ACES near full strength for Stags clash

Aces


ACES near full strength for Stags clash

Praneel HiraAces

The Auckland ACES name an experienced line-up to take on the Central Stags in the opening round of the Plunket Shield starting tomorrow.  BLACKCAPS duo Martin Guptill and Jeet Raval are set to feature at the top of the order.  Kyle Jamieson, fresh from his return home from Canterbury, is in line to make his debut for the ACES. ACES Coach, Heinrich Malan is pleased to have … Read More


Honda Premiership Scores - 19 October

Club Cricket


Honda Premiership Scores – 19 October

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

While weather played its part, the first day of the Honda Premiership was underlined by some strong first-up performances. Suburbs New Lynn hosted North Shore in a rematch of last summer’s Jeff Crowe Cup semi-final and, for much of the match, another epic looked likely.   Credit must go to the groundsman at Ken Maunder Park, producing a fine wicket despite … Read More


Honda Premiership Preview

Club Cricket


Honda Premiership Preview

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

Honda Premiership Jeff Crowe Cup Round One The time for cricket is upon us. On Saturday, the Honda Premiership returns with Round One action in the Jeff Crowe Cup. Ken Maunder Park hosts a repeat of last summer’s dramatic Jeff Crowe Cup semi-final between Suburbs New Lynn and North Shore, where Suburbs held their nerve in the final overs of … Read More


Boundary Club Membership

Domestic Cricket


Boundary Club Membership

Praneel HiraDomestic Cricket, International Cricket

Gear up for our biggest summer line-up, Auckland! The BLACKCAPS take on England, India and Australia, the WHITE FERNS host South Africa, while our local ACES and HEARTS hit go in the Dream11 Super Smash. With your choice of three exciting membership packages, you’ll be all set for another captivating Summer of Cricket. Bronze membership – $99 Access to all … Read More


Four HEARTS offered Development Contracts

Club Cricket


Four HEARTS offered Development Contracts

Praneel HiraClub Cricket

Four Auckland HEARTS have been offered the very first NZC Women’s Development Contracts for the 2019-20 season following last month’s Women’s Master Agreement announcement. Skye Bowden, Arlene Kelly, Natasha van Tilburg and Saachi Shahri are among eight players to receive financial support and will be required to attend extra camps with access to additional support in delivering their performance plans. … Read More


HEARTS hit Hurricanes for Four

Hearts


HEARTS hit Hurricanes for Four

Praneel HiraHearts

The HEARTS have returned from an outstanding T20 tour of Tasmania with four wins from four matches over the Hobart Hurricanes. Lauren Down and Katie Perkins lead the way with the bat as the HEARTS took both matches of Tuesday’s doubleheader. In the first T20, the HEARTS put on 150/5 on the back of forties from Down (43) and Perkins … Read More


Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 14 October

Domestic Cricket


Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 14 October

Praneel HiraDomestic Cricket, International Cricket

It’s that brief hiatus that comes at this time every year. The cricket season has come to a close in England and we are counting the days until ‘Play’ is called on our own summer. Premier Club cricket is underway this coming weekend, followed days later by the first round of the Plunket Shield, with the ACES taking on the … Read More


Hearts Hit Hobart for Preseason Duel

Hearts


Hearts Hit Hobart for Preseason Duel

Praneel HiraHearts

The Auckland HEARTS have touched down in Tasmania to take on the Hobart Hurricanes across four fixtures this week. Kingston Twin Ovals will host matches on October 8, 9 and 10 between the Hurricanes and the HEARTS. Tuesday’s T20 double-header is the HEARTS first taste of action for the summer and skipper Anna Peterson’s first opportunity to lead an exciting … Read More


Shanghai Cricketers to Visit Auckland

Game Development


Shanghai Cricketers to Visit Auckland

Praneel HiraGame Development

An Under 17 team from the Shanghai Cricket Association will touch down next week for the One Belt, One Road Auckland – Shanghai Cricket Series.  Auckland Cricket Umpires Administrator and tour host, Doug Cowie believes the Shanghai Communications School tour is a first for New Zealand-Chinese cricket relations and cannot wait for the four-day series to get underway on Tuesday … Read More


Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 30 September

Hearts


Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 30 September

Praneel HiraHearts

Congratulations to Anna Peterson, this week named to take over the HEARTS captaincy following Maddy Green’s departure to Wellington. Peterson, a top-order batter and off-spinner, brings a wealth of experience and a cricketing pedigree, her father Warwick having played many seasons at Keith Hay Park for Eden Roskill. She went to secondary school in Tauranga and made her debut for … Read More