Cornwall crowned Jeff Crowe Cup champions

Club Cricket


Cornwall crowned Jeff Crowe Cup champions

James BennettClub Cricket, Game Development

Cornwall Cricket Club have won the Jeff Crowe Cup avenging their loss last season to claim a 25-run against Takapuna today at Cornwall Park. After winning the toss, Cornwall got off to a solid start with the bat, Brian Barnard (99) and Amit Dhadwal (23) putting on 66 for the first wicket. Barnard came into the contest as a pivotal … Read More


Aces crush Stags in Ford Trophy Final

Aces


Aces crush Stags in Ford Trophy Final

James BennettAces, Domestic Cricket, Game Development

The Auckland Aces have won the Ford Trophy with a crushing six-wicket victory over the Central Stags at Pukekura Park today. Chasing a modest 198 for victory the Aces batsmen looked in complete control throughout their innings, Robbie O’Donnell (22*) hitting the winning runs with a six over mid-wicket in the 33rd over. Jeet Raval (47) and Glenn Phillips (63) … Read More


Unitak claim Pearl Dawson spoils in dramatic bowl off

Club Cricket


Unitak claim Pearl Dawson spoils in dramatic bowl off

James BennettClub Cricket, Game Development

Unitak have claimed their first Pearl Dawson Trophy T20 title beating Takapuna in a dramatic bowl off at Te Atatu Park today. After 20 overs both the Takapuna Ponies and Unitak couldn’t be separated, Taka running a single to tie the scores and sending the game to a bowl off. In the clutch, it was Unitak Skipper Alex Eastwood who … Read More


Down elevated to WHITE FERNS squad

Domestic Cricket


Down elevated to WHITE FERNS squad

James BennettDomestic Cricket, Game Development, Hearts, International Cricket

Auckland Hearts batswoman Lauren Down is in line to debut for the WHITE FERNS against the West Indies at home next month. 22-year-old Down made the ODI side off the back of another strong season with the Hallyburton Johnstone Shield winning Hearts. “It was a bit of a surprise to be honest,” said Down. “I’m just really excited to be … Read More


North Shore claim T20 crown on final ball thriller

Club Cricket


North Shore claim T20 crown on final ball thriller

James BennettClub Cricket, Game Development

North Shore Cricket Club have claimed a sensational final ball, three run victory over Howick Pakuranga in the Premier club Twenty20 Final this afternoon at Eden Park Outer Oval. It was a superb advertisement for club T20 cricket with two centuries scored on the day, first from North Shore Skipper Graeme Beghin (109*) before Donovan Grobbelaar (112) replied for Howick … Read More


Hearts finish off one-day season in style

Game Development


Hearts finish off one-day season in style

James BennettGame Development, Hearts

The Auckland Hearts have finished their Hallyburton Johnstone Shield campaign with a thumping 164 run victory against the Northern Spirit. Maddy Green won the toss and elected to bat first, her decision was vindicated with Anna Peterson (66) and Lauren Down (45) putting on 110 for the first wicket. The middle order contributed to building a large total Saachi Shahri … Read More


Hearts seal Hallyburton Johnstone Shield with comfortable victory

Game Development


Hearts seal Hallyburton Johnstone Shield with comfortable victory

James BennettGame Development, Hearts

The Auckland Hearts have claimed the coveted Hallyburton Johnstone Shield after a dominant win against the Northern Spirit. The Spirit won the toss and elected to bat first, Arlene Kelly (2-22) picked up an early wicket giving the Hearts an ideal start. Bella Armstrong (4-31) came into the attack and bamboozled the Spirits batsmen taking wickets at regular intervals to … Read More


Munro breaks records as Aces smash Canterbury

Aces


Munro breaks records as Aces smash Canterbury

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

Colin Munro has led the Auckland Aces to a massive seven wicket victory over Canterbury on Eden Park Outer Oval today. Chasing 278 for victory, Munro was simply sublime pulverising the Canterbury attack to all parts on his way to 174*- the highest ever List A score for an Aucklander. His 174* came off just 118 balls and included 22 … Read More