Resources for Umpires and Scorers

This section is being overhauled during the 2018 off-season, with most material being removed from here, then updated and published on the main New Zealand Cricket website. We appreciate your patience while this process is underway.

Laws of Cricket

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


NZC Playing Conditions

The respective NZC Playing Conditions for the 2017/18 domestic competitions, national tournaments, and community tournaments are now available on the respective competition pages on the main New Zealand Cricket website, To access these from that homepage, go to the Domestic -> Domestic Competitions or Community -> Tournaments and Hawke Cup menus and select the required competition or tournament from there; the Playing Conditions PDFs are towards the bottom of each page.

Umpiring Resources

These outdated resources have now been removed from this website and will be replaced with more up-to-date material in due course, but on the main NZC website at In the meantime, please contact your local Regional Association or Training Officer for current umpiring resources.

Traditional Scoring Resources

NZCUSA Cricket Scoring - Getting Started (2013) 
NZCUSA Scorer's Companion (2016)
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) 
Integrated Live & Stadium Scoring Supplement (2016)


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.