Daniel Archer appointed Director of Performance and Talent

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Daniel Archer appointed Director of Performance and Talent

Praneel HiraHigh Performance

An off-season of fresh faces continues with Daniel Archer joining Auckland Cricket as the new Director of Performance and Talent. Archer will officially start on September 13. Archer will take on a crucial role in Auckland Cricket’s High-Performance structure, driving the necessary change and development to create and foster success. Chief Executive Iain Laxon said Archer brings strategic experience and … Read More


Ashok and Gibson awarded final ACES Contracts | Round Two 2021/22

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Ashok and Gibson awarded final ACES Contracts | Round Two 2021/22

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It is a look into the future for the Auckland ACES as youngsters Adithya Ashok and Matthew Gibson have been awarded Domestic Contracts for 2021/22. It has been a rapid rise for Ashok. The 18-year old leg-spinner finished school in 2020 and went on to play a starring role as Suburbs New Lynn reclaimed the Hedley Howarth Trophy. From taking … Read More


Worker joins the ACES | Domestic Contracts 2021/22 | Round One

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Worker joins the ACES | Domestic Contracts 2021/22 | Round One

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George Worker’s addition to the ACES squad headlines the First Round of Domestic Contracts, while Cole Briggs’ dynamic start sees the wicketkeeper-batter on board for 2021/22. Cole Briggs is rewarded with a first ACES contract after the 23-year old stole the show in February when he hit 101 and 99 from his first two Ford Trophy knocks. Worker arrives from Central Districts … Read More


College Sport | Finals

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College Sport | Finals

Praneel HiraSchool cricket

Loui3-20 Last week saw three College Sport Finals to close out the summer. Premier / 1A Boys T20 Final | Mt Albert Grammar vs. King’s College Mt Albert Grammar 90/6 lost to King’s College 91/8 by two wickets. Kings College snuck past Mt Albert Grammar in a low-scoring thriller last Wednesday. Batting first, MAGS were under immediate pressure when Muhammad … Read More


Will O'Donnell awarded 20/21 Cricketer of the Year

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Will O’Donnell awarded 20/21 Cricketer of the Year

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Last night, Auckland Cricket celebrated the summer of 2020/21 at the Cricketer of the Year Awards. Here are the Award recipients. To start the evening, newly capped players for the ACES, HEARTS and WHITE FERNS were called to the stage. ACES First-Class debuts | 2020/21 #524 | Ollie Pringle vs. Otago at Eden Park Outer Oval | 20 October 2020 … Read More


Will O'Donnell goes back-to-back in thrilling draw

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Will O’Donnell goes back-to-back in thrilling draw

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Day Four The ACES fell six runs short of victory during a thrilling final session at the Outer Oval as the match with the Wellington Firebirds ended in a draw. The day started with the Firebirds eager to build on their 104-run lead. Michael Bracewell was the driving force behind the visitors accelleration, hitting his second hundred of the match, … Read More


Second Will O'Donnell hundred not quite enough on entertaining final day

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Second Will O’Donnell hundred not quite enough on entertaining final day

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Day Four The ACES fell six runs short of victory during a thrilling final session at the Outer Oval as the match with the Wellington Firebirds ended in a draw. The day started with the Firebirds eager to build on their 104-run lead. Michael Bracewell was the driving force behind the visitors accelleration, hitting his second hundred of the match, … Read More


O'Donnell brothers make history, Moving Day delivers

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O’Donnell brothers make history, Moving Day delivers

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Day Three Onlookers at the Outer Oval witnessed history today, with Robert and William O’Donnell becoming just the fourth set of brothers to score centuries in the same domestic First-Class innings in New Zealand. The pair became Auckland’s second duo after Cyril and Nessie Snedden, who were the first to pull off the feat, for Auckland against Hawkes Bay in … Read More


Advantage ACES after O'Donnell brothers combine on Day Two

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Advantage ACES after O’Donnell brothers combine on Day Two

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Day Two The ACES have had a near-perfect Day Two against the Wellington Firebirds at the Outer Oval. It didn’t start quite the way the ACES will have wanted, patiently waiting an hour before Ross ter Braak (4-67) bounced out Peter Younghusband for 15. Troy Johnson (46*) continue on, but the ACES were able to keep striking through the second … Read More


Late wickets leave honours even

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Late wickets leave honours even

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Day One The ACES were made to toil on Day One against the Wellington Firebirds, but honours are even after a full day’s play at the Outer Oval. The day’s prospects looked rather different through the first 7.5 overs with Ross ter Braak tearing through the Firebirds top order. The left-armer gave the ACES the perfect opening, with wicketkeeper Ben … Read More