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Wellington's winds mess with Sri Lanka's quicks

Wellington's winds mess with Sri Lanka's quicks

Devon Conway said the conditions on day one at the Basin Reserve were the windiest he had ever played in

17-Mar-2023Andrew Fidel Fernando
Scrub fire on Basin Reserve grass stand, no damage

Scrub fire on Basin Reserve grass stand, no damage

A scrub fire on one of the banks of the Basin Reserve ground in Wellington on Sunday was contained without any damage to the ground's property or stands

12-Oct-2015ESPNcricinfo staff
ODI cricket returns to Basin Reserve

ODI cricket returns to Basin Reserve

For the first time in 11 years, Wellington's Basin Reserve will host an ODI, when New Zealand take on Pakistan in January 2016

27-Aug-2015ESPNcricinfo staff
First among equals

First among equals

Of Wellington's three venues, only one will see World Cup action. But the other two are worth a look-see as well

02-Jan-2015Alex Braae
From the Bay to the Basin

From the Bay to the Basin

Four scenic grounds in New Zealand's North Island that didn't make the World Cup cut

04-Dec-2014Will Macpherson
Proposed flyover near Basin Reserve turned down

Proposed flyover near Basin Reserve turned down

Plans to build a flyover near the Basin Reserve ground in Wellington have been turned down by an independent board of inquiry after four months of hearings

22-Jul-2014ESPNcricinfo staff
Traffic flyover threatens Basin Reserve

Traffic flyover threatens Basin Reserve

A proposed traffic flyover could threaten the international future of the Basin Reserve in Wellington, according to former players

05-May-2014ESPNcricinfo staff
The best Test ground in Australasia

The best Test ground in Australasia

The honour belongs to the iconic and charming Basin Reserve in Wellington

03-Mar-2014Ashley Mallett
The Basin bucket list

The Basin bucket list

Visit the museum, frolic on the grass, and watch the game from a special, er, urinal

13-Feb-2014Paul Ford
New Zealand's turf wars

New Zealand's turf wars

Announcements about the hosting of the World Cup in New Zealand have sparked minor furores

14-Aug-2013Paul Ford
All hail the Basin and Mac the Magnificent

All hail the Basin and Mac the Magnificent

From the old-school charms of Wellington's ground to the big-city vibe of Auckland

28-Mar-2013Andrew McGlashan
Proposed flyover threatens Basin Reserve's backdrop

Proposed flyover threatens Basin Reserve's backdrop

The backdrop to the Basin Reserve, one of the most picturesque cricket venues in the world, will change significantly if the go-ahead is given to build a flyover close to one corner of the ground

16-Mar-2013Andrew McGlashan in Wellington
Save Basin Reserve for cricket

Save Basin Reserve for cricket

The New Zealand government, led by Prime Minister John Key, has set out on a massive road-building programme, part of which involves building a new motorway past Basin Reserve

25-Feb-2013Tim Jones
The lake that became a people's ground

The lake that became a people's ground

The Basin Reserve may not be the most picturesque venue but it is full of history and character

26-Mar-2012Firdose Moonda
Postcards from the Basin

Postcards from the Basin

History, airports, and more tea than you can shake a stick at

09-Apr-2009Sidharth Monga
India's least favourite venue

India's least favourite venue

India have lost the last four times they've turned up for a Test at the Basin Reserve, and some of their heaviest defeats against New Zealand have been at this ground

01-Apr-2009S Rajesh
India face tour's toughest Test

India face tour's toughest Test

Any team aspiring to be the best team in the world should visit the Basin Reserve in the first week of April

01-Apr-2009Sidharth Monga in Wellington
Basin Reserve secures funds for practice facilities

Basin Reserve secures funds for practice facilities

The Wellington City Council has confirmed that it will help fund the construction of practice facilities at the Basin Reserve to comply with ICC's requirements

13-Mar-2008Cricinfo staff
Smith and Kirsten seal victory for South Africa

Smith and Kirsten seal victory for South Africa

A superbly constructed 171-run partnership for the fourth wicket between Graeme Smith and Gary Kirsten completely swung the match South Africa's way, as they beat New Zealand by six wickets to level the three-Test series 1-1

11-Mar-2008The Wisden Bulletin by S Rajesh
"All those in favour please say 'aye'"

"All those in favour please say 'aye'"

Cricket and politics, or should that be, politicians who love cricket, have been synonymous with Western democracies

28-Nov-2007Lynn McConnell

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