Maddy Green moves to Wellington

After 81 One-Day matches and 61 T20s for the Auckland HEARTS, Skipper Maddy Green is making a move south and will join the Wellington Blaze. Green, 26, debuted for the HEARTS during the 2009/10 season, before leading the side to Hallyburton Johnstone Shield glory in 2017/18. The summer of 2017/18 was particularly special for Maddy, awarded the Ruth Martin Cup … Read More

Summer of Cricket 2019/20 | Aces and Hearts Domestic Schedules

Get ready for an action-packed summer of cricket in Auckland. Our ACES and HEARTS feature in four Super Smash double-headers at Eden Park Outer Oval during the holiday period. The ACES season starts 21-24 October when Plunket Shield holders Central Districts come to town, while the HEARTS hunt for the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield begins at the Basin Reserve on 16 … Read More

Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 2nd September

No shortage of good Test Match viewing over the last couple of weeks, and you can add into that Jasprit Bumrah’s opening spell against the West Indies at Sabina Park, inclusive of a high-quality hat-trick comprising numbers three, four and five in the order. The fireworks came at Headingley, courtesy of Ben Stokes, but that shouldn’t divert attention from Colombo. … Read More

Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 19 August

With the days beginning to lengthen, thoughts of spring had already begun to germinate before the past fortnight brought the prospect of another summer of cricket into full focus. First, there was the return of Test cricket and a thoroughly absorbing first Test match in Sri Lanka – good to see Will Somerville making a big contribution once again. From … Read More

Momentous Week for Women's Cricket

Women’s T20 cricket gets Commonwealth Games nod Women’s T20 Cricket has been confirmed for inclusion at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games after a joint bid by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). “This is a truly historic moment for women’s cricket and for the global cricket community, who were united in their support … Read More

Simon Insley Heads to Hobart

Auckland Cricket High Performance Manager Simon Insley has taken up an exciting opportunity to join Cricket Tasmania and Hobart Hurricanes as their new General Manager of High Performance. Insley, who heads across the Tasman in October, began his Auckland Cricket journey as the Aces’ physiotherapist, before going on to manage the team. His subsequent promotion to High Performance Manager recognised … Read More

Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 5 August

Ish Sodhi may have missed the cut for the Black Caps’ tour of Sri Lanka, but he has made up for it with an excellent few days in the Global T20 Canada tournament, being played in Brampton, on the outskirts of Toronto. Turning out for the Brampton Wolves he started with a match-winning 5 for 8 off 4 overs against … Read More

Auckland Hearts Squad 2019-20

Planning and preparation is underway at Hearts Headquarters for another stellar summer. Head Coach Nick White will call on experience with a familiar squad ready to challenge for silverware in 2019/20. Two new faces have been rewarded for outstanding club and representative performances last summer. Youngster Fran Jonas collected 30 scalps in 16 matches for Cornwall and was equally impressive … Read More

Musings from Beyond the Boundary | 22 July

The biggest lesson I learned from the Cricket World Cup Final was that I am too old to stay up all night, sitting on the edge of my seat, adrenalin pumping, for close to nine hours. Would I do it again? In a heartbeat! What an exciting and thoroughly absorbing game from first ball to, eventually, last. Such ebb and … Read More

Auckland Girl's Development Tour to Brisbane

As the days slowly get longer and the summer of cricket comes into focus, the excitement builds for yet another season. In late September and early October, thirteen young cricketers will tour Brisbane and take on Queensland’s U18 Girls team. The Auckland Girl’s Development team will play two 50-over matches as well as three T20s during the week-long stay. Hearts … Read More