HEARTS set for South African test

Hearts


HEARTS set for South African test

Praneel HiraHearts

The Auckland HEARTS are set to take on international opposition as the visiting South African side continue preparations to take on the WHITE FERNS this weekend. Head Coach Nick White is excited to see the HEARTS test themselves against international cricketers.  “The opportunity to play South Africa is awesome for the HEARTS. It’s not often we get to test ourselves … Read More


Takapuna and Parnell advance to T20 Championship Final

Club Cricket


Takapuna and Parnell advance to T20 Championship Final

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

The Honda Financial Premiership has its first finalists after Takapuna and Parnell both convincingly won through to Monday’s T20 Final at Onewa Domain.  Takapuna vs. Howick Pakuranga – Onewa Domain   Though Danru Ferns struck early with the wicket of Max O’Dowd in the first over, Takapuna’s Ben Beecroft and Will O’Donnell were able to set the tone through the powerplay. … Read More


Honda Financial Premiership | 18 January

Club Cricket


Honda Financial Premiership | 18 January

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

Premier MenJeff Crowe Cup Round Six Parnell vs. Ellerslie – Shore Road Parnell’s opening duo ran riot through the first 10 overs as Ellerslie crumbled to 28/5. Ollie Pringle (4-21) and Ganesh Ratnasabapathy (3-28) were the Peaches to do the damage before Anubhav Thapa went to work through the middle overs. Thapa hit 7 fours and a six, but his … Read More


White Cross District Tournaments

Rep teams


White Cross District Tournaments

Praneel HiraRep teams

Girls U17 T20 Day Three Final: Central 126/7 (K Craig 68*) lost to Tuaraki Waitemata 127/7 by three wickets. Day Two Semifinal: Western 43/9 lost to Tuaraki Waitemata 45/3 by seven wickets. Semifinal: Manukau 135/5 (M Downes 40) lost to Central 136/8 (H Brook 40) by two wickets. Manukau 59/2 lost to Tuaraki Waitemata 61/2 by eight wickets. Central 80/1 … Read More


ACES fall short at the Basin

Aces


ACES fall short at the Basin

Praneel HiraAces

The Auckland ACES winning run came to an end in the Dream11 Super Smash final after the Wellington Firebirds fired up in the field. Mitchell McClenaghan set the scene with a fiery first-up spell as the ACES left-armer nabbed both Michael Pollard and Rachin Ravindra in the powerplay. Devon Conway, however, continued his consistent Super Smash campaign, adding another 49 … Read More


HEARTS fall short after Devine blitz

Hearts


HEARTS fall short after Devine blitz

Praneel HiraHearts

A Sophie Devine epic proved too much for the Auckland HEARTS in a shortened Dream11 Super Smash Final at the Basin Reserve. Showers delayed the start of the match, reducing the T20 showpiece to 7 overs per side. When play began, after Anna Peterson won the toss and elected to bowl first, it was Devine who made up for lost … Read More


Honda Financial Premiership Scores | 18 January

Club Cricket


Honda Financial Premiership Scores | 18 January

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

Premier MenJeff Crowe Cup Round Six Ellerslie 122 (A Thapa 42, O Pringle 4-21, G Ratnasabapathy 3-28) lost to Parnell 124/2 (A Lane 49*, B Rae 48*) by eight wickets. Grafton 200/9 (K Ruffell 57, H Robertson 42, P Patel 37) defeated North Shore 152 (M Bremner 58, J Dymond 5-32) by 48 runs. Takapuna 267/8 (H van Vuuren 94*, … Read More


Honda Financial Premiership | T20 Championship Semi-final Preview

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Honda Financial Premiership | T20 Championship Semi-final Preview

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

On Sunday afternoon, the four remaining Premier Men’s sides in the T20 Championship will fight it out to see who will contest this summer’s final. Suburbs New Lynn skipper Michael Barry will take his side to Shore Road to meet Parnell. Barry currently sits in fifth on the tournament runscorer’s charts, with 213 runs at an average of 53.25, while … Read More


ACES confident ahead of Super Smash final

Aces


ACES confident ahead of Super Smash final

Praneel HiraAces

The Auckland ACES will carry forward the same squad of 13 for Sunday’s Dream11 Super Smash final against the Wellington Firebirds at the Basin Reserve.  Skipper Craig Cachopa said it has taken a lot for the ACES to reach the final. “I am extremely proud of the courage and passion the side have mustered under a lot of pressure.” “Winning … Read More


HEARTS all in for Super Smash Final

Hearts


HEARTS all in for Super Smash Final

Praneel HiraHearts

A settled Auckland HEARTS squad head into Sunday’s Dream11 Super Smash final at the Basin Reserve looking to do something special against the Wellington Blaze. While the HEARTS know it will take a prolonged effort to topple the unbeaten Blaze on their home patch, Head Coach Nick White said the HEARTS will take a lot out of the last two … Read More