Resources for Umpires and Scorers

Please note that while the New Zealand Cricket and New Zealand Cricket Umpires' and Scorers' Association resources are free to download, it is copyright material and due acknowledgement should be made to NZC and/or NZCUSA when these resources are used for purposes beyond personal use. Please e-mail the webmaster at if you have any questions.

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Laws of Cricket

For the full Laws of Cricket, please visit the MCC website.

The Laws of Cricket, as applied in New Zealand, are reproduced in The Umpire's Companion (2013 edition).

The updated 2013 edition of The Umpire's Companion is also available here as an e-Brochure for reading online or downloading.

A summary of the 2013 Law amendments is available here as a PDF or as a Powerpoint file.

Click here for resources relating to recent Law Review material.


NZC Playing Conditions

The full NZC Playing Conditions 2015/16 that govern all domestic competitions and national & amateur tournaments are now available, along with the General PCs and the Major Changes from last season: 

Plunket Shield 2015/16 Ford Trophy 2015/16 Georgie Pie Super Smash 2015/16
Women's One Day Competition 2015/16 Women's Twenty20 Competition 2015/16 Women's Under 21s 2015/16
Hawke Cup 2015/16 Men's Provincial A Tournament 2015/16 Men's Prov A Nearest Neighbour 2015/16
Men's Under-19s 2015/16 Men's Under 17s 2015/16 Junior Boys 2015/16
NZ Post Cup & Shield 2015/16 Secondary School Boys 2015/16 Secondary School Girls 2015/16

Please also find here the NZC Code of Conduct 2015/16 and the NZC Eligibility Criteria 2015/16.

Umpiring Resources

Click here for a beginner's introduction to umpiring.  

Click here for Level One umpiring resources.

Click here for Level Two umpiring resources.

Click here for Level Three umpiring resources.

Click here for Level Four umpiring resources.

Elite Umpire and Grassroots Umpire recruitment flyers.

Penalty Run cue cards and Team list cards.


Traditional Scoring Resources

NZCUSA Cricket Scoring - Getting Started (2013) 
NZCUSA The Scorer's Companion is under preparation
NZC First Class Scoresheets (Batting and Bowling)
NZC Limited Overs Scoresheet (Both Innings)


Internet Scoring Resources

NZC Feedback Cricket Live Scoring User Manual (2014)
NZC Live Scoring Supplement - Timing, Style, and Troubleshooting Guide (2014) 


Stadium Scoring Resources

NZC Stadium Scoring User Manual (2014)


Report Forms

NZC Umpires' Match Report Form 2011/12
NZC Venue Pitch Report Form 2011/12
NZC Captain's Report on Umpires 2011/12
NZC Umpire's Self-Assessment Form 2011/12


Training Officer Material

Boundary Assessments of Umpires (2013) 
Boundary Assessments Report Form

Additional material for Training Officers can be found on the page for each Level under Umpiring Resources.