Stuff – Saxton Oval has been chosen to host a T20 match against England in November this year.
- Saxton Oval has been chosen to host a T20 match against England in November this year.
- Nelson will host the English cricket team for the first time this year.
- Saxton Oval continues to be one of the country’s favourite boutique cricket grounds.
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- “Following on from the success of the All Blacks test last year, and our excellent track record of hosting cricket internationals, it is wonderful news that we will be welcoming the England T20 cricket team to Nelson Whakatu.”