Premier Cricket Report - 22 December

Club Cricket


Premier Cricket Report – 22 December

James BennettClub Cricket

It was hot and humid around Auckland for the Christmas double-header round of T20 action. With dry pitches around the grounds, runs were at a premium as four clubs hosted four games in the last club action for 2018. POOL A North Shore vs. Birkenhead – Devonport Domain North Shore won the toss and elected to bat. Birkenhead skipper Tony … Read More


Aces back and ready for Firebirds

Aces


Aces back and ready for Firebirds

James BennettAces

The Auckland Aces won’t be troubled by a swift change in formats when they start their 2018/19 Plunket Shield season against Wellington at the Basin Reserve tomorrow. The Aces have just returned from a whirlwind trip to Abu Dhabi, where they played two T20 matches against franchise teams from Afghanistan and South Africa. Head Coach Mark O’Donnell says the professionalism … Read More


Musings from Beyond the Boundary - 1 October

Domestic Cricket


Musings from Beyond the Boundary – 1 October

James BennettDomestic Cricket

Musings from beyond the boundary – cricketing thoughts from Trevor Auger, an Auckland Cricket Society and Supporters Club Member. It may not quite be summer, but it certainly is time for cricket, with the White Ferns in action across the Tasman – unfortunately  stumbling in a high-scoring first T20i in spite of Katey Martin’s unbeaten 56 from 34 balls. The … Read More


New recruit Somerville part of Auckland contract list

Aces


New recruit Somerville part of Auckland contract list

James BennettAces, Domestic Cricket, Eden Park, Game Development, High Performance

The first round of Auckland Aces contracts are out for the 2018/19 season with an exciting mix of youth and experience set to take the field in the baggy blue. Included in the first 12 contracts for Auckland is off-spinner Will Somerville who comes from playing First-Class cricket in New South Wales, Australia. Born in Wellington, Somerville made his First-Class … Read More


Hearts dominating on world stage

Game Development


Hearts dominating on world stage

James BennettGame Development, Hearts, International Cricket

The WHITE FERNS are putting in a dominant showing against Ireland on their Northern Tour with our Auckland Hearts players amongst those impressing with both bat and ball. The stand out has been Hearts Skipper Maddy Green who scored her first ODI century (121) off just 77 balls in the first ODI before backing it up with a half century … Read More


Eden Park groundsmen scoop domestic award

Aces


Eden Park groundsmen scoop domestic award

James BennettAces, Domestic Cricket, Eden Park, Game Development, Hearts, High Performance

Eden Park’s groundsmen have scooped yet another award this cricket season, picking up the Domestic long form cricket pitch award for 2017/18. Groundsman Matt Sandery says the team are proud to receive the honour after a long season on the roller. “The boys are at the top of their game, it’s been an honour to be part of the Eden … Read More


ACA Cricketer of the Year Awards 2017/18

Aces


ACA Cricketer of the Year Awards 2017/18

James BennettAces, Club Cricket, Domestic Cricket, Eden Park, Game Development, Hearts, High Performance, International Cricket, Rep teams, School cricket, Umpires & Scorers

Auckland Cricket Association Cricketer of the Year Awards 2017/18 This week Auckland Cricket had its awards evening where the achievements over the past season were recognised. These are the pinnacle awards for club and representative cricket from the 2017/18 season.   Representative Honours AUCKLAND ACES First Class Debut Players: #513 Matt McEwan v Wellington at the Basin Reserve, 23 October … Read More


AUCKLAND CRICKET ASSOCIATION PRIZEGIVING LIST - 2017-18

Club Cricket


AUCKLAND CRICKET ASSOCIATION PRIZEGIVING LIST – 2017-18

James BennettClub Cricket, Game Development, Rep teams

AUCKLAND CRICKET ASSOCIATION PRIZEGIVING LIST – 2017-18 List of Auckland Cricket Assn Pennant Winners for the 2017-18 Season | Grade Champions   Cricket Express Junior Leagues   Auckland Cricket Assn Pennant NHJC Year 6A Championship Birkenhead Cobras   Auckland Cricket Assn Pennant Year 6B Championship Howick Pakuranga Grobbelaar   Auckland Cricket Assn Pennant Year 6A Plate Ellerslie   Auckland Cricket … Read More


Hearts sweep NZC domestic awards

Aces


Hearts sweep NZC domestic awards

James BennettAces, Domestic Cricket, Game Development, Hearts, High Performance

Auckland Cricket was well represented at the New Zealand Cricket Awards last night with several Auckland Hearts and one of the Auckland Aces picking up gongs. Opener Colin Munro won the Men’s T20 International Player of the Year, having averaged 57 at a strike rate of 182. During the season, Munro also became the first international player to score three … Read More


Unitak claim Prichard Cup in dramatic final

Club Cricket


Unitak claim Prichard Cup in dramatic final

James BennettClub Cricket, Game Development

Unitak have claimed the Prichard Cup after a thrilling contest against Takapuna at Colin Maiden Park. Unitak batted first, Katie Gurrey (49) was in excellent touch scoring a fluent 49 to put her side on the front foot. Katie Anderson (32) pitched in with a handy knock, to take her side past the 100 mark. Clare Mains (2-22) kept it … Read More