Programme pitches perfection
The grass is looking greener for Taranaki premier club cricket pitches, which are set to benefit from a new partnership between Taranaki Cricket and Expert Turf.
Expert Turf is a lawn and turf services company founded in 2005 by husband-and-wife team Matt and Larise Wright.
Expert Turf has been announced the new official partner for Taranaki’s premier men’s club cricket competitions for 2022-23.
The partnership includes a pitch assistance programme rolled out to Taranaki clubs to help them care for their wicket blocks.
Taranaki Cricket Association general manager Ryan Evans says preparing and maintaining good quality pitches can be one of the biggest investments clubs make.
“So we’re really grateful to Expert Turf for coming on board and partnering with us to enable us to deliver some expert advice and support for our clubs. ”
A good playing surface is absolutely critical for top-quality cricket, he says.
Expert Turf owner Matt Wright says the partnership with Taranaki Cricket was a good opportunity to combine their knowledge with the needs of the local clubs.
The club season is fast approaching, with the first Expert Turf Premier Grade fixtures scheduled for October 1.