2005 and the first match played was in December 2007 by the Northern District’s women’s team. (The men commenced playing from 2008/09). Ground capacity is 10,000.

  • First T20 International: New Zealand v West Indies 8 Mar 2014
  • First ODI: New Zealand v England 15 Feb 2015

There have been 12 ODIs and 4 T20Is played at the ground to end of 2021.

T20 Internationals

  • Highest total: 185/3 (20 overs) New Zealand v West Indies 16 Mar 2018
  • Lowest total: 79/8 (20 overs) West Indies v New Zealand 16 Mar 2018
  • Highest score: 71* Amy Satterthwaite (NZ) New Zealand v West Indies 16 Mar 2018
  • Best bowling: 3-12 Sophie Devine (NZ) New Zealand v West Indies 16 Mar 2018

One Day Internationals

  • Highest total: 273/5 (49.2 overs) Australia v New Zealand 5 Mar 2017
  • Lowest total: 104 (36.1 overs) New Zealand v England 10 Apr 2021
  • Highest score: Meg Lanning (Aus) 127,  v New Zealand 24 Feb 2016
  • Best bowling: Leigh Kasperek (NZ) 6-46 (10 overs) New Zealand v Australia 7 Apr 2021

 

Photo: Bradley-John Watling – Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license

 

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