HEARTS head to Hamilton for Labour Weekend

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HEARTS head to Hamilton for Labour Weekend

Praneel HiraHearts

The Auckland HEARTS are back in action this Labour Weekend with three matches against the Northern Spirit in Hamilton.  A host of unavailabilities sees a young squad traveling south for what should be a competitive series of matches. The HEARTS will play two 50 over matches on Saturday and Sunday before a T20 on Monday. Tomorrow’s match will be played … Read More


Rex Smith made ninth Life Member of Auckland Cricket

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Rex Smith made ninth Life Member of Auckland Cricket

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At the 2020 AGM on Wednesday 21st October, long-standing Chairman and Board Member Rex Smith was made a Life Member of the Auckland Cricket Association. Smith has made an outstanding contribution to cricket in Auckland for more than four decades – from playing and holding various administrative positions at Cornwall Cricket Club including Chairman (1991-1998) and Head Coach (1989-present) of … Read More


Solia and Jamieson bowl ACES to victory

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Solia and Jamieson bowl ACES to victory

Praneel HiraAces

A fiery Kyle Jamieson burst and a stunning Sean Solia spell sealed a dominant ACES victory over the Otago Volts early on Day Three at Eden Park’s Outer Oval. While Moving Day shaped as one where the ACES would be asked to toil by the Volts, who resumed their second inning at 13/1, the bowlers had other ideas. Nightwatchman Michael … Read More


Horne and Ferns Epic set up Moving Day

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Horne and Ferns Epic set up Moving Day

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

A record partnership between Ben Horne and Danru Ferns has driven the ACES into the box seat ahead of Moving Day against the Otago Volts at Eden Park’s Outer Oval. The Volts attack was up for the fight in the opening session, claiming the wickets of Sean Solia, Mark Chapman, Martin Guptill and Kyle Jamieson before lunch. Guptill again showed … Read More


High Five: Jamieson stars on even first day

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High Five: Jamieson stars on even first day

Praneel HiraAces

Kyle Jamieson stole the show at the Outer Oval leading a committed attack on Day One against the Otago Volts. Ben Lister made the most of his opportunity with the new ball striking the first blow in the fourth over when Camden Hawkins feathered through to Ben Horne down the legside. Jamieson straightened one past Mitch Renwick’s outside edge and … Read More


Experienced ACES squad to start Plunket Shield

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Experienced ACES squad to start Plunket Shield

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Head Coach Heinrich Malan has named a familiar Auckland ACES squad for this week’s Plunket Shield opener against the Otago Volts at Eden Park’s Outer Oval. Robert O’Donnell will again lead the side with wicketkeeper Ben Horne stepping up as his deputy, while all-rounder Ollie Pringle joins the squad for the first time. Pringle, 28, has been taking it all in since signing … Read More


Robert O'Donnell | New ACES Captain

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Robert O’Donnell | New ACES Captain

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Robert O’Donnell has been named Auckland ACES captain for 2020/21. The role won’t be too unfamiliar for O’Donnell who has captained the ACES in the Plunket Shield on 12 occasions. The 26-year old will take over white-ball duties from Craig Cachopa, who retired at the end of the 2019/20 season. “Captaining Auckland is something I have always wanted to do since … Read More


Auckland Cricket Network of Coaches

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Auckland Cricket Network of Coaches

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This season Auckland Cricket is looking to provide additional Coach Development opportunities for our pathway coaches who are coaching at Premier, District, and First XI level; these development opportunities will look to form a network of coaches group. The purpose of these development opportunities are to provide the coaches with a platform to collaborate and share best practice, and for … Read More


HEARTS Squad and Domestic Playing Agreements | 2020/21

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HEARTS Squad and Domestic Playing Agreements | 2020/21

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Auckland HEARTS Head Coach Nick White has named a dynamic 20-strong squad for the 2020/21 season. This squad includes four WHITE FERNS and three NZC Development Players as well as nine players who have signed Domestic Playing Agreements. This is the second season Women’s players have been offered Domestic Playing Agreements. The contracts provide players with financial support for preparation and playing … Read More


Summer of Cricket | Plunket Shield, Ford Trophy and HBJ Shield Schedules

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Summer of Cricket | Plunket Shield, Ford Trophy and HBJ Shield Schedules

Praneel HiraDomestic Cricket

Cricket is back! Eden Park will see more action in 2020/21 with the ACES and HEARTS playing all of their home games at the Outer Oval this summer. NZC today revealed the schedules for the historic eight-round first-class championship, together with New Zealand’s twin one-day national competitions: the men’s Ford Trophy and women’s Hallyburton Johnstone Shield.  All will feature new … Read More